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Job #: R-00060247
Location: McLean, US
Category: Software Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5000
Group: Intelligence

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Job Description:

Leidos is looking for a developer to support a position in a high-paced environment. This position is located in the Mclean, VA area and requires an active TS/SCI with Polygraph clearance in order to be considered.

Developer shall work on a small 4-person team to support updating a tool that amalgamates, searches, and displays data from various data sources. The Software Developer shall be responsible for assisting in the following types of tasks: • Provision, configure, and apply security updates as needed to cloud-based AWS server instances. • Maintain software code and troubleshoot application production issues within the full-stack of web development, from front-end view to back-end data and server issues. • Update application datasets with new data from providers, as well as create mappings and ingestion procedures for new datasets into Elasticsearch. This will include the ability to programmatically manipulate JSON, MS Excel, csv, xml and other data formats to aide in data ingestion processes. • Develop and test new application features in NodeJS, Vue, React, and other web development tools to accommodate the addition of new data from various sources. • Communicate and meet with data partners to help establish requirements and potential data collection procedures. This may also include working with data partners to establish application connections and test SOAP and/or Rest APIs. • Assist with paperwork and application requirements to meet security approvals for test and production environments. • Be comfortable doing applications and answering technical questions for both technical and non-technical audiences. • Be flexible to assist in multiple project areas as needed on a daily basis as priorities may shift.

Mandatory Skills:

  • Requires BS degree and 12 - 15 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 10 - 13 years of prior relevant experience.

  • Demonstrated experience with Object Oriented Programming languages such as JAVA, C++, RUBY; or Demonstrated experience programming with NodeJS.

  • A self-starter who enjoys working on small teams with dynamic priorities and responsibilities.  Communicates and collaborates well with others, while also being able to work independently with generally defined requirements.

  • Demonstrated experience developing and maintaining dynamic web applications using HTML, JavaScript, and AJAX.

  • Demonstrated experience working with REST or SOAP APIs.

Desired Skills:

  • Demonstrated experience working in Cloud Environment/AWS deploying and maintaining web applications in dev, test, and prod environments.

  • Demonstrated experience with NodeJS and MEAN, ELK or similar stack.

  • Demonstrated experience programming with front-end Web Framework such as Vue.js or React.

  • Demonstrated experience collecting, translating, and modeling sets of data for analysis in ElasticSearch.

  • Demonstrated experience developing and deploying applications in Windows and Unix Operating Systems.

  • Demonstrated experience with requirements analysis and definition.

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External Referral Bonus $:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph



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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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