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Job Number:
645029
Job Category:
Information Technology - Software
Location:
RESTON, VA US
Schedule:
Full-time
Travel:
Yes, 10% of the time
Shift:
Day Job
Potential for Teleworking:
Yes
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:
Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:
Secret
Description:
Leidos is looking for passionate software engineers who love cloud infrastructure and services, are just as comfortable in the shell as they are in an IDE, have a strong application security background, are comfortable in a polyglot environment, and may not have all the answers but know how to find them. You are eager to learn and apply concepts in new ways. Designing and building new cloud services and platforms gets you excited to take on the challenge.
 
What you will do…
Help to define the future of our cloud automation and container-based deployment strategies.
Develop automation methods and services that will be used by various application teams.
Work with a variety of application teams, Ops teams and architects in a DevOps environment.

Qualifications:
Required Education and Skills:

 
Passion and demonstrated experience in improving the reliability and operational automation of complex, multi-tier systems.
Experience with container management platforms ( Mesos, Swarm, and Kubernetes) and container runtimes(Docker).
Experience with cloud services (AWS and/or Azure).
Experience with addressing performance issues across the whole stack from the applications to operating system.
Have built scalable cloud native applications and migrated heritage apps.
Good understanding of cloud fundamental design patterns, Redhat internals and shell programming.
Experience building scalable automation in one of the following; “infrastructure as Code” (Python, JSON, Ansible, Puppet and Chef).
Experience building business critical large scale system with extreme availability and scalability.
Understanding and experience with agile software development and DevOps methodologies and tooling.
BS degree and 4+ years of relevant experience or
MS degree and 2+ years of relevant experience.


Desired Skills:


Security + certification.
AWS certification.
Significant hands on software engineering experience.
Successful track record of delivering quality results in complex cross-functional projects.
Experience with large-scale distributed systems, service oriented architectures and micro-services.
Solid understanding of the Software as a Service (SaaS) and Platform as a Service (PaaS) models.
Java and object-oriented development experience.
 

Leidos Overview:
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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