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Job #: R-00096529
Location: Las Vegas, NV
Category: Software Development
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5,000
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Leidos has an immediate career opening for a seasoned Computer Programmer in support of the 526th Intelligence Squadron (526 IS) at Nellis AFB, NV. Candidates must possess a TS/SCI security clearance.

Primary Responsibilities

• Position is responsible for working with Modeling and Simulation Team to determine, analyze, and develop requirements for software systems through interpreting standards, specifications, and user needs as a system analyst

• Provide project management to maintain and control the scope, budget, schedules, resources, risk, and issue resolution in compliance with guidelines to include but not limited to Web Architecture; Content Management; Load Balancing; High Availability Integration; API and Web Service Management; Database Architecture; Performance Tuning; Content Distribution; Software Design; and Technology Evaluation

• Collaborates with customer’s technical leads and intelligence analyst regarding requirement elicitation, and documentation and acceptance criteria in fast-paced agile environment

• Participate in the full software development lifecycle, working within broadly defined parameters

• Makes daily product decisions, works on a collaborative team, pairs with team members, and helps ensure user satisfaction using Lean and Agile methodologies.  Understands user needs and solves the right problems to deliver new or improved products and services that meet the needs of the Air Force

• Develops and writes/codes new (or modifies existing) computer applications, software, or specialized utility programs following software assurance best practices

• Ensures compliance with DoD directives and standards for security and interoperability.  Protects operating systems, application software, files, and databases from unauthorized access to sensitive information, or misuse of communication-computer resources

• Design, code, and test software.  Code using C#, Python, .Net and Java/JavaScript as primary development languages

• Troubleshoot software errors and technical issues in development, QA, and production environments

• Translate user requirements into technical solutions

• Collaborate with back-end engineers to develop software products that transform global missions

• Assist with code reviews to proactively identify potential vulnerabilities, and follow-up with tooling to prevent future vulnerabilities

Basic Qualifications

• BS degree and 8-12 years of prior relevant experience or Master’s degree with 6-10 years of prior relevant experience. Experience may be substituted in lieu of degree.

• Proficiency with web application technologies and Web Content Management System (WCSM).

• Understanding and experience performing programming functions such as designing, coding, testing, or documenting software.

• Knowledge of Agile/Lean Development methodologies.

• Experience with C#, Python, .Net and Java/JavaScript.

• Familiarity with network protocols required (TCP/IP, UDP, DIS, etc.)

• Understanding of DevOps best practices.

• Active TS/SCI clearance.

Preferred Qualifications

• Familiarity with Modeling and Simulation

• Experience with SQL Server, PowerShell Scripting, Docker, Kubernetes, GitHub, Cloud Automation, Rest API, JSON, SQL, NoSQL, MongoDB, Ansible, and other Microsoft development tools

• Previous working experience with the Air Force Intelligence Community (AFIC)

• Working experience with GIS such as ArcGIS, RemoteView, Google Map, FADE/MIST, Modern Air Combat Environment, Automated Scripter Simulator Exercise Trainer, and any spatial database related software

• Experience in writing database stored procedures

• Working knowledge of reporting tools

• Experience working in agile Scrum environment

• Knowledge of DevSecOps and Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) pipeline and tools

• Working experience deploying software in an OnPrem and Cloud environment is required (AWS, GCP, Azure)

• Improve upon and further integrate the Secure Development Lifecycle (SDLC) into product design and engineering efforts

Pay Range:

Pay Range $94,250.00 - $145,000.00 - $195,750.00

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

Pay and Benefits

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

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Beware of fake employment opportunities using Leidos’ name. Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information during any part of the employment application process (i.e., ask you for money), nor will Leidos ever advance money as part of the hiring process (i.e., send you a check or money order before doing any work). Further, Leidos will only communicate with you through emails that are generated by the automated system – never from free commercial services (e.g., Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail) or via WhatsApp, Telegram, etc. If you received an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information (e.g., about you or your previous employer), and you are concerned about its legitimacy, please make us aware immediately by emailing us at [email protected].

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Commitment to Diversity

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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