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DevSecOps Lead ( R-00059563 )


Lead Developer



Reston, Virginia, United States


Job Description:

Leidos Defense Enterprise and Cyber Solutions (E&CS) is searching for a DevSecOps Lead for an exciting new business opportunity supporting the United States Space Force (USSF) to provide a Terrestrial Software Defined mesh Network referred to as meshONE-T. The DevSecOps Lead is responsible for leading all DevSecOps activities across all aspects of the meshONE-T Program, including the design, development and implementation of a ground-up DevSecOps capability to enable the rapid deployment of Network enhancements and updates to a deployed and operational network.

This challenging Program will support the USSF in developing a prototype/pathfinder for a scalable, resilient, cyber-secure data transport network to support the portfolio of United States Space Force (USSF) missions and Air Force ground systems.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Responsible for all DevSecOps-related tasks during program startup and implementation, including establishing the DevSecOps team for contract execution.

  • Responsible for establishment of the overall approach and technical implementation of a DevSecOps Platform that will enable rapid implementation of network updates to support mission-critical updates.

  • Works closely with the Program Chief Engineer to provide DevSecOps capabilities that adhere to the Program schedule and budget.

  • Works closely with the Program Chief Engineer providing status, establishing approval processes and obtaining reach-back support from DevSecOps-related programs throughout Leidos to deliver successful program execution.

  • Works closely with the USSF leadership at the most senior levels regarding DevSecOps capabilities as they relate to deployed networks for meshONE-T.

  • Mentors and coaches other DevSecOps technical staff.

Basic Qualifications

  • DoD Top Secret Clearance with confirmed SCI eligibility.

  • Bachelor's degree in a technical discipline from an accredited college with 8 or more years of cyber engineering experience; or a Master's degree in a technical discipline from an accredited college with 6 or more years of prior relevant experience. Additional years of experience will be considered in lieu of degree.

  • 2 or more years as the DevSecOps Engineer for a similar program(s).

  • Ability to telecommute with significant travel expected to the DC Metro area and various USSF locations, primarily Los Angeles Air Force Base and USSF facilities in Colorado Springs, CO.

  • Experience with DevSecOps concepts and actual implementation of a DevSecOps Platform/Capability.

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills, with the ability to work independently as well as collaboratively in a team environment.

  • IAT Level II Certification (one of the following): Security+ CE, CCNA Security, CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, CND, SSCP, CASP+ CE, CISA, CISSP (or Associate), GCED, GCIH.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with DevSecOps for Networks.

mesh ONE-T

External Referral Bonus:Ineligible

External Referral Bonus $:

Potential for Telework:Yes, 100%

Clearance Level Required:Top Secret/SCI

Travel:Yes, 25% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:40


Requisition Category:Manager

Job Family:Software Development

Pay Range:Pay Range $91,000.00 - $140,000.00 - $189,000.00