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Job #: R-00059940
Location: Baltimore, MD
Category: Software Development
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $2000
Group: Health

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Job Description:

Leidos has a need for a highly motivated Senior Node Software Developer on our SSA ITSSC II program to provide Agile software development expertise and hands on implementation of applications using the latest open source server side java script technologies on the Node platform and other related open source products.  Specifically, you will be a member of an Agile Development Team working with other Agile development teams, Testers, Database Engineers, IT Infrastructure & Operations Team and External System Owners to develop applications using open source technologies and products.

Leidos delivers services and technical leadership for mission-critical federal government, public sector and private sector programs. This opportunity is within our Health organization supporting our customer, the Social Security Administration.

You will be collocated with the SSA government employees and subcontractors at a government facility in Baltimore, MD. You must be able to pass a Federal Suitability Check for a position of public trust.

Day to Day Duties 

•            Candidate will participate as needed in all phases of software development with emphasis on the planning, analysis, development, testing, integration, documentation and presentation phases. The candidate will apply principles, methods, and knowledge of specific functional areas of expertise to specific Work Order requirements, and make recommendations and advise on organization-wide system improvements, optimization, or maintenance efforts.

•            Candidate may work closely with the team leader/chief engineer on activities such as technical proposal support, defect management, database development/modification/enhancement, system integration, and maintenance/process improvement activities.

•            The position will also support risk/opportunity management, causal analysis, and lessons learned activities.


•Attend Stand-Up meetings with Product Owner, Scrum Master and developers.

•Design and develop code based upon business requirements, UI/back-end design standards, and common software components.

•Participate in feature grooming sessions to elaborate on requirements and assess level of effort.

•Perform peer reviews of team members’ code to improve quality and standards compliance.

•Implement unit and integration test cases for high percentage of code coverage.

•Resolve build issues, software defects, and production support issues, when necessary.

•Extensive senior level full-stack software development experience with Node.js  (2 or more years) with detailed understanding of user interface frameworks, back-end software architecture interactions and node module capabilities.

•Two or more years' experience with one or more JavaScript frameworks/technologies such as CSS, React.js, Express.js, MobX or Flux.js.

•Strong UI development experience with rich single page application user interfaces.

•Comprehensive knowledge of Scrum and Kanban Agile development process and ceremonies including scrums, planning events, backlog grooming, retrospectives and demos.

•Complex programming, program debugging, data analysis, problem analysis and resolution of issues within open source applications.

•Strong communication and collaborative skills in providing technical direction and hands-on software development to include design, development and testing.


•Experience with other JavaScript frameworks such as Express, Restify, Hapi, Sails, JOI, and Kinex

•Javascript experience with ECMAScript2015 (ES6), ECMAScript2016 (ES7) or Bable transpiler

•Operating System and Infrastructure experience with Linux, Windows 7, RHEL, VMs, Docker

•Experience with VersionOne Application Lifecycle Management Tools

•Experience with Jenkins and Continuous Integration

•Experience with databases including PostgreSQL and SOLR.

•Standards & Protocols knowledge including XML, XSLT, WSDL, JSON

•Experience with Testing Tools including Mocha, Chai, Sinon, Supertest, Enzyme, Instanbul, Selenium, Load Runner, JSLint and Cucumber.

•Experience with source code versioning and Pull Requests with Git and Stash.

•Experience with IDEs such as VS Code, Sublime and Atom

•Knowledge of SonarQube, Phabricator, Gerritt, Karma, Jasmine

•Experience with DevOps processes and implementation.

•Experience with environments utilizing Cloud Technologies such as Amazon Web Services.


  • Master’s with 5+ or Bachelor’s degree with 7+ years' IT experience or professional IT certifications

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External Referral Bonus $:


Potential for Telework:


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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