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Job #: R-00066088
Location: Chantilly, VA
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 100%
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5000
Group: Intelligence

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Description

Job Description:

Are you ready to work on programs that can potentially CHANGE THE WORLD? Join the BEST and THE BRIGHTEST at Leidos, where we spend every day positively making a difference for our customers with every key stroke! You will enjoy great benefits such as 5 weeks of Paid Time Off, Flexible Schedules, Unlimited Education and Training Support, Paid Parental Leave, Paid Disability Leave, Safe Work Environments AND an incredible internal/external referral bonus program for knowing and sharing great talent with us!!  

PROGRAM SUMMARY:

Leidos was recently awarded the GxNEXT (Follow on to GEOAxIS) contract to provide online, on-demand access to GEOINT content, services, expertise, and support, based upon the user’s known/trusted identity and authoritative attributes/roles. Provides Identity Credential and Access Management (ICAM) services for the customer’s enterprise, as well others in within the DoD organization.   Also provided are five main cyber-relevant services: Authentication (AuthN); Authorization (AuthZ); Digital Policy Management (DPM); Entitlement Management (EM); and Authoritative Attributes (AuthA). Supports the enterprise’s entire ICAM lifecycle, including the maintenance and sustainment of the current operational environments, agile development of new capabilities/ enhancements, integration support, and consumer integration and experience efforts promoting the adoption of ICAM services.

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING:

Leidos is seeking qualified candidates for a DevSecOps Engineer with Ansible expertise. Responsibilities include:

  • Manage and maintain the Red Hat Ansible Tower automation platform

  • Design, create, and deliver playbooks that will enable support automation solutions at scale

  • Administer Ansible infrastructure, perform maintenance and configuration and provide subject matter expertise level support ·

  • Develop, configure, and administer SecDevOps and IT automation solutions ·

  • Understand and simplify large complex enterprise systems

  • Ensure services always remain available during automated deployments

  • Provide technical support to IT ops around automation solution usage

  • Coordinate with the Operations, Systems, and Development teams to identify improvements to the installation and deployment of the software baseline through Ansible

WHAT YOU WILL NEED TO SUCCEED:

  • Bachelors Degree with a minimum of 8 to 12 years of experience or additional relevant years of experience in lieu of degree

  • Minimum of +4 years of hands-on experience with Ansible and creating Ansible playbooks for the installation and deployment of COTS/FOSS, web applications, and containers

  • Experience implementing a continuous integration (CI) / continuous development (CD) pipeline

  • Very good analytical/problem solving skills

  • Experience with AWS and virtualized platforms (VMware/Red Hat Linux),

  • Intermediate scripting skills in Ruby, Python, PL/SQL, PowerShell, and/or Bash

  • Expert level understanding and implementation of RESTful APIs

  • Comfortable with frequent incremental code testing and deployment

  • Ability to adapt to a changing and dynamic environment.

  • Experience working in an agile development environment

HOW TO STAND OUT FROM THE CROWD:

  • Top Secret Security Clearance with eligibility for an SCI

  • Experience tied to US IC/Department of Defense/Federal agency customers is a plus

  • Hands-on technical experience in at least one of the following areas: software development, software test automation, system administration/deployment. 

  • Experience with Atlassian stack (JIRA Confluence, Bitbucket) or comparable Agile management software

  • Experience with git, subversion, or other source management tools

  • Understanding (or experience) with SecDevOps and CI/CD concepts and associated tools, including code build (e.g. Jenkins) and deployment automation (e.g. Ansible, Chef)

  • Attention to detail, with ability to identify and resolve discrepancies in software versions, configuration, and component compatibility

  • Security+ certification is a plus

"External Referral Eligible"

Pay Range:

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COVID Response

Effective October 1, in order to enter Leidos facilities in the US and to attend Leidos business events outside our facilities, employees will be required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry.  Effective December 8, all Leidos employees must be fully vaccinated (2 weeks past final dose) unless they are entitled to a legal accommodation. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC. 

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 www.Leidos.com.

Pay and Benefits

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

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Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to [email protected].

Commitment to Diversity

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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