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Job #: R-00017003
Location: Chantilly, VA
Category: Software Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Intelligence

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Job Requisition:

Senior Software Developer- TOP SECRET REQUIRED

Job Description:

The Senior Software Developer will be a member of a leading edge, dynamic technical program - NEWTTON. This program is a small development program in Washington DC/Chantilly VA with Agile Development and migration to the cloud.  This development program is a workflow tool to engage linguists for the Intelligence Community. 

The Senior Software Developer will design, assemble, test, document and maintain the software system.  They will participate in daily Agile Stand Ups, technical exchange meetings, and release planning discussions.  The software application is currently developed on a virtualized development environment and deployed into a data center.  The system is built on a pure AWS infrastructure, you will translate user requirements, help define our roadmap, design, develop, deploy, and test end-to-end.  The Senior Software Developer will also participate in cloud migration activities and will play a role in designing the new AWS Cloud based development environment.  

Primary Responsibilities
•Solve complex software development issues
•Work on System Change Requests
  Provide acceptance criteria for user stories
  Develop fixes for bugs or software enhancements
  Document changes in architecture
 Provide Test Plans
•Develop user stories for work to be completed
•Attend Agile ceremonies – sprint planning, stand ups, release planning, demos, and retrospectives

Basic Qualifications
•BS/BA Degree and 8 - 12 years of prior relevant experience or Master’s Degree with 6 - 10 years of prior relevant experience (in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology)
•Cleared at the Top Secret level with the ability to pass a CI polygraph
•Experience with one or more development languages: Java, Javascript, JQuery, HTML5, CSS3
•Experience with DevOps frameworks and tools
•Experience with cloud-based software development
•Strong communication skills 

Preferred Qualifications 
•Experience developing in AWS
•Experience with any of the following development: C++, Powershell scripting, Angular JS, Node.JS, Python
•Experience with Agile Software Development
•Experience with Oracle Databases
•Experience with the following Software Applications: JBOSS, SOLR, Active Directory, Maven, SVN, Git, Artifactory, JIRA, Confluence, FishEye, Crucible
•AWS Certification
•SAFe Scaled Agilist Certification
•Experience with CI/CD, test & deployment automation (Jenkins, GitHub, CloudFormation)
•Experience with Oracle and SOA interfaces to web-based applications

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret



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Software Engineering




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 33,000 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

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