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Job #: R-00108639
Location: Springfield, VA
Category: Software Development
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Remote Type: No Remote
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5,000
Group: Defense

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The Defense Group at Leidos currently has a dynamic job opportunity for a Software Developer, Sr. Advisor to work at our customer site located in Springfield VA.  This is an exciting opportunity to use your experience and skill set helping the US BICES-X war fighters accomplish their important mission.  

US BICES-X is a cutting-edge program supporting DoD intelligence information sharing on current and emerging global threats to mission and coalition partners and emerging nations. With an internationally dispersed team supporting each combatant command, the US BICES-X team is in direct support of the war fighter and their missions. We are seeking a creative and driven professional with a passion for solving real world issues on a cross-functional, fast paced team.

What Will You Do

  • Demonstrate initiative and expertise resulting in new technical capabilities and approaches.

  • Design and code software components units for windows/web-based technologies.

  • Design data analytics tool sets

  • Perform full-spectrum of software development lifecycle, to include systems modeling, simulation, analysis, testing and debugging assigned components and units.

  • Participate in internal and customer meetings, understand requirements, identify unique use cases, and implement information technology solutions/initiatives.

  • Perform systems modeling, simulation, and analysis.

  • Test and debug assigned components and units.

  • Participate in large system and subsystem planning.

  • Collaborate with system engineers on machine characteristics that affect software systems and work with them to resolve incompatibilities.

  • Write and update technical documentation such as user manuals, system documentation, and training materials.

  • Enhance team capabilities, improves security, and maximizes software development Return On Investment.

  • Maintain all agreed upon professional and technical certifications. 

What Sets You Apart (job qualifications)

  • A Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a relevant field – may substitute additional years of experience in lieu of a degree

  • 12 or more years of related software development experience

  • A current DoD Top Secret/SCI level of Clearance

  • Expert knowledge of software engineering principles, methods, and techniques.

  • Expert knowledge of the hardware, software, and systems associated with software engineering.

  • 5+ years programming in C# or related programming languages

  • 5+ years programming in Microsoft .NET Technologies

  • 3+ years with database design and development (Microsoft SQL Server)

  • 2+ years experience working with Microsoft Azure

  • Expert knowledge of Solution Design Patterns and Best Practices

  • Expert knowledge of Software Development Life Cycle and Agile methodologies.

Certification Requirement

  • COMPTIA Security+

Travel - up to 10% may be required

Preferred (nice to have)

  • 5+ years of experience with source control systems (i.e. Git, Azure DevOps, Team Foundation Server)

  • 5+ years of experience with task management systems (i.e. Jira, Azure DevOps, Team Foundation Server)

  • 5+ years of experience with developing web services/web Application Programming Interfaces (API)s with REST

  • 5+ years of experience with software package managers (i.e. Nuget, NodeJs)

  • Scripting experience

Pay Range:

Pay Range $118,300.00 - $182,000.00 - $245,700.00

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 47,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $14.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2022.   For more information, visit

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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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