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Job #: R-00001765
Location: Bethesda, MD
Category: Software Development
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

Job Description:

Leidos is working closely with the U.S. Navy at Naval Warfare Surface Center Carderock Division. The goal of this program is to develop highly sophisticated training systems and tactical decision aids to help Anti-Submarine Warfare operators train for and operate in complex environments against quiet diesel and nuclear submarines.

Leidos currently has an immediate opening for a multi-talented software engineer with a background in DevOps, CM, QA, and V&V, supporting multiple US Navy programs located at a US Government site in Bethesda, MD. Leidos' High Fidelity Simulation Business Area is responsible for architecting and implementing large-scale System of Systems solutions in support of world class simulation, training, and analysis products for the US Navy. We are looking for an energetic, motivated, independent, self-starter for a challenging position supporting programs that develop and produce state of the art training systems.

This position requires US citizenship and the ability to obtain a DoD Secret security clearance.

Job Description:
  • The candidate will serve as an integral part of a software development team that is focused on building and maintaining a state-of-the-art visual simulation system for our US Navy customers known as the Periscope Simulation (PSIM).
  • The primary duty will be to administer DevOps and Configuration Management (CM) practices, tools and techniques for the use by the PSIM team (10 people).
  • A secondary duty of the candidate will be to perform Quality Assurance (QA) and Verification and Validation (V&V) of PSIM and PSIM-equipped Training Systems.
  • A tertiary duty for the candidate will be to work with the Management Team to help standardize these same practices across our larger software development group (35 additional people) that supports other types of simulation systems.
  • This candidate will work with our development and management teams to demonstrate the effectiveness and value of modern DevOps and CM to our Navy customers.

Education and Experience:
  • BS degree or higher in Information Systems, IT, Computer Science, or other related technical degree is required.

Required Experience/Skills:
  • 3+ years using DevOps methods (Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery) and tools (Jenkins, Docker).
  • 3+ years using CM principles, tools and techniques on complex software projects.
  • 3+ years performing QA, V&V, and software testing as part of a software development team.
  • 5+ years of developing on or serving as a system administrator for Linux systems. Knowledge of scripting languages and methods to automate processes is required.
  • Experience with the creation and deployment of Linux and Windows system images.
  • Ability to obtain a DoD Secret security clearance.

Desirable Experience/Skills:
  • Certifications in DevOps, RCHE, QA and/or Atlassian is desired.
  • Implemented and maintained DevOps and/or CM tools in small to medium sized development team.
  • Served as the CM Tool designer and administrator for a development team.
  • Implemented and maintained QA and V&V tools and conducted QA testing in a small to medium sized development team.
  • Served as the Build Engineer, Release Engineer, or Product Installer on other development teams.
  • Experience with Atlassian Software Development and Collaboration products (Jira, Confluence, Portfolio)
  • Developed tests and testing strategies with Jenkins or Google Test. .

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 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 .

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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