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Job #: R-00023827
Location: Stuttgart
Category: Software Development
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 100% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Are you interested in continuing your career in Europe in a mission focused environment? Leidos Defense Group has established positions throughout the European theater supporting the CITS III program. We are looking for experienced, innovative and motivated IT Specialists to support enablement ofAFRICOM’s mission objectives . Leidos has an excellent opportunity for an experienced, self-directed, Knowledge Management Software Developer.  This position is in support of a Department of Defense (DoD) organization, US AFRICOM located OCONUS in Stuttgart, Germany.  This position is required to travel OCONUS and may require up to 100% business travel. You must also hold an active DOD Secret clearance.

AFRICOM's Knowledge Management and Collaboration division seeks to develop KM solutions using agile methodology embodying best UI/UX principles. In this role, you will:

  • Work with the Scrum team to develop business process improvement software packages.
  • Support and code client side and/or server-side applications in a development environment, test code for accuracy in pre-production, and ensure interoperability and completeness to achieve desired results within the production environment.
  • Work with Scrum Master and technical writer to deliver necessary documentation and testing results.
  • Communicates clearly and succinctly both written and orally, and present products and ideas in a business-like manner.
  • Works in dynamic fast paced environments that require team interaction and coordination of efforts.  
  • Demonstrates experience in interfacing with both client managers and system users.
  • Provides SharePoint application development solutions to enhance the command’s decision-making processes and increase the speed and accuracy of decision-making using HTML5, CSS, JavaScript (JS), JQuery, Node.js, Bootstrap, Angular, React, TypeScript, etc, and object models to include JSON, CSOM, and REST.
  • Provides technical guidance and mentorship to the development staff.
  • Provides remote support and/or travel to customer sites as required. 

Required Education and Qualifications

  • BA/BS + 5 years or AA/AS + 7 years, orr a major cert + 9 years or 11 years of recent specialized experience
  • Must hold and maintain active Secret Clearance
  • Current MCPD certification
  • Current CompTIA Security + (IAT Level II or greater)
  • Proficiency with HTML5, CSS, JavaScript(JS), JQuery, SharePoint API, REST, and CSOM
  • Demonstrated understanding of software development using Agile methodology.
  • TESA eligibility

Desired Qualifications

  • ITIL v3 – Foundation
  • Experience with AngularJS, Angular, TypeScript, Bootstrap, Node.js, Knockout, Handlebars.js, JSON
  • Adaptable to changing circumstances and operational needs
  • Understanding of Department of Defense Military standards
  • Experience with DoD IT security requirements
  • Experience in a DevOps environment


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Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 100% of the time

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Software Development


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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