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Job #: R-00053459
Location: Peachtree Corners, GA
Category: Software Development
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 50%
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

The Senior Applications Programmer is responsible for translating technical software and hardware specifications into software and hardware design and providing IT technical guidance to site-specific installers. The Senior Applications Programmer shall provide project leadership as the principal designer under this PWS.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Leads and Collaborates with business analysts, architects, others to plan, design, develop, test, and maintain applications

    • Collects and documents user requirements

    • Prepares reports, manuals and other documentation on the status, operation and maintenance of application software

    • Designs, develops, and unit tests applications in accordance with established standards

    • Participates in peer-reviews of solution designs and related code

    • Packages and supports deployment of releases

    • Develops, refines, and tunes integrations and interfaces

    • Configures services for performance, security, and error handling

    • Analyzes and resolves technical and application problems

    • Assesses opportunities for application and process improvement

    • Assists in determining and enforcing development standards and best practices

    • Performs application related Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) and vulnerability reporting

    Required Education and Experience:

    The Senior Applications Programmer shall possess minimum of Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in related field. Requires minimum of 5 years of combined experience in hardware and software configuration for the selected solution. Two years or more experience in international implementations; this can be in conjunction with the five years of experience requested above. Experience includes:

    • Proficiency in analyzing user-defined functional, technical system requirements as well as writing design and technical specifications

    • Proficiency in drafting integration test plans and integration test cases as well as executing and documenting integration testing activities

    • Proficiency in complex testing and debugging of hardware and software solution

    • Knowledge of Section 508 compliance

    • Experience with Web Service Development (WSDL and WS_Secure)

    • Experience with Amazon Web Service (AWS) virtual environments
    • Experience with FIPS 140.2 (Encryption)
    • Experience with RMF – DOD Risk Management Framework, STIGs and IAVA evaluations
    • Experience with Team Foundation Server (TFS)
    • Experience with Unit Testing/Code Review and evaluation
    • Experience applying and evaluating software patches

    Other Requirements:

    Position Requires:

    • Sensitivity Level: Active DOD Top Secret or Secret with ability to obtain DOD IT-II – Noncritical Sensitive
    • Required Certification in CISSP or CASP (IAM Level 1)
    • Certification in Linux Plus (CompTIA)

    External Referral Eligible

    External Referral Bonus:


    Potential for Telework:

    Yes, 50%

    Clearance Level Required:




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    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 39,000 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

    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 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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