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Sofware/Systems Architech Sr-ECO/ECC Tools Specialist

Company: Leidos
Location: Austin
Posted on: September 15, 2021

Job Description:


Job Description:

Are you ready to join the mission to innovate and modernize how we support our nation’s Veterans around the globe with world-class technology? The BEST and BRIGHTEST come to #TeamLeidos, where we take pride in making a difference with every key stroke!  You will enjoy great benefits, excellent PTO packages, 10 Paid Federal Holidays, Flexible Schedules, Unlimited Education/Certification Opportunities and Training Support, Paid Parental Leave, Paid Disability Leave, Safe Work Environments AND an incredible internal/external referral bonus program that rewards you for knowing and sharing great talent with us!!  Interested in obtaining a government Security Clearance and not sure where to get started?  We can help!

Transforming IT for Veterans Affairs with Infrastructure Operations Services Support (IOSS):

Leidos is transforming the way IT is consumed and delivered within the Department of Veterans Affairs IOSS program, a leading-edge Infrastructure Modernization Program fully entrenched in DevSecOps.  Our mission is to provide world-class services to our Veterans and their families by delivering results-oriented, secure, accessible and cost-effective information technology systems. IOSS provides infrastructure support for Veteran-facing applications that enable efficient delivery of all benefits offered to our United States Veterans. 

This contract is the VA's next phase in IT transformation, focused on consolidating data centers, updating/migrating cloud services and maintaining secure, efficient delivery systems.  If you want the opportunity to work with one of the world’s largest treasure troves of cutting-edge technologies, look no further. Be a part of a specialized team uniquely positioned to make a difference in how our nation supports our Veterans by modernizing the services they and their families have so rightfully earned.

Leidos is seeking qualified candidates for a Senior Software Systems Architect-ECO/ECC Tool Specialist. A Senior Software/Systems Architect must have extensive experience in the coordination of program and project leaders to identify requirements for system architecture. Must be able to identify strategies for addressing requirements. Must have extensive experience with analysis of requirements against fiscal, schedule, and performance issues. Has extensive experience in taking program requirements and is able to create an architecture vision having experience in high volume and high availability networks and systems.  Experience in creating and conveying to team members the architectural vision for a program or project.  Is responsible for dictating design choices to software developers, including but not limited to: platforms, coding and technical levels. Experience in establishing and enforcing standards and practices.  Overseeing the development team, he manages the full life cycle of the software development process.   Has extensive software development experience and thorough knowledge of a variety of programming languages and logic.


As the Tools Specialist, the Senior Software/Systems Architect will have a broad experience with various tools and techniques to help effectively monitor applications, systems, and services along with the underlying system architecture and infrastructure components. For this project, the Tools Specialist should have experience with and specific knowledge of several of the following tools, AppDynamics, Aternity, Cognos, DynaTrace, SNOW, SolarWinds or SolarWinds like tools. Additionally, the Tools Specialist must have familiarity and experience with Splunk which will allow you to search, analyze, and visualize machine-generated data gathered from the websites, applications, systems logs and other performance monitoring tools etc. The tools Specialist must be able to identify strategies for addressing requirements, specifically:

  • Evaluate existing design and architecture details and work as part of a high performing team to validate information and make any updates to the design, architecture or systems information working with the system owners and product managers and technical support teams to ensure accurate and current data is present in the Monitoring Service Registry (MSR) 

  • Analyze user’s requests, requirements documents, and use cases to develop a monitoring design strategy and apply specific monitoring tools that achieve the desired results

  • Transform customer inputs and feedback into concept visualizations leveraging agile methodologies to develop and deliver iterative designs and enhance or streamline existing monitoring designs

  • Incorporate new plans, designs, and systems, into the Monitoring Service Registry (MSR) and make sure the registry is accurate and up to dates

  • Coordinate among the Health BLM team, product owners and their technical support teams and other enterprise operations components such as Event Management and Incident Management teams, providing support to make decisions on technical considerations and associated problems, issues or conflicts

  • As required: Instrument fully the design as solutioned with the selected authorized toolset


  • Master’s degree (computer science, electronics engineering or other engineering or technical discipline) and 10 years of prior relevant experience. 10 years of additional relevant experience may be substituted for education

  • Experience in assessing various products, tools, and approaches for data management including interfaces, up and down stream application and systems impacts, critical business transactions and associated key performance indicators

  • Must have the ability to obtain Public Trust Clearance

  • Experience in requirements analysis, interface design, rapid prototyping, testing and evaluation, utilizing user-centered design processes

  • Experience in establishing and enforcing standards and practices

  • Experience installing required tools and creating user and executive level tool dashboards


  • Prior VA experience and familiarity with VA’s Product Portfolio

  • Understanding and experience with human factor engineering

  • IT Healthcare background is highly desirable

  • Experience with enterprise command and control operations is also highly desirable

  • Familiarity with application, infrastructure and interface performance

  • Has extensive experience in taking program requirements and can create an architecture vision having experience in high volume and high availability applications, networks and systems 

  • Ability to create overarching strategies for design and development of user interfaces that present actionable and retrospective data in a user friendly and streamlined format

  • Knowledge of Agile methodologies with Scrum, and Sprint understanding is highly desirable 

"External Referral Eligible"

External Referral Bonus:


External Referral Bonus $:


Potential for Telework:

Yes, 100%

Clearance Level Required:

Public Trust


Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:




Requisition Category:


Job Family:

Systems Engineering

Pay Range:

Pay Range $110,500.00 - $170,000.00 - $229,500.00


Keywords: Leidos, Austin , Sofware/Systems Architech Sr-ECO/ECC Tools Specialist, Other , Austin, Texas

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