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Job #: R-00030990
Location: Bethesda, MD
Category: Software Development
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Health

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Job Description:

The Government Health and Safety Solutions Operation is seeking a Junior Java Developer in a software development project for the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The position is located in Bethesda, Maryland.

The successful candidate will:
• Design, develop, and maintain key components of software applications using JEE, Spring MVC, Spring JDBC, Bootstrap, SOAP/RESTful, XML, SQL, Git and JIRA in an Agile software development environment.
• Support toward development of a technical roadmap.
• Create and update all relevant documentation and specifications for design, development, and testing.
• Present concepts using UML and be willing to challenge other team member’s designs as well as receive and incorporate feedback.
• Communicate and collaborate extensively with analysts, architects, DBAs, operations, and testers using Agile Scrum.
• Provide status and other day-to-day communications to the Technical Lead, Scrum Master, and Project Manager
• Periodically provide help desk triage/ production support

The candidate must:
• be proactive and result oriented
• have strong design skills
• be a problem-solver
• thrive in a fast-paced work environment
• comfortable working with team members, and end-users
• exhibit effective verbal and written communication skills

Required Education and Experience:
• Bachelor's Degree preferably in Computer Science or IT related discipline
• 2+ years of related experience
• Ability to obtain a Public Trust Clearance is required.

Required Skills:
• Java 8 or higher
• Agile Software Development Lifecycle
• Software release management in a Linux environment
• JEE / Servlets
• JQuery
• Maven
• Database Design (e.g. Entity Relationship Diagrams)
• Object oriented design and development
• Design patterns
• Web Services Development (REST, XML)
• Source Control and CM Tools (e.g. GitHub, BitBucket)
• Unit testing - JUnit

Desired Skills:
• Active public trust clearance (HHS or NIH) a plus
• Test Driven Development
• JIRA experience
• Tomcat
• Jenkins
• Spring JDBC
• Spring MVC
• Spring Boot
• PostgreSQL
• SQL Server

Requires US Citizen or US Person (Green Card Holder) with the ability to obtain a Public Trust Clearance.

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Public Trust



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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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