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Job #: R-00078546
Location: Columbia, MD
Category: Cyber Security Research and Development
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Intelligence

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Description

Job Description:

Leidos is seeking a Cyber Software Engineer in Columbia, MD.  The selected candidate will work on Leidos and customer-sponsored research and development projects across the full-spectrum of cyber operations.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Software development to aid in the development of analytic ingest pipelines, machine learning, cyber tools, foundational tools and applications to automate offensive and defensive cyber operations.

  • Aid in the development of future research and development projects based on advances in industry, technologies, and Leidos business strategy.

  • Work within a team of researchers and developers to extend, document and demonstrate Leidos’ R&D capabilities to teammates and customers in support of Leidos programs and business development activities.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or Mathematics.

  • Understanding of UNIX/LINUX operating systems

  • Familiarity working with applications in the Microsoft Office suite

  • Understanding of basic computer networking fundamentals

  • US citizenship required

  • Ability to obtain a DoD TOP SECRET clearance and sensitive compartmented information (SCI) access based on a polygraph.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Intermediate to experienced programming level in at least one of the following languages (C, C++, Java, Python, Golang, Rust).

  • Experience with Agile software development and DevOps tools and pipelines (e.g. Atlassian suite, Gitlab, VersionOne, Taiga etc.).

  • Some experience with virtualization (e.g., Virtualbox, VMWare, Xen, ESXi or KVM) and containerization technologies (e.g. docker, LXC, K8s etc.).

  • Some experience with Databases, RDBMS and/or NoSQL, technologies including basic familiarity with their query languages and database schemas.

  • An interest in the cyber security domain.

  • An ability to dynamically work on complex problems and cleverly work around the blocking issues.

Pay Range:

Covid Guidance

In order to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. 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® 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 $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 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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