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Job #: R-00055883
Location: Aurora, CO
Category: Software Development
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5000
Group: Intelligence

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Description

Job Description:

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.

Primary Responsibilities:

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.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 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

  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • 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

Travel:

No

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Software Development

Pay Range:

Pay Range $71,500.00 - $110,000.00 - $148,500.00

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 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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Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

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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 Leidos.com 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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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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