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Job #: R-00019211
Location: Charlottesville, VA
Category: Software Development
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Leidos has a job opening for a Entry Level Software Engineer in Charlottesville, VA.

Leidos is hiring software engineers for full-stack and frontend roles for the Charlottesville office. Leidos works on everything from autonomous ships to hospital patient telemetry. We use GraphQL for APIs, Typescript with React + Redux for frontends, Rust or Typescript in Docker or AWS Lambda for backends. Aside from the ground-breaking work, we offer competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, and relocation assistance. Join us in Charlottesville at our new downtown office! Our average commute is 8 minutes, and our office is walking distance to more than thirty restaurants.

-Design and implement the data-driven software that fixes airport security or drives robotic ships.
-Write code, not meeting notes – generally expect morning stand-up to be your only meeting.
-Succeed or fail as part of a four-to-six person scrum team and accept failure with respect.
-Learn Rust & Typescript – expressive languages with powerful tooling and frameworks.
-Work with Site Reliability Engineers to deploy and harden scalable software.

-Bachelor's in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field with 0-2 years of relevant experience and a minimum 3.0 GPA.
-Mastery of a modern language, ideally Python, Java, Rust, or Javascript (ES6+).
-Able to obtain a DoD Secret Security Clearance.
-US citizenship is required.

-Working familiarity with Docker and/or AWS Lambda

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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

Pay and Benefits

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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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