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Junior Agile Developer - Active TS/SCI Required! ( R-00070484 )


Junior Developer



Patrick Afb, Florida, United States


Job Description:

Leidos is seeking an Agile Developer to join the Air Force Technical Application Center (AFTAC) US National Data Center (US NDC) team.

The candidate requires an active TS/SCI and will work on site at Patrick AFB, FL.

The Agile Developer will work side by side with the software, systems, database, hardware, and operations teams to design, implement, test, and deployment software. The developer will utilize SAFe principled agile design, development, and maintenance practices in a DevSecOps environment.

A successful candidate will have experience with software design patterns and DevSecOps best practices working in real-time systems or high-reliability environments as well as experience in software tools and scripting languages for design, development, and maintenance of applications using Java and Python. Strong communication and teamwork skills with an intellectual curiosity to advance knowledge and technical skills will be key.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Develop, test and maintain build and deployment for DevSecOps CI/CD environment

  • Develop hardened code following industry best practices and in accordance with applicable DoD and DISA policy and guidelines.

  • Develop system capabilities and unit tests in support of sprint release commitments.

  • Assist in defining and designing system interfaces and supporting micro service components to meet integrated system objectives.

  • Develop Java, JavaScript, python, and associated code elements to facilitate prototype delivery.

  • Participate in Engineering Scrum and design meetings to drive quality releases.

  • Produce and maintain documentation on installations, procedures, and troubleshoot guides for systems.

Basic Qualifications

  • Active TS/SCI

  • BS and 2 yrs of experience OR MS degree; addtl experience may be considered in lieu of degree

  • Current IAT Level II certification (i.e. CompTIA Security+) or willing to earn within 6 months of hire

  • Fluent in Java and Python

  • Agile software development experience (SAFe expertise is desirable)

  • Experience with DevSecOps CI/CD build automation tools

  • Experience with Linux system administration and Git or similar software configuration management system

  • Knowledge of DoD processes/policies

  • Knowledge of virtualized environments

  • Aptitude to learn new technologies and the ability to perform continuous research/ analysis and support technology evaluations.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Kubernetes in a production environment

  • Experience building out CI/CD pipelines using Jenkins or similar tool

  • Demonstrated experience of a research, development, information systems engineering or information operations nature and demonstrated ability to apply principles/methods of IT in problems dealing with information security and information assurance.

  • Experience with CM/version control systems and problem tracking system

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