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Job #: R-00018135
Location: Alexandria, VA
Category: Software Development
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Job Requisition:

Senior Software Developer

Job Description:

The Defense group at Leidos currently has an opening for a Senior Software Developer to work in Springfield, VA on the RECON project, in support of the NGA's Research Directorate. This is an exciting opportunity to work with cutting edge technology in an R&D environment and support critical warfighter missions.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Develops and applies advanced software/systems methods, theories and research techniques in the investigation and solution of complex and advanced technical problems.
  • May plan, conduct and technically direct projects or major phases of significant projects, coordinating the efforts of technical support staff in the performance of assigned projects.
  • Analyzes, evaluates and plans method of approach and organizes means to achieve solution of complex technical problems.
  • Conducts investigations and tests of considerable complexity.
  • Reviews literature, patents and current practices relevant to the solution of assigned projects.
  • Reviews projects progress and evaluate results.
  • Recommends corrections in technical applications and analysis.
  • Specifies materials, equipment and supplies required for completion and implementation of technical projects.
  • Evaluates vendor capabilities to provide required products or services.
  • May provide technical consultation to technical staff or other organizations.

Requirements:

  • 9 years of experience and a MA/MS degree. Additional experience may be considered in lieu of a degree. 
  • Active TS/SCI with CI Poly
  • Working experience in research, algorithm development, application development or engineering
  • Experience in Java, C++, or Python

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in some of the following: C#, Ruby, ENVI IDL, Hadoop, GeoServer, PostGreSQL, PostGIS, Oracle Spatial, Accumulo, or MongoDB
  • Experience with MATLAB
  • Experience with radar processing
  • Experience with the Scale GEOINT processing system
  • Experience with Geospatial Analyst workflows
  • Experience with Windows, Linux, or UNIX computer operating system configuration

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph

Travel:

Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Software Development

4000

Defense

Leidos

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 www.Leidos.com.

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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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