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Job #: R-00045315
Location: San Antonio, TX
Category: Software Development
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 25%
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Leidos has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Cloud DevSecOps Engineer based in San Antonio.

This position is  in support of the Air Force Personnel Operation Activity contract at Randolph AFB, which is transferring all on premise applications and systems into a cloud (AWS) environment.

The Senior Cloud DevSecOps Engineer is  responsible for technical planning, system hardware-software-network design, development and integration, verification and validation, and fielding.
Evaluates alternatives including cost and risk, supportability and analyses for total systems.
Duties include performing strategic systems requirements analysis, functional analysis, timeline analysis, trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition, technical management, integration, system testing, and quality assurance. 
Advocates on behalf of the entire program for changes and updates for strategic results.

Primary Responsibilities:
Influences development of innovative cloud solutions that impact strategic project/program goals and business results and serves as a technical lead on this large complex multi-million dollar program affecting over 650K personnel world-wide.
Recommends and develops new cloud technical solutions, products, and/or standards in support of functions strategy and operations.
Leads and manages work of other AFPOA contracting staff that has significant impact on project results/outputs.
Resolves highly complex cloud/AWS problems using significant application of technical knowledge, conceptualizing, reasoning and interpretation.
Develops new solutions that are highly innovative, and achieved through research and integration of best practices that position Leidos competitively in the marketplace.
Develops and reviews technical program documentation such as end-user operational instructions, software descriptions, interface documents, and data migration documents. 
Has in-depth understanding of multiple cloud and software technical principles, theories, concepts and their application across range of programs.
Analyzes and builds complex cloud applications with databases, including web applications and user interfaces, refactor the design, build applications, test, deploy, and cut-over and maintain the application.
Provides technical advice/input that impacts Operational client outputs and Leidos business results.
Designs and deploy scripts and programs to automate securing and hardening of AWS instances.
Coordinates with cyber security and IA to determine security requirements, PII, accreditations and/or other concerns.
Supports A1 DTA Security Operations Center (SOC) capabilities by customizing tools and automating processes for SOC and IR analysts.
Develop code (e.g., Python, Powershell, Django, Javascript, HTML, CSS) to interact with Rest APIs and API driven security technologies to automate security tasks (e.g., VirusTotal, Splunk ES, Tanium, etc.) aimed at removing human errors and human inconsistencies.
Serves as a subject matter expert within technical domain area.
Mentors and coaches other technical staff.

Basic Qualifications:
Bachelors in Technical Specialty with 12-15 years’ experience or additional experience in lieu of degree or Masters with 10-13 years of prior experience.
Experience with proven design principles and Open Source technologies.
Experience with AWS; Certified developer certification or equivalent
Experience with IT automation tools such as Chef or Ansible server deployment and programming.
Experience with MVC Web Application to manage EC2 instances and reduce conflicts across AWS environments.
Experience building Team Foundation Server (TFS) for Test/Dev environments.
Clearance: Active Secret required at time of hire.
Must have Security + (DoD 8570 series IAT Level II Certification) before hiring.

Preferred Qualifications:
Knowledge of lifecycle process for software development, web applications, and system implementation.
Languages: C#, Java, ISP, XHTML, Java, ASP .Net, RDBMS, SQL, Oracle.
Agile development using SAFe/ SCRUM framework.
RESTful APIs using JSON or other API scripting for automation.
Virtual containerized portable environment technologies such as Docker; PKI and PKI/RSA tools including OpenSSL.

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Potential for Telework:

Yes, 25%

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About 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 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. For more information, visit

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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 [email protected].

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