Leidos is seeking a Senior Software Engineer to provide DoD Network Information Center (NIC) support which will include design and programming support for DNS hardening and supporting registration procedures for use by the DOD NIC and .mil Domain Name Systems users. In this role your will develop and implement the design of Domain Name System Security Extensions (DNSSEC), as part of DNS hardening, in support of the global g-Root and .mil generic Top Level Domain (gTLD).
Providing systems programming support to the DoD NIC, with design and implementation of on-line registration templates for the collection and automated processing of encryption keys, hashing records, registry contact information, and host record data used in the management and announcement of DNS hardening data in the .mil zone.
Provide systems programming support to the DoD NIC, with design and implementation of the following:
On-line registration templates for the collection and automated processing of encryption keys, hashing records, registry contact information, and host record data used in the management and announcement of DNS hardening data in the .mil zone.
On-line registration templates and registration system modifications in support of new customer requirement projects approved by the DISN Infrastructure Executive or introduced by architecture changes resulting from DNS hardening initiatives.
Central Key/Hash Repository for the tracking and management of DNSSEC data for all domain levels using .mil.
Central registry and automated DNSSEC signing processes for the DoD-owned .mil domains.
Automated DNSSEC zone signing process into the existing automated DNS zone generation and central registry toolset.
Bachelor’s degree and12+ years of professional experience; or 10+ years of professional experience with a related Master’s degree. Additional experience may be accepted in lieu of degree.
Must hold an active Top Secret (TS) security clearance
Experience with the implementation and configuration of BIND servers
Experience with RedHat Linux system programming
Senior level experience with PHP, Perl, shell scripting
Experience with Ansible or other IT automation tools
Experience with enterprise level architecture design and development
Experience with container technologies
Experience with multiple programming and scripting languages (e.g., Python, C, Java, etc.)
Good Debugging Skills and troubleshooting skills
Good written and oral communication skills
Pay Range:Pay Range $118,300.00 - $182,000.00 - $245,700.00
The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.
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 44,000 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 here.
Securing Your Data
Beware of fake employment opportunities using Leidos’ name. Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information during any part of the employment application process (i.e., ask you for money), nor will Leidos ever advance money as part of the hiring process (i.e., send you a check or money order before doing any work). Further, Leidos will only communicate with you through emails that are generated by the Leidos.com automated system – never from free commercial services (e.g., Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail) or via WhatsApp, Telegram, etc. If you received an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information (e.g., about you or your previous employer), and you are concerned about its legitimacy, please make us aware immediately by emailing us at [email protected].
If you believe you are the victim of a scam, contact your local law enforcement and report the incident to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission.
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.