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Job #: R-00070993
Location: Charlottesville, VA
Category: Software Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 50%
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $2,000
Group: Defense

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Description

Job Description:

At Leidos, everything we do is built on our commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our employees, and our communities. Learn more about the values and culture that are the foundations of our business. Our mission is to make the world safer, healthier, and more efficient through information technology, engineering, and science. We offer a robust benefits package including competitive salaries; comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage; flexible work schedule to allow for life/work balance; tuition reimbursement and more.

Come put your DevOps skills into action! The Leidos Digital Modernization Accelerator has an opening for a talented Lead DevOps Engineer. The Digital Modernization Accelerator drives Leidos’ technology-based differentiation in modernization of enterprise-scale information technology. The Accelerator provides discriminating technologies, reusable solutions for captures and programs, scalable solutions and enterprise resources, and thought leadership in Digital Modernization. The Accelerator develops innovative and differentiated digital modernization solutions for integration and implementation across all of Leidos’ customers. The Accelerator develops these solutions through a mixture of Internal Research & Development (IRAD), Contract R&D (CRAD), strategic vendor partnerships, and harvesting of innovative solutions from existing programs and the Leidos CIO office. These differentiated solutions provide value in our customers’ environments that require massive scale, heterogeneity, mission criticality, resiliency,

Primary Responsibilities

Principal DevOps Engineers enable the continuous integration and continuous delivery of our diverse suite of software products by applying best practices for infrastructure provisioning, configuration and automated software deployments. You will leverage open-source and fit-for-purpose tools to manage private and public cloud infrastructures via code, designing reusable infrastructure components for scalable, highly-available, secure architectures for cloud-based applications. You will continually evaluate and recommend best practices to facilitate continuous improvement that can be applied across teams. You will lead the development of solutions that impact strategic project/program goals and business results, as well as recommend and develop new technical solutions, products, and/or standards in support of corporate strategy and operations. You will lead and manage work of other technical staff that has significant impact on project results/outputs, as well as resolve highly complex problems using significant application of technical knowledge, conceptualizing, reasoning and interpretation. You will develop solutions that are highly innovative and are achieved through research and integration of best practices, and serve as a subject matter expert within your technical domain area.

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's degree and twelve (12) to fifteen (15) years of experience performing DevOps activities in a professional capacity. Additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree

Experience with Linux and Windows operating systems, network administration, and networking protocols/functions (e.g., HTTP, HTTPS, SSL/TLS, SMTP, DNS)

Experience provisioning and managing resources within IaaS/Cloud infrastructures (e.g., Azure, AWS, Google Cloud Platform, etc.)

Experience with CI/CD tools such as Gitlab

Experience with container technologies such as Docker and container orchestration tools like Kubernetes

Experience with service mesh technologies such as Consul, Istio, Kong, or similar technologies

Experience with automated provisioning and configuration tools like Terraform, CloudFormation, Chef, Puppet, Ansible or similar technologies

Experience with Kubernetes management tools such as Rancher or similar technologies

Experience with datastores such as Cassandra, PostgreSQL, or similar technologies

Experience with message brokering and pub/sub technologies

Excellent problem solving and analysis skills, including the ability to logically create structure and order from unstructured inputs.

Experience with programming languages like Python, Ruby on Rails, Go, or similar languages

Self-starter that is able to work independently while possessing the communication skills to work effectively with software development teams and customers.

Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.

Ability to obtain U.S. DoD Secret security clearance.

Preferred Qualifications

Professional cybersecurity certification such as Security+, or similar.

AWS or Microsoft Azure certification

Pay Range:

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 January 18, 2022, 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.

Securing Your Data

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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