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Job #: R-00078327
Location: Ashburn, VA
Category: Software Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 75%
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 looking for a Senior Kafka / Elk Developer  to provide leadership on a mission-critical program within Passenger Systems Program Directorate (PSPD) in 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. The candidate  plays a key role in Enterprise Architecture team with primary focus on development of shared services. He/She will work closely with Chief Architect on the program and assist in development of Program key deliverable based on Leidos proprietary frameworks for near real time data collection, aggregation, enrichment, correlation of data ingested from various data sources and build dashboards with valuable data insights.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work within and across Agile teams to design, develop, test, implement, and support technical solutions across a full-stack of development tools and technologies 

  • Work with stakeholders to understand desired application capabilities and testing scenarios 

  • Play a key role in the development of data ingestion pipeline using open source products and deployment in Kubernetes environment in AWS cloud

  • Actively provide feedback while pair programming and in team retrospectives

Basic Qualifications:

  • 10-12 years' development experience

  • At least 4 years’ experience using Kafka and/or Elk

  • BA/BS or equivalent experience and 12+ years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 10+ years or prior relevant experience; OR 4 years of experience in lieu of degree

  • Experience in deploying, troubleshooting Kafka/ELK based solutions in Kubernetes infrastructure in AWS cloud

  • Experience with modern development software, tools, and methodologies; Jenkins, GitLab, Jira, Nexus/Artifactory, Maven

  • Strong verbal and written technical communication skills

  • Ability to liaise with government, vendors and other IT personnel for problem resolution

  • US Citizenship

  • Must be able to maintain and obtain a CBP Background Investigation prior to start

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Extensive understanding and experience programming and designing software using any of the following: Java, J2EE, Angular, ReactJS, Spring MVC, JQuery, JSF, JSP, MyBatis, Hibernate, IBM MQ, Kafka, ELK, PLSQL, Oracle, WebLogic, Tomcat and AWS cloud services

  • Demonstrated experience in network and cyber security design, engineering and operations with emphasis on DHS capabilities

  • Experience with NIST SP 800 series or ISO 27000 series documents for information security management and risk assessment

  • Demonstrated experience with operating systems such as RedHat Linux and Windows Server

  • Demonstrated experience in ITIL, ISO20000 / ISO27001 implementations

  • At least one nationally recognized vendor certification

  • Cloud Technical, Business or TCO Accreditation

  • Cloud Architect, DevOps or SysOps Associate or Professional Certification

  • Active CBP BI

  • CBP experience 

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Pay Range:

Pay Range $94,250.00 - $145,000.00 - $195,750.00

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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 www.Leidos.com.

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