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Job #: R-00006033
Location: Gaithersburg, MD
Category: Software Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Corporate

Job Description:

Leidos has an immediate opening for a Software Engineer to join our Corporate Information Security Group. We will consider 100% telecommute option for the right candidate.

In this role, you will work on building out a big data system to manage, analyze and explore cyber data. You will be writing code in Java and Python, you will be deploying your solutions on-prem and on-cloud, and you will explore the latest technologies available while building a cutting-edge platform.


- Write clean, secure, interface oriented code in java, spark, or python

- Work with Docker, Kubernetes and other automated deployment tools

- Work on a distributed, high-paced, fast-moving and disciplined agile team

- Create tests, documentation and supporting materials for the product we are building



- Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science related field, and at least 2 years of relevant experience in software development, with Java being a required language.

- Curiosity: you ask why, you explore, you are familiar with latest and greatest open source tools, and always fascinated by what's possible and what could be better.

- Demonstrated ability to learn quickly and to independently use available resources to close knowledge gaps

- Experience with Python or any other similar scripting language

- Experience with Java

- Solid understanding of Git

- Experience working in a Linux environment such as Red Hat, CentOS or Ubuntu

- US citizenship is required and able to obtain security clearance


- Ability to design, develop, and maintain applications within the cloud environment

- A familiarity modern development approaches (serverless, containerization, cloud, continuous delivery, micro-services, event based applications)

- Familiarity with Data Analysis or Statistics, and some data wrangling (programmatically extracting databases, transforming data, modeling it in readable form, etc

- Experience with REST APIs

- Strong oral and written communication and interpersonal skills

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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