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Job #: TR-659071
Location: Charlottesville, VA
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Yes
Group: Advanced Solutions

Job Description:

Leidos ranks in the top 40 on LinkedIn's 2017 "Top Companies" list. We offer challenging and meaningful problems, a collaborative culture, and support for your career goals and growth.We are seeking a talented DevOps Engineer to support our continued growth in Charlottesville, VA.

As the DevOps Engineer, you will work side by side with the software engineering and operations teams. You will be responsible for designing, implementing and automating build, release, deployment, monitoring and configuration activities. A successful candidate will have strong priors around automation design and implementation in real-time systems or high-reliability environments. This role is broadly equivalent to that of a site-reliability engineer.

• Develop, test and maintain build and deployment for CI/CD pipelines.
• Drive the Operations team toward automation and deployment best practices.
• Lead efforts in automation, continuous deployment, build, and configuration management.
• Actively participate in Engineering Scrum and design meetings to drive quality releases.
• Produce and maintain documentation on installations, procedures and requirements for systems.
• Research, suggest, and apply new promising technologies, strategies and ways to solve technical issues.

• Bachelor of Science in Technical field or 8 years of experience in lieu of a degree
• 3+ years of experience with Bash or Python, ideally in an automation focused capacity
• 2+ years' experience using Puppet or Chef for configuration management
• 3+ years Linux and Windows system administration
• Professional experience with Git or Mercurial
• Working familiarity with VMware or KVM

SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: U.S. citizenship is required and ability to obtain/maintain a TS/SCI clearance.

• Experience with Foreman or similar provisioning management tool
• Familiarity with at least one systems-programming language such as C++ or Rust
• Professional experience supporting always-on services with 3 "nines" of uptime
• Experience with Kubernetes in a production environment• Experience building out CI/CD pipelines using Jenkins
• Troubleshooting network routing and VLANs
• Experience with AWS, particularly EC2 and S3

External Referral Eligible

External Referral Bonus:

Potential for Telework:

Clearance Level Required:
Top Secret/SCI

Yes, 25% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:


Requisition Category:

Job Family:
Systems Engineering


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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