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Job #: R-00099909
Location: Omaha, NE
Category: Software Development
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Leidos has a Lead Agile Software Engineer position open in Omaha, NE supporting the Command & Control Software Engineering & Support (C2SES) 4 contract. This position serves as an enabler in terms of ensuring that the technical architecture is planned and executed to keep pace with the development activities, serves as a technical liaison between the Contractor and Government. The Lead SW Engineer ensures the team documents customer-desired outcomes and required functionality. Additionally, the Lead SW Engineer documents specific software requirements and designs and validates the requirements with the complete problem/project in mind. This includes maintenance operations, performance, test, cost and schedule, training, and support. Software engineering considers both the business and the technical needs of all customers with the goal of providing a quality product that meets the user needs. This position requires the ability to work independently with little supervision.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Participate in planning, definition, and high-level design of the solutions or alternatives.

  • Enable the Continuous Delivery Pipeline through appropriate design guidelines.

  • Actively participate in the Continuous Exploration process as part of the Continuous Delivery Pipeline, especially in identification, planning, and execution of technical work.

  • Communicate with the customer executive leadership regarding all technical matters on the project.

  • Define subsystems and their interfaces, allocate responsibilities to subsystems, understand solution deployment, and communicate requirements for interactions with solution context.

  • Support technology/engineering aspects of Program planning and execution.

  • Provide oversight and foster Built-In Quality and Team and Technical Agility.

  • Work directly with Agile Team(s) to determine velocity, prioritize tasks, implement requirements and implement automated testing concepts.

  • Manage Product Backlog and assist the Product Owner to arrange the Product Backlog to maximize value.

  • Perform lessons learned and/or root cause analysis for production issues and provide resolutions in a timely manner.

  • Recommend improvements to existing software applications, as necessary.

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS degree in a technical discipline with 12+ years of recent experience with Agile Software  or a minimum of 10+ years of  experience with a master’s degree.

  • Development Lifecycle (SDLC) from conception through end of life.  Experience should include using iterative development, test driven development, introducing testing concepts (both manual and automated) early in the process, and installation and troubleshooting techniques. 

  • 5 years’ experience leading projects using Agile/Scrum development processes and DevSecOps (including continuous integration/continuous delivery (CI/CD) and associated automation techniques) principles. 

  • Experience being a partner in successful transition to an incremental delivery methodology from a waterfall methodology a plus.

  • Must possess a Top-Secret clearance based on a Special Background Investigation and be eligible for Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI), Nuclear Command and Control (NC2) and Special Access Program (SAP) access.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience transitioning a program from a waterfall to an incremental delivery methodology.

  • Experience with USSTRATCOM ISPAN domain.

  • Experience with the C2SES Suite of Software Applications: NPES, FSR, and FSAM.

  • Certified Scrum Master.

  • DOD 8570 IAT level 2 baseline certification.

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.

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® innovation company rapidly addressing the world’s most vexing challenges in national security and health. The company's global workforce of 47,000 collaborates to create smarter technology solutions for customers in heavily regulated industries. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $15.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2023.  For more information, visit

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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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