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Job #: R-00059092
Location: Gaithersburg, MD
Category: Software Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

    Are you interested in improving and shaping the consumer fraud-protection industry in a group of intelligent and motivated individuals? Leidos is hiring a mid-level Software Developer in Gaithersburg, Maryland, as part of a team of database and application development professionals. This work involves development and maintenance of number of enterprise systems for data collection from various channels, data enrichment, ETL, efficient search, information retrieval and analytical systems.  This person will play a significant role in implementing, adopting and evaluating technologies developed both in-house, third-party or open-source. 

    The successful candidate will design, develop and test software, primarily using Java/J2EE, Python, Apache Solr, Spark and SQL in both Windows and Linux environments. Primary responsibility includes development, delivery, maintenance, enhancement and operations for a government program. The job may also involve development in one or more of: Core Java, Python, SQL, No-SQL databases in Windows and Linux based cloud environments. Design artifacts are documented, reviewed in enterprise design review board. Automated unit tests are routinely developed and updated as the software evolves.  Where necessary, user documentation is generated or updated to reflect changes in the application functionality.  Documentation, code and unit tests are routinely subjected to peer review. Be part of configuration management team to critically review deliverables by self and others. Occasional interaction with customers and stakeholders is part of the job. 

    The software developer will be part of an agile software development team, who are responsible for building systems, applications for a government customer. With millions of consumer data available for law enforcement users, provide quick, advanced search features with information retrieval techniques that finds critical information by linking various entities together, surfaces relevant results in near real-time, apply data quality techniques, and integrate machine learning and advanced artificial intelligence techniques. We also analyze and report on consumer data frequent basis by dissecting and surfacing critical, new insights to data analysts and stakeholders. It is important that all team members are flexible and able to contribute outside of their primary expertise, so we are looking for someone who can be open to multiple responsibilities.

    Location: Gaithersburg, MD

    As part of the team, the developer will need to:

    • Be a good team player and be able to give and take critical feedback on work products
    • Be prompt, schedule-conscious, and able to focus on the work at hand
    • Be coachable and open to self-discovery and professional improvement
    • Be quality-conscious and carry a sense of pride in their work
    • Have interpersonal skills with good oral and written communication to demonstrate product, services to business, customer and non-technical team
    • Work smart and hard for the program’s success

    Required Education & Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering or other science discipline
    • 3+ years of full-time professional experience in core Java/J2EE software design and development
    • U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident
    • Ability to obtain and maintain a Public Trust clearance
    • Experience developing and consuming SOAP, REST web services, data contract with JSON, XML.
    • Understand and leverage common Java/J2EE architectural styles and design patterns (SOA, Microservices etc.)
    • Design, develop and deliver software components for production systems in agile sprint schedule.
    • Understand and apply quality techniques and practices (automated unit testing, test driven design/development, continuous integration)
    • Working knowledge of typical development tools in both Windows and Linux environments
    • Maintain and operate the deployed code, come up with performance monitors, tuning and improvements.

    Desired Experience:

    • Experience in enterprise search application development with Apache Solr, or Elastic Search platform, Apache Flume, and Apache Spark, Kafka in cloud or on premise environment.
    • Experience in developing web applications using .Net MVC, jQuery are optional.
    • Experience in relational database programming in MS-SQL server, T-SQL, stored procedures and functions.
    • Hands on experience in streaming technologies such as Apache Spark and/or Kafka are highly desired.
    • Ability to handle large volume of data transformation, cleansing, enrichment techniques, NLP processing.
    • Experience in development tools such as Visual Studio, Maven, TFS, Git, JIRA, Jmeter and Jenkins.
    • Ability to write shell scripts, automation, scheduling of jobs in Linux environment.
    • Strong desire to learn and continuous advancement in Search, Big Data, and Data Science technologies and applying in the software development.
    • Must be detail oriented, multi-tasking with good follow through skills

    External Referral Bonus:


    External Referral Bonus $:

    Potential for Telework:


    Clearance Level Required:



    Yes, 10% of the time

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    Software Engineering

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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, civil, and health markets. The company’s 43,000 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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