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Job #: R-00012546
Location: CHANTILLY, VA
Category: Software Development
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Intelligence

Job Description:

Java Software Developer with strong systems, software, cloud, and Agile experience to support a complex program to provide Agile development and operations and maintenance for critical systems. Based in DevOps framework, participate in and/or direct major deliverables of projects through all aspects of the software development lifecycle including scope and work estimation, architecture and design, coding and unit testing.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Participate in software programming initiatives to support innovation and enhancement, using Java, JavaScript, Python, SpringBoot, Hibernate, C++.
  • Developing and directing software system validation and testing methods using Junit and Katalon
  • Develop and integrate custom developed software solutions to leverage automated deployment technologies
  • Develop, prototype and deploy solutions within Commercial Cloud Solutions leveraging Infrastructure platform services
  • Coordinate closely with team members, Product Owners and Scrum Masters to ensure User Story alignment and implementation to customer use cases
  • Analyze (though proof of concept, performance, and end-to-end testing) and effectively coordinate Infrastructure needs driven by developed software to meet customer mission needs
  • Support the Agile software development lifecycle following Program SAFe practices
  • Use industry leading DevOps tools like GitHub, Jenkins, Unix bash scripting
  • Document and Perform systems software development, including deployment of build artifacts across different environments leverage GitFlow constructs
  • Communicate key project data to team members and build team cohesion and effectiveness.
  • Leverage Atlassian tool suite like JIRA and Confluence to track activities
  • Apply and identify best practices and standard operating procedures
  • Create innovative solutions to meet the technical needs of customers.


Basic Qualifications
  • Proficient with common Agile practices, service-orientated environments, and development practices
  • Expert in using Java, JavaScript
  • Expert in the software development lifecycle, with experience delivering within DevOps toolsets/practices
  • Direct experience utilizing software testing performance tools, such as Junit
  • Experience with scripting languages, such as Python, Bash
  • Experience working in an Agile development environment and tempo
  • Experience with development in Commercial Cloud Platforms (ex, AWS, Google Cloud, Azure)
  • Experience with development leveraging cloud data services (ex: S3, RDS, EFS)
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Well versed with using version control systems
  • Well versed with using issue/problem tracking systems
  • Candidate must have Masters with 15-20 years of prior relevant experience or Doctorate with 13-16 years of prior relevant experience.


Candidate must be US Citizen.

Candidate must be willing to pursue sponsorship of US Government Clearance (TS/SCI with Polygraph)

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience in AWS Data management services (Elastic Map Reduce, Lambda, Kinesis)
  • Experience with SAFe development practices


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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