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Principal DevOps Engineer


DevOps Engineer


Reston, Virginia, United States


Leidos is seeking a Principal DevOps Engineer to provide mission critical system support to our customer. This role will closely work Development as well as other technology stakeholders to maintain, develop and support IC enterprise products – legacy and new products – in an Agile SAFe environment. The DevOps Engineer will work collaboratively with software engineering to deploy and operate systems. This role will help automate and streamline operations and processes. Build and maintain tools for deployment, monitoring and operations, and troubleshoot and resolve issues in dev, test, and production environments.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Supports software deployments, cloud infrastructure baselines, and operational availability of production systems.

  • Managing, building, configuring, administering, operating and maintaining all components that comprise the DevOps environment.

  • Defining enterprise Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment processes and best practices

  • Codifying DevOps best practices across the enterprise

  • Developing and maintaining scripts to automate tool deployment to an AWS cloud environment and other tasks.

  • Scripting and maintaining build environments.

  • Working with project teams to integrate their products into the DevOps environment.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience setting up one or more of the following tools: GitHub, Jira, Confluence, Jenkins, and Katalon Studio.

  • Demonstrated experience troubleshooting issues with two or more of the following tools: GitHub, Jira, Confluence, Jenkins, and Katalon Studio.

  • Demonstrated experience working within a software development team and supporting developers and developer activities.

**Candidate must have an active TS/SCI with polygraph.

**Candidate must have Bachelor’s degree with 12 or more years of prior relevant work experience or Master’s with 10 or more years of prior relevant work experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in science, technical, or engineering discipline.

  • AWS Associate Certification (Developer, Solution Architect, or Sys Ops Administrator)

  • AWS Professional Certification (DevOps Engineer or Solutions Architect)

  • Demonstrated experience in container orchestration using Docker, Vagrant, Kubernetes, or AWS ECS/ECR

  • Demonstrated experience with Languages including Java, Python, JavaScript, Ruby, PHP, and Unix shell Scripting

  • Demonstrated experience with Ansible, or Puppet.

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.