We are seeking a Software Development Technical Lead for our program located in our Newport News, VA office. In this role, you will lead an Agile development team in order to successfully support all programs with the design, creation, maintenance, and testing of .NET web applications using C#, Entity Framework, and MS SQL Server. As the Technical Lead, you will also provide technical and team leadership through coaching and mentorship. The successful candidate will be detail-oriented and a highly motivated self-starter with a demonstrated experience to successfully lead a development team.
Due to current COVID-19 safer-at-home directives, this opportunity does have the option for temporary telework until the work/travel restrictions have been lifted. Once cleared to return to work on site, in-person reporting will be required to work on location in Newport News, VA.
Guide team development efforts towards successful project delivery
Directly manage a team of 5+
Provide technical leadership to teammates through coaching and mentorship.
Maintain high standards of software quality using software development best practices and automated testing
Identify and encourage areas for growth and improvement within the team.
Collaborate with other software developers, business analysts and software architects to plan, design, develop, test, and maintain web- and desktop-based business applications built on Microsoft technologies.
Collaborate with customer system admins to resolve operational issues
Collaborate with government customers on requirements development
Provide feedback on development processes to drive continuous improvement
Prepare reports, manuals and other documentation on the status, operation and maintenance of software.
Package and support deployment of releases.
Analyze and resolve technical and application problems.
Adhere to high-quality development principles while delivering solutions on-time and on-budget
Bachelor’s degree in a corresponding field related to Computer Science and minimum 8-12 years of related experience. Additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
Previous experience with one or more of the following technologies: C#, ASP.NET, Ajax, JQuery, Web Services (SOAP/REST), CSS, HTML, and SQL.
Previous experience with source control system (Git, SVN, BitBucket or similar)
Previous experience with automated test frameworks (Katalon, Selenium or similar)
Experience writing and maintaining unit and automated tests
Knowledge/experience with common SDLCs.
Ability to obtain TS/SCI clearance.
Security+ certification (active) or be able to obtain within 3 months upon hire
Prior experience in a technical leadership position
Entity Framework or similar ORM.
Continuous Integration, Configuration Management.
Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) Management (Apache Active MQ or NIFI)
Agile / Scrum SDLC.
Past Intelligence Systems experience.
Experience with Test Driven Development
Some system administration experience
Experience with Jira, Confluence
Active TS SCI clearance
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
Potential for Telework:Yes, 100%
Clearance Level Required:None
Travel:Yes, 25% of the time
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 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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