Scott Air Force Base, Illinois


Job Description:

Sr. Software Engineer (RPA)

The Defense Group at Leidos seeks a Sr. Software Engineer (RPA) for the Global Solutions Management – Operations II (GSM-O II) contract.

While this role is primarily remote one must live within commuting distance to Scott AFB, IL or Ft. Meade, MD for on-site support.

The Leidos Defense Group provides a diverse portfolio of systems, solutions, and services covering land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace for customers worldwide. Solutions for Defense include enterprise and mission IT, large-scale intelligence systems, command and control, geospatial and data analytics, cybersecurity, logistics, training, and intelligence analysis and operations support. Our team is solving the world’s toughest security challenges for customers with “can’t fail” missions. To explore and learn more, click here ( !

The GSM-O II Program includes the Operations, Sustainment, Maintenance, Repair, and Defense of the Defense Information System Network (DISN) within the DOD Information Network (DODIN) in support of the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA). It also includes support to other key tasks for DISA, including the transformation of DISA’s operational mission through innovation and support to DISA’s mission partners.

Primary Responsibilities:

+ Develop robotic process automation (RPA) bots using Automation Anywhere and UiPath.

+ Design, develop, document, test and deploy software written in Python, JavaScript, Java and SQL.

+ Develop automated tests using Ansible, Selenium, JMeter, Junit and/or other applicable tools.

+ Develop automated CI/CD build/deployment pipelines using CloudBees/Jenkins, Artifactory, OpenShift/Kubernetes, Docker, Ansible and Bitbucket.

+ Work with an Agile team, attend daily scrums and demonstrate working software while collaborating with a geographically distributed (remote) team.

+ Troubleshoot and resolve installation, infrastructure and system issues.

+ Proactively and independently identify, report, monitor, and mitigate technical risks.

+ Frequently communicate and collaborate with other team members to ensure successful completion of project objectives.

Basic Qualifications

+ Bachelor’s degree in a relevant technical discipline, plus 4-8 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 4-6 years of prior relevant experience.

+ Software development experience using HTML and JavaScript. Working knowledge of Python or Java.

+ Experience with distributed version control software such as Git and Bitbucket.

+ Knowledge of and ability to apply principles, theories, and concepts of Software Engineering.

+ Strong communication skills that enable proactive and effective collaboration with a virtual team

+ Ability to obtain an interim DoD Secret security clearance prior to start date.

+ Ability to obtain a security certification that meets DOD 8570 IAT level II or higher, such as Security+ CE or CISSP, within 60 days of start date.

Preferred Qualifications

+ Experience developing robotic process automation bots in Automation Anywhere and/or UiPath.

+ Experience with Atlassian tools, including JIRA, Confluence and Bitbucket.

+ Experience working remotely with a geographically dispersed team.

+ Full software lifecycle automation experience (design, development, test, deployment), including deployment to a production environment.

+ Experience developing software on a UNIX command line platform.

+ Web development experience using UI frameworks, such as React.

+ Experience designing, building and deploying DevOps pipelines with Bitbucket, Git, Jenkins, Artifactory and Ansible (or equivalent tools).

+ Experience designing and building automated software testing pipelines using Ansible, Selenium, JMeter, Junit and/or other applicable tools.

+ Experience developing software in a cloud-based containerized environment using Kubernetes and Docker.

+ Experience developing and deploying software in a DoD environment (DISA experience is a plus), including experience building and deploying software applications that meet DoD security standards, including updating applications and code to meet security scans and meeting security implementation guidelines (e.g. STIGs).

+ Hold an active security certification that meets DOD 8570 IAT level II or higher, such as Security+ CE or CISSP.


Pay Range:

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an equal opportunity employer/disability/vet.

Scott Air Force Base, Illinois

At Leidos, quality performance means two things:

  1. Satisfying our customers by delivering the products and services they need on time and in budget.
  2. Continuously improving our processes so that our work meets requirements and is done right the first time.

Our proprietary EngineeringEdge® solution gives us a consistent, company-wide approach to planning, designing, developing, and delivering solutions that achieve our customers’ goals. Comprehensive and customizable, EngineeringEdge is based on industry standards and best practices from:

  • CMMI®, the CMMI Institute.
  • Project Management, the Project Management Institute.
  • the International Organization for Standardization (ISO®).
  • the International Council on Systems Engineering/INCOSE Corporation.
  • Electronic Industries Alliance.
  • Our four decades experience on a wide range of programs.

Many Leidos organizations have been able to earn coveted CMMI maturity level 3 and higher, as well as ISO 9001 organizational designations.

In addition, we have our own high standards for ethics and performance.
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What does this mean to our clients? High quality products and services, developed in an environment committed to continuously improving processes and uncompromising ethics.

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