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Job #: R-00073733
Location: Ashburn, VA
Category: Software Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 50%
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5000
Group: Intelligence

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Description

Job Description:

The Homeland Security Solutions Operation within Leidos is seeking a Biometrics Systems Engineer SME with strong biometrics and systems engineer experience to support a complex program. You will support the full system engineering lifecycle, including requirements analysis, design, development, integration, test, documentation, and implementation following defined best practices and operational workflows. This program will provide Agile development, operations and maintenance for critical systems on a mission-critical program supporting the Passenger Systems Program Directorate (PSPD) Interface and Support Processes division within Customs and Border Protection (CBP). PSPD supports the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and CBP critical missions, specifically screening and processing travelers at the ports of entry (POEs) into the United States.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Experience with integrating commercial software tools and APIs for custom application development.

  • Expertise knowledge of biometrics standards.

  • Interface with project team members using Agile SCRUM and SAFe frameworks to deliver features that enhance system capabilities and facilitate CBP’s mission.

  • Ability to architect new biometric solutions while leveraging leading edge technologies to be at the forefront of thought leadership in the field.

  • Agile Scrum and Ceremony experience; Project Management; Software Development Oversight/management.

  • Experience with research, including developing, designing, and executing research plans.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Applicants must be a US Citizen with ability to acquire customer specific background Investigation prior to start.

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related discipline with 8-12 years of prior relevant experience.

  • 3 or more years in the following areas:

    • Experience with biometric concepts and designing algorithms.

    • Developing features in computer vision, image processing, or machine learning.

    • Experience with using computer vision or machine learning libraries.

  • Knowledge of standard biometric algorithms for multiple modalities, with a strong focus on facial recognition.

  • Experience with facial biometric toolsets.

  • Ability to generate scientific data from various datasets and generate custom analysis reports.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active CBP BI.

  • Certified Scrum Master

  • BS degree in STEM program

  • Experience/Understanding of OBIM IDENT/HART programs with IXM service

  • Experience on AWS, CI/CD, SecDevOps is a plus.

  • Experience developing algorithms for biometrics.

  • Worked in Agile environment.

  • Ability to drive change based on trends collected from System and User base.

  • Mobile App Support is a plus.

  • Certifications is a plus

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Covid Guidance for the US

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 www.Leidos.com.

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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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