DevOps Engineer

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Industry Type: IT Sector
  • Industry Location: Laurel
  • Experience: NA
  • No. of Positions: 1
  • Primary Skills: Engineers Engineer Quality Python Perl Java Engineering Configuration Management Architect
  • Secondary Skills: Web Computer Mechanical Aerospace Linux MySQL Windows Systems
  • Job Location: Laurel, Maryland
  • Posted Date: Posted today
Job Description


Job Description:

Leidos is currently looking for multiple, talented DevOps Engineers to join a long-standing development program. You will enjoy great benefits such as 5 weeks of Paid Time Off, Flexible Schedules, Discounted Stock Purchase Plans, Unlimited Education and Training Support, Paid Parental Leave, Paid Disability Leave, Safe Work Environments AND a $20k Sign-on Bonus for this position upon funding and hire onto the program!

Program Summary:
Leidos is currently seeking experienced individuals for exciting opportunities on a TTO-based contract that supports the customer's Capabilities organization. One key TTO delivers a platform that hosts an expanding set of core services, analytic tools, data compliance, and security services to the TechSIGINT community. Incorporating DevOps, SAFE, and other best practices to design, develop and deploy software, we adhere to a rigorous release schedule for the SDK. In addition, we provide software maintenance and enhancements, systems engineering and administration, and quality assurance to an operational system of critical importance to SIW. The team works collaboratively across various organizations implementing the latest technology (AWS, containerization, DevOps, metrics and monitoring, etc.) to support the mission and meet the customer's needs in a proactive manner.

Leidos is seeking multiple DevOps Engineers to support a Leidos Prime Program in the development, integration, deployment, and sustainment of critical systems. The DevOps Engineer(s) will:

  • Support the development life cycle of platform architectural design, deployment and debugging
  • Building a release pipeline to enable fast, but safe delivery of critical business software to Production
  • Develop & Maintain sound version control best practices-based CM systems (GIT), including branching and merging strategies
  • Ability to automate release deployments across development, test, staging, Quality Assurance and production stacks using a combination of scripting languages and other automation toolkits
  • Maintain / upgrade / patch tracking and documentation software (Confluence / Jira)
  • Create, Assist, and/or Implement design and maintenance web service infrastructure and deployments
  • Identify processes and capabilities that can be streamlined and automated
  • Leverage programming Languages such as Python, Ruby, Perl, and Java (U) Proficient with DevOps or Site Reliability Engineering methodologies
  • Set up and configure a continuous integration environment by leveraging Configuration Management, containerization, serverless technologies, and Kubernetes
  • Architect and develop best practices for software build tools (Gradle, Maven, ANT, Shell) and continuous integration tools (Jenkins, Bamboo), and infrastructure automation (Amazon Web Services, VMWare, Puppet, Chef, ansible, etc.


  • Bachelor's Degree or higher is required in either Engineering (i.e. Computer, Electrical, Mechanical, Aerospace, etc.) or Computer Science with a minimum of eight (8) years of related experience (excludes education experience such as Bachelor's or Master's degree in relevant field)
  • Strong knowledge of Linux and Linux environments (RHEL 6/7/8, RHCSA/RHCE, CentOS)
  • Must be fluent with Git
  • 5+ years working in an Agile dev environment
  • Experience integrating Jenkins/Bamboo, Docker, and Kuberenetes for automated deployment preferred
  • Experience with caching technologies (Memcache, Active MQ, Redis, APC, etc.)
  • Experience with MySQL (Clusters, Replication, and Tuning) and Elasticsearch (Kibana a plus)
  • Knowledge of security practices, networking protocols, firewalls, PCI compliance, etc.
  • 5+ years of system architecture required with a demonstrated ability to read the code and understand the coding logic to assist in troubleshooting
  • Experience with Windows system administration, system monitoring, instrumentation, resiliency and performance
  • 5+ years' experience managing/monitoring AWS cloud and virtualized servers for optimal
  • performance while working in a Platform as a Service (PaaS) environment
  • Familiarity with software development life cycle models, agile, and DevOps programming methodologies
  • Fluent skills in object oriented programming and experience in at least one programming language, such as Ruby, C, C++, GO, Python, or Java
  • Experience acquiring in-depth understanding of large complex software systems to isolate defects, reproduce defects, assess risk, and understand varied customer deployments
  • Ability to successfully work with customers, developers, testing, project management, and support Staff
  • Excellent problem solving, analytical skills and technical troubleshooting skills
  • Clarity and precision in verbal and written communications

Specific Program Listings: careers.leidos.com/CSSRC

Please visit careers.leidos.com/CSS20k for details and a full list of eligible opportunities.

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Job Family:
Systems Engineering

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