The Leidos Intelligence Division is seeking a Cryptographic Tradecraft Developer to support a highly visible fast paced prime contract in the Annapolis Junction, Fort Meade , MD area.
This position is eligible for an increased sign on bonus of $20,000. Please visit careers.leidos.com/CSS20k for details and a full list of eligible opportunities.
PROGRAM SUMMARY: The Prototype Development Support (PDS II) program is a TTO-based, LOE program in support of our customer’s Operations organization. Through new development and rapid prototyping, PDS II looks to help its customer find new and better data sources and tradecraft to answer new and existing intelligence questions to accomplish its mission. Working across all areas, using methods that run the gamut from leading edge visualizations, analytic development and new technology research, the PDS II program constantly strives to provide the best solutions for the customer to address their mission needs, all in a fast paced, highly collaborative challenging environment.
As part of an agile team supporting the Cryptographic Tradecraft organization, the developer will work with analysts to translate their discovery ideas into requirements for new data sources, data flows, cloud analytics, or development of other information systems, as needed. They will develop and maintain assigned analytic tasks requiring implementation, documentation and testing. Analytics will be developed primarily, but not exclusively, in the customer cloud infrastructure. The developer shall possess the necessary skills required to implement an end-to-end solution including (but not limited to) accessing existing datasets, creating new datasets by ingesting data, performing analytic functions and exposing analytic results to the users.
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS/EDUCATION: The candidate must have: Bachelor's Degree and at least eight 8-12 years of general experience in software development/engineering,. Additional experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
At least 8 years of general experience in computer science, computer engineering, mathematics, or a related discipline
At least 3 years of experience in software-intensive projects and programs for government or industry customers.
Strong C++ skills (2+ years)
Strong Python skills
Proficient developing software in Linux operating system
Experience with XKEYSCORE
Familiarity with Pig and Java
Knowledge of network encryption protocols (i.e., TLS, IPSec, SSH)
Experience with version control software (e.g., Maven, Git)
Familiarity with customer corporate tools
Experience working in an Agile team environment
The Cyber & SIGINT Solutions (CSS) Operation continues to grow in the Fort Meade, MD and surrounding areas. We have funded Prime work and are currently seeking innovators, ideators, and game changers to join our team. We are offering generous sign-on bonuses, competitive salaries, and enhanced benefit plans. To learn more please visit CONMD careers.leidos.com/CONMD
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family: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 40,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $12.30 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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