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Job #: R-00005672
Location: Madison, AL
Category: Software Development
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

Job Description:

No two career paths will ever look the same. At Leidos, we know the most talented and diverse IT and engineering professionals will always have a multitude of career choices; your time at Leidos will be a wise investment in your career and in yourself. We welcome your perspective and ideas, in order to foster collaboration and deliver world-class solutions. We look for solutions that not only transform businesses, but change the world.

Our Civil business is helping to modernize and manage infrastructure, systems and controls, and cybersecurity for civilian agencies and commercial clients around the globe. With core competencies in information technology, energy and environment, complex logistics, and specialized engineering, we solve technical challenges and implement newfound efficiencies on a number of programs!

Protect yourself and your family, with the benefits of working for a world-class employer. When you join Leidos, you join a Fortune 500 company and one of Ethisphere Institute's "World's Most Ethical Companies"

Leidos...We strive to make the complex clear

As a member of the Engineering and Development team, the candidate will perform the following tasks:
  • Develop applications that support NASA IT services, including cloud-based services
  • Use established agile processes and tools to capture themes, epics/capabilities, user stories, features, and tasks
  • Perform technology trade studies, requirements analysis, and proof of concept or prototyping as needed for engineering and design of IT applications destined for the cloud
  • Support applications in O&M status by providing enhancements and bug fixes as needed
  • Develop, test, implement and maintain complex applications and databases, including web applications and user interfaces
  • Develop technical program documentation such as end-user operational instructions
  • Consult with users to develop formal user requirements and translate those into application/database design, write interfaces to external applications or databases, conduct unit/functional testing, and transition the applications/databases to production


Primary Responsibilities:
  • Senior-level software development support
  • Applies comprehensive knowledge of concepts, processes, practices, and procedures on technical assignments
  • Designs, develops, enhances, debugs, and implements software
  • Troubleshoots production problems related to software applications
  • Researches, tests, builds, and coordinates the conversion and/or integration of new products based on client requirements
  • Designs and develops new software products or major enhancements to existing software
  • Addresses problems of systems integration, compatibility, and multiple platforms
  • Consults with project teams and end users to identify application requirements
  • Performs feasibility analysis on potential future projects to management
  • Assists in the evaluation and recommendation of application software packages, application integration and testing tools
  • Resolves problems with software and responds to suggestions for improvements and enhancements
  • Instructs, assigns, directs, and checks the work of other software developers on development team
  • Participates in development of software user manuals


Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree and 4+ years related experience, additional years of experience will be considered in lieu of degree
  • Ability to develop, test, implement and maintain complex applications and databases
  • Ability to design, develop, and maintain applications within the cloud environment
  • Experience developing HTML and web applications
  • Experience with JavaScript and JavaScript libraries
  • Experience debugging code and root cause analysis techniques.
  • Experience working in a Windows, MacOS, and/or Linux environment
  • Ability to convey technical information to non-technical individuals
  • Ability to work in dynamic and challenging environments
  • Strong oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Complex problem solving skills


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience working with Agile software development methodology
  • Experience working in the NASA environment


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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