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Job #: R-00055730
Location: Atlanta, GA
Category: Software Development
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 50%
Clearance: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Health

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Job Description:

Leidos has an immediate opening for a Sr full stack Software Developer to work in our Atlanta, GA, office in support of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Primary Responsibilities

Collaborates with program manager, bioinformatics scientist/engineers to develop solution supporting the bioinformatics and scientific community

Work with customer to refine, groom and prioritize issue backlog.

Work with customer and development teams to flush out technical and QA requirement

Participate in the full software development lifecycle, working within broadly defined parameters.

Adhere to Agile processes and software engineering best practices.

Design, code, and test web applications that streamline and facilitate bioinformatics research

Troubleshoot software bugs and technical issues in development, QA, and production environments

Create architecture solutions which align with overall project objectives and requirements through project assessments and gap-analysis of existing versus required capabilities.

Conducts project evaluations to identify possible software, hardware and system architecture solutions which can be used toward fulfilling project objectives.

Utilizes current technical trends for up-to-date architect solutions and actively researches emerging technologies to support proof-of-concept (POC) capabilities and identify future solutions for assigned projects.

Identifies hardware and software architectural needs.

Produces necessary architecture design documents during the entire course of the project.

Works with software, network, and system engineers to propose technical architecture based on analysis of project requirements and/or new technologies.

May have knowledge and experience in implementing and modifying specialized off the shelf tools (i.e., COTS, GOTS, Open Source, etc.) that are highly configurable and allow customization without the need for custom software development.

Interfaces with customer technical staff to present architectural concepts and propose architectural solutions.

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree with at least 8+ years of software development and 6+ years of software design experience

Experience in performing needs assessment, evaluating architectural options & technologies, and conducting proof of concept Leadership experience in leading and guiding junior developers on the team

Full stack Java development with 6+ years of experience with Spring framework

6+ years of experience with one or more front-end JavaScript frameworks, including any of the following: React, Angular, or Vue.js Experience in interacting with Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) using Representational State Transfer (REST)

Experience with the following technologies - NodeJS, Python, RegEx, Redis, Bash, MongoDB, Docker, Jenkins, Traefik Proxy and Load Balancer

Comfortable working in a primarily Linux (CentOS 8) environment.

Agile development experience

Proficiency with web application and data analytics technologies

Deep understanding of software design patterns.

Preferred Candidates with a subset of the Qualifications below:

Experience with Hapi.js, Express.js Experience with Hadoop & Spark

Experience with developing cloud-based solutions

Knowledge of SecDevOps, CI/CD, Jenkins and Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment practice and tools

Previous experience supporting Bioinformatics solutions

Previous experience working in CDC or other federal agencies


External Referral Bonus:


External Referral Bonus $:

Potential for Telework:

Yes, 50%

Clearance Level Required:

Public Trust



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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 40,000 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

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