Come put your software engineering skills into action! The Leidos Software Factory has openings for talented Senior Software Engineers to come work in our state of the art facility in Newport News, VA. The responsibilities for this position include all aspects of the software development lifecycle including scope and work estimation, architecture and design, coding, and automated testing within an Agile and Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery model. In this role, you will join a dynamic team that is singularly focused on providing world class solutions to our customers in an exciting, collaborative, and inclusive atmosphere. You will be challenged and provided a tremendous opportunity for growth in a customer-facing, fast-paced, and fun environment.
As an engineer, you will architect, design, build, and enhance highly available and scalable systems used by customers worldwide. You will direct major deliverables of projects through all aspects of the software development lifecycle including scope and work estimation, architecture and design, coding and unit testing. Additionally, you will determine and recommend the best designs based on customer business objectives, timelines and other resource constraints.
Participate in the full software development lifecycle, working within broadly defined parameters
Own the delivery of an entire piece of a system or application, and serve as a technical lead on medium to large, complex projects
Break down large tasks into smaller tasks that can be executed by the rest of the development team
Work closely with other engineers to develop the best technical design and approach for new product development
Ensure team adheres to Agile processes and DecSecOps best practices
Build software solutions where the solution is not always well defined but always considers the customer first
Mentor other engineers in the art of building complex, web scale systems
Resolve roadblocks for the development team, working collaboratively with the Product Owner, technical leadership, and other engineers
Plan and estimate development tasks and work to improve performance metrics
Bachelor's Degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, or related field and 4-8 years of software engineering experience. Additional years of experience may be considered in liue of a degree
Hands-on expertise with Java/C++ and object oriented programming
Proficiency with web application technologies, such as Apache Tomcat, JBoss, etc.
Experience delivering an entire piece of a system or application
Experience serving as a technical lead
Deep understanding of software design patterns
Working knowledge of Agile Development and continuous integration and continuous delivery methodologies and tools
Experience with a version control system (e.g., Git)
Experience with an issue/problem tracking system (e.g., Jira)
Proficiency with multiple operating systems (Mac OSX, Windows, LINUX, etc.)
Proficiency with at least one Relational Database Management System (Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQL Server, etc.)
Proficiency with MS Office Products (Word, Excel, Visio, & PowerPoint)
Strong, self-motivated desire to learn new programming languages, tools, frameworks, and techniques
Must be a US citizen with an Active DoD Secret Security Clearance.
Knowledge of Agile Development tools such as Jira, Bitbucket, Confluence
Knowledge of continuous integration and delivery tools such as Jenkins, SonarQube, JUnit, Cucumber, Selenium, JMeter
Experience developing and delivering modern software, including microservices, containers, and serverless architectures
Pay Range:Pay Range $78,000.00 - $120,000.00 - $162,000.00
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.
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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