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Job #: R-00084393
Location: Orlando, FL
Category: Software Development
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 100%
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $3,000
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Leidos has an immediate need for a software developer supporting a Mission Planning program in Orlando, FL or 100% remote.  This position will be part of a team of software developers and engineers working in a DevSecOps environment, providing software tools & solutions to improve Air Force & Navy Mission Planning systems.

Primary Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be energetic, eager to learn and comfortable working in a collaborative team environment.  Under supervision, core responsibilities will include:

  • Creation and modification of software utilities for various Mission Planning needs
  • Development of web applications, REST APIs, and occasional desktop utilities 
  • Software solution integration & prototyping in a DevSecOps environment
  • Creating & maintaining software-development documentation.
  • Software Development with Java and C#.Net
  • Utilizing front-end web development tools for development and integration
  • Software Development on microservices-based architectures and API design
  • Mentoring less-experienced software developers on how to develop and integrate new capability within an AWS or Azure cloud-based DoD Mission Planning pipeline
  • Providing Help-desk escalation software developer support 

Basic Qualifications

  • U.S. Citizenship
  • DoD Secret Clearance or ability to obtain a DoD Secret security clearance
  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology/Computer Science or a closely related field
  • Strong understanding of object-oriented software concepts
  • 4+ years of software engineering experience including any .Net programming language or Java
  • 2+ years of experience with JavaScript, HTML, and CSS
  • Experience calling/utilizing REST APIs
  • Knowledge of Integrated Development Environments (IDE)
  • Experience utilizing a source code version control system such as Git
  • Experience programmatically interfacing with a relational database and basic database concepts

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with .Net 5+ and .Net Framework
  • Experience creating REST APIs
  • Experience with Visual Studio
  • Experience with dependency injection, mocking technologies, and writing unit tests
  • Knowledge of web authentication mechanisms such as JWT
  • Familiarity with object relational mappers, such as Entity Framework or Hibernate
  • Experience with Team Foundation Server or JIRA
  • Experience with common scripting tools such as Windows Command Prompt, PowerShell, & Linux Bash
  • Knowledge of Virtual Machine environments and their use
  • Experience with containerization technologies, such as Docker

Pay Range:

Pay Range $74,750.00 - $115,000.00 - $155,250.00


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

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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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