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DevSecOps Engineer


Applications Engineer


Bedford, Massachusetts, United States


Leidos is a FORTUNE 500 company bringing a mix of innovative technology and sector expertise to customers in the national security, engineering, and the health industries.

The Leidos Defense Group has multiple openings for a Journeyman DevSecOps Engineer located in multiple locations including Warner Robins, VA, Newport News, VA, and Bedford, MA. These positions are a part of a large Military Intelligence Program supporting the USAF Air Combat Command’s Distributed Common Ground System (AF DCGS).

The Mission
The Leidos Defense Group provides a diverse portfolio of systems, solutions, and services covering land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace for customers worldwide. Solutions for Defense include enterprise and mission IT, large-scale intelligence systems, command and control, geospatial and data analytics, cybersecurity, logistics, training, and intelligence analysis and operations support. Our team is solving the world’s toughest security challenges for customers with “can’t fail” missions. From scanning for illicit material at ports and borders to predicting future events and instability up to five years in advance, our products help customers make the world safer. To explore and learn more, click here!

We are expecting award and funding of these positions in February 2024.


  • Work with engineering, security, and operations teams to maintain and/or enhance deployed mission hardware and software to meet performance and security requirements using continuous build, inspection, testing, and deployment processes.

  • Apply security architecture policies and principles to meet system security objectives for confidentiality, integrity, availability, authentication, and non-repudiation requirements.

  • Ensure systems security measures and operations and maintenance activities are documented and updated as necessary.

  • Ensure security patches meet timelines for the operational environment.

  • Verify and update security documentation reflecting application/system security design features.

  • Develop, test, and deploy hardware and software using continuous integration methods, processes, and tools.

  • Select, deploy, implement, and maintain Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) tools, processes, and coding language and standards for developing software.

  • Transition embedded and non-embedded software developed and sustained using traditional software methods into the DevSecOps environment.

  • Conduct functional, connectivity, cybersecurity, and certification testing.

  • Analyze and document software, hardware, or interoperability test results. Identify risks, vulnerabilities, and deficiencies and recommends actions and security measures to correct/mitigate them.

  • Perform security reviews. Assess effectiveness of security controls and identify gaps in security architecture.

  • Develop a security risk management plan. Provide input to the Risk Management Framework process and documentation.

Required Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 4+ years’ experience or master’s degree with 2+ years’ experience; 4 additional years of related experience will be considered in lieu of a Bachelor’s degree.

  • The candidate typically performs all functional duties independently.

  • IAT level II certification, Security+ or equivalent

  • TS/SCI security clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Coordination and collaboration skills

  • AF DCGS weapon system experience is highly desired

Pay Range:

Pay Range $81,250.00 - $146,875.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

Original Posting Date:


While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.