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Job #: R-00003104
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: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Advanced Solutions

Job Description:

Leidos has an exciting full time job opening for a Data Scientist in Charlottesville, VA.


Leidos is seeking a talented Data Scientist to join our team in Charlottesville, VA. We offer a unique combination of engaging work, collaborative culture, and work-life balance. You will work with user experience designers, technical writers, project managers, and other software engineers to build modern applications in an agile environment. Your team will use tools such as Jira for issue tracking, Git for source control, and continuous integration like Jenkins for testing.-Position requires US citizenship and ability to obtain a DoD security clearance.-Competitive benefits begin day one of employment.


-Design, develop, and debug mission critical software.-Work closely with your team and our clients to develop the best technical designs for new features.-Perform unit testing of code, including manipulation of data for analysis of system requirements.-Plan and estimate development tasks and work to improve performance metrics.


-Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field and 2+ years of experience, or 4 years of experience in lieu of a degree.-Experience with Java, C++, or Javascript and a good grasp of your language's standard library.-A desire to learn new programming languages, tools, frameworks, and techniques.-Knowledge of either object-oriented or functional programming paradigms.-Must be able to obtain a DoD Secret Security Clearance.-US Citizenship is required.


-Experience with practical web development, particularly reactive design.-Experience developing and deploying applications on OSX, Linux, and Windows.-Experience with test-driven development as well as unit and regression testing.-Experience using relational databases, in particular MySQL, PostgreSQL, or SQL Server.-Familiarity with server-side technologies, such as Apache Tomcat, JBoss, and Node.js.-Familiarity with NoSql databases, especially ElasticSearch, Accumulo, and MongoDB.-Knowledge of Agile Development methodologies, particularly SCRUM or Kanban.

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Potential for Telework:

Clearance Level Required:

Yes, 10% of the time

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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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