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Job #: R-00000878
Location: Fairfax, VA
Category: Software Development
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
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.

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

Our team within the Exploration and Mission support Group at Leidos currently has an opening for a Team Lead, Software Development, to support Our team within the Exploration and Mission support group at Leidos current has an opening for a Team Lead, Software Development, to support a Federal law enforcement agency.

The Software Development/Scrum Master, will lead a software development team of 6 to 10 while managing risks, escalating impediments, and helping to drive continuous process improvement. The Team Lead will be responsible for coordinating with Product Owners, Software Engineers, Program Management and other feature development teams. This position requires strong leadership skills in order to lead a multi-skilled, complex, technical team of individuals. Excellent communication, team building and prioritization skills, as well as the ability to be flexible and responsive in a fast paced environment are needed. This position also requires superior capability in Design, Development, Documentation, Integration, Debugging and Testing.
Responsibilities: • Work with multiple feature development teams to meet both sprint and release commitments and milestones. • Guiding/directing engineering staff in the execution of engineering functions ensuring compliance with program and functional processes. • Responsible for the SCRUM; interacting with Production Owners and representatives; own progress blockers, communicate progress to plans and coach teams to correctly apply Agile principles. • Contribute to the feature team's design, development, documentation and testing of new enhancements to the system. Develop and maintain Java software applications Lead and mentor more junior members of the team in the performance of project tasks


Referral Eligible
Typically requires BS degree and 12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 10 years of prior relevant experience. Additional years of experience and/or relevant certifications may be considered in lieu of degree.

• Previous experience leading a software team, engaging stakeholders, contributors and technical resources to analyze user needs and resource limitations.• Experience with facilitating scrum for the team (Planning, Retrospective, Grooming & Review/Demo).• Able to track and produce key metrics
• Agile experience/knowledge of key agile techniques
  • 10+ years of Java development experience in a Windows environment.

Strongly desired:
  • Familiarity / experience with Oracle databases, Eclipse, Web Services (XML, SOAP/RESTful), Hibernate, and the Spring Framework
  • Knowledge of web application security vulnerabilities and how to address them
  • Able to multi-task and work in a dynamic, fast-pace environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication 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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