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Job #: R-00070909
Location: Ashburn, VA
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5000
Group: Intelligence

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Job Description:

Leidos is looking for a Software Engineering Manager that can oversee the development and delivery of customer mission critical software applications used to remotely operate and maintain equipment deployed to secure our nation’s borders.

Applicants should be a seasoned software manager/developer with at least 12 years’ experience delivering high quality and secure web-based/containerized applications applying Agile methodologies and SecDevOps principles.

Applicants should have good leadership and communication skills in order to effectively lead a team of approximately 25 developers organized into 2-3 Agile development teams.

Applicants must be innovative and self-motivated to research new technologies and find and evaluate innovative solutions that address customer unique mission needs and solve unanticipated problems. 

Applicants should be good stakeholder managers and prepared to work with the customer to identify and manage requirements, coordinate demonstrations, and report and provide transparency to project status.

•Manage and retain staff with the software skills needed to support the engineering, operation, and maintenance of border security systems/applications
•Monitor and report team and software performance metrics to identify improvement opportunities and drive efficiencies.
•Work with customer stakeholders to understand and capture user requirements
•Coordinate with Scrum Team Product Owners/Scrum Masters and be a servant-leader to resolve issues and remove project obstacles
•Coordinate demonstrations with system/application stakeholders
•Document lessons learned
•Ensure quality of applications delivered and that applications are fit for use and purpose.
•Coordinate with external organizations e.g., to obtain necessary infrastructure services necessary to deliver software capabilities to end users and to obtain ATO
•Establish an efficient CI/CD pipeline to support the continuous delivery of software enhancements and fixes.

Experience managing software project that leverage the following technologies desirable:
•JavaScript, Bootstrap-Vue, Node.js 
•Hypertext Markup Language (HTML), Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) 
•RESTful/Web APIs
•JSON Web Tokens 
•Amazon Services including, Azure AD, RDS PostgreSQL, RDS SQL Server, S3
•Single sign-on e.g., OAuth, Kerberos)
•Map/Geographic Tools
oOpenStreetMap (OSM) 

•Test and Development Tools including:
oJenkins CI/CD Pipeline 

Education/Experience:  Candidates must have a Bachelors degree and 12 – 15 years of prior relevant experience or Masters degree with 10 – 13 years of prior relevant experience.

Pay Range:

Covid Guidance

In order to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. 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® 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 44,000 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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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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