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Job #: R-00050221
Location: Ashburn, VA
Category: Software Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 50%
Clearance: Top Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Intelligence

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Job Description:

The Homeland Security Solutions Operation within Leidos is seeking Full Stack Developers to serve as SCRUM Masters with strong systems, software, cloud, and Agile experience to support a complex program to provide Agile development and operations and maintenance for critical systems on a mission-critical program supporting the Passenger Systems Program Directorate (PSPD) Interface and Support Processes division within Customs and Border Protection (CBP). PSPD supports the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and CBP critical missions, specifically screening and processing travelers at the ports of entry (POEs) into the United States.

In this hands on position, you will work collaboratively to architect, design, build, deliver, and enhance highly available, scalable, real time systems. You will serve as the SCRUM Master for one or more Agile Product Teams.  As the SCRUM Master you will be a servant-leader guiding the team through Sprint Planning, Sprint Demos, Sprint Retrospectives, lead daily SCRUM meetings, and assist with resolution of problems affecting the team’s ability to deliver on commitments.  

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate closely with CBP product owners and product leads associated with the agile product teams you are supporting to ensure common understanding of user stories.

  • Work with technical and product leads to facilitate sprint planning, spring demos, and sprint retrospectives.  Work with technical leads to assist in implementation of process improvements identified as part of the sprint retrospectives.

  • Facilitate daily SCRUM meetings and assist in the resolution of problems affecting the team’s ability to deliver on commitments.

  • Support all aspects of software development (designing, coding, testing, debugging, and maintaining products).

  • •Must be a self-starter with the ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

  • Mentor junior and entry-level software developers to enhance their skills and work with others on product team to develop solutions to impediments preventing completion of work.

  • Effectively communicate technical challenges and potential solutions to leaders within both Leidos and CBP.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or other closely related field with 8 to 12 years of relevant experience or 6 to 10 years of relevant experience with Master’s degree.

  • Applicants must hold a Top Secret security clearance or have a CBP Full BI currently.

  • Certified SCRUM Master with 2 or more years of experience as a SCRUM Master showing consistent ability to act as a servant-leader helping to coach and improve the teams you are supporting.

  • Experience with Confluence and Jira to manage backlogs and facilitate collaboration

  • Minimum of 3-years of software development experience in an Agile/SecDevOps environment with proven ability to deliver on commitments.  Software development experience should include many of the following technologies:

  • Oracle, SQL, Java, HTML5/JavaScript, Frameworks: Angular, Spring MVC, Struts, JSF, Weblogi, OpenShift Container Platform (OCP), JDBC, MyBATIS, Hibernate, Docker, Spring, Spring Boot

  • Knowledge of software design patterns.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Proficiency with MS Office Products (Word, Excel, Visio, & PowerPoint).

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Experience as a software developer supporting one or more products within CBP PSPD

  • Experience with one or more of the following system-to-system interfaces:

  • Web Services both SOAP and REST

  • IBM MQ

  • Kafka

  • S/FTP

  • Experience with DevOps frameworks and proficiency using the following common DevOps tools at a minimum:

  • GitLab

  • Jenkins, SonarQube, JUnit

  • Knowledge and use of React framework to develop WebApps

  • Familiarity with and prior use of test automation, e.g., Selenium, Citrus

  • Experience as a developer within the AWS environment is a plus

  • Knowledge of NoSQL databases in particular MarkLogic is a plus

"External Referral Eligible"


External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:

Yes, 50%

Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret


Yes, 10% of the time

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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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