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Job #: R-00066215
Location: Columbia, MD
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, with Operations in Columbia, MD, is looking for a Lead Software Engineer to join an existing team supporting a Department of Defense contract. The Lead Software Engineer will be part of a cross-functional agile team of other Engineers, Data Scientists and Researchers, and Analysts working to refine the requirements backlog and execute the development process to build and maintain an automated system for data discovery. The Lead Software Engineer will be responsible for the primary technical deliverable on the contract and will be supported by the Program Manager to perform the following standard duties:

  • Provides leadership to the development team
  • Analyze user requirements to derive software design, security, and performance requirements
  • Design and code new software or modify existing software to add new features
  • Integrate existing software into new or modified systems or operating environments
  • Develop simple data queries for existing or proposed databases or data repositories
  • Assist with developing and executing test procedures for software components
  • Write or review software and system documentation
  • Design, develop and modify software systems, using scientific analysis and mathematical models to predict and measure outcome and consequences of design
  • Design or implement complex database or data repository interfaces/queries
  • Design or implement complex algorithms requiring adherence to strict timing, system resource, or interface constraints
  • Perform quality control on team products
  • Confer with system engineers and hardware engineers to derive software requirements and to obtain information on project limitations and capabilities, performance requirements and interfaces
  • Select the software development process in coordination with the customer and system engineering
  • Recommend new technologies and processes for complex software projects
  • Ensure quality control of all developed and modified software

Base Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 12 years of experience as a software engineer / software developer OR Masters degree with 10+ years of experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a technical field can be substituted for four (4) years of experience

CLEARANCE REQUIRED to start: Active TS/SCI with Polygraph.

*Will sponsor upgraded clearance for strong candidates with current/active Top Secret/SCI and willing to obtain a polygraph clearance.

**US Citizenship Required.

Required Skills:

  • Expertise in architecting and designing solutions for complex software development projects, accounting for scalability, flexibility, performance, and security
  • Proficiency with Python, Java Script, Express, Angular 2+, REST/JAX/Soap Web Services, HTML5, PostgreSQL and Unix/Linux
  • Experience working in agile or DevOps teams
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including experience working directly with customers to discuss their requirements and objectives
  • Strong analysis and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated leadership skills

Desired Skills:

  • Systems Administration experience working with Windows, UNIX, Linux, virtualization, Docker / containers, orchestration, and cm/scripting technologies
  • Experience performing development and configuring instance implementations within AWS or other commercial cloud environments
  • Ability to perform independent research and offer approaches to solving complex problems involving technology, process automation, and policy implementations
  • Experience leading geographically distributed development teams

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COVID Response

Effective October 1, in order to enter Leidos facilities in the US and to attend Leidos business events outside our facilities, employees will be required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry.  Effective December 8, all Leidos employees must be fully vaccinated (2 weeks past final dose) unless they are entitled to a legal accommodation. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC. 

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 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.

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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.

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