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Job #: R-00033155-OTHLOC-PL-2D2582
Location: Springfield, VA
Category: Software Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: 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! If this sounds like a place you can thrive keep reading!

Program Summary
The Leidos Intelligence Group has a career opportunity for an embedded or full stack Software Engineer to serve as the Technical Lead on a strategic program supporting our customers Computer Network Operations (CNO) mission. This will be accomplished by participating in design (software and otherwise) sessions, developing unique capabilities, and sharing insights and practices across customers organizations supporting the CNO mission.  
Job Summary
Leidos is seeking a Software Engineer that is self-motivated, enjoys working directly with the customer and with the end-users and values high quality software. The Software Engineer will have an opportunity to lead a small team working with some of the brightest engineers in the industry. Engineers are encouraged to work autonomously and explore new and cutting edge solutions. 
Primary Responsibilities
As a Technical Lead on this small development team, the successful candidate will provide guidance to a team of developers participating in a wide range of projects to include: large and small scale application design and build utilizing the Agile methodology, integration and interface development of various COTS products, integration of mobile capabilities, and modernization of web-based user interfaces.

Additional 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 or related field of study
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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Software Engineering


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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