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Job #: R-00095253
Location: Chantilly, VA
Category: Software Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 100%
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5000
Group: Intelligence

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Job Description:

Leidos is in search of experienced software engineers to work a variety of internal research and development projects focused on sensor system command, control, and data integration in support of new business acquisition and on contract growth. The successful candidates will report to the Operations CTO and work projects that have technical and business impacts across multiple divisions within the Mission Solutions Operation.

Primary Responsibilities

−    Employ an iterative/agile development process in UI development and interactive prototyping
−    Identify, define & communicate decomposed requirements into detailed software requirements and design patterns.
−    Design and implement full stack solutions front and back end design and implementation.
−    Understanding of UI Frameworks; familiarity with User Interface framework REACT
−    Translate concepts into wire frames and mock ups that lead to intuitive user experiences
−    Development to build modern, dynamic user interfaces, using Typescript and REACT.
−    Eager research and identify various new technologies, methods and solutions to complex software challenges.
−    Apply technical breadth across technical solutions and domains and deep expertise to deliver full stack integrated solutions.

Required Education, Skills, and Experience

−    BS degree or equivalent experience with 12+ years of prior relevant experience OR Masters with 10+ years of prior relevant experience.  We will consider additional relevant work-experience OR coursework/certifications/military experience in lieu of degree.
−    Able to work with distributed team, not co-located
−    Working knowledge of and ability to apply standards, principles, theories, concepts, & techniques of technical domain
−    Address complex technical issues/problems using internal best practice and collaboration with colleagues
−    Develops solutions to technical problems that require depth of technical knowledge
−    Performing TypeScript or C/C++ Programing , at least 2 years.
−    Experience implementing micro-services architectures 
−    Experience designing, implementing & maintaining databases meeting confidentiality, integrity & availability requirements.


Candidates MUST be a US citizen at a minimum with ISA/Secret Clearance and the ability to obtain a TS/SCI level with Polygraph security clearance.


This position offers a partial to full-time telework option, but requires the selected candidate to reside in the Washington DC Metro or Huntsville, AL areas for meetings and customer projects in the office, as needed.

Preferred Qualifications
 −    Active TS or TS/SCI 
−    Demonstrated experience with both TypeScript and C/C++
−    Demonstrated experience with Rust
−    Demonstrated experience with Kubernetes K8s/K3s
−    Demonstrated experience with Software Defined Radio
−    Demonstrated experience with Sensor System Development and Integration with Low SWAP platforms or Enterprise Systems
−    Demonstrated experience with REACT, Postgres, Prometheus, 
−    Demonstrated experience with CAMEO, SysML

Pay Range:

Pay Range $113,100.00 - $174,000.00 - $234,900.00

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.


About Leidos

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

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