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Senior Go-Lang Software Engineer with GitOps ( R-00052274 )


Software Engineer



Baltimore, Maryland, United States


Job Description:

Leidos is seeking a Senior Go-lang Software Engineer with GitOps experience for Baltimore location.

The Senior Software Engineer is an accomplished technical leader, proactive customer-focused advocate, a team player with substantial software engineering experience, especially with a shift-left DevOps model.

Day to Day Activities:

The candidate will provide hands-on experience with enterprise software development, integration, implementation, test automation, and SOA/Microservice architecture with DevOps experience to a cross-functional software development team. The ideal candidate will have a good foundation with Golang, Java, JEE platform, Spring Framework, Microservice architecture, Docker containers, REST, USDS Plays, and SQL/Data Modelling.

The candidate must demonstrate a willingness to learn new innovative technologies and overcome technical challenges in a fast-paced environment. The candidate will play a key role in modernizing legacy applications leveraging cloud computing, DevOps, or PaaS technologies.


  • Architect, design, code, and implement next-generation enterprise CI/CD architecture using software engineering best practices in the latest technologies:
    • API development (REST, JSON, Microservice architecture)
    • Spring Framework (Boot, REST, Security, Data)
    • DevOps (Jenkins, Red Hat OpenShift, Docker, SonarQube, Argo CD)
  • Provide engineering subject matter expertise in one or more of these areas: Go/Java software development, Microservice architecture, container orchestration, security, auto-scaling & application reliability engineering, and monitoring & application performance.
  • Investigate and repair application defects regardless of component: front-end, business logic, middleware, or database (PL/SQL and Data Modeling).
  • Brief management, customer, team, or vendors using written or oral skills at appropriate technical level for audience
  • All other duties as assigned or directed


  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering, or a related field
    • Master’s or Doctorate’s degree may substitute for 2 years of required experience
    • 7+ years of experience with full lifecycle development
    • 7+ years of experience combined with Go-Lang and Java systems/application analysis & design
    • 2+ years of combined hands-on experience building/developing CI/CD pipelines and manage GitOps process
  • Preferred Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) or Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD)
  • Experience in an Agile development team, preferably Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)
  • U.S. citizen or legal right to work in the United States without sponsorship

Key Required Skills: Software development (Go Language), GitOps, Docker, and OpenShift/AWS EKS/Kubernetes

Required Skills:

  • Must have experience with Go (Golang) programming
  • Basic knowledge of and experience with GitOps (preferably Argo CD)
  • Excellent knowledge of Java EE, Java generics and concurrent programming.
  • Excellent knowledge of Spring Framework (Boot, REST, Security, Data)
  • Solid experience with Go (Golang) programming
  • Solid experience using Docker containers and Red Hat OpenShift (or other Kubernetes platforms) to orchestrate and manage container applications
  • Solid experience with automated unit testing, TDD, BDD, and associated technologies (Junit, Mockito, Cucumber, Selenium)
  • Basic knowledge of relational databases (PostgreSQL, DB2, Oracle), SQL, and ORM technologies (Hibernate, Spring JDBC, JPA)

Desired Skills:

  • An in-depth knowledge of Social Security Administration (SSA) modern development environment
  • Preferred knowledge of latest DevOps trends/best practices
  • Preferred Basic knowledge of front-end technologies (HTML, JavaScript, JQuery, JSP, CSS)
  • Preferred experience with API development & monitor tools (Ready API, Swagger, Splunk, Dynatrace)
  • Preferred experience with AWS cloud technologies or other cloud platforms
  • Preferred experience with building responsive UIs with modern front end technologies (Angular, React, Node, Typescript, Bootstrap)

External Referral Bonus:Eligible

Potential for Telework:No

Clearance Level Required:Public Trust


Scheduled Weekly Hours:40


Requisition Category:Professional

Job Family:Software Development

Pay Range: