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Job #: R-00046639
Location: Reston, VA
Category: Software Development
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 100%
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Corporate

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Job Description:

Join a team working on the cutting edge of innovation in AIOps and Cyber AI!  You will work on building, maintaining and extending large streaming data architectures.  In this role, you will be responsible for designing, implementing, testing and deploying architectural components and code modules that bring AI and ML to high-impact programs and customers.  To achieve these goals, you will work in agile, collaborative, distributed teams throughout the project lifecycle.  You will support your team  and stakeholders in estimating work, delivering the sprint backlog and minimizing tech debt. 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Lead sub-teams in developing optimal data architectures with Kafka as the message broker
  • Size, configure and tune Kafka cluster deployments
  • Ensure good coding practices
  • Mentor more junior staff
  • Apply design, architectural and coding patterns
  • Code kSQL and Spark Streaming modules using Spark
  • Perform release and sprint planning
  • Work on a distributed, high-paced, fast-moving and disciplined agile team
  • Ensure functional and non-functional requirements are delivered

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, mathematics, or relevant technical field plus 5+ years relevant experience in software development, with Java or Python being a required language.
  • Development experience in Java, python or Scala
  • Understanding of object-oriented development
  • Prior experience with Confluent Kafka, kSQL
  • Prior experience with agile projects and agile development
  • Integrating Kafka with other components, tools, etc
  • At least one of: Avro, Protobuf, Parquet
  • Schema formats, storage, evolution and design
  • Prior experience with streaming data architectures and modern development approaches (serverless, containerization, cloud, continuous delivery, micro-services, event based applications)
  • Strong software developer and/or data engineering experience
  • Curiosity: you ask why, you explore, you are familiar with latest and greatest open source tools, and always fascinated by what’s possible and what could be better. 
  • Demonstrated ability to learn quickly and to independently use available resources to close knowledge gaps
  • Strong oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • US citizenship is required and able to obtain Secret security clearance

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experience with functional programming
  • Prior development experience (Java, Python, C++/C, Scala)
  • Experience with databases (ideally both sql and no-sql), Elastic Search, Flink, Storm, all a plus
  • Prior agile (scrummaster, product owner) experience or education/training
  • Prior experience with Spark Streaming or Spark
  • Active Secret clearance a plus

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

Yes, 100%

Clearance Level Required:

Secret

Travel:

Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Software Development

Pay Range:

  

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 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.

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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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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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