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Job #: R-00058472
Location: Fort Meade, MD
Category: Software Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 75%
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $3000
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

The Defense Group at Leidos has an opening for a Full Stack DevOps Software Engineer for the Global Solutions Management – Operations II (GSM-O II) contract.

This role is primarily remote but candidates must be within commuting distance to Scott AFB, IL or Ft. Meade, MD for on-site support.

The GSM-O II contract includes the Operations, Sustainment, Maintenance, Repair and Defense of the Defense Information System Network (DISN) within the DOD Information Network (DODIN) in support of the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA).

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop automated CI/CD build/deployment pipelines using Cloudbees/Jenkins, Artifactory, OpenShift/Kubernetes, Docker, Ansible and Bitbucket.
  • Assist with the deployment, configuration, testing, troubleshooting, maintenance, updates/upgrades of Kafka and Elastic clusters and environments.
  • Develop automated tests using Ansible, Selenium, JMeter, Junit and/or other applicable tools.
  • Design, develop, document, test and deploy software written in Python, JavaScript, Java and SQL.
  • Work with an Agile team, attend daily scrums and demonstrate working software while collaborating with a geographically distributed (remote) team.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve installation, infrastructure and system issues.
  • Create Kibana visualizations and dashboards using React to provide information to users and support staff.
  • Develop Kafka system integrations between Elasticsearch/Logstash and other systems.
  • Develop robotic process automation (RPA) bots using Automation Anywhere.
  • Proactively and independently identify, report, monitor, and mitigate technical risks.
  • Frequent communication and collaboration with other team members to ensure successful completion of project objectives.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in a related discipline and 8+ years of prior relevant experience.
  • Active DoD Secret clearance
  • Must be willing to obtain Security+ certification or similar DoD 8570 IAT Level II cert
  • 5+ years of full stack software development experience with Python, Java and SQL. Working knowledge of JavaScript.
  • Experience designing, building and deploying DevOps pipelines with Bitbucket, Git, Jenkins, Artifactory and Ansible (or equivalent tools).
  • Full software lifecycle automation experience (design, development, test, deployment), including deployment to a production environment.
  • Experience designing and building automated software testing pipelines using Ansible, Selenium, JMeter, Junit and/or other applicable tools.
  • Experience designing, developing and deploying software in a cloud environment (AWS is a plus).
  • Experience developing software on a UNIX command line platform.
  • Strong communication skills that enable proactive and effective collaboration with a virtual team, including the ability to clearly articulate status and present to both customers and program leadership.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience designing and implementing application deployment pipelines and developing software in a containerized environment with Kubernetes and Docker (OpenShift experience is a plus).
  • Experience with Kafka connector integrations, custom connector development and an understanding of core concepts and working experience with ksqlDB and Kafka Streams.
  • Experience developing Kafka system integrations between Elasticsearch/Logstash and other systems.
  • Experience developing and deploying software in a DoD environment (DISA experience is a plus), including experience building and deploying software applications that meet DoD security standards, including updating applications and code to meet security scans and meeting security implementation guidelines (e.g. STIGs).
  • Database development experience, including experience with triggers and stored procedures.
  • Web development experience, specifically using HTML, JavaScript and UI frameworks such as React.
  • Report and Dashboard development experience with Kibana.
  • Experience with Atlassian tools, including JIRA and Confluence.
  • Experience working remotely with a geographically dispersed team.
  • Prior Software Engineering Team Lead experience, including experience leading an Agile software development team.
  • DOD 8570 IAT level II or III certification such as Security+ CE or CISSP.

GSMO

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

External Referral Bonus $:

$3000

Potential for Telework:

Yes, 75%

Clearance Level Required:

Secret

Travel:

No

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Software Engineering

Pay Range:

#Remote

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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