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Job #: R-00066108-OTHLOC-6314
Location: Remote, United States
Category: Software Development
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 100%
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $2,000.00
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Leidos' Airborne ISR group has an opportunity for a talented, mid-level SecDevOps Engineer to support a critical modernization effort of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) command and control program.

This effort is to meet the government’s objective to modernize the underlying UAS command and control architecture, redesign the command and control front/back end into the Future Airborne Capability Environment (FACE), integrate common services made available through the Army’s Common Operating Environment (COE), and incorporate advanced embedded training technologies to aid in operator-initiated system instruction and refresher training.

Ideally, the selected candidate will be able to work on-site in Huntsville, AL (relocation assistance available). However, there is opportunity for 100% remote work / telework for the right candidate.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Work as a contributor on an agile software program to deliver Secure Development Operations capabilities
  • Collaborate with program development and test engineers to understand CI/CD requirements
  • Lead the team through the completion of various CI/CD objectives and support other teammates in accomplishing team objectives in their area of expertise.
  • Serve as technical resource for the implementation, maintenance, and administration of SecDevOps toolchain infrastructure.
  • Interface with Government personnel, subcontractors and management, to identify required activities, perform collaborative planning, review deliverables, and resolve issues.

Clearance Requirement:

  • Ability to obtain a Secret clearance within first 180 days of employment (requires US citizenship)

Required Education & Experience:

  • BS and 4+ years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 2+ years of prior relevant experience; additional experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • Strong troubleshooting, problem solving, organizational, and verbal/written communication skills
  • Experience supporting mixed Linux and Windows software development tools
  • Software development experience including Java or C++
  • Experience with workflow automation tools (Python, Ansible, Puppet, Terraform, Bash)
  • Experience supporting virtualization and container platforms (VMware, AWS, Docker, Podman)
  • Experience with CI/CD Pipeline tools. (Jenkins, Bamboo)
  • Experience with git distributed version control system (Bitbucket, GitHub)
  • Experience with SecDevOps tool implementation and administration (Jira, Confluence, Nexus, Bitbucket)
  • Experience in Agile development environment (Scrum, Kanban, SAFe)
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Project, Outlook)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with container orchestration (Kubernetes, OpenShift)
  • Experience with Static Code Analysis tools (Fortify, Sonarqube)
  • Experience with security tools (ACAS, SCAP Compliance Checker, McAfee Endpoint Security suite, or other DISA tools)
  • Experience in applying Security and Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) to software technologies
  • Experience with standards NIST SP 800-171 or 800-53

Why Leidos?

We value and support the well-being and mobility of our employees with competitive benefit packages, education/professional development assistance, complementary e-learning training, work-life flexibility, exciting referral programs, and a diverse, inclusive and ethical work place. In fact, in 2021, Leidos was ranked as one of the “World's Most Ethical Companies” by the Ethisphere Institute for the fourth consecutive year.

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Potential for Telework:

Yes, 100%

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Job Family:

Software Development

Pay Range:

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


COVID Response

Please note that effective October 1, to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos business events outside of our facilities, employees, vendors, subcontractors, and visitors will be required to be vaccinated or maintain proof of a weekly negative COVID-19 test. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated or able to show negative COVID-19 test results to access facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. 

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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