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Job #: R-00093193
Location: Chantilly, VA
Category: Software Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Intelligence

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Job Description:

Job Description

We have an IMMEDIATE NEED for an Agile Team Lead to provide leadership to our program and development team for of our mission critical Identity, Credential, and Access Management (ICAM) system. As a Agile Team Lead Lead on this program, you will have the opportunity to guide our efforts to build strong, secure services and capabilities and utilizing cloud capabilities in support of an Enterprise cybersecurity program. Based in DevOps framework and using agile software methodologies, you will define/refine the processes and approach for, ensure the quality of, and/or provide direction for major deliverables throughout all aspects of the software development lifecycle. You will work closely with the Operations team and the program technical leadership. The preferred candidate will be local to the DC/Maryland/VA area to occasionally come into an office.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical stewardship to an Agile Development Team (ADT)
  • Define, document, maintain, and communicate processes, practices, security, and configurations (PPS&C) to guide the program’s SW Development
  • Determine and facilitate configuration and availability of the DevSecOps infrastructure and development, integration, and test resources
  • Ensure SW Development environments and infrastructure meet development and test needs
  • Assist the ADT to meet sprint objectives by ensuring technical challenges and roadblocks are addressed and removed.
  • Ensure inter-ADT communication and dependency coordination occurs tied to execution of Program Increment Epics and Stories and issue resolution
  • Ensure the quality of the software and solutions produced by the ADT
  • Collaborate with other technical leads (on-program and external) to facilitate process improvements and technical innovation
  • Ensure baseline updates have been properly prepared for deployment
  • Communicate with technical leadership, ADT leads, and release train engineer, impacts to the ADTs to fast track critical and high priority efforts.
  • Identify to the Chief Software Engineer ADT skill deficiencies that are impacting successful execution of development efforts
  • Responsible for verifying code meets standards defined in the PPS&C.
  • Communicate status to customer and program leadership of ongoing ADT SW development efforts
  • Recommend and coordinate key information related to the need and description of off-cycle releases
  • Investigate and determine resolution of development process / execution related issues
  • Assist program leadership in evaluation of technical personnel and determining ADT composition
  • Plan, coordinate, and lead end of Sprint and Program Increment Demos
  • Maintain documentation of the program’s software baseline

Basic Qualifications:

  • Candidate must have BS degree with 8-12 years of professional experience; 6 or more with Masters
  • 4-5 years of experience working in an Agile software development environment as a technical contributor
  • Experience serving as a technical lead with a large software development team (15-20 developers) comprised of smaller, product focused teams.
  • Experience briefing customers and stakeholders
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills, to include presentation of technical material to non-technical audiences
  • Thorough understanding of the Agile software development process (SAFe Agile preferred) and its key processes, milestones, and roles.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Java, JavaScript, Python, or other modern programming language
  • Experience with deploying, configuring, administering, and troubleshooting software (both custom and COTS/FOSS) in a Linux environment
  • Experience working in an Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud computing environment; similar for MS Azure is desired
  • Experience integrating custom code with 3rd party software products/platforms (for example, development of custom plugins for a commercial or open-source product)
  • Experience with version control systems such as git or Subversion
  • Understanding of DevSecOps concepts and tools
  • Must be willing to obtain a Top Secret clearance and be eligible for SCI

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Understanding of SSL/TLS and PKI concepts
  • Familiarity with one or more common identity and access management protocols/standards, just as OAuth, SAML, LDAP, SCIM, or OIDC
  • Prior knowledge of (or experience with) the Oracle Identity and Access Management (IAM) suite (including OAM, OUD, and OHS), API Gateways, Apache web servers and/or proxy servers, and application servers is a major plus
  • Direct experience with multiple of the following and a desire to learn the others:
    • Database setup and integration, both relational and NoSQL (Oracle DB, MySQL, CouchDB)
    • DevOps automation tools (Ansible, Chef, Puppet)
    • Source control and Agile development tools (Git, Maven, Jenkins, Bitbucket, Jira, Confluence)
    • Analytics and search engines (Elasticsearch, Splunk, Apache Solr)
  • Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) certification (e.g. Certified SAFe Agilist) or Certified Scrum Master (CSM)
  • An active cybersecurity, cloud, and/or network product certification (e.g. CISSP, AWS)

Pay Range:

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.

Covid Guidance for the US

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. 

About Leidos

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

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