Biometrics Subject Matter Expert
Company: Leidos Holdings Inc.
Posted on: June 24, 2022
The Homeland Security Solutions Operation within the Intelligence
Group at Leidos currently has an opening for a Biometrics Subject
Matter Expert (SME). The work location is to be Ashburn, Virginia.
This is an exciting opportunity to support the Integrated Traveler
Initiatives 2 (ITI2) Program for U.S. Customs and Border Protection
(CBP). ITI2 will support CBP's ongoing need to explore and
implement new ways to maintain, enhance, and refresh existing
systems, as well as to maintain, develop and deploy new technical
solutions. These solutions are intended to satisfy ongoing
requirements for traveler processing through land, sea, and air
ports of entry, as well as through Border Patrol inspection
checkpoints. In this mission we are looking for a collaborative and
forward leaning individual who wants to tackle new challenges and
be a part of creating innovative solutions for national security
and flow of travel and commerce.
The Biometrics SME is responsible for biometrics design on the
program, as well as operational performance of biometric systems.
This key person will serve as the Leidos expert on the contract for
biometrics. He/she will provide the advice, analysis, planning,
direction, and coordination necessary to accomplish all
biometrics-related work requirements and task orders and coordinate
with other contractor personnel, including subcontractors, to
satisfy related contract requirements.
The Biometrics SME will lead the solution development, and
deployment of biometric systems and infrastructure for
approximately 360 ports of entry and 39 Border Patrol checkpoints.
This includes comprehensive analytical, engineering, and technical
support services required to deliver a broad range of related
innovative solutions and professional services to sustain and
modernize CBP/DHS legacy systems, protect biometric privacy, meet
and exceed all cybersecurity requirements, and improve the
effectiveness and efficiency of mission-critical and related
A background investigation (BI) based clearance is required.
The successful Biometrics SME shall:
* Serve as the Leidos principle biometrics engineer to provide
engineering expertise and guidance for the design, development,
implementation, and sustainment of related solutions that enhance
overall system mission performance, security and availability.
* Lead the research, analysis, solution design and implementation
planning of biometric solutions for the modernization of existing
* Drive strategic technological innovation, demonstrating a breadth
and depth of knowledge in all things related to biometrics,
sensors, systems, and processes.
* Provide technical knowledge, analysis, and systems design
* Provide advice on complex sensor integration and process flow
matters that require expert-level knowledge of the subject matter
for effective implementation.
* U.S. Citizenship
* BA/BS and 12+ years' experience engineering and architecting
enterprise solutions, some of which are biometrically enabled
* Demonstrated expertise in biometric systems, including
requirements analysis, performance analysis and system design
* Familiarity with Agile development operations
* Demonstrated experience leading design and implementation of
complex hardware and software integrated solutions on a large
* Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in
electrical engineering, computer science, physics or equivalent
technical field with specific work experience in biometrics.
* Master's degree from an accredited college or university in
electrical engineering, computer science, physics or related
* Demonstrated experience in network and cyber security design,
engineering and operations with emphasis on DHS capabilities
* Certified Biometrics Professional (CBP)
* Experience with NIST SP 800 series or ISO 27000 series documents
for information security management and risk assessment
* Demonstrated experience in ITIL, ISO20000 / ISO27001
In order to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend
Leidos events outside our facilities, employees are required to be
vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19
test within 96 hours of entry. In addition, we are receiving
guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel
will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. If
you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19
vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please
contact your Talent Acquisition POC.
Leidos is a Fortune 500 technology, engineering, and science
solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest
challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets.
The company's 43,000 employees support vital missions for
government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston,
Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7
billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more
information, visit www.Leidos.com.
Pay and Benefits
Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why
we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the
work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include
competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income
Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available
Securing Your Data
Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at
any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will
communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a
Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be
from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other
personal information, please report the email to [email
Commitment to Diversity
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin,
citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical
condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure,
marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual
orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military
status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also
consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal
histories consistent with relevant laws.
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