At Leidos, everything we do is built on our commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our employees, and our communities. Learn more about the values and culture that are the foundations of our business. Our mission is to make the world safer, healthier, and more efficient through information technology, engineering, and science. We offer a robust benefits package including competitive salaries; company matching 401K Retirement Plan; comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage; flexible work schedule to allow for life/work balance; tuition reimbursement and more.
Come put your software engineering skills into action! The Leidos Defense Group has openings for talented Lead Software Engineer to work in our state of the art facility in Charlottesville, VA. The responsibilities for this position include all aspects of the software development lifecycle including scope and work estimation, architecture and design, coding, and automated testing within an Agile and Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery model. In this role, you will join a dynamic team that is singularly focused on providing world class solutions to our customers in an exciting, collaborative, and inclusive atmosphere. You will be challenged and provided a tremendous opportunity for growth in a customer-facing, fast-paced, and fun environment.
As a leader, you will architect, design, build, and enhance highly available and scalable systems used by customers worldwide. You will direct major deliverables of projects through all aspects of the software development lifecycle including scope and work estimation, architecture and design, coding and unit testing. Additionally, you will determine and recommend the best designs based on customer business objectives, timelines and other resource constraints.
Participate in the full software development lifecycle, working within broadly defined parameters
Own the delivery of an entire piece of a system or application, and serve as a technical lead on medium to large, complex projects
Break down large tasks into smaller tasks that can be executed by the rest of the development team
Work closely with other engineers to develop the best technical design and approach for new product development
Ensure team adheres to Agile processes and DecSecOps best practices
Build software solutions where the solution is not always well defined but always considers the customer first
Mentor other engineers in the art of building complex, web scale systems
Resolve roadblocks for the development team, working collaboratively with the Product Owner, technical leadership, and other engineers
Plan and estimate development tasks and work to improve performance metrics
Bachelor's Degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, or related field and 4-8 years of software engineering experience. Additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
Hands-on expertise with Java/C++ and object oriented programming.
Proficiency with web application technologies, such as Apache Tomcat, JBoss, etc.
Experience delivering an entire piece of a system or application
Experience serving as a technical lead
Deep understanding of software design patterns
Working knowledge of Agile Development and continuous integration and continuous delivery methodologies and tools
Experience with a version control system (e.g., Git)
Experience with an issue/problem tracking system (e.g., Jira)
Proficiency with multiple operating systems (Mac OSX, Windows, LINUX, etc.)
Proficiency with at least one Relational Database Management System (Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQL Server, etc.)
Proficiency with MS Office Products (Word, Excel, Visio, & PowerPoint)
Strong, self-motivated desire to learn new programming languages, tools, frameworks, and techniques
Must be able to obtain a DoD Secret Security Clearance (US citizenship)
Knowledge of Agile Development tools such as Jira, Bitbucket, Confluence
Knowledge of continuous integration and delivery tools such as Jenkins, SonarQube, JUnit, Cucumber, Selenium, JMeter
Experience developing and delivering modern software, including microservices, containers, and serverless architectures
Active DoD security clearance
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:None
Travel:Yes, 10% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family: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 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. 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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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.