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Job #: R-00080955
Location: Springfield, VA
Category: Software Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5000
Group: Intelligence

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Job Description:

The Leidos Intelligence Group currently has an opening for a Software Engineer to work in our Springfield VA location. This is an exciting opportunity to use your engineering skills helping the mission in support of the customer’s Research Office.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide software engineering support for Research Acquisition Suite (RAS) software. 

  • The RAS tool is the formal mechanism to capture and approve Programs, Projects and Acquisition Requirements that inform budget decisions within the Research Office.

  • Provide RAS Tool system administration, configuration management, and security services

  • Provide user community support by resolving system issues, user interface issues and troubleshooting software

  • Perform organizational updates to the tool when the Research organizational structure changes

  • Conduct proficiency training for the appropriate user role(s)

  • Provide new user and refresher training

  • Maintain a technical architecture, cloud migration testing plan, and roadmap to a successful transition of the RAS application to NGA’s implementation of Amazon Web Services’ GovCloud services

  • Migrate RAS from a prototype tool to a fully functional cloud compliant accredited system

  • Provide engineering and coding to convert the RAS tool from coldfusion to node JS

  • Contribute to all phases of the development life cycle

  • Ability to develop well designed, testable, efficient code

  • Maintain software baselines, maintenance/management of software updates

  • Recommend changes to improve established application processes

  • Demonstrate ability to take initiative and work independently and under stringent timelines

Basic Qualifications:

  • Expert knowledge and experience with Coldfusion 2018 and nodeJS

  • MySQL, Model Glue Framework, Bootstrap, Ajax, JavaScript

  • Strong understanding of DevOps and software/application development processes

  • Demonstrated ability to creatively solve technical problems

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Current IA Certification: Security + preferred. Cert must be obtained within 6 months of hire

  • Excellent briefing, writing, communication, administrative, and organizational skills

  • Education & Experience:

  • Requires bachelor’s degree and 8 – 12 years of prior relevant experience or master’s with 6 – 10 years of prior relevant experience. May possess a Doctorate in technical domain.

  • Experience in lieu of degree may be considered.

Required: TS/SCI required; with ability to pass a Polygraph

*** TELEWORK IS NOT AN OPTION. Candidate must report to the work site ***

Pay Range:

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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

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