Artificial Intelligence Jobs - User Experience Lead Architect for Artificial Intelligence, 1657

at Leidos
Location Arlington, VA
Date Posted March 27, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Full-time



Job Description:

The Leidos AI/ML Accelerator is seeking you, our next Artificial Intelligence (AI) User Experience (UX) Development Lead. You will work with other members of the AI/ML Accelerator, the Office of Technology (OoT), and across Leidos to accelerate AI innovation by developing and refining strategy around UI and UX for Trusted AI; developing UX solution patterns for the Enterprise; leading AI UX activities within major captures and programs; and representing Leidos capabilities in AI to our customers, our internal and external partners, and the community.

You will also get to help develop innovative user experiences and user interfaces for AI systems that create and foster user trust in AI. In collaboration with scientists and engineers in the Accelerator and across Leidos, you will develop UI/UX solutions that support our markets in Health, Civil, Defense, and Intelligence. You will lead the selection, design, and delivery of scalable solution patterns that enable rapid development of new solutions across Leidos pipeline and programs by combining internal and external technologies. In addition, get to manage advanced technology efforts and projects in both AI and adjacent areas, assuring that programs execute on time and on budget.

Fun stuff you will do on the job:
- Enhance and articulate UX elements of AI strategy for a $10B+ Fortune 500 company with major markets in Defense, Intelligence, Civil, and Health. 
- Design, articulate, and lead UI/UX solution development for AI systems across Leidos consistent with this strategy to support a large pipeline of opportunities in Intelligence, Defense, Civil, and Health markets for which these technologies are critical. 
- Manage diverse teams within the Leidos AI / ML Accelerator and across Leidos developing and delivering AI solutions.
- Identify, screen, and lead partnership activities with key Leidos suppliers in UI/UX and other technology elements of AI solutions and related areas. 
- Serve as a leading technical expert on UX for Trusted AI within Leidos and across the community,  supporting captures across all Leidos business areas by identifying opportunities to leverage AI as part of an overall solution that delivers value to the customer, designing the specific solution elements capable of delivering that value, and articulating that solution within effective and compelling proposals.

This is you:
- Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information science, information systems, data science, or a related field with at least 12+ years with advanced UX.

- 5+ years’ experience developing advanced UI/UX for AI systems.

- 10+ years’ experience developing UI/UX for software systems. 
- 5+ years’ experience supporting BD activities (capture development, proposal writing) for technology-centric efforts
- 5+ years’ experience leading programs or teams. At least 3 years’ experience performing Project Management duties.
- 5+ years’ experience supporting BD activities (capture development, proposal writing) for technology-centric efforts
- Ability to communicate effectively about UX and its relationship to Trusted AI with a broad range of audiences, from internal leaders to external customers and from sophisticated AI researchers to those with little or no relevant background. 

If you have these skills you will wow us even more:
- TS/SCI preferred.  The ability to obtain a TS/SCI clearance is strongly preferred.
- Experience delivering solutions meeting mission needs for Defense, Intelligence, or civil government customers
- MBA or other advanced training/experience in business strategy.
 -Formal credentials in design, graphic design, and/or UI/UXE.
- Established relationships with leading AI companies.
- Experience in developing novel UI/UX for AI systems that foster user trust.
- Experience broad set of current interface and software design tools and elements including (but not limited to): Adobe XD, Illustrator, InDesign, Kibana, Tableau, Confluence, Jira, HTML, CSS, Javascript.


External Referral Eligible


External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

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Human Factors Design Engineering

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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 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. For more information, visit

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 here.

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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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