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Job #: R-00037839-OTHLOC-PL-2D0468
Location: Chantilly, VA
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time

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Description

Job Description:

Leidos has an opening for a Cloud Software Engineer.  This position will be a remote position (Telecommute) with preferred locations around Ft. Meade, MD or Chantilly, VA, as customer visits to either location will be required, at times. 

POSITION SUMMARY:
This opportunity will work on building out a big data system to manage, analyze and explore cyber data.  The successful candidate will be writing code in Spark, Java and Python, deploying your solutions in the cloud, and explore the latest technologies available while building a cutting-edge platform.  In this position, you will also be working on the latest data management approaches, delivering AI & ML modules on top of our big data platform and leveraging the absolute latest technology that Neflix, Apache and other industry leaders release.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
•Design and implement data-driven architectures.

•Lead a software module development process.
•Experience in different development environments (on premise, hardware, cloud), etc.
•Write clean, secure, interface oriented code in java, spark, or python.
•Work with Docker, Kubernetes and other automated deployment tools.
•Work on a distributed, high-paced, fast-moving and disciplined agile team.

•Programming in Python (preferred) or any other similar scripting language.  

•Create tests, documentation and supporting materials for the product we are building.
•Able to learn quickly and to independently use available resources to close knowledge gaps.
•Be curious-ask why, explore the latest and greatest open source tools, and be fascinated by what’s possible and what could be better.  

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
•Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Mathematics (preferred), and 4+ years relevant experience in software development.

•Experience with Python or any other similar scripting language.

•Java (and in-depth understanding of OOP).
•Solid understanding of Git.
•Experience with REST APIs.
•Strong oral and written communication and interpersonal skills .
•No initial clearance required, but must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
•Secret Clearance.
•Experience with Kafka, Elastic Search, Spark.
•Ability to design, develop, and maintain applications within the cloud environment.
•A familiarity modern development approaches (serverless, containerization, cloud, continuous delivery, micro-services, event based applications).
•Familiarity with Data Analysis or Statistics, and some data wrangling (programmatically extracting databases, transforming data, modeling it in readable form, etc.
•Prior experience working on disciplined agile (scrum) teams.

GSMO


External Referral Eligible

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

Yes

Clearance Level Required:

None

Travel:

Yes, 25% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Software Development

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 www.Leidos.com.

Pay and Benefits

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

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Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to [email protected].

Commitment to Diversity

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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