The Homeland Security Solutions Operation within Leidos is seeking a Biometrics Software Developer with strong systems, software, cloud, and Agile experience to support a complex program to provide Agile development and operations and maintenance for critical systems on a mission-critical program supporting the Passenger Systems Program Directorate (PSPD) 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.
In this hands on position, you will work collaboratively to architect, design, build, deliver, and enhance highly available, scalable, real time systems. You will exercise your judgment in determining and recommending the best designs based on customer business objectives, timelines and other resource constraints. You will participate in and/or direct major deliverable of projects through all aspects of the software development life cycle including scope and work estimation, architecture and design, coding and unit testing.
Performs technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk, and support ability and effectiveness analyzes.
Must be a self-starter, strong leader, and have the ability to work independently with little supervision.
BS degree and and 8+ years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6+ years of prior relevant experience; OR 4 years of experience in Lieu of degree
Knowledge of software design patterns.
Experience with an issue/problem tracking system (e.g., Jira).
Proficiency with MS Office Products (Word, Excel, Visio, & PowerPoint).
Proficiency with common Agile practices, service-oriented environments, and better development practices
Experience with DevOps frameworks
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Must be able to obtain a CBP Limited Background Investigation prior to start; and obtain a Full B/I post hire
Experience with Biometrics
Experience with CBP
Experience on AWS, CI/CD, SecDevOps
Pay Range:Pay Range $94,250.00 - $145,000.00 - $195,750.00
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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