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Leidos DevOps Software Engineer in Chantilly, Virginia


Job Description:

Job Description:

We have an IMMEDIATE NEED for a Mid-Level Software Development Engineer to provide Agile DevOps support to mission critical systems. As a Software Development Engineer on this program, you will have the opportunity to build strong systems and software utilizing cloud capabilities and gain agile development experience in support of an Enterprise cybersecurity program. Based in DevOps framework, you will participate in and/or direct major deliverables throughout all aspects of the software development lifecycle including scope and work estimation, architecture and design, coding and unit testing.


  • Participate in software programming initiatives to support innovation and enhancement, using Java, JavaScript, and/or Python.

  • Participate in software system validation and testing methods using Junit and Katalon

  • Participate in software solutions to leverage automated deployment technologies

  • Participate in developing prototypes and deploying solutions within Commercial Cloud Solutions leveraging Infrastructure platform services

  • Support the Agile software development lifecycle following Program SAFe practices

  • Apply DevOps tools like Ansible, Docker, and Jenkins to support automated deployment and containerization

  • Participate in systems software development, including deployment of build artifacts across different environments leverage GitFlow constructs

  • Leverage Atlassian tools like JIRA, Bitbucket, and Confluence to track development activities, control source code, and author documentation

  • Create innovative solutions to meet the technical needs of customers.

  • Communicate key project data to team members and build team cohesion and effectiveness.

  • Mentor / assist junior members of the team

  • Provide input/suggestions on technical approach to the Agile Team Leads

    Core Qualifications:

  • Candidate must have BS degree with 2 to 4 years of prior relevant experience

  • Experience with Linux OS, including scripting in a Linux environment using Shell and Bash

  • Experience with coding in Java

  • Experience in multiple of the following areas, and a desire to learn the others:

  • Linux OS scripting

  • Database setup and integration, both relational and NoSQL (e.g., Oracle RDBMS, MySQL, CouchDB)

  • Cloud infrastructure platforms (Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure)

  • DevOps automation tools (Ansible, Chef, Puppet)

  • Source control and Agile development tools (Git, Maven, Jenkins, Bitbucket, Jira, Confluence)

  • Analytics and search engines (Elasticsearch, Splunk, Apache Solr)

  • Experience with automated deployment tools (such as Ansible, Chef, etc.) and associated scripts or manual instruction-based software installation / deployment

  • Experience updating automated deployment scripts or manual deployment instructions for software baseline

  • Understanding of compute, relational database management systems, storage, networking, transport, load balancing, and security constructs as they relate to on premise and cloud infrastructures

  • Knowledge of high availability architectures

  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)

  • Experience as a member of an agile software development team

  • Knowledge of software design patterns

  • Proficiency with MS Office Products (Word, Excel, Visio, & PowerPoint).

  • All candidates must be have an Active TS/SCI clearance to start AND the ability to obtain a CI poly to be considered for the position

  • Current Security+ certification

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with one or more of the following identity, credential, and access management (ICAM) concepts/standards:

  • LDAP or MS Active Directory

  • PKI and TLS/SSL

  • OAuth 2.0

  • OpenID Connect (OIDC)

  • SAML

  • SCIM

  • Multi-factor Authentication (MFA)

  • Familiarity with:

  • HP-Fortify

  • Nessus Vulnerability Assessment

  • OWASP Foundation

  • Experience in identity management and governance, to include single sign-on, identity federation, or enterprise directory architecture and design

  • Experience with web development and use of Reacts, Redux or similar

  • Mobile development

This is a funded position but contingent upon the security clearance crossing over

Pay Range:Pay Range $60,450.00 - $93,000.00 - $125,550.00 REQNUMBER: R-00084588

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an equal opportunity employer/disability/vet.