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Job #: R-00021305
Location: Washington, DC
Category: Software Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Civil


Job Description:

Job Description

Leidos is seeking a User Interface/User Experience (UI/UX) Design Lead with Agile DevSecOps experience to lead UI/UX for a critical customer in the Washington DC area.  The Design Lead will own the UI and UX  process from cradle to grave: ie. completing, coordinating, delegating.  The UI/UX Design lead will work with multiple agile teams to establish standards and best practices for UI/UX development across multiple teams. 

Primary Responsibilities

The successful DevSecOps UI/UX Design Lead shall: 

  • Organize and oversee all UI/IX activities necessary to perform the program to meet customer requirements.
  • Develop strategy and implementation plan for modernizing the UI and UX of a large and complex enterprise system
  • Collaborate with agile teams to build, test and document reusable UI components and provide technical feedback.
  • Collaborate with Software Engineers to build prototypes, POCs, and production UIs.
  • Mentor and provide subject matter expertise through code review, pairing and presentations.
  • Help design and develop reusable UI components and strategy
  • Communicate daily with government customers to brief during stand-ups, gather and clarify requirements, and troubleshoot issues
  • Inspire, lead, direct and manage multiple Agile teams in support of a diverse set of government customers.

Basic Qualifications:

Shall have a minimum of eight (8) years of experience in the Information Technology field focusing on engineering projects with specific Business and UX Design inclusive of the following:

  • Experience with architecture & design experience, including at least three (3) years of experience providing UX Design expertise for enterprise applications on AWS.
  • Expertise in ReactJS / AngularJS / VueJ
  • Experience with large scale, high performance enterprise application deployment and UX Design on complex heterogeneous environments.
  • U.S. Citizen with the ability to attain a public trust clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with Agile teams within the Department of Homeland Security.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:   Requires BS degree and 8 – 12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6 – 10 years of prior relevant experience. May possess a Doctorate in technical domain.

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Public Trust


Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:




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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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