The Homeland Security Solutions Operation within Leidos is looking for a Chief Engineer to provide leadership on a mission-critical program whose purpose is to development, modernize, enhance, operate and maintain services for DHS/CBP mission critical systems. The Chief Engineer is responsible all technical performance and will serve as the Leidos single point-of-contact with the program office for technical matters and issues. He/she will provide the planning, direction, coordination, and control necessary to accomplish all work requirements and task orders and manage and oversee all technical activities performed by contractor personnel, including subcontractors, to satisfy the contract requirements.
The Chief Engineer will lead the technical strategy, solution development, and execution of systems and infrastructure information technology (IT) and support services.
The Chief Engineer will provide comprehensive systems engineering oversight, analytical, and technical support services required to deliver a broad range of innovative IT solutions and professional services to modernize CBP/DHS legacy systems, protect their networks and assets, and improve the effectiveness and efficiency of mission-critical and mission-support functions.
List daily duties and/or specific job responsibilities.
Serve as the Leidos principle IT engineer to provide engineering expertise and guidance for the design, development, implementation, and sustainment of IT solutions that enhance overall system performance and availability
Lead the research, analysis, solution design and implementation planning of IT solutions for the modernization of existing applications and strategies for migrating them to the cloud
Drive strategic technological innovation, demonstrating a breadth and depth of knowledge in all things related to a complex matrixed Information Technology operations
Provide technical knowledge and analysis of high-level functional systems analysis, design, and integration advice on complex matters that require expert level knowledge of the subject matter for effective implementation
The individual selected for this position should have a broad technical background spanning many of the technical areas supported by the program. The ability to clearly articulate technical messages for a variety of audiences, both through written and verbal means, will be a critical skill necessary for the success in this position.
15+ years' experience engineering and architecting enterprise IT solutions
Demonstrated expertise in systems engineering, including requirements analysis and system architecture design
Demonstrated experience leading design and implementation of complex IT solutions on a large Program (200M+)
Demonstrated experience modernizing complex enterprise networks and legacy IT systems, including developing effective COOP/DR solutions
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in computer science or related field
Master's degree from an accredited college or university in computer science or related field
Demonstrated experience in network and cyber security design, engineering and operations with emphasis on DHS capabilities
Demonstrated experience in Cloud environments, including hybrid cloud
Experience with NIST SP 800 series or ISO 27000 series documents for information security management and risk assessment
Demonstrated experience in Secure DevOps/Agile concepts and processes
Demonstrated experience in ITIL, ISO20000 / ISO27001 implementations
At least one nationally recognized vendor certification
Cloud Architect, DevOps or SysOps Associate or Professional Certification
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Requires BS degree and 12 - 15 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 10 - 13 years of prior relevant experience. May possess a Doctorate in technical domain.
DHS, CBP, OIT, CBPOIT, PSPD, Passenger, Border, Cloud, Agile, SecDevOps, DevOps