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Senior DevOps Engineer


DevOps Engineer


Blacksburg, Virginia, United States


Job Summary

1901 Group, a division in the Digital Modernization Sector within Leidos’ Defense/Intel IT Business Area, has an opening for a Senior DevOps Engineer to support multiple customer and internal engineering initiatives. This role is primary or full time remote based on candidate’s location. The 1901 Engineering team requires DevOps engineers to support projects involving, but not limited to, cloud migration, application containerization, pipeline implementation and management, infrastructure as code development, and automation development.

Primary Responsibilities

In this role, you will:

  • After your initial onboarding and acclimation to the team you will be training, both independently and with the team, to gain knowledge about 1901 cloud CI/CD designs, processes, and migration approach
  • Working in an Agile process to plan your work into 2 week sprints and participate in daily scrum meetings
  • Creating cloud development pipeline designs, implementation plans, operational documentation, and continual improvement of cloud services implementations and designs
  • Conducting cloud assessments, planning, and migration activities for varied application sets
  • Evaluate and recommend potential cloud solutions for inclusion into customer cloud service offerings and application migration solutions
  • Work with teams across 1901 group and customers to understand Infrastructure as Code (IaC) requirements for upcoming projects
  • Create IaC and automation capabilities for both internal and external customers
  • Design and implement cloud-based deployment solutions for enterprise applications

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related discipline w/ 8+ years of relevant experience or Master’s Degree in a related discipline w/ 6+ years. Additional experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
  • Ability to obtain a Public Trust Clearance, or greater, when required for customer work
  • Must have experience as a Cloud Engineer (AWS or Azure) to include tasks such as cloud migration, cloud networking, IAM, cloud optimization, and deployment automation (Infrastructure as Code).
  • Experience with cloud-first, AWS/Azure native architectures and cloud PaaS & SaaS services such as databases
  • Proficient with Python or equivalent programming language
  • Experience with building and managing CI/CD pipelines and tools
  • Must be committed to adopting and adhering to best practices.
  • Must be able to effectively plan and prioritize tasking.
  • Must be capable of performing high quality work both independently, and with a team, in a fast-moving environment.
  • Ability to interact positively, collaborate and communicate appropriately with team members

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge in complex application integration
  • Experience with Terraform, CloudFormation, or equivalent
  • AWS or Azure certifications, Professional desired, or associates with additional experience
  • CompTIA Security+ or equivalent certification

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.