DevOps Software Engineer


Job Description:

Come put your software engineering skills into action! The Leidos Defense Group has openings for talented entry-level DevOps Engineers to come work in one of our state of the art Leidos Software Factories in Orlando, FL . In this role, you will join dynamic Agile software teams that are singularly focused on providing world class solutions to our customers in an exciting, collaborative, and inclusive environment. You will be challenged and provided a tremendous opportunity for growth in a customer-facing, fast-paced, and engaging environment.

Primary Responsibilities

These are some of the cool stuff you will be doing:
  • Design, develop, troubleshoot, and debug automation solutions for development, test and production environments.
  • Manage private and public cloud infrastructures via code, designing reusable infrastructure components for scalable, highly-available, secure architectures for cloud-based applications.
  • Enable the continuous integration and continuous delivery of our diverse suite of software products by applying best practices for infrastructure provisioning, configuration and automated software deployments.
  • Continually evaluate and apply best practices to facilitate continuous improvement that can be applied across teams.
  • Develop migration solutions to move content (source code, artifacts, tracking tickets, documentation, CI/CD pipelines, etc.) to other environments and/or tools.
  • Own small parts of the overall solution for a project or program.

Basic Qualifications

To be successful in this role you must have the following:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or similar field and less than 2 years' experience. Additional experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
  • Familiarity with Agile and DevSecOps concepts and best practices.
  • Fundamental background with software design patterns and programming languages.
  • Excellent problem solving and analysis skills.
  • Self-starter that is able to work independently while possessing the communication skills to work effectively with software development teams and customers.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to support program execution in classified environments.
  • Must be a US citizen with the ability to obtain U.S. DoD TS/SCI w/ Polygraph security clearance.

Preferred Qualifications

You will wow us even more if you have these skills:
  • Experience with Linux and Windows operating systems, network administration, and networking protocols/functions (e.g., HTTP, HTTPS, SSL/TLS, SMTP, DNS)
  • Experience provisioning and managing resources within IaaS/Cloud infrastructures (e.g., Azure, AWS, Google Cloud Platform, etc.)
  • Experience with container technologies such as Docker and container orchestration tools like Kubernetes
  • Experience with GitOps tools like Terraform, CloudFormation, Chef, Puppet, Ansible or similar technologies
  • Professional cybersecurity certification such as Security+, or similar.

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