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Job #: R-00074589-OTHLOC-PL-2D2393
Location: San Antonio, TX
Category: Software Development
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 75%
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $3000
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Leidos is a FORTUNE 500 company bringing a mix of innovative technology and sector expertise to customers in the national security, engineering, and the health industries. Leidos is seeking a DevSecOps Engineer for a position as part of a team supporting the Defense Information Security Agency (DISA) at Ft Meade.  This is a telework friendly position but will require the employee to report to the site as required by the customer.

The DevSecOps Engineer is responsible for supporting tasks on the contract related to the UCSA DevSecOps.  This includes development of tools, analytics, and visualization capabilities supporting the DCO warfighter with the objective of delivering value to the end user as quickly and securely as possible. In the context of this effort, an analytic is described as a coded algorithm (or set of algorithms) that perform a mathematical operation on ingested data. An analytic capability is an application pulling together one or more analytics with a visualization component to view and/or manipulate data. Analytic capabilities can be defined as applications developed as GOTS or existing COTS solutions.

This is a telework friendly position but will require the employee to report to a DISA site as required by the customer. DISA sites- Pensacola, Columbus, Fort Meade, Alabama, San Antonio, and Scott AFB.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Under broad direction, provides expert support, analysis and research into especially complex problems, and processes relating to the subject matter.
  • Serves as technical expert on high-level project teams providing technical direction, interpretation and alternatives.
  • Thinks independently and demonstrates superior written and oral communications skills.
  • Possesses an understanding and experience in the application of technical principles, theories, and concepts in the field.
  • Provides technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems.
  • Solutions are imaginative, thorough, practicable, and consistent with organizational objectives. Works under only general direction. Independently determines and develops approach to solutions.
  • Contributes to the completion of specific programs and projects.
  • Knowledge in a particular area of Information Technology (e.g., Information Systems Architecture, Telecommunications Systems Design, Architecture, Implementation, Information Systems Integration, Software Development Methodologies, Security Engineering, Communications and Network Systems Management), or a specific functional area (e.g., finance, logistics, and operations research).

Basic Qualifications

  • BA/BS in a technical discipline with at least 5 years of experience, additional experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • Proficient in Python
  • Qualified IA personnel IAW DoDD 8570 and DoDD 8140, minimum of IAT II or ability to obtain within 90 days of hire.
  • Active Secret Clearance Required with ability to obtain a Top Secret
  • US Citizenship

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiar with the Big Data Platform (BDP)
  • Familiarity with coding applications that utilize the following cloud backend components: Elastic, Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS), Hadoop Database (HBASE), Accumulo, PostgreSQL, Storm, Spark, Kafka, and various middleware components.
  • Familiarity with modern software architecture frameworks, service-oriented architecture and design patterns.
  • Experience with Network Enclaves
  • Experience with tools like Maven and Sonatype Nexus
  • Experience with software repo and build tools like Gitlab, GitHub, Jenkins, etc.
  • Experience with popular cloud platforms like AWS or AWS GovCloud.
  • Experience with networking in cloud platforms.
  • Knowledge of Kubernetes or other containerization orchestration platforms.
  • Experience with scripting languages like Python, JavaScript, etc. 

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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 43,000 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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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.

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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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