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Job #: R-00119612
Location: Colorado Springs, CO
Category: Software Development
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Remote Type: No Remote
Clearance: Top Secret
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Defense

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At Leidos, we deliver innovative solutions through the efforts of our diverse and talented people who are dedicated to our customers' success. We empower our teams, contribute to our communities, and operate sustainable. Everything we do is built on dedication to do the right thing for our customers, our people, and our community. Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide the way we do business.

If this sounds like the type of environment where you can thrive, keep reading!

Leidos is seeking a Full Stack Developer / Technical Lead to promote the United States Space Force by developing software in promotion of the Space Systems Command Cyber Operations Branch rapid agile development of defensive cyber solutions to protect, protect, and react to both ground and space based cyber adversarial threats. A successful candidate should be a forerunner and problem solver with a proven ability to deliver exceptional results as part of a high performing team in a fast-paced environment. A current DoD Top Secret security clearance needed; with ability to obtain Sensitive Compartmented Information security clearance.  

  • Work with the Scaled Agile Framework governance layer participants & stakeholders on program execution.

  • Facilitate allocation of work and new resources to Agile Release Trains.

  • Monitor program performance; resolve impediments; develop and implement solutions for driving improvement.

  • Coordinate schedule execution and plan program-wide software/architecture releases.

  • Direct Program Increment Planning, including logistics and technical preparation.

  • Direct cross-team partnership in development, testing, and deployment efforts.

  • Track the execution of features and capabilities through Metrics across program’s agile and DevOps teams.

  • Brief customers on the development progress throughout the Program Increment Planning cycle on program status, including the status of testing, deployment, and release readiness.

  • Assess skillset needs and work with management to staff program openings.

  • Provide input on resourcing to address critical bottlenecks.

  • Promote teamwork to achieve Program Increment Planning goals.

  • Foster Communities of Practice and the use of engineering and Built-In Quality practices.

  • Participating in the design and creation of scalable software.

  • Writing clean, functional code on the front- and back-end.

  • Unit testing and fixing bugs or other coding issues.

  • Build the front-end of applications through appealing visual design.

  • Write effective APIs.

  • Test software to ensure alertness and efficiency.

  • Troubleshoot, debug and upgrade software.

  • Create security and data protection settings.

  • Build features and applications with a mobile alert design.

  • Write technical documentation.

Are you ready to make an impact? Begin your journey of a flourishing and meaningful career, submit your Resume with us today!

The Opportunity:   

Your development activities at the Cyber Operations Branch program office adhere to Scaled Agile Framework that offers proven, integrated standards, practices, and competencies to implement steer, agile, and DevOps at scale. Additionally, this program office personifies DevSecOps which automates the integration of security at every phase of the software development lifecycle from initial design, through integration, testing, deployment, and software delivery. These development efforts shall result in two deployable defensive cyber solutions to protect, protect, and react to United States Space Force mission systems.  

  • Provides strategic advice, technical guidance and expertise to program and project staff.

  • Works on high-visibility or critical aspects of a given program and performs all functional duties freely.

  • Oversee efforts of less senior staff and accountable for efforts of all staff assigned to a specific job.

  • Ensure consistent submission of high-quality products to the Government.

  • Convey clearly, concisely, and with technical accuracy—oral and written

What Sets You Apart:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, software engineering, data science, software development or Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math related specialty. Additional years of background may be considered in lieu of education.

  • Twelve or more years (12) of relevant background performing engineering activities in the Government (military and/or civil servant), federally funded research and development center, or profit or non-profit Government, or development contractor arena.

  • Scaled Agile Framework for Teams certification is a prerequisite (or ability to obtain).​

  • Background in programming languages (at least 2): C, C++, Java, JavaScript, & Python.

  • Background in the following applications frameworks (at least 2): React, Angular, Python, JavaScript, Cascading Style Sheets, & HyperText Markup Language, & Material User Interface.

  • Familiarity & knowledge: Apache Spark, Kubernetes, Kafka, System Integrity Management Platform,, Ansible, Docker, Global Information Tracker, Red Hat Enterprise Linux Suricata, Zeek, Kibana, Logstash, Elastic Search, Neo4J, PostgreSQL, Amazon Web Services Cloud & Nifi.

  • Background or Knowledge in the following Areas: Agile software development, agile methodologies, agile project management, software project management, defensive cyber military operations, software development life cycle management, program/project management, systems engineering, strategic planning, cross-functional team.

  • Ability to supervise up to 9 people.

You Might Also Have:

  • Master’s degree in computer science, software engineering, data science, software development, or Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math related specialty.

  • Relevant DoD and/or Industry work background in Space Systems Command.

  • Background with Cyber Operations Branch program office.

  • Advisory and Assistance Service, or System Engineering and Technical Assistance to Government program office.

  • Background with Automated Customer Account Transfer Level 1, 2 acquisition programs. 

Clearance Needed:

  • U.S. citizenship with a current DoD Top Secret, with ability to obtain Sensitive Compartmented Information security clearance.   

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Pay Range:

Pay Range $118,300.00 - $213,850.00

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® 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 47,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $14.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2022.   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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