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Job #: TR-662785
Location: Arlington, VA
Category: Technology Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Yes
Group: Advanced Solutions

Job Description:

Come work with some of the most talented and brightest minds in the data science and engineering arena in support of Data Analytics as a Service (DAAS) capabilities at the National Media Exploitation Center (NMEC).

Leidos is seeking a Data Platform Operations Lead to provide technical engineering management and leadership in Arlington, VA.

The successful and talented candidate will manage and lead a team responsible for building and maintaining the infrastructure and micro-services system deployment of the DOMEX Data Discovery Platform (D3P). D3P is a next generation machine learning pipeline platform that will provide data discovery with cutting edge data enrichment, triage, and analytics capabilities to Defense and Intelligence Community members.

• Serve as technical liaison for data center operations teams providing technical direction, interpretation and alternatives so that data center infrastructure demands are met.

• Provide technical leadership for the integration of requirements, design, and technology.

• Support weekly program SCRUM meetings with various teams to ensure infrastructure requirements and deliverables are in alignment with application development/release schedules

• Design, develop and operationalize new processes such as on demand environment provisioning including delivery of systems with an Infrastructure as Code approach as part of the overall CI/CD solution.

• Support the hardware and network architecture, estimation, configuration, and installation.

• Support the building of solutions for source control, continuous integration, and automated testing and release management.

• Work as communicator, and collaborator in a multi project, multi contractor environment.

• Interact with the Government regarding technical considerations and for associated problems, issues or conflicts.

• Communicate with other program personnel, government overseers, and senior executives.

To be successful in this role you must have the following:

• A Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology, or a closely related discipline. Master's Degree is strongly desired.

• At least 12 years of relevant professional experience.

• At least 8 years leading infrastructure engineering teams with responsibility for hardware, networking, virtualization, and system deployment.

• Strong experience within a data center environment specifically in the areas of Systems Architecture, Systems Implementation and Deployment, Systems Integration, and Automation.

• Strong experience with provisioning, maintaining, and decommissioning, virtual machine configurations, including networking, storage and security settings, and deploying them to hosts upon request using orchestration tools.

• At least 4 years experience with planning installing, configuring, and testing, hardware OS software configurations supporting virtual machines, containers, runtime environment and guest OS.

• At least 4 years experience deploying and configuring solutions to provide and manage access to physical, virtual, and cloud-based computing resources through software abstractions for resource allocation, access control, and usage monitoring; including hierarchical resource managers (e.g. Apache), software containers, software container orchestration engines (Kubernetes and Marathon), virtual machines, remote desktops, and virtual private networks.

• At least 8 years of Linux environment experience including experience with shell scripting, networking, storage and release management.

• Experience with virtualization and container platform known error and bug lists.

• Experience with at least one development language such as Java, Python, Ruby, Java Script, etc.

• DoD 8570 IAT II Certification.

• Possess an active DOD Top Secret level security clearance, and be eligible to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI with Polygraph clearance.


External Referral Eligible

External Referral Bonus:

Potential for Telework:

Clearance Level Required:
Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph


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Technology Management


Advanced Solutions
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 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. (NYSE: LDOS) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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