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Job #: R-00007293
Location: Aurora, CO
Category: Software Development
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Intelligence

Job Description:

We are looking for the newest member of the FADE Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) team to focus on the overall reliability of a complex and ever-changing system with a fast growing user base. Your responsibilities include maintaining complex computer systems by writing code to automate software releases, monitor systems, and detect and fix problems before users even know there's an issue. You use these skills to improve site performance overall reliability.

You're the type of person that automates any and all mundane tasks and so you can focus on solving real issues. Problem solving is your passion and you enjoy discovering the root cause of an issue. You work well in a team environment to solve complex problems. As an SRE, you will work alongside the development team to ensure speedy and reliable software deployments, monitor systems, and improve overall reliability of the platform. In addition, as you discover and document system bugs, you have the motivation to go off and fix them yourself. You have experience participating in the complete agile software life cycle including planning, scrums, sprints, and frequent software releases. You thrive in a fast moving environment and enjoy learning new technologies and overcoming new challenges. You have a strong understand of configuration management and infrastructure as code to ensure consistency across multiple environments. Your most important skill is your ability to learn and pick up new technologies.

Basic Qualifications
  • Requires bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related major or equivalent, and five to seven years of related experience.
  • 5-7 years relevant experience software integration and/or test
  • Strong grasp of Linux
  • Automating tasks by writing quality code
  • Strong coding skills (Java, Javascript, shell scripting, Perl, Python)
  • Configuration managements tools (Puppet, Chef)
  • Monitoring complex systems (Nagios, ElasticSearch, Grafana)
  • Automation tools (Jenkins, Bamboo)
  • Source-control systems (Git, SVN)
  • Candidate must have a TS/SCI clearance and have or be willing to obtain a current Polygraph
  • Candidate must be certified to meet DoD 8570 level IAT-II qualifications. A Security+ certification is required within 6 months of start date.
  • Willing to share on-call responsibilities to include coming into work during non-business hours to troubleshoot customer issues


Preferred Qualifications
  • Cloud computing environments (Amazon Web Services)
  • Container orchestration frameworks such as Docker and Kubernetes
  • Strong background in data stores including PostgreSQL and Accumulo
  • Experience with building Java code and deployables (e.g. jar, war, ears, OSGI)
  • Geospatial Information Systems (GIS) and OGC standards (WMS/WFS/KML)
  • Familiarity with agile development methodologies
  • Bonus if you have experience with JBoss, networking, Apache web server, Redis, Memcache, Kafka, Apache Zookeeper, OrientDB, Jetty, JavaScript, Apache Storm, Apache ServiceMix, Grafana, GeoServer, Node-RED, ELK stack (Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana)


"External Referral Eligible"

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 32,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com .

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here .

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to spam.leidos@leidos.com .

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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