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Job #: TR-659155
Location: Charlottesville, VA
Category: Software Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Yes
Group: Advanced Solutions

Job Description:

Tired of dealing with conversion rates and ad placement? There's got to be a better way!

At Leidos, we use Typescript, C++17, Java 9, Rust, and the Unity stack to build actual software that people both pay for and willingly use. Our engineers are housed in a safe and welcoming habitat with infinite espresso, fancy ramen, and Atlassian tools.

Leidos is rated in LinkedIn's top 40, and is rapidly climbing the Fortune 500. Unlike many companies in the defense industry, we focus on hiring and retaining brilliant engineers - this is a permanent software engineering position on an enduring cross-project team. This role is located in Charlottesville, Virginia, which is routinely rated one of the happiest cities in America. Responsibilities will focus on either frontend or backend engineering by employee preference, particularly the prototyping and implementation of scalable service-like designs with strong separation of concerns.

You will:
• Design, develop, and deploy backend services that are versatile, resilient, and maintainable• Test, track, and terminate bugs with powerful tooling ranging from selenium to control-flow replay
• Reduce, reuse, and recycle your infrastructure using shared dev-ops tooling, Docker, and AWS
• Work on the hardest problems from scalable AI to resilient livestreaming or battlefield awareness
• Use the tools you love: every engineer gets to pick their IDE, OS, mouse, and keyboard
• Build something you are proud of - with coworkers you like

You have:
• Bachelor's Degree in Technical field or 4 years of experience in lieu of a degree
• Mastery of two of the following: Rust, Java 9, Python, Typescript, C# + Unity, or Javascript (ECMAScript 2016 or higher)
• Proficiency with one of the following: Spring, API design, React, Kafka, Postgres, Angular, or Polymer
• U.S. citizenship with ability to obtain up to TS/SCI clearance

We'd like:
• Proficiencies centered on the JVM, node.js, or client-side ecosystem
• Prior experience with modern single-page responsive frontends or server-less backends
• Familiarity with micro-services and AWS Lambda, either as a developer or a client

External Referral Eligible

External Referral Bonus:

Potential for Telework:

Clearance Level Required:
Top Secret/SCI

Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:


Requisition Category:

Job Family:
Software Engineering


Advanced Solutions
Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. (NYSE: LDOS) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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