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Job #: R-00027499
Location: Fort Meade, MD
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Intelligence

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Description

Job Description:

The Leidos Intelligence Division is currently seeking a Agile System Engineer to support a highly visible fast paced Leidos prime contract in Fort Meade, Maryland.

PROGRAM SUMMARY: The Prototype Development Support (PDS II) program is a TTO-based, LOE program in support of our customer’s Operations organization.  Through new development and rapid prototyping, PDS II looks to help its customer find new and better data sources and tradecraft to answer new and existing intelligence questions to accomplish its mission.  Working across all areas, using methods that run the gamut from leading edge visualizations, analytic development and new technology research, the PDS II program constantly strives to provide the best solutions for the customer to address their mission needs, all in a fast paced, highly collaborative challenging environment.

Primary Responsibilities

The successful candidate will assist software development teams in establishing an Agile development approach to analytic development.  They will assist in setting up epics and user stories, establishing sprint rhythms and setting up backlogs.  The candidate will monitor progress of teams and provide additional coaching to assist the teams as they transition to an Agile development environment.  The candidate will also assist government technical leadership, researching new approaches to solving difficult problems, developing analyses of alternative approaches, system architecture frameworks and other over-arching engineering issues that would impact the organization.

What you will like about this position… 

  • Working in a dynamic environment, assisting multiple development teams to either start anew in an Agile environment or simply honing existing processes 
  • Becoming familiar with multiple efforts that provide refinement and better information on data being enhance with analytic techniques such as Java Map/Reduce
  • Being part of the team that is developing the future environment for the teams, from the platforms utilized to the architecture framework used to develop the software

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree and at least eight (8) years of general experience in computer science, computer engineering, engineering, mathematics, or related discipline. Additional experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • At least 5 years of experience in engineering and program processes (CM, QA, risk management, reporting) software development methodologies, planning, designing, and analyzing processing and storage retrieval systems on a mid- to large-scale (e.g., ONEROOF - PINWALE, integration programs)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in setting up scrum-based Agile development environments
  • Experience in developing software development frameworks
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Desired Skills

  • Agile certification (SCRUM Master)

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph

Travel:

No

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Systems Engineering

Leidos

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 www.Leidos.com.

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