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Job #: R-00072743
Location: Patrick Afb, FL
Category: Software Development
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Clearance: Top Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $4,000
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Leidos is hiring a Software Configuration Engineer with an active Top Secret clearance and SCI eligibility to join the US National Data Center mission development and operations team at the Air Force Technical Application Center (AFTAC) on Patrick AFB, Florida. 

The candidate should be fluent with the Git configuration management tool, software configuration processes and systems engineering standards.  

This position focuses on the software build and release process in a DevSecOps environment.  The system resides on several security classification levels.

Development and deployment environments consist of Linux and Solaris, virtual machines, and Cloud environments.  Development languages include Java, C, C++, legacy Fortran, Python, and Perl.  

Effective interpersonal and communication skills are required to perform well as a member of our collaborative, rapid paced, cross-functional team environment.

Primary Responsibilities

Support a multi-disciplinary team to accomplish the software baselines, builds, and promotions in a timely manner

Maintenance and ongoing development of continuous build/ integration infrastructure.

Maintaining build processes for multiple environments, security classification levels, and sites.

Supporting Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) tools integration/ operations/ change management, and maintenance.

Enabling successful release management by moving code from Development and Testing environments to Staging and Production.

Supporting policies, standards, guidelines, governance, and related guidance for both operations and development teams.

Basic Qualifications

Active DoD Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility

BS/BA and 4+ years of relevant work experience; additional  work experience may be considered in lieu of degree  


Current IAT Level II certification (i.e. CompTIA Security+) or willingness to achieve within 6 months of hire

3+ years of Software Configuration Management experience with source code control, configuration management, and code branching/merging strategies 

Recent experience working with Git/GitLab 

Experience with C/C++, C#, Python, Java or similar programming languages.  

Experience working in a multi-level security classification environment

Experience working in a DevSecOps environment and Agile development methodology

Preferred Qualifications

Experience supporting a DoD Customer in a classified environment 

Experience with Oracle RDBMS, PL/SQL, SQL*Plus, shell scripting or perl 

Experience with change management tools (ServiceNow, Jira, IBM Rational Team Concert (RTC))

Experience with full automation of CI Testing.

Certification in SAFe, SCRUM or Kanban

Pay Range:

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 46,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $14.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2022.  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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