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Job #: R-00020140
Location: Washington, DC
Category: Software Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Intelligence


Job Requisition:

Java Software Developer- TOP SECRET REQUIRED

Job Description:

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

The Jr Java 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 datacenter.  The system is currently in the process of migrating to Amazon Web Services (AWS).  Development, Test, and Production will soon be in AWS.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Work on System Change Requests
    • Provide acceptance criteria for user stories
    • Develop fixes for bugs or 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 2 - 4 years of prior relevant experience or Masters Degree with less than 2 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 the following development languages: Java, Javascript, JQuery
  • Experience with DevOps frameworks and tools
  • Experience with cloud-based software development
  • Strong communication skills

Preferred Qualifications 

  • Experience developing in AWS
  • Experience with Agile Software Development
  • Experience with Oracle Databases
  • Experience with the following Software Applications: JBOSS, Maven, Jenkins, SVN, Git, Artifactory, JIRA, Confluence, FishEye, Crucible
  • AWS Certification
  • SAFe Scaled Agilist Certification
  • 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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Job Family:

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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