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Job #: R-00005515
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 Requisition:

Software Engineer- (Circuit Switch Software Engineer) TS/SCI Polygraph Required

Job Description:

Leidos is currently seeking a Software Engineer to support a newly awarded program in the Annapolis Junction, MD area.

The contract will provide life cycle support to operational software applications and databases directed toward the current operational needs of the Y Directorate of Capabilities. The Directorate of Capabilities is responsible for developing and providing all capabilities used across the enterprise, as well as capabilities and solutions provided to external organizations for intelligence and information assurance purposes.   

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Define application objectives by analyzing user requirements and envisioning system features and functionality.
  • Design and develop user interfaces and applications by setting expectations and feature priorities throughout development life cycle, determining design methodologies and tool sets, completing programming using languages and software products, and designing and conducting tests
  • Integrate applications by designing database architecture and server scripting; studying and establishing connectivity with network systems and information servers
  • Perform application development by coordinating requirements, schedules, and activities; contributing to team meetings; troubleshooting development and production problems across multiple environments and operating platforms.
  • Support users by developing documentation and assistance tools • Research new internet/intranet technologies and software products.

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree and 12 years of experience. Additional experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

12+ years of experience as a SWE in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity.

Experience designing and implementing object oriented solutions in Java • Experience with Java, Subversion, Teamwork, User Interface Design, writing Software Requirements, Software Development Processes, and Software Debugging,

Experience in inteliJ, NetBean, or Eclipse development environments • Strong understanding of data structures and multi-threaded processing

Strong interpersonal, communication, and writing skills

Familiarity navigating Linux using bash commands to configure administrative settings and evaluate system performance • Able to identify and anticipate needs of a user community, development staff, and integrated applications

Basic understanding of modern telephony systems

Experience with basic networking

Experience with cellular technologies

Familiarity with various signals processing systems

Desired Skills:

Experience developing Junit tests to automate the regression testing

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph



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Job Family:

Software Engineering



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 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

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