To our valued Leidos candidates:

Coronavirus is on everyone's mind with the effects being felt around the world. The markets are volatile, and we're all concerned for the health and safety of our families, friends, and colleagues. Please know that we're taking all necessary measures to safeguard our employees, customers and the communities in which we live, including following all recommended best practices around social distancing.

With that in mind, in an abundance of caution, we are canceling all face to face career events, such as job fairs and open house events. In the coming days and weeks, we will be hosting career events virtually, using our online chat tools so that we may continue our hiring practice safely and securely. You can find available virtual career events at https://career-events.leidos.com.

We are using telephone meetings and online chats via Brazen to conduct interviews and hiring discussions, and we are offering options for video interviews so that you can have a virtual face to face meeting with your potential new leader. We do not conduct interviews or extend offers via text or chat based social media, such as WhatsApp or MySpace.

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process, nor will Leidos ever advance money as part of the hiring process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are generated by Leidos.com automated system. 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 Chris Scalia, Leidos’ Senior Vice President of Talent Acquisition, at [email protected].

As a company, as a country, as a world, we have confronted challenging moments before. We are confident that, guided by our values and the strength of our community as well as the commitment we have to the important work we do each day, we will find our way through this time together. We will do this with the care and concern for one another and the common good that defines. Please keep those impacted by the virus in your thoughts.

Close Window
Join our talent network

Job #: R-00060078
Location: San Diego, US
Category: Software Specialist
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 50%
Clearance: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $2,000
Group: Health

Share: mail twitter linkedin

Description

Job Description:

The Biobehavioral Research Division within the Military and Veterans Health Services Operation at Leidos has a need for a Java Developer. The individual selected for this position will work in support of the Immune Epitope Database and Analysis Resource Project sponsored by the National Institute of Health. This position can be completed remotely with required on site meetings, two days per week. Additional on-site work may be required, as needed.

In this role, you will regularly team up with functional peer groups in multiple collaborative work models to ensure successful software execution and software development practices. This person will design and develop technical solutions to maintain existing system functionality, address defects, perform testing, and create system enhancements according to system requirements and design specifications of the IEDB system.

The IEDB system is an Internet based resource through which information on epitopes is freely available to scientists worldwide. With the increasing focus being paid to biodefense and emerging infectious agents, the need for vast stores of information relating to the behavior and treatment of dangerous pathogens is ever-growing. The IEDB fills that need, providing a resource that will allow for the generation of new research tools, diagnostic techniques, vaccines and therapeutics for emerging and reemerging diseases.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Work independently to perform software development tasks and ensures efficient delivery of contract capabilities using industry standards and repeatable processes. 

  • Function as a self-starter while researching and installing tools and/or software for development environment and task solutions.

  • Fix, enhance, and replace deliverables of projects through all aspects of the software development lifecycle.

  • Exercise your judgment in determining and recommending the best designs based on customer business objectives, timelines and other resource constraints.

  • Build software solutions where the solution is not always well defined but always considers the customer first.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in related technical field and 3-6 years experience with object-oriented programming in Java.

  • Technical knowledge of the investigation, analysis, and resolution of technical problems related to system functions, programming, and procedures.

  • A solid understanding of software development process fundamentals.

  • Experience with Java, Struts, JSP, ORM, SOAP, ANT, WebLogic or SQL 

  • Experience working with relational databases including Oracle, MySQL or Postgres.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with UNIX, LINUX, Python is a definite plus.

  • Background working with development team under configuration management.

  • Knowledge of Biology, Chemistry, or Life Sciences.

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

External Referral Bonus $:

$2,000

Potential for Telework:

Yes, 50%

Clearance Level Required:

Public Trust

Travel:

No

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Software Specialist

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 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 www.Leidos.com.

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.

Securing Your Data

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 Leidos.com 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.

   Save Job Saved

Talent Community

Join our Talent Community to create a profile, enabling a streamlined application process and to help our recruiters better understand your areas of expertise and interest.

Join our Talent Community