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Job #: R-00018293
Location: Aurora, CO
Category: Software Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Intelligence


Job Requisition:

Data Engineer with TS/SCI with Poly

Job Description:

The National Solutions Group at Leidos has an opening for a passionate Data Engineer to provide a variety of software and IT support services to ensure customer satisfaction with production software and systems. The position specifically focuses on the operations of GOTS software to ensure data integrity and availability for a large ETL system, but includes general system troubleshooting and direct customer support.   The position is for a mid-senior level engineer with experience in both software development and systems administration.  Candidates must be able to work in a fast moving environment with many moving parts and must be able to juggle several tasks at once.  In addition, they must be willing to share on-call responsibilities to troubleshoot customer issues during non-business hours.

Primary Roles & Responsibilities:

As a Data Engineer you will have the opportunity to:

•Support of production data processing and data distribution systems

•Work with data providers and customers to ensure data quality and availability

•Gather requirements and work with data providers to enable distribution of new data sources

•Support software deployments and integration of geographically diverse computing systems

•Provide direct support to end users

•Configure and maintain data ingest workflows (ETL) across several production systems

•Install, configure, and update a wide array of COTS/GOTS and homegrown software applications

•Support and troubleshoot diverse IT infrastructure hardware platforms and protocols

•Work with software development and systems administration staff to monitor and troubleshoot production systems

•Generate and maintain systems documentation and diagrams

•Troubleshoot network issues and establish new connectivity

•Monitor and maintain a variety of databases

Minimum Qualifications:

  • •United States’ citizen with current TS/SCI, SSBI and poly
  • •Bachelor’s Degree with at least 4-8 years of applicable experience or Masters degree with 2-6 years of experience or 4 additional years in lieu of degree

•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 be certified to meet DoD 8570 level IAT-II qualifications. A Security+ certification is required

•Willing to share on-call responsibilities to include coming into work during non-business hours to troubleshoot customer issues

Preferred Qualifications:

•Master’s Degree

•Red Hat Enterprise Linux administration experience

•Understanding of Amazon Web Services – EC2, RDS, S3

•Hadoop, Accumulo and Map Reduce techniques

•Understands compiled languages including JAVA

•Software versioning control systems – GIT/SVN

•Familiarity with Software Development Programs

•Familiarity with Agile Development methodologies

•Java Programming experience

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph


Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:




Requisition Category:


Job Family:

Software Engineering




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 33,000 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

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