The National Solutions Group at Leidos has an opening for Site Reliability Engineering to focus on the overall reliability of a complex and ever-changing system with a fast growing user base. Your responsibilities will include maintaining complex computer systems by writing code to automate software releases, monitor systems, and detect and fix problems before users even know there's an issue. You use these skills to improve site performance overall reliability.
As a Site Reliability Engineer, you will:
Work alongside the development team to ensure speedy and reliable software deployments, monitor systems, and improve overall reliability of the platform. In addition, as you discover and document system bugs, you have the motivation to go off and fix them yourself.
Develop features to automate, scale, test, and secure the cloud infrastructure and the pipelines
Enhance performance monitoring of the various systems
Identify performance bottlenecks and optimize the performance of cloud infrastructure
Perform and support deployments to multiple AWS cloud systems
The ideal site reliability engineer candidate is either a software engineer with a good administration background or a highly skilled system administrator with knowledge of coding and automation.
Must be a highly adaptable engineer who are willing to step outside of their comfort zone to accomplish the mission
BS and 4 – 8 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 2 – 6 years of prior relevant experience.
Candidate must have a TS/SCI clearance and have or be willing to obtain a current Polygraph
Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field
Strong Infrastructure as Code programming skills
Advanced automated script design, coding, debugging, and maintenance skills (using bash, python, etc.)
Experience in CI/CD toolsets (e.g. Jenkins, GitLab, SonarQube, etc.)
Experience with Containerization (Docker) and Container Orchestration (Kubernetes)
Good command of Linux/Unix and command line knowledge
Experience in application administration, configuration, and integration
Familiarity with agile development methodologies
Skilled and disciplined to work with a distributed team
Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment with multiple deadlines is essential
Passion for new technologies, software, and processes
Significant experience with cloud native technologies
Familiarity with AWS
Current certification compliant with DoD 8570 IAT level 3 (COMPTIA Security +)
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
External Referral Bonus $:5000
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Top Secret/SCI
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Software Development
Pay Range:Pay Range $71,500.00 - $110,000.00 - $148,500.00
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 40,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $12.30 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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