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Job #: R-00070561-OTHLOC-6314
Location: Remote, United States
Category: Software Development
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 100%
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Health

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Job Description:

The Health Growth Solutions (HGS) at Leidos has immediate openings for a Enterprise Services DevOps Engineer to help us shape, develop, and deliver new software solutions leveraging state-of-the art technologies to our government customers and launch new and innovative products into the commercial and government healthcare market. 

Healthcare is one of the fastest growing sectors of the US economy, but the industry faces many challenges in delivering value to providers and payers and in improving patient care outcomes in a highly dynamic marketplace. Our engineers are at the forefront of defining and building solutions to address those challenges using a go-fast agile approach driven by small teams that rely on and value the contributions of each team member.

As part of Enterprise Services (ES) team you will work on improving the current cloud infrastructure (AWS) to achieve expected customer SLA thresholds and extending the platform to support deployments into additional cloud platforms, such as Azure.  You will participate in transitioning efforts to update current cloud infrastructure to multi-tenant SaaS model to lower infrastructure costs, reduce new service on boarding time and generalize resource management. You will have current, hands-on knowledge of relevant open-source infrastructure technologies, such as Kubernetes, Terraform, Kafka, and Mongo, for evaluation, prototyping and spiking solutions, and making recommendations on improvements to the infrastructure.   You will ensure that the platform Reference Implementation (RI) is maintained and kept current, along with the integration services, and that architecture and API documentation is kept up to date. You’ll contribute to the team’s objectives by leading Kanban or sprint planning, daily scrums, product reviews, and retrospectives.  You’ll always respect the opinions of others, accept constructive criticism, share your views with a passion for improving the entire team’s performance, and collaborate openly and positively with your teammates.

You will be part of a small, agile team in the continuing development and support of the ES health domain services and platform, including the APIs, infrastructure, and micro services at the core of our products and solutions for the commercial healthcare market and federal government health customers. You will collaborate with the Lead Software Architect for HGS on roadmap planning for ES to ensure key technologies and upgrades needed to support our products and applications, as well as security patches and upgrades identified by the security engineer, are planned for and implemented. You will contribute and work on tasks by planning and grooming the Jira backlog to support the roadmap. You will work on ES roadmap releases to the Product Teams to keep products and applications on a currently supported baseline.  You will coordinate with your peers on the Leidos Enterprise Application Framework (LEAF) Team to maintain awareness of release dates and content and communicate bugs and enhancements needed for ES. You will participate in the implementation of enhancements to the CI/CD pipeline, including on-going automation of security tools and deployment strategies to support regulatory (e.g., HIPAA) and customer requirements for protecting PII/PHI data.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Participate in the full software development lifecycle, working within broadly defined parameters.
  • Own the delivery of tasks assigned to you on medium to large, complex projects.
  • Identify areas to improve and scale our infrastructure.
  • Develop tools, dashboards and utilities to diagnose and fix problems.
  • Collaborate with team members in achieving ES roadmap goals and maintain backlog for implementation of new technologies and services as well as upgrades and patches.
  • Coordinate with LEAF team on roadmap requirements and bug fixes.
  • Keep the RI updated to the current ES baseline.
  • Keep technical design documentation updated to the current ES baseline.
  • Work closely with other engineers to develop the best technical design and approach for new ES development.
  • Ensure team adheres to Agile processes and software engineering best practices.
  • Share and collaborate with other engineers in the art of building complex, web scale systems.
  • Resolve roadblocks for the development team, working collaboratively with other engineers.
  • Plan and estimate development tasks and work to improve performance metrics.

Basic Qualifications

  • BS and 4 - 8 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 2 - 6 years of prior relevant experience.
  • Experience delivering an entire piece of a system or application.
  • Strong DevOps and infrastructure fundamentals: networking, databases, cloud-based distributed systems, and CI/CD processes and tools.
  • Hands-on experience with containerized applications and orchestration (Docker, Kubernetes).
  • Hands-on experience provisioning, configuring, managing cloud infrastructure resources like AWS services such as S3, EC2, ECS, EKS, Cloud Watch, Lambda etc.
  • Fluent in at least one language: Java, Python, Ruby, or Go.
  • Hands-on experience with Infrastructure As Code (e.g. Terraform, Helm, Ansible).
  • Hands-on experience with Enterprise Service Bus Technologies (Kafka)
  • Hands-on experience with CI/CD processes and tools (Jenkins)
  • Experience with logging, monitoring and alerting systems and tools.
  • Experience with Cloud Technologies (AWS, Azure, GCP)
  • Demonstrated experience understanding of information security best practices.
  • Strong, self-motivated desire to learn new programming languages, tools, frameworks, and techniques.
  • Ability to complete tasking independently with minimal direct supervision.
  • Ability to work and collaborate effectively within a multi-disciplined engineering team.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity with basic web technologies (HTML, CSS, XML, REST, JSON)
  • Experience with software design patterns.
  • Experience with a version control system (e.g., Git).
  • Knowledge of Agile Development methodologies.
  • Experience with multiple operating systems (Mac OSX, Windows, LINUX, etc.).
  • Experience with at least one Relational Database Management System (Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQL Server, etc.).
  • Familiarity with NoSql databases (MongoDB, etc.).
  • Experience working with Leidos Enterprise Application Foundry (LEAF) a plus

Pay Range:

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



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About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® 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 $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit

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