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Job #: R-00004811
Location: Elkridge, MD
Category: Software Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

Job Description:

Job Description: Leidos, with Operations in Columbia, MD, is looking for a Software Engineer to begin work on an exciting new contract supporting the Department of Defense. The successful candidate will join an established set of skilled data analysts and other users to refine the requirements backlog and execute the development process to build a complex automated system for data discovery. The Software Engineer will be part of a cross-functional agile development team of approximately 8 personnel. The Software Engineer will be supported by the Program Manager and a Lead Software Engineer to perform the following standard duties:
• Analyze user requirements to derive software design, security, and performance requirements
• Design and code new software or modify existing software to add new features
• Integrate existing software into new or modified systems or operating environments
• Develop simple data queries for existing or proposed databases or data repositories
• Assist with developing and executing test procedures for software components
• Write or review software and system documentation
• Design, develop and modify software systems, using scientific analysis and mathematical models to predict and measure outcome and consequences of design
• Design or implement complex database or data repository interfaces/queries
• Design or implement complex algorithms requiring adherence to strict timing, system resource, or interface constraints;
• Perform quality control on team products
• Confer with system engineers and hardware engineers to derive software requirements and to obtain information on project limitations and capabilities, performance requirements and interfaces
• Recommend new technologies and processes for complex software projects
Base Qualifications:
• A minimum of 8 years of experience as a software engineer / software developer
• Bachelor's Degree in a technical field can be substituted for four (4) years of experience
• Ability to obtain a TS/SCI clearance with polygraph. An active clearance is preferred
Required Skills:
• Experience developing solutions for complex software projects, accounting for scalability, flexibility, performance, and security.
• Proficiency with Java/J2EE, Java Script, Angular 2+, REST/JAX/Soap Web Services, HTML5, Junit, and Unix/Linux experience
• Experience working in agile or DevOps teams
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including experience working directly with customers to discuss their requirements and objectives
• Strong analysis and problem-solving skills
Desired Skills:
• Systems Administration experience working with Windows, UNIX, Linux, virtualization, containers, orchestration, and cm/scripting technologies

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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