IT Portfolio Solution Architect / Innovation Lead

Leidos Reston , VA 20190

Posted 2 months ago

Job Description:

The Federal Energy, Environment and Commerce (FEEC) Operation of Leidos is seeking an IT Portfolio Solution Architect / Innovation Lead to support our Mission IT Division (MIT). MIT addresses Civilian Federal clients (DOL, EPA, GSA, Army Corp of Engineers, and others).

Preferred location is Reston VA based. However, remote location is acceptable; with understanding travel to support proposals and program operations is required. Estimated travel is approximately 25 to 33% of total time.

The IT Portfolio Solution Architect / Innovations Lead will report to the FEEC Chief Technology Officer and provide matrixed support the FEEC MIT Division Manager, in support of MIT's diverse portfolio.

The IT Portfolio Solution Architect / Innovations Lead will provide technical and thought leadership across three primary functions:

  • Identifying and incorporating innovations in existing FEEC MIT programs to drive on-contract growth and improved re-compete win rates

  • Winning and capturing new opportunities

  • Ensuring existing program technical performance

  • The IT Portfolio Solution Architect / Innovations Lead will need to understand mission outcomes and interface with customer stakeholders and partners to ensure enterprise-wide technical solutions are effective in tackling the most pressing problems efficiently.

  • The ideal candidate will be experienced in identifying and providing solutions for efficiencies, i, comparing, selecting and implementing enabling technology solutions to meet current and future outcomes.

  • The candidate will provide direction and project leadership, test innovative concepts for further exploration, and support the implementation of solutions that extend capability for our customer.

  • Proven leadership making impactful decisions regarding technological enhancements, determining how to leverage technology investments and capital to support program goals is desired.

  • Travel will be required.

  • The ideal candidate will have experience in providing solutions that emphasis on the intersection of technical, business case and value proposition.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide guidance and collaboratively develop of our technical strategy in line with FEEC MIT objectives and rapidly changing technologies to enable new business opportunities.

  • Support reviews and monitor programs to ensure system designs meet/exceed requirements and technical risks are identified and mitigated resulting in successful delivery of programs to our customer

  • Support customer engagement events to understand our customer's future needs and ensure a better informed technical strategy

  • Identify, validate, present and integrate new innovative concepts into existing and potential FEEC MIT programs and opportunities

  • Lead the development of solutions for upcoming new business opportunities or to support innovation with current programs.

  • Lead research and case studies on leading edge technologies and make determinations on the applicability to the current program or its future direction

  • Mentor aspiring lead engineers ensure a culture of technical vitality within the program and organization

  • Merge technical, business case and customer value proposition to drive FEEC strategic performance

  • Communicate to internal and external stakeholders

  • Participate in FEEC technical reviews and strategy development


  • Bachelor degree in Engineering, Information Technology, Computer Science, or a relevant technical discipline with 12 to 15 years of related experience

  • Demonstrated expertise developing/delivering technical solutions for large scale technology platforms and offerings

  • Understanding and experience of lifecycle development methodologies

  • Demonstrated experience delivering technical reports and plans (verbal/written) to executives and senior officials

  • Experience with all components of the ITIL framework

  • Possess current industry certifications in project management, cloud technologies, computer platforms, systems and networks, data services and/or security

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with DOE Enterprise IT systems, requirements and acquisitions

  • Familiarity and/or experience with Technology Business Management Framework

  • Experience as a Solution Architect

  • Successful development and leadership of large-scale technical solutions within proposals

  • Experience developing and managing solutions to cost and schedule constraints

Leidos is a Fortune 500 information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. (NYSE: LDOS) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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