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Job #: R-00023376
Location: Gaithersburg, MD
Category: Software Development
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Corporate

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Job Description:

Leidos has a job opening for an Software Engineer in Gaithersburg, MD.

You will work on building out a big data system to manage, analyze and explore cyber data.  You will be writing code in Java and Python, you will be deploying your solutions on-prem and on-cloud, and you will explore the latest technologies available while building a cutting-edge platform.

-Write clean, secure, interface oriented code in java, spark, or python.
-Work with Docker, Kubernetes and other automated deployment tools.
-Work on a distributed, high-paced, fast-moving and disciplined agile team.
-Create tests, documentation and supporting materials for the product we are building.

-Recent Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Mathematics.
-Demonstrated ability to learn quickly and to independently use available resources to close knowledge gaps.
-Experience with Python or any other similar scripting language.
-Experience with Java and working in a Linux environment such as Red Hat, CentOS or Ubuntu.
-Solid understanding of Git.
-US Citizenship is required.

-Ability to design, develop, and maintain applications within the cloud environment.
-Camiliarity modern development approaches (serverless, containerization, cloud, continuous delivery, micro-services, event based applications).
-Familiarity with Data Analysis or Statistics, and some data wrangling (programmatically extracting databases, transforming data, modeling it in readable form, etc.
-Experience with REST APIs.
-Strong oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.
-Ability to obtain a clearance.

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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

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