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Job #: R-00018855
Location: Fort Meade, MD
Category: Software Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

The Defense Group at Leidos is presently seeking a Software Engineer to support the sustainment and ongoing development of the DISA Software Defined Networking (SDN) solution. This individual will assist in the design, development, test and implementation of the SDN components through collaboration with other analysts and coordination with Government customers. Will support troubleshooting, incident and problem management as necessary. Candidate will apply working knowledge of technical domain to develop solutions to routine technical problems.

The position will be located at either DISA HQ at Fort Meade, MD or DISA Global at Scott AFB, IL. 


•Requires BS and 4 – 8 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 2 – 6 years of prior relevant experience.
•Strong communication skills that enable proactive and effective collaboration with a virtual team. 
•Knowledge of and ability to apply principles, theories, and concepts of Software Engineering field working under limited supervision. 
•Currently possess an active Secret with SSBI or Top Secret security clearance
•Currently possess an active 8570 IAT II Certification

•Software Defined Networking experience, particularly Lumina SDN Controller (OpenDaylight), Service and NFV Orchestration, Cisco NSO, Network Functions Virtualization (NFV), or Virtual Network Functions (VNF)
•Network configuration experience, specifically with Juniper or Cisco routers, to include protocols such as BGP, MPLS, VPLS, Pseudowires and QoS
•Experience developing software using SDN modeling languages and protocols such as YANG, NETCONF, RESTCONF and OpenFlow
•Experience on software development projects that include Java programing, including SOAP and REST web services development
•Web development experience, specifically with Java, JavaScript, React, Cassandra, jRuby, and Kinetic Data applications such as Request and Task
•PostgreSQL development experience, including DDL and triggers/stored procedures
•Experience with distributed version control software such as Git, as well as experience with the automation of testing, builds and deployments
•Experience developing software on a Linux platform (RHEL 7)
•Documentation experience, including the creation of functional, technical, and architectural design artifacts as well as test cases and installation, deployment and configuration documentation
•Full software lifecycle experience (design, development, test, deployment), including deployment to a production environment
•Experience developing software in an agile environment including the ability to quickly learn new technologies on a rapidly growing project
•Experience developing software in a DoD environment, including meeting STIGs and RMF controls
•Experience working with DISA or DoD Customers.

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

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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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