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Lead Agile Software Engineer


Software Engineer


Omaha, Nebraska, United States


Leidos has a Lead Agile Software Engineer position open on Offutt AFB, NE supporting the Air Vehicle Planning System (APS) contract. This position will primarily be worked on site, but will support a hybrid working schedule with 1-2 days worked from home.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead multiple Agile development team(s) to deliver solutions with architectures that provide capability improvements, reduced sustainment costs and flexibility to adapt quickly to customer needs. Understand high-level features and desired outcomes (both now and future). Assist Agile Team(s) in building, understanding and analyzing desired outcomes.
  • Responsible for the application level outcomes, prioritization of those outcomes and maintaining a roadmap of capability improvements (in conjunction with the Government) related to the software’s architecture and the end-to-end design.
  • Formulate software designs that create solutions meeting various desired outcomes (both now and future) while balancing the goals and constraints on the solutions (i.e. customer environment, cybersecurity, continuous integration/continuous delivery (CI/CD), etc.).
  • Clearly communicate the software architecture to Government and Agile teams with varying levels of technical understanding.
  • Verify implementation to validate that the delivered software is consistent with the agreed architecture and will meet the desired outcomes.
  • Manage change to the software architecture and control the software complexity. Make software architecture and solutions as flexible as possible. Defend against, when appropriate, suggested changes to the software architecture that introduce undue complexity or future supportability issues. Assist with trade off analyses of increased complexity.
  • Ensure the design goals – Performance, Modularity, Reliability, Maintainability, Reusability and Accessibility – are met
  • Design, test, and evaluate technologies and vendor solutions for inclusion into existing architecture to solve technical or customer problems
  • Lead design reviews & provides feedback
  • Ensure backlog includes any quality issues and technical debt relating to architecture
  • Clarify quality software requirements
  • Identify software risks early in the development cycle
  • Provide documented basis for architectural decisions

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS degree in a technical discipline with 12+ years of recent experience in software development processes designing, developing and implementing enterprise scale technology.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of proven experience in leading teams in developing architectures.
  • Top-Secret clearance.
  • Experience designing enterprise architecture with modern, enabling technologies and processes e.g. cloud computing, CI/CD, virtualization, agile design and development, JavaScript frameworks, REST services, standards-based authentication and authorization protocols.
  • Experience collaborating with cybersecurity, product owners, users and developers to design and communicate an innovative and secure architecture that enables continuous delivery of software.
  • Experience with decomposing monolithic software into manageable pieces, especially in related software domains.
  • Experience designing shared services like caching, eventing, and messaging in distributed environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with USSTRATCOM ISPAN domain.
  • DOD 8570 IAT level 2 baseline 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 $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.