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Platform Engineering Team Manager


Development Manager


Remote, Virginia, United States


The Leidos Partnership for Defense Health is seeking a Platform Engineering Team Manager to work REMOTELY and support its $4.6B single award DHMSM IDIQ contract, known as MHS GENESIS. This highly visible program provides modernization of Electronic Health Records (EHR) capabilities for the Department of Defense, supporting nearly 10 million service members and their families worldwide. While every healthcare system is addressing quality, user experience and cost, the MHS GENESIS program has the added challenge of delivering these objectives within the DOD security environment, at the DOD’s global scale, all while supporting the Defense Health Agency (DHA)’s vision of a medically ready force ─ which is essential to our national defense.


The Platform Engineering Team Manager will join the Digital Health team as the Team Lead and a key member responsible for the team’s employment of DevSecOps toolsets, Pre-Production, and Production environments for multiple Digital Health solutions. Your efforts will support the entire team’s implementation, deployment, and sustainment of new capabilities for a dynamic and expanding portfolio of virtual health solutions. Primary responsibilities include:

  • Management of a Leidos and sub-contractor Platform/DevOps engineering teams aligning team’s work assignments to meet schedule requirements.

  • Direct reporting responsibility and management of Leidos engineering team members. You will conduct regular check-ins, annual performance reviews, review and approve timecards, and other administrative tasks in support of your direct reports.

  • Provide build and operations engineering support for the virtual health solution hosting environments in AWS GovCloud and on-premise VMware hypervisor data center environment.

  • Schedule and coordinate the DevOps/Platform engineering team’s Test, Plan, and Deployment of COTS/SaaS, OS, Cybersecurity, and infrastructure updates.

  • Mentor the team and support resolution of operational issues and employ best practice in troubleshooting and resolving tickets received from the user community.

  • Support the scheduling and execution of pipeline build and deployment activities (GitLab) within the project’s hosting environments.

  • Coordinate support with the Tier 1/Tier 2 Customer Support teams and COTS vendor engineering, as required, to resolve build and operational tickets.

  • Follow DHMSM established Change Management (CM) and Release Management (RM) practices.

  • Perform peer reviews and contribute to the design and use of Infrastructure as Code (analyze, design, build, test, deploy, support) for large scale infrastructure implementations.

  • Lead the planning to introduce new capabilities, enhancements, and application patching of existing capabilities.

  • Ability to quickly learn new technologies when encountered.

  • Lead the integration of commercial products with semi-custom developed solutions to meet requirements while working within the guidelines of the client’s infrastructure.

  • Communicate with Product Owners, application development and integration teams, network teams, and application security teams.

  • Work independently within a matrixed organization.

  • Resolve highly complex problems using significant application of technical knowledge, conceptualizing, reasoning, and interpretation. Develops solutions that are highly innovative and achieved through research and integration of best practices.

REQUIRED Qualifications

  • US Citizen with EXISTING ADP1/IT1 Public Trust (or higher) clearance and completed T5 background investigation. Federal Government requirement.

  • BS Degree and 12-15 years or MS and 10-13 years of prior relevant experience

  • 6+ years leading DevOps/Platform engineering teams.

  • 8+ years as direct contributor to DevOps, Platform, IaC, and infrastructure engineering experience

  • AWS GovCloud Architect or AWS DevOps certification

  • SAFe Agile Certification (or equivalent)

  • Implementation experience with:

    • 6+ yrs. AWS GovCloud configuration and operations use (EC2, VPC, Lambda, EKS, ECS, S3, etc.)

    • 6+ yrs. on-prem VMware hosting environment configuration and operations experience

    • Large enterprise AWS Kubernetes (EKS) implementation experience

    • Infrastructure as Code (IaC) design, deployment, migration, and sustainment (Terraform, Ansible, GitLab pipeline automation, etc)

    • DevSecOps Engr experience, service mgmt., container to cluster migration

    • GitLab (CI/CD pipeline)

    • Jira, Confluence

    • Linux (RHEL or Debian/Ubuntu)

    • Windows Server (2016, 2019)

  • Strong verbal and written communications skills, articulating technical concepts.

  • Demonstrated leadership, self-starter, and technical contributor with strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Understanding of software development (including testing) methodologies, and cross functional experience throughout life-cycle phases.

  • Coordinate team support for 24/7 operations with call back support as required.

PREFERRED Qualifications

  • 8+ years of hands-on, full-time AWS cloud experience highly desirable

  • DOD/DHA experience

  • Implementation experience with:

    • Twilio audio/video services, Twilio SMS text services, Pexip video

    • SIP trunk integration

    • MongoDB

    • Elasticache

    • Docker

    • Scripting: BASH/shell, Python, or Golang (Go)

    • JumpCloud / KeyCloak OIDC

    • HashiCorp tools (Packer, Terraform, Consul, Vault)

    • Windows 2016, 2019

    • RHEL & Ubuntu

  • Large scale infrastructure implementation and sustainment

  • Cybersecurity issue resolution, STIG application

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 $122,200.00 - $220,900.00

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.