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Digital Infrastructure (DI) Field Engineer


Applications Engineer


Melbourne, Florida, United States


Leidos has an opening for a highly qualified Field Engineer for the Multi-Domain Solutions Division. This is an exciting opportunity to bring your experience to support across all-domain large-scale weapon systems, Information Technology Systems, and Command and Control Systems to realize the Department of Defense Joint All-Domain Command and Control (JADC2). In this role you will support an Integrated Product Team (IPT) for the Advanced Battle Management System (ABMS) Digital Infrastructure (DI) Processing Node (PN) to design and implement solutions that can be delivered at speed, scale, and with the necessary security to deliver operational advantages to the joint warfighter. ABMS is a top modernization priority for the Department of the Air Force and will be the backbone of a network-centric approach to battle management in partnership with all the services across JADC2. This position will work closely with Program Managers, other domain engineers, and Government counterparts across Government and Industry partners.

This position will allow for a flexible schedule, with some telework allowed. Our preferred candidate will reside in Alexandria, VA, but we may be able to consider other locations if they are local to our sites in Richardson, Texas, Salt Lake City, Utah, and Melbourne, FL.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Administer and troubleshoot AWS services, network configurations, VPNs, and cloud infrastructure components, meticulously optimizing their performance and reliability within the digital infrastructure landscape.

  • Configure and maintain Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and Platform as a Service (PaaS) solutions, emphasizing the utilization of SQL databases and adherence to top-tier data management and security practices within the digital infrastructure realm.

  • Implement and oversee Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) pipelines using Jenkins, streamlining automated software builds, testing procedures, and deployment protocols within the digital infrastructure framework.

  • Develop and orchestrate Infrastructure as Code (IaC) solutions using Terraform and Ansible, automating the provisioning, configuration, and management of cloud resources and environments within the digital infrastructure ecosystem.

  • Utilize DevSecOps toolchains such as Jira, Confluence, and others to foster collaboration, track project tasks, and meticulously document technical processes and procedures relevant to digital infrastructure operations.

  • Mentor junior team members in troubleshooting techniques, system configuration best practices, and the implementation of cloud administration and DevSecOps methodologies specifically tailored to digital infrastructure requirements.

  • Generate comprehensive technical documentation encompassing system designs, configuration guidelines, and troubleshooting methodologies, facilitating seamless knowledge transfer and fostering team proficiency within the digital infrastructure domain.

  • Proactively identify and rectify operational inefficiencies, tooling deficiencies, and process bottlenecks within digital infrastructure operations, spearheading continuous improvement initiatives to boost team productivity and efficacy.

  • Actively engage in agile team environments, ideally with ScrumMaster training, contributing substantively to sprint planning, daily stand-ups, and retrospectives to ensure the successful execution and delivery of digital infrastructure projects.

  • Apply extensive expertise in the military utilization of commercial/hybrid cloud deployments within operational contexts to design, implement, and maintain tailored cloud solutions that effectively address the unique requirements and challenges inherent to military digital infrastructure environments.

  • Stay updated on industry trends and emerging technologies to continuously enhance integration capabilities.

  • Facilitate technical and programmatic information exchange in support of Program Objectives

  • Participate in Working Groups and IPTs, informal and formal technical interchanges, and formal reviews.

  • Additional responsibilities as needed by the program.

Basic Qualifications

  • BS degree and 8+ years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6+ years of prior relevant experience

  • Demonstrated experience with AWS, Networking, VPNs, IaaS, PaaS, SQL, Jenkins, Terraform, Ansible, Jira, Confluence, Artifactory, and Guacamole (from an administration and troubleshooting perspective)

  • Knowledge of and experience working with DevSecOps tool chains

  • Experience preparing technical documentation

  • Experience working in a team environment with the ability to mentor junior team members

  • Ability to configure and troubleshoot cloud, virtual, and physical hardware and software systems

  • Ability to proactively identify and resolve operational, tooling and process inefficiencies

  • US citizenship and an active Secret security clearance, with ability to obtain a Top Secret clearance.

  • Demonstrable knowledge of integration engineering concepts and applying these concepts to Department of Defense (DoD) programs.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills to collaborate with customer representatives, domain experts, and other systems engineers in the development of complex DoD systems.

  • Demonstrated ability to participate in cross-functional planning, coordination, and task execution situations involving the full spectrum of system integration activities.

  • Ability to work well with people from many different disciplines with varying degrees of technical experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proven experience with military use of commercial/hybrid cloud deployments in operational use

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.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $87,100.00 - $157,450.00

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.