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Job #: R-00018359
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:

DevOps / Site Reliability Engineer with TS/SCI with Poly

Job Description:

The National Solutions Group at Leidos has an opening for a passionate DevOps/Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) 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.

Primary Roles & Responsibilities:

•As our DevOps/Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) you will have the opportunity to:

•Automate 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.           

•Work well in a team environment to solve complex problems.                                                   

•Work alongside the development team to ensure speedy and reliable software deployments, monitor systems, and improve overall reliability of the platform.                                         

•Discover and document system bugs, you have the motivation to go off and fix them yourself.                                                                                                                                              

•Participate in the complete agile software life cycle including planning, scrums, sprints, and frequent software releases. 

•Thrive in a fast moving environment and enjoy learning new technologies and overcoming new challenges. 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • •United States’ citizen with current TS/SCI, SSBI and poly
  • •Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or a related major or equivalent with 4-8 years of applicable experience or Masters Degree and 2-6 years 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:

•Mission operations experience

•Systems engineering and integration experience

•Mission-specific technical knowledge

•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 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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