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Job #: R-00032836-OTHLOC-PL-2D0468
Location: Chantilly, VA
Category: Software Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Intelligence

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Job Description:

Are you ready to work on projects that can potentially change the world? Join us at Leidos, where your most important work is ahead!  You will be proud to say you work with Leidos because not only do we treat our employees like an important part of our business, everything we do is built on our commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our employees, and our communities.  You will enjoy great benefits such as 5 weeks of Paid Time Off, Flexible Schedules, Discounted Stock Purchase Plans, Education and Training Support, Relocation Assistance and more!

The Leidos Intelligence Group has exciting opportunities to support Computer Network Operations (CNO) development . We are developing new solutions on internal research and development projects as well as some of our new Leidos-led prime contracts. We are seeking a Senior Software Engineer to serve as the technical lead for all software development efforts.  

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Interface with the technical community and other Government entities to understand challenges, needs, and develop solutions
  • Contribute to in improving the overall technical capabilities of Computer Network Operations (CNO) missions by participating in design (software and otherwise) sessions, developing unique capabilities, and sharing insights and practices across Government organizations supporting CNO missions.
  • Provide guidance in the overall aspects of software development efforts to include data architectures, software assurance, and security.
  • Conduct rapid software prototyping to demonstrate and evaluate technologies in relevant environments
  • Conduct performance, security, and other aspects of evaluation software systems; test software capabilities using novel testing and analysis techniques
  • Document software with an emphasis on architectures, user stories, and interface definitions; practice agile software development methods; support software development infrastructure and assist in building and configuring computing systems and resources.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering
  • 10 or more years of related experience
  • Experience with demonstrated development proficiency, and/or advance knowledge of computer programming and development system and security practices
  • 10 years recent experience in direct performance of a major program, project, or activity relating to computer software development at the user & kernel level, computer programming and/or computer digital forensics
  • Working knowledge and experience in agile software development practices and experience on a software development team.  
  • Demonstrate problem solving ability and the ability to explore and evaluate possible solutions to problems
  • Minimum of Top Secret (TS) Level Clearance

Preferred Qualifications

  • 5 years of intensive software development experience in modern languages such as C/C++ or Java. 
  • Knowledge of other commonly used languages such as Perl, Python, Ruby, and Java Script. 
  • Working knowledge of modern computing paradigms and environments such as NoSQL systems, cloud computing and virtualization, parallel programming, network programming, mobile development, and interface development. 
  • Familiar with end-to-end software development activities in Linux/Windows/Unix/Web Environments; software development tools including IDEs (Eclipse, IntelliJ, and Emacs); version control systems (GIT and SVN), and bug tracking systems (e.g., Jira, Bugzilla, Fogbugz). 
  • Possess experience in agile software development practices and team design sessions
  • Experience working on a software development team
  • Demonstrated problem solving ability with the ability to explore and evaluate many possible solutions to problems. 

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Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret



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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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