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Job #: R-00020106-OTHLOC-PL-2D0039
Location: Alexandria, VA
Category: Software Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Intelligence

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Job Description:

Leidos currently has an opening for a DevOps Software Developer to work at one of our 3 locations: Gaithersburg MD, Chantilly VA or Alexandria VA. This is an exciting opportunity supporting our program mission to deliver the next generation of Geospatial Intelligence technologies to our customer. On program, Leidos provides software (SW) development solutions to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) through the delivery of SAFe/Agile-based scrum teams. This includes COTS/GOTS/FOSS integration, SW development, and integrated SW DevOps support to manage, sustain and efficiently deploy baselines at multiple security domains, including both cloud and non-cloud environments.

We develop at the lowest possible classification with a geographically dispersed team.

**This position has the option to sit at any of our three sites located in Gaithersburg MD, Chantilly VA or Alexandria VA. Our program culture offers the potential for flexible work schedules and telework. Although we prefer team members to be in the office 3 times a week, we are open to other working arrangements for the right candidate in the Washington Metropolitan Area (WMA).

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Attend and Participate in daily scrums, release and feature planning events, demos and retrospectives.
  • Conduct design and code reviews, fix bugs, and resolve production issues
  • Support team sprint/release commitments
  • Be responsible for practicing technical design, developing new functionality and maintaining existing components.
  • Provide estimates on length to completion and level of complexity for features
  • Implement and test stories and tasks
  • Work Product Owner and team to create and refine story Acceptance Criteria
  • Commit to continuous improvement of team

Basic Qualifications:

  • No clearance required to start; Must be able to obtain & maintain a TS/SCI with polygraph post hire
  • Requires BS and 4 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 2 years of prior relevant experience; OR 4 years of experience in lieu of degree
  • Javascript Skills
  • jQuery, React, Backbone.js, lodash, Underscore
  • Object-oriented design and programming
  • Agile Software Development
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Self motivated
  • Capacity to work well in groups

Preferred Qualifications:

  • TS/SCI with Polygraph
  • Javascript test platform: Jasmine, Selenium, Mocha, Cucumber
  • jQuery, React, Backbone.js, lodash, Underscore
  • Experience with HTML5 and CSS3
  • Familiarity with ECMAScript 6
  • Security+ Certification
  • AWS experience
  • Jira collaboration tools experience
  • Agile Development knowledge and experience
  • Experience with Geospatial exploitation tools: RemoteView Pro, SocetGXP, ENVI, ArcGIS

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About Leidos

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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