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The Leidos Intelligence Group has a career opportunity on our newly awarded Leidos-led Prime Program for a Junior Software Engineer in Annapolis Junction, MD. *Qualified candidates are eligible for enhanced incentives including up to a $20K cash sign-on bonus or a paid time off bonus.
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This program is a large, multi-year contract for the development, integration, deployment, and sustainment of large, collection systems. The work that's being done on this Leidos-led, prime contract is extremely important to the government and offers its team members the opportunity to work autonomously and explore new technologies. Join a tremendous technical team solving hard problems with true mission relevance on emerging technologies.
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The Intelligence Group uses a wide range of capabilities in Digital Modernization, Mission Software Systems, and enabling technologies like Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning to support our customers’ mission to defend against evolving threats around the world. Our team’s focus is ensuring our intelligence customers have the right tools, technologies, and tactics to keep pace with an ever-evolving security landscape and succeed in their pursuit to protect people and critical assets. From scanning for illicit material at ports and borders to predicting future events and instability up to five years in advance, our products help customers make the world safer. To explore and learn more, click here!
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The Software Engineer (SWE) works as part of a small, fast-paced team of engineers developing and maintaining a diverse mix of applications and systems utilizing a variety of the latest technologies. The SWE is responsible for developing new features, enhancing existing code, and resolving bugs using Python for systems running in Docker containers with Kubernetes orchestration. The SWE also develops and maintains systems using technologies such as Elasticsearch, Kibana, Kafka, and InfluxDB. The SWE makes recommendations for technology upgrades, performs upgrades to new versions of existing frameworks and, where applicable, migrates from one framework to another.
What Sets You Apart (required)
- Active TS/SCI with polygraph security clearance
- Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited college or university. Four (4) years of additional SWE experience on projects with similar software processes may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.
- Self-Motivated, problem solver.
- We will accept zero years of experience for candidates with a technical BS (to be reviewed on a case by case basis).
You Might Also Have:
- Software development on Linux environments using Python.
- Strong Java software engineers with light Python development skills who are interested in becoming proficient with Python will be considered on a case-by-case basis
- Experience with containerization and orchestration using Docker and Kubernetes.
- Writing code to interact with NoSQL databases such as MongoDB and InfluxDB.
- Developing and maintaining systems using Elasticsearch and Kibana.
- Experience with data streaming using Apache Kafka.
- Previous experience with networking or optical network experience / knowledge is a plus.
Security Clearance Requirement:
Must possess active TS/SCI with polygraph to be considered for this role.
Pay Range:Pay Range $53,300.00 - $96,350.00
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 46,000 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 www.Leidos.com.
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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.