AWS Technical Lead

Leidos Washington , DC 20319

Posted 2 weeks ago


Job Description:

Are you a forward thinking technical leader?

Are you interested in working with passionate and dedicated team members who are pushing boundaries in Customer spaces?

Do you have proven AWS cloud experience?

Do you want to help build and improve a Dev/Ops team?

Leidos is hiring a Technical Leader ready to push customer technical boundaries and work with members of a dynamic and fast paced technical program in Washington, DC. Our program has full lifecycle Agile Software Development and O&M for our systems. Our program works to develop and maintain a translation workflow tool to facilitate linguistics for the Intelligence Community.

The Technical Lead will work daily with the Program Manager, Customer and contracting teammates advising on program schedules, milestones, planning and stakeholder engagement as well as validating and developing technical implementation, execution and other program necessities. Addtionally, the successful Technical Lead will be hands on researching, building and developing innovative improvements for our system.

The Technical Lead will provide hands on interaction and direction with the entire team determining and prioritizing program objectives both present and future. The On-site Technical Lead will coordinate the O&M cycle with the schedule of activities on-site for efficient deployment of upgrades and modifications. The position enacts the protocols prescribed by the software engineering methodology into the physical and virtual workplace environments. The position will also lead the cloud migration and development of new cloud environments.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide technical direction and leadership to a team of Software Developers, Testers, System Administrators, and Database Administrator

  • Develop tasks for Cloud Migration and Cloud Enhancement implementing cloud tools to increase value and stability for the customer

  • Provides strong technical direction and leadership to both operations team and development team

  • Perform engineering studies and prototype for future system and architecture enhancements

  • Provide the following engineering practices for the language translation workflow tool:

  • Formulate systems or subsystems architecture and design

  • Formulate systems or subsystems requirements

  • Develop systems or subsystems

  • Direct integration of tools / technologies / systems

  • Manage Agile software development cycles

  • Provide strategic vision from a technical and execution perspective adding value to the customer

  • Work side by side with the PM to influence, shape and execute customer priorities

Basic Qualifications

  • BS/BA Degree and 12+ years of prior relevant experience or Masters Degree with 10+ years of prior relevant experience (in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology, System Administration, Cyber Security)

  • Cleared at the Top Secret level, SCI eligible with an active polygraph

  • Eight or more years of experience performing highly complex software engineering activities using "state-of-the-art" software engineering concepts and software techniques

  • Certified Amazon Web Services Certified Associate

  • Strong demonstrated working experience in both software development and operations management

  • Self-starter with the ability to tackle ambiguous tasks and shape the team to execute contract requirements

  • Experience with migration and operation of systems to an Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud environment

  • Agile software development experience

  • A professional background in Systems Engineering / Cloud Architecture / Software Development

  • Experience with Cloud Computing Technologies/Amazon Web Services (AWS)

  • Strong communication skills

  • Can work independently of direct supervision

  • Ability working and engaging the customer almost daily

  • Experience architecting systems in AWS

  • Demonstrated knowledge of government cloud systems and architecture on all enclaves

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience migrating systems to the cloud

  • Experience with Agile Software Development

  • Experience with Oracle Databases

  • SAFe Scaled Agilist Certification

External Referral Bonus:


External Referral Bonus $:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph



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Requisition Category:


Job Family:

Systems Engineering

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