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Job #: R-00065205
Location: Rockville, MD
Category: Software Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 75%
Clearance: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Health

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Job Description:

The Government Health and Safety Solution Operation is seeking a Jr DevOps Engineer, contingent upon contract award, with a background in configuring fully automated CI/CD pipeline/workflows and in supporting J2EE stack based applications to support our federal client within a fast paced DevOps environment in Rockville, MD.


• Install and manage various components of DevSecOps pipeline at the Enterprise level to support highly complex large-scale application landscape and data center environment (both on-premises and in GovCloud)

• Use applications architecture experience to review and understand the design/architecture of several hundred applications; work with the technical lead and other stakeholders to recommend enterprise level application-development modernization standards

• Research/recommend the best practices on GitLab branching, Jenkins CI/CD plug-ins/ workflows, code review/scans best practices/tools, automated testing practices, etc.

• • Work with the DevSecOps engineering team to recommend, prototype, install and configure DevSecOps eco-system including tools like Jenkins, Fortify, GitLab, SonarQube, Selenium, Docker, etc.

• Work with the application team leads and architects to define software development and automated testing standards; introduce Test solutions such as Test/Behavior Driven development while showing a working knowledge of Cucumber, Gherkin, Karma, Jasmine,etc.

• Work closely with the application teams and assist with transitioning those teams to DevSecOps based platforms

• Assist with documenting the Agile development and delivery workflows while aligning those with the Scrum based agile processes

• Ensure availability of DevSecOps environment by proactively administering the systems

• Work closely with the data center operations teams to support the operations on systems hosting DevSecOps eco-system

Required Qualifications:

•Bachelor’s Degree and 2 years of overall IT experience at a senior level technical role supporting enterprise systems/application development projects

• 1+ in supporting DevSecOps platforms while designing, installing, configuring and maintaining various components of the pipeline ecosystem

• Expertise in linux systems administration/engineering

• Experience designing DevSecOps pipelines for application development teams with Containerization or Cloud-based deployment solutions

• 1+ years of experience with DevOps CI/CD pipeline tools such as Jenkins (open source or enterprise), GitLab, TravisCI or Atlassian Bamboo

• • Experience with Code Scans and application level security and monitoring solutions

• Experience with Linux systems design, engineering and administration experience with demonstrated advancement to guide technology decisions

• Strong conceptual, analytical, judgment and communication abilities.

Requires ability to obtain a Public Trust Security Clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Previous experience supporting FDA or other federal agency

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External Referral Bonus $:

Potential for Telework:

Yes, 75%

Clearance Level Required:

Public Trust



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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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