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Job #: R-00086082
Location: San Diego, CA
Category: Software Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5000
Group: Intelligence

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Description

Job Description:

Leidos is seeking an experienced Cloud Engineer to support the iApp program in San Diego, CA. The Cloud Engineer is technical and well versed in performing AWS configurations and deploying cloud initiatives.

Leidos ranks as a top industry leader for its high performance and high reliability ensuring priority of our nation’s safety. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter.  

We welcome all those who have big ideas, crave innovation and have the passion to bring the warfighter home safe. With a 9/80 schedule, and every other Friday off, our flexible work environment provides you a chance to change the world without giving up your personal life. This is your chance to join a dynamic team working across multiple disciplines with opportunities to further expand your knowledge and grow your career.

Sound like a team you want to be a part of? Come join our mission! 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide oversight for members on the engineering team to identify and implement the most optimal cloud-based solutions.
  • Work closely with Operations teams and application owners to solve complex technical problems related to cloud hosted systems that require escalation. 
  • Responsible for establishing standard operating procedures that will monitor the infrastructure/security for Cybersecurity and Information Assurance domains.
  • Present feedback to management on process improvements and areas of concern.
  • Oversee day-to-day operation of various engineering solutions.
  • Work independently and collaboratively in a team environment with strong communication and interpersonal skills.

What you will like about this position… 

  • Being part of an amazing team of professionals all passionate about the vision of the product suite and the positive impact it provides to our many customers.
  • Implementing a wide variety of technologies and the use of powerful industry-standard development tools and practices.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Active U.S. Secret security clearance required.
  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent with 4+ years’ experience.  At least 3+ years of experience with building, deploying, managing, and operating cloud solutions.  Following are a list of required and preferred languages, frameworks and skillsets.
  • Experience with Amazon cloud services or similar (e.g. managing AWS frameworks using infrastructure as code (IaC) with Terraform and CloudFormation.)
  • Experience working within Windows and Linux.
  • Experience in building or configuring cloud-based container components.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic team environment, and possess time management skills to meet schedules and participate in the scrum.
  • Experience establishing standard operating procedures (SOPs).
  • Experience with assessing risk of technical solution paths.
  • Works well in a team environment and has excellent written and communication skills.
  • Someone with strong problem solving and decision making ability.
  • Detail oriented with experience interacting with customers.

Preferred (some subset of the following):

  • AWS Certified Solution Architect, Professional (or equivalent experience)
  • Experience with CloudFront and Lambda @ Edge or similar.
  • Experience with CloudFormation and/or other tools infrastructure as code.
  • Experience with Amazon Elastic Container Service (ECS) and containerization.
  • Experience provisioning Operational and Test Networks.
  • Experience transitioning legacy systems into the cloud.
  • Experience with Virtual Machine management.
  • Ability to manage workload within multiple projects, delivering results within agreed deadlines.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment both independently and in a team.
  • Flexible and able to adapt to new processes and requirements in a dynamic environment.
  • Ability to manage workload within multiple projects, delivering results within agreed deadlines.
  • Experience in Scrum Methodology or other Agile environments.

    Pay Range:

    Pay Range - -

    The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

    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.

    Pay and Benefits

    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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    Beware of fake employment opportunities using Leidos’ name. Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information during any part of the employment application process (i.e., ask you for money), nor will Leidos ever advance money as part of the hiring process (i.e., send you a check or money order before doing any work). Further, Leidos will only communicate with you through emails that are generated by the Leidos.com automated system – never from free commercial services (e.g., Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail) or via WhatsApp, Telegram, etc. If you received an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information (e.g., about you or your previous employer), and you are concerned about its legitimacy, please make us aware immediately by emailing us at [email protected].

    If you believe you are the victim of a scam, contact your local law enforcement and report the incident to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission.

    Commitment to Diversity

    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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