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Job #: R-00053094
Location: NA, VA
Category: Software Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 100%
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Description

Job Description:

The Defense Group of Leidos has a career opportunity for a talented, Sr. DevOps Engineer to support a critical modernization effort of the Advanced Field Artillery Tactical Data System (AFATDS) in order to satisfy the vision of Program Executive Office (PEO) Command Control Communications - Tactical (C3T) and Project Manager Mission Command.

The AFATDS is a multi-service, automated command, coordination, communication, and computing system that provides automated fire support and coordination to all echelons, from firing unit through theater level, at Army, Marine Corps, Naval Firing Platforms, Navy Command and Amphibious Assault Ships, Air Force Operations Centers, and Joint Command and Control Centers. AFATDS enables the automatic application of the Force Commander’s guidance in the Fires Warfighting Function to plan, execute, and deliver effects at all levels of command within the current and future force. AFATDS can automatically tailor the selection of fire support assets (field artillery, mortars, close air support, naval gunfire, attack helicopters, and offensive electronic warfare assets) based on the Commander’s guidance, thereby enabling maximum effective use of all available fire support assets across the full spectrum of conflict.

The program intends to modernize the underlying AFATDS architecture, update the AFATDS front-end to a modern look and feel smart client interface, and incorporate advanced embedded training technologies to aid in operator initiated system instruction and refresher training.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Support the product development and full waterfall development life cycle of platform architectural design, deployment and debugging (knowledge of Agile is a plus)

  • Establish, implement and manage the environment responsible for a release pipeline to enable fast, but safe delivery of mission critical software to deployment with US Army and other Forces

  • Develop & Maintain sound version control best practices-based CM systems (GIT), including branching and merging strategies

  • Ability to automate release deployments across development, test, staging, Quality Assurance and production stacks using a combination of scripting languages and other automation toolkits

  • Maintain / upgrade / patch tracking and documentation software (Confluence / Jira)

  • Create, Assist, and/or Implement design and maintenance of staged software deployments

  • Identify processes and capabilities that can be streamlined and automated

  • Leverage programming Languages such as C+/#, Ada and Java (U) Proficient with DevOps methodologies including RMF and DoD Safety considerations.

  • Set up and configure a continuous integration environment by leveraging Configuration Management, containerization, serverless technologies, and Kubernetes

  • Architect and develop best practices for software build tools (Gradle, Maven, ANT, Shell) and continuous integration tools (Jenkins, Bamboo), and infrastructure automation (Amazon Web Services, VMWare, Puppet, Chef, Ansible, etc.)

Basic Qualifications

  • BS Degree or higher is required in either Engineering (i.e. Computer, Electrical, Mechanical, Aerospace, etc.) or Computer Science with a minimum of twelve (12) years of related experience (excludes education experience such as Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in relevant field)

  • Ability to obtain a DoD SECRET security clearance

  • US Citizenship is required

  • Must be fluent with GitLab, SonarQube, Gradle, Nexus, Harbor, Anchore, Terraform, Ansible, etc.

  • Strong knowledge of Linux and Linux environments (RHEL 6/7/8, RHCSA/RHCE, CentOS)

  • 10+ years working in an Waterfall and Agile dev environment (excludes education experience such as Bachelor’s or Master degree in relevant field)

  • 10+ years of system architecture required with a demonstrated ability to read the code and understand the coding logic to assist in troubleshooting

  • 10+ years’ experience managing/monitoring AWS cloud and virtualized servers for optimal performance while working in a Platform as a Service (PaaS) environment

  • Experience integrating Jenkins/Bamboo, Docker, and Kubernetes for automated deployment preferred

  • Experience with caching technologies (Memcache, Active MQ, Redis, APC, etc.)

  • Experience with PostgreSQL and PMySQL (Clusters, Replication, and Tuning) and Elasticsearch (Kibana a plus)

  • Knowledge of security practices, networking protocols, firewalls, PCI compliance, etc.

  • Familiarity with software development life cycle models, waterfall, agile, and DevOps programming methodologies

  • Fluent skills in object oriented programming and experience in at least one programming language, such as Java, Ada, C, C++, C#, etc.

  • Experience with Windows system administration, system monitoring, instrumentation, resiliency and performance

  • Experience acquiring in-depth understanding of large complex software systems to isolate defects, reproduce defects, assess risk, and understand varied customer deployments

  • Ability to successfully work with customers, developers, testing, project management, and support Staff

  • Excellent problem solving, analytical skills and technical troubleshooting skills

  • Clarity and precision in verbal and written communications

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with RMF in a software development environment is strongly preferred

  • Experience in applying Security and Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) to software technologies

  • Experience with standards NIST 800-171 / 800-53 and Mil-Std-882E.

  • Experience with AFATDS, Army Common Operating Environment (COE), VMF messaging or other PMO systems

  • Currently possess an active DoD SECRET security clearance

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

Yes, 100%

Clearance Level Required:

None

Travel:

No

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Software Engineering

Pay Range:

Pay Range $110,500.00 - $170,000.00 - $229,500.00

  

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 www.Leidos.com.

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