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Job #: R-00058824
Location: Bellevue, NE
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $4,000
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Looking for an opportunity to make an impact?

At Leidos, we deliver innovative solutions through the efforts of our diverse and talented people who are dedicated to our customer’s success. We are in search for a Lead Agile Systems Engineer supporting the Mission Planning and Analysis Common Services (MPACS) contract in Omaha/Bellevue, NE.

The successful candidate will be energetic, eager to learn and comfortable working in a collaborative team environment.  You will be responsible for for writing and maintaining source code, creating and maintaining software applications and applying frameworks involved in a software release. Duties include computer programming, documenting, managing configuration, testing, and bug fixing involved in creating and maintaining applications and frameworks involved in a software release life cycle and resulting in a software product.  The successful candidate will drive and ensure that the schedule is planned and executed to keep pace with the development activities, serves as a technical liaison between the Contractor and Government and use a variety of approaches to ensure customer requirements are met.  This position requires the ability to work independently with little supervision.

If this sounds like the kind of work and environment where you can thrive, read on and share your resume with us today!

Some of the engaging things you will be doing:

  • Participate in planning, definition, and high-level design of the solutions or alternatives.

  • Enable the Continuous Delivery Pipeline through appropriate design guidelines.

  • Actively participate in the Continuous Exploration process as part of the Continuous Delivery Pipeline, especially in identification, planning, and execution of technical work.

  • Communicate with the customer executive leadership regarding all technical matters on the project.

  • Define subsystems and their interfaces, allocate responsibilities to subsystems, understand solution deployment, and communicate requirements for interactions with solution context.

  • Support technology/engineering aspects of Program planning and execution.

  • Provide oversight and foster Built-In Quality and Team and Technical Agility.

  • Work directly with Agile Team(s) to determine velocity, prioritize tasks, implement requirements and implement automated testing concepts.

  • Manage Product Backlog and assist the Product Owner to arrange the Product Backlog to maximize value.

  • Perform lessons learned and/or root cause analysis for production issues and provide resolutions in a timely manner.

  • Recommend improvements to existing software applications, as necessary. Understand/implement Java services to support a service-based approach.

To be successful in this role you must have the following:

  • BS degree in a technical discipline with 8-12 years of related experience including Agile Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) from conception through end of life.  Experience should include using iterative development, test driven development, introducing testing concepts (both manual and automated) early in the process, and installation and troubleshooting techniques. 

  • 5 years’ experience leading projects using Agile/Scrum development processes and DevSecOps (including continuous integration/continuous delivery (CI/CD) and associated automation techniques) principles. 

  • Excellent problem solving and analysis skills, including the ability to logically create structure and order from unstructured inputs.

  • Self-starter that is able to work independently while possessing the communication skills to work effectively with software development teams, customers, and senior Leidos leadership.

  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.

You will wow us even more if you have these skills:

  • Experience transitioning a program from a waterfall to an incremental delivery methodology

  • Experience with USSTRATCOM ISPAN domain

  • Experience with the use of the Mission Planning and Analysis Common Services (MPACS) for mission planning

  • Top-Secret clearance

  • DOD 8570 IAT level 2 baseline certification

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External Referral Bonus $:


Potential for Telework:


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 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

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