The Leidos Intelligence Division is seeking a Software Engineer/Developer to support a highly visible fast paced prime contract in the Fort Meade, Annapolis Junction, 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.
We are seeking a motivated software engineer with a diversified skillset to provide software engineering, software infrastructure and DevOps support to the Integrated Discovery Operations. The ideal candidate will design and develop applications for supporting dataflow, tasking, automation, and provisioning of applications and services in a short-lived environment. They will work with the customer and team members to develop technical solutions that support mission requirements and objectives. The candidate should have:
Demonstrated ability to independently work through complex solutions Ability to work in a dynamic environment Desire to work on a variety of tasking Flexibility
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS/EDUCATION: The candidate must have:
At least 16 years of general experience in computer science, computer engineering, mathematics, or a related discipline
At least 5 years of experience in software-intensive projects and programs for government or industry customers.
At least 5 years of the experience must have been as a software engineer supporting software architecture development, requirement analysis, process execution and evaluation, selection and evaluation of COTS/GOTS tools, and integration (with both new and existing systems). A bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, mathematics or a related discipline may be substituted for 4 years of general experience. A master’s degree in computer science, engineering, mathematics, or a related discipline, may be substituted for an additional two (2) years of general experience.
Expertise with software development lifecycle process and development methodologies. Working experience with corporate cloud architecture (GM), HPC, and Machine Learning algorithms.
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.
Must have strong communication skills to implement software development requirements.
Strong experience with Python is mandatory (using 3.6, 3.7, 3.8)
Deep understanding of network design and networking protocol fundamentals is imperative
Virtualization technologies (Libvirt, QEMU/KVM, Virtualbox)
Knowledge of OpenVSSwitch, OVS tools, Libvirt, and QEMU tools is imperative for doing infrastructure work
Docker experience is imperative
Docker development, knowledge in running applications within a Docker environment
Have an understanding of common software development paradigms and design patterns (Object-Oriented, Procedural, Factories, Microservice, etc.)
Understanding of concurrency and reentrancy in multithreaded/multiprocessing applications
Experience developing RESTful web applications
Experience with AWS cloud infrastructure development
Kubernetes knowledge with Rancher
Helm and Kubectl knowledge
GitLab, using GitLab, building/debugging/running GitLib-CI files
Metrics – Dataflow using Python and Golang
ELK Stack, Filebeat, Metricbeat
EXPERIENCE is a PLUS:
Experience in web protocol analysis
Mobile app analysis
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 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 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 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 www.Leidos.com.
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