Are you a subject matter expert in software development and want to be part of an innovative Cyber program?
The Defense Group at Leidos is currently seeking a Software Development SME to join an important cyber security mission. This position’s primarily location is Adelphi, MD with partial telework. This position requires an active Secret clearance to start.
You will provide software development and thought leadership to support to Army C5ISR Center Defensive Cyber Solutions Branch (DCSB) Defensive Cyber Operations (DCO) Security Operations Center (SOC). Beyond advising and guiding technical solutions for this important customer, this position is tasked with driving implementation and adoption of new tools, research, capabilities, frameworks, and methodologies while developing, testing, documenting, and delivering systems software to meet client needs in compliance with functional, security, and privacy requirements.
•Identify and offer solutions to gaps in capabilities and visibility
•Troubleshoot coding / configuration / installation issues of basic to medium complexity.
•Support the development of detailed specifications and engage in application design and data modeling discussions.
•Participate in developing and enforcing data security policies.
•Participate in capacity monitoring and planning. Build, maintain and execute unit test cases with high code coverage.
•Responsible for sound and high quality technical deliverables.
•Analyze and estimate timelines for sprints and releases.
•Work in an Agile environment and adapt to the changing needs and requirements of the business.
•Develop and fix issues with highest quality.
•Work closely with team members to create test plans, and ensure the issues are properly identified, fixed and tested.
•Develop all code incorporating the best practices.
•Craft and extend a variety of application programming interfaces for analytic platforms serving cybersecurity operations.
•Create, implement, update, and sustain several cyber analysis user interface tools with a heavy reliance on a variety of API mechanisms for current DoD clients. Working collaboratively with a small development operations (DevOps) based project team.
•Responsible for several interfaces across a variety of cybersecurity operational capabilities with a focus on data-driven analytics, situational awareness, and agent-based actions. Proactively learn product frameworks and code base.
•Hands on working with ElasticSearch backend, including querying and aggregation for building simple and complex summaries of data.
•Design and implement new API features and functionality, as well as updating current API capabilities based on mission need.
•Building RESTful API for web single page application/s.
•Analyze requirements from clients to derive software design and performance requirements.
•Engineer requirements from clients into new features and functionality.
•Designing and writing new software or existing software to add new features.
•Debugging existing software and correcting defects.
•Write and review software system documentation and integrate existing software into new or modified systems or operating environments.
•Test and maintain code base and adjust to varying development schedules as dictated by project needs.
•Requires BS degree and 8+ years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6+ years of prior relevant experience. May possess a Doctorate in technical domain. Additional experience in lieu of degree may be acceptable.
•3+ years of API development experience.
•Proven experience working across multiple tiers of an application, including backend data store (database, Elasticsearch), network, operating system, and virtual environments.
•Excellent object-oriented design and programming skills.
•Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
•Must hold IAT Level II 8570 Certification, and must maintain throughout the term of assignment to the DCSB Program.
•Must hold Computing Environment Certification, and must maintain throughout the term of the assignment to the DCSB Program.
•Must be a US Citizen.
•Candidate must possess an active DoD Secret clearance and be eligible for an interim TS OR have an active TS/SCI, or a Top Secret clearance with a current SSBI, and be eligible to obtain a TS/SCI clearance.
•Understanding of core current cybersecurity technologies as well as emerging capabilities.
•People skills and the ability to communicate effectively with various clients with the ability to explain and elaborate on technical details
•Motivated self-starter with strong written and verbal communication skills
External Referral Eligible
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.
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
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Commitment to Diversity
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