This position is for a senior software engineer to join a small development team. This engineer will be responsible for participating in all aspects of the software development life cycle including: requirements definition and analysis, coding and implementation, system test, documentation generation and support. The ideal candidate will have strong problem solving skills, and must be able to communicate effectively and work in a collaborative team environment. This includes being experienced in recommending creative and sound technical solutions as well as reviewing and critiquing proposed technical solutions. Ability to self-motivate and work independently is a must.
The program is made up of CONUS and OCONUS teams who regularly interact across varying time zones. As a result, the candidate must have excellent communication skills and be flexible with regards to team work and tasking. A demonstrated ability to perform in cross-functional teams in order to achieve results in a timely manner is desired.
This is a technical position to support a wide variety of mission activities performed both locally and OCONUS. Candidates should have a background in software engineering best practices, object-oriented concepts and design, test driven development and unit testing frameworks like JUnit, Java build environments, library dependency management, configuration management and integrated development environments (IDE) like Eclipse.
Actively participate in requirements identification, definition and analysis
Create detailed design documentation
Develop and test software to include writing meaningful unit tests
Propose changes to current Java infrastructure
Participate in code reviews with peers
Prepare and produce software components that are deployable with associated deployment documentation
Support production systems by helping to troubleshoot issues by analyzing log files and associated data
Travel OCONUS 2 to 3 times per year to independently support deployments and upgrades
Bachelor's Degree and 12+ years' experience. Additional experience in lieu of degree.
Proficient in the following technologies and programming languages:
* Java, Java EE, Java Secure Sockets, Spring, Hibernate
* Wildfly (or similar app server)
* Scripting languages (Python and/or Perl)
* MySQL database (or similar relational database experience)
* git (experience with version control systems)
* Eclipse IDE
* Ant with Ivy or comparable build tools like Maven or Gradle
* Linux (Ubuntu) command line experience
Qualifications/Certifications (one or more preferred):
Additional skills include:
* Willingness to travel OCONUS to support software deployments and upgrades
* Experience integrating existing Java applications with AWS instances
* Experience with Android app development and security best practices
* Familiarity with Linux system administration (Ubuntu)
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Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 44,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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