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Job #: R-00007597
Location: Raleigh, NC
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 for a position in Raleigh, NC.

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 prototype development support to the Laboratory for Analytic Sciences (LAS).

Develop software solutions to help productize prototypes at LAS.

Lead and coordinate with external organizations to develop and integrate analytic outputs with existing corporate systems.

What you will like about this position:

Work on the beautiful campus of North Carolina State University (NCSU) in Raleigh, N.C.

Work in a small, integrated team environment comprised of industry leaders in government and academia, 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

Master's Degree and 15-20 years of experience. Additional experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree
  • At least 16 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).

    Preferred Qualifications

    Experience developing in Java and scripting languages (Python, etc.) in Linux VMs

    Experience developing within a Query Time Analytics (QTA) framework

    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


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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