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Technical Lead/Full Stack Developer


Full Stack Developer


Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States


Leidos is seeking a technical lead full-stack developer to support United States Space Force (USSF) by developing software in support of Space Systems Command (SSC) Cyber Operations Branch rapid agile development of defensive cyber solutions to protect, defend, and respond to both ground and space based cyber adversarial threats. A successful candidate should be a leader and problem solver with a proven ability to deliver superior results as part of a high performing team in a fast-paced environment.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Work with the SAFe governance layer participants & stakeholders on program execution

  • Facilitate allocation of work and new resources to ARTs

  • Monitor program performance; resolve impediments; develop and implement solutions for driving improvement

  • Coordinate schedule execution and plan program-wide software/architecture releases

  • Lead Program Increment (PI) Planning, including logistics and technical preparation

  • Lead cross-team collaboration in support of development, testing, and deployment efforts

  • Track the execution of features and capabilities through Metrics across program’s agile and DevOps teams

  • Brief customers on the development progress throughout the PI cycle on program status, including the status of testing, deployment, and release readiness

  • Assess skillset needs and collaborate with leadership to staff program openings

  • Provide input on resourcing to address critical bottlenecks

  • Promote teamwork to achieve PI goals

  • Foster Communities of Practice and the use of engineering and Built-In Quality practices

  • Participating in the design and creation of scalable software

  • Writing clean, functional code on the front- and back-end

  • Unit testing and fixing bugs or other coding issues

  • Build the front-end of applications through appealing visual design

  • Write effective APIs

  • Test software to ensure responsiveness and efficiency

  • Troubleshoot, debug and upgrade software

  • Create security and data protection settings

  • Build features and applications with a mobile responsive design

  • Write technical documentation

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree with 10 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 8 years of prior relevant experience.

  • US Citizenship required with a Secret security clearance.

  • Experience in programming languages (at least 2): C, C++, Java, JavaScript, & Python

  • Previous experience supervising up to 9 people.

  • Experience in the following applications frameworks (at least 2):

React, Angular, Python, JavaScript, CSS, & HTML, & Material UI

  • Familiarity & knowledge:

  • Apache Spark, Kubernetes, Kafka, SIMP Project, Ansible, Docker, GIT, Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), Suricata, Zeek, Kibana, Logstash, Elastic Search, Neo4J, PostgreSQL, AWS Cloud & Nifi

  • Experience or Knowledge in the following Areas:

  • Agile software development, agile methodologies, agile project management, software project management, defensive cyber military operations, software development life cycle management, program/project management, systems engineering, strategic planning, cross-functional team

Preferred Qualifications

  • Relevant DoD and/or Industry work experience in Space Systems Command

  • Experience with Cyber Operations Branch (SSC/SZYO) program office

  • Advisory and Assistance Service (A&AS), or System Engineering and Technical Assistance (SETA) to Government program office

  • Experience with ACAT I/II level acquisition programs

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.