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Job #: R-00005670
Location: Annapolis Junction, 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: Intelligence

Job Description:

The Cyber and SIGINT Solutions Operation under the Intelligence Group of Leidos is seeking an experienced Principal Software Engineer with a TS/SCI with polygraph clearance.

PROGRAM SUMMARY: The Prototype Development Support (PDS II) program is a TTO-based, LOE program in support of our customer's Operations organization. Through new development and rapid prototyping, PDS II looks to help its customer find new and better data sources and tradecraft to answer new and existing intelligence questions to accomplish its mission. Working across all areas, using methods that run the gamut from leading edge visualizations, analytic development and new technology research, the PDS II program constantly strives to provide the best solutions for the customer to address their mission needs, all in a fast paced, highly collaborative challenging environment.

Primary Responsibilities

Provide direct software engineering support to the Data Source Development Team.

Develop software solutions to help analyze, ingest, transform, and store critical data.

Lead and Coordinate with external organizations to develop and maintain data flows, enhance displays, develop web services, design and develop analytics, and integrate analytic outputs with existing systems.

What you will like about this position:

Work in a small, integrated team environment, focused on innovating and driving solutions to meet current and future mission needs.

The opportunity to develop algorithms and data mining techniques to transform collected, acquired, or created data into question-focused data sets.

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree and 12-15 years or experience. Additional experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree.
  • At least 12 years of general experience in computer science, computer engineering, mathematics, or a related discipline
  • At least 5 years of experience in software-intensive projects and programs for government or industry customers.
  • At least 5 years of the experience must have been as a software engineer supporting software architecture development, requirement analysis, process execution and evaluation, selection and evaluation of COTS/GOTS tools, and integration (with both new and existing systems).

Experienced developing in Java and scripting languages (Ruby, Python, Pig, etc.) in Linux VMs

Experience with Elasticsearch and Kibana

Experience with NiFi

Experience with Hadoop, MapReduce, Accumulo

Experience working with data formats including JSON, CSV, and XML

Experience transforming data in corporate data formats such as XKS, ASDF, TCLD, and SOTF

Desired Skills:

Strong communication skills

Basic knowledge of network technologies (routers, switches, gateways, etc.) and internet protocols (DNS, BGP, RDP, etc.)

Experience with developing simple web interfaces (HTML/CSS/JavaScript) for testing and prototype evaluation

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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