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Job #: R-00011816
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:

Work as a Software Engineer in a collaborative agile team-focused environment. Candidate is responsible for the development of new features and the application of security patches to a customized Ubuntu-based client machine build as well as a set of CentOS based servers. 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:
  • Administering high-level tasks on the servers as well as providing tier 3 support for the client build.
  • Provide script and/or code changes while accounting for integration between developer code, the OS, VMware, the browser, and hardware to provide for a simplified and unified user environment and experience
  • Refining and enhancing existing applications to better meet the customer's mission.


Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related field and 8+ years' experience. Additional experience in lieu of degree.
  • 4+ 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 Perl, JavaScript, Bash, relational and non-relational databases (e.g. MySQL or MariaDB), object-oriented design, or other technologies and techniques
  • Experience with WMware, Apache (middleware) and performing Linux systems 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
  • An active TS/SCI with Polygraph clearance is required for this position


Desired Qualifications
  • Knowledge of Agile development using SAFe
  • Experience using Jira
  • Experience with Red Hat Based Linux, specifically CentOS
  • Experience with HTML, Firefox extension development, and Linux Live Cd
  • Experience with Windows system administration
  • Working knowledge of the implementation of LDAP and Kerberos for Linux user authentication and authorization


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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