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Job #: R-00064711
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: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $3,000
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Leidos has a Chief Agile Software Engineer position open near Offutt AFB, NE supporting the Air Vehicle Planning System (APS) contract.  The successful candidate will serve as an enabler in terms of ensuring that the technical architecture is planned and executed to keep pace with the development activities, serves as a technical liaison between the Contractor and Government and uses a variety of approaches to ensure customer requirements are met.  This position requires that be able to work independently with little supervision. You should have excellent organization and problem-solving skills.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Leading 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.
  • 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.
  • Maintain traceability between requirements, design and test cases.
  • 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.
  • Develop and maintain technical documentation.
  • 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.

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS degree in a technical discipline with 12+ years of recent experience with 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. May be able to substitute additional years of experience in lieu of a degree.
  • 5 years experience leading projects using Agile/Scrum development processes and DevSecOps (including continuous integration/continuous delivery (CI/CD) and associated automation techniques) principles. 
  • Secret security clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience transitioning a program from a waterfall to an incremental delivery methodology
  • Top Secret security clearance.
  • Experience with USSTRATCOM ISPAN domain
  • Experience with the use of the Air Vehicle Planning System (APS) for mission planning
  • DOD 8570 IAT level 2 baseline certification


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Clearance Level Required:



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, civil, and health markets. The company’s 43,000 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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