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Job #: R-00021787
Location: Tucson, AZ
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

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Job Description:

Leidos is looking for a Software Developer Technical Management position for a Sustainment Contract. Program provides sustainment support for Mission-Critical Intelligence alerting, exploitation, and reporting capabilities. We are seeking technical, self-motivated Software developers, to be versatile and flexible to changing priorities from our customers. Candidates must work well in an Agile Scrum environment.  Task and team-oriented driven, initiative, independence, and inquisitive skills are a necessity.

The candidate must be able to hold a government security clearance for access to classified information.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Design, Build, Test software upgrades and modifications
  • Troubleshoot software and system issues in a SAFe Agile scrum team
  • Use technical expertise to suggest environment and process upgrades
  • Implement COTS, and other third party, product updates
  • Use experience and management skills to track tasking and status of Junior and Senior developers on program across geographically separated areas (DC, Tucson)
  • Provide status updates to Leidos and Government Program office to ensure software releases are ready for testing prior to deliver to the test organization, and verify team stays on schedule with code freeze, test procedures, testing, SWAP approval submissions, release schedules, readiness reviews, and deployment of software

Basic Qualifications:

  • Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, or related discipline and 8+ years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6+ years of prior relevant experience; OR 4 years of experience in lieu of degree
  • Must currently possess an active Top Secret Clearance; with ability to obtain SCI
  • Software engineering and development experience with Java and/or C++
  • Experience with code repository, (i.e. GIT/SVN)
  • Experience with JavaScript
  • Experience with Windows, Solaris/Linux OS (scripting, command line)
  • Troubleshooting and problem solving skills, with the use of debuggers

Preferred Qualifications:

  • TS/SCI
  • Experience working with and troubleshooting Mission Critical applications
  • Experience with C++ or Spring framework
  • Knowledge of, exposure and/or experience working with software design patterns and Java Web Application Development.
  • Knowledge of, exposure and/or experience using some of the following Programming Languages and tools: Java, Python, Django, Springframework, HTML5, JavaScript, jQuery, Angular.js, Web Services (REST, SOAP), Front-end frameworks (Bootstrap, jQuery UI), Open source, Cloud Platforms, Linux, Windows, MVC, OO programming, web architecture.
  • Knowledge of Oracle, Postgres, SQL, and NoSQL databases
  • Knowledge of/or experience in software development on agile teams using Agile Developer practices such as Pair Programming, TDD, Refactoring, and ATDD.
  • Experience with Perl and Python
  • Experience with SAFe Agile of other Agile SW development methodologies
  • Experience with Subversion/JIRA
  • Experience working in AWS Cloud architecture and/or application transitions to the Cloud

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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