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Job #: R-00006399
Location: CHANTILLY, VA
Category: Software Development
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:

Expert Software Engineer

Work as a Software Engineer in a collaborative team-focused environment. Take responsibility for prototyping, designing, developing and integrating niche tools which will be used in an operational environment. Lead parts of software development efforts through all aspects of the software engineering life cycle including scope and work estimation, design, documentation, implementation, testing and integration. Assist in determining and recommending the best designs based on customer business objectives, timelines and other resource constraints.

Must be dynamic, innovative, self-starting problem solver. Must have the aptitude and attitude to tackle unsolved technical challenges.

As a Software Engineer, you will be responsible for:
  • Creating new tools and applications using a variety of software languages, frameworks and libraries
  • Refining and enhancing existing applications to better meet the customer's mission.

Required Qualifications
  • Degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related field and 15+ years' experience in software engineering. Additional experience in lieu of degree.
  • 8+ years' experience working in software engineering, applications development and/or web application development and deployment
  • Demonstrated knowledge of software life-cycle management and ability to develop robust, production-ready software using Java, Angular, Perl, JavaScript, PHP, Bash, relational and non-relational databases (e.g. MySQL), object-oriented design, or other technologies and techniques
  • Experience with Linux(CentOS) WMware, Apache (middleware) and performing Linus systems administration
  • Experience with Windows system administration
  • Experience with firewalls and with network connectivity
  • Extensive understanding of both Type-1 and Type-2 encryption, including virtual private networks (VPNs) from both an engineering and implementation perspectives

Desired Qualifications
  • Knowledge of Agile development using SAFe
  • Experience using Jira


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 32,000 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 www.Leidos.com .

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 .

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to spam.leidos@leidos.com .

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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