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Job #: R-00027100
Location: Washington, DC
Category: Software Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

The NISC III program within the Civil group at Leidos has a need for a Senior Software Engineer for the IT Team.

This team is looking for an energetic team member to help develop solutions to meet expanding customer needs.

The NISC III IT team has successfully brought several legacy applications to FAA Cloud Services (FCS), which is based on Amazon Web Services (AWS).

In this role you will need to have an eye for perfection in order to properly direct the new features and revisions of programs designed to increase operating efficiency.

The team is based near the L’Enfant Metro station in Washington, DC.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Refactoring/redesigning of legacy applications (typically in ColdFusion) and developing of new applications for use in FAA Cloud Services (FCS).
  • Developing Dashboards and Reports to meet Business Intelligence needs.
  • Project Managing of smaller development projects, including managing expectations, estimating timeframes, and identifying/mitigating project risks.
  • Providing consultation and suggesting best approaches for development of new applications. Supporting ad hoc helpdesk requests.
  • Participate in weekly team meetings.


  • Normally requires BS degree and 12 – 15 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 10 – 13 years of prior relevant experience.
  • Additional years of related work experience can be used to off-set the degree at the hiring manager's discretion.

Basic Qualifications

  • Must have demonstrable personal accomplishments and experience with using open source tools and projects.
  • Must be able to both work well as part of a team and independently.
  • Working knowledge and proficiency utilizing Microsoft Office applications to include: MS Word, MS Excel, MS Office and MS Power Point
  • Ability to obtain a Public Trust clearance.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience programming in Cold Fusion, Java Script, and PHP programming languages.
  • Experience deploying to and testing within AWS.
  • Able to develop automated test tools is a bonus.
  • Experience understanding customer data needs and developing analytics that helps the customer better understand their data.
  • Experience developing applications for Android phones or Apple iOS.

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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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