Lead Software Engineer

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Information Technology - Software
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Leidos is looking for a high-octane lead software engineer to lead software engineering efforts for the US Army Nett Warrior program. Responsible for coordinating with various stakeholders including customer, end user, program management, industry partners, subcontractors, software engineers, and other feature development teams.  This position requires strong leadership skills in order to lead a multi-skilled, complex, technical team of individuals. Excellent communication, team building and prioritization skills, as well as the ability to be flexible and responsive in a fast paced environment are needed. 

If you like doing these you will love this job:
- Lead Software Engineering efforts through all phases including planning, requirements definition, design, implementation, unit test, system test, demonstrations, and operations.
- Develop and field innovative mobile, cloud-based, and client-server solutions including GO (language), Amazon Web Services (AWS), Tactical Assault Kit (TAK), Application Store, Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), Public Key Infrastructure (PKI).
- Collaborate with multiple stakeholders to evaluate current state and propose improvements to future releases and phases.
- Implement and own the agile/iterative development processes as scrum master or team member.
- Provide direction, mentoring, and training to engineering staff.

To be successful in this role you need the following
- BS degree and 8 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6. Additional years of experience and/or relevant certifications may be considered in lieu of degree.
- Must have an active Secret security clearance.
- Experience with the following:
- Leading and supervising a team of software engineers
- Android mobile development and GO language
- TAK / Android TAK (ATAK) / Windows TAK (WINTAK)
- Developing and implementing Service Oriented Architectures, including service-to-service communications, service discovery, and fault tolerance
- Public Key Infrastructure development and implementation
- Experience and expertise developing architectures across local devices, servers, client-server, and cloud-based environments.
- Experience using and developing Interface Control Documents (ICD).
- Experience with facilitating agile/scrum for the team (product/release planning, sprint planning, daily stand-ups, sprint review, sprint Retrospective).
- Experience working directly with customers and end users to discuss their requirements and objectives.
- Excellent presentation skills.
- Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Nice to have:
- Certified Scrum Master (CSM), PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP), Certified Scrum Professional (CSP) or SAFe Agilist (SA) certification


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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