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Lead Automation Engineer


Applications Engineer


Washington, Washington DC, United States


The Leidos National Security Sector has an exciting opportunity in Washington, DC. The Lead Automation Engineer will be part of an elite team of IT professionals to helping maintain and secure the enterprise environment for an Intelligence Community (IC) customer.

Our focus is to help the organization technically transform is current services by leading edge technology insertions. To accomplish this, we are charges with development of new designs, its implementation, and operation of the new and or enhanced services. Over the life of the contract, we will drive continual service improvement by tech modernization, for our (LANs), wide area networks (WAN), unified communication (UC), Video telecommunication and Streaming services.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Providing guidance to small teams that integrate systems and automate common processes and procedures

  • Designing and implements integrations/orchestrations of environments using Ansible, Python, Terraform, Azure Cloud Automation, and other automation tools

  • Designing and integrating network and other monitoring tools with ServiceNow or other ITSM suites

  • Designing and developing end-to-end CI/CD and testing workflows to exercise system, integration, and pre-production validations

  • Developing and peer-review unit test automation code to verify functionality per requirements

  • Documenting and reviewing documentation of operational procedures

  • Providing technical support for existing automation routines, troubleshooting, and error correction

  • Recognizing, justifying, and making continuous improvement opportunities for automation

  • Influences others regarding system design, solutions, and procedures

Basic Qualifications

  • Requires a BS degree and 8+ years of prior relevant experience or Masters and 6+ years of prior relevant experience. May possess a Doctorate in technical domain.

  • Hold a DoD Approved 8570 Level IAT II Certification, Certified Tester Advanced Level Test Automation Engineer (CTAL-TAE)

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI clearance with a polygraph

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience or exposure supporting Intelligence Community programs


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 $101,400.00 - $183,300.00

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.