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Job #: R-00027839-OTHLOC-PL-2D0012
Location: Abingdon, MD
Category: Software Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Joint Interoperable Gateway for Security, Anti-terrorism and Warfighting (JIGSAW) software is used as a US Gov’t web-application that provides a Common Operational Platform (COP) for Early warning detection equipment consisting of Ground Based Radars (GBRs), Ultra Long-Range Thermal Imagers (ULRTIs), and Network Video Recorders (NVRs). JIGSAW provides enhances the functionality of the base software by adding recording and user auditing capabilities. As our efforts to develop a final operation capability system we need support in the software programming, Information Assurance (IA) and software test support.

Primary Responsibilities

For programing and testing work is conducted in the object oriented languages such as Java or C# and HTML5 and JavaScript. Job requires independent work. Assignments by the lead engineer is provided with acceptance criteria and due dates with expectations of completion of quality work on time. At times, travel to customer laboratories requiring interfacing with government personnel, setting up network or sensor items in the computer lab, conducting demonstrations to system stakeholders.

Specific activities include:

  • Troubleshooting and optimization tasks as a result testing and performance.
  • Support and develop Software Documentation, including but not limited to Software Development Plan (SDP), Requirements Matrix (RM), Software Test Report, and operator, administrator, & maintenance manuals.
  • Support development and application of information assurance (IA) Security Technical Implementation Guide settings on hardware and software to ensure IA compliance.

Basic Qualifications

  • 2+ years’ experience with object-oriented languages.

  • Must be a US Citizen.

  • BS degree in software engineering, computer science, electrical engineering or related field.

  • Ability to work from home not at Leidos or customer’s office.

  • Ability to pass US government back ground checks necessary for obtaining either access to government facilities or security clearances.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with .NET C# Object Oriented Programming.
  • Experience building HTML5 applications
  • Experience with JavaScript API’s
  • Working with Team Foundation Server
  • Experience working with GIS applications or languages
  • Writing drivers for remote sensors
  • Managing small computer networks
  • Working with DoD computer systems and networks

Telework only allowed in Charleston, SC.

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Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 25% of the time

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Software Engineering

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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