Posted by: Leidos on Aug 31, 2021
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 teamAnalyze user requirements to derive software design, security, and performance requirementsDesign and code new software or modify existing software to add new featuresIntegrate existing software into new or modified systems or operating environmentsDevelop simple data queries for existing or proposed databases or data repositoriesAssist with developing and executing test procedures for software componentsWrite or review software and system documentationDesign, develop and modify software systems, using scientific analysis and mathematical models to predict and measure outcome and consequences of designDesign or implement complex database or data repository interfaces/queriesDesign or implement complex algorithms requiring adherence to strict timing, system resource, or interface constraintsPerform quality control on team productsConfer with system engineers and hardware engineers to derive software requirements and to obtain information on project limitations and capabilities, performance requirements and interfacesSelect the software development process in coordination with the customer and system engineeringRecommend new technologies and processes for complex software projectsEnsure quality control of all developed and modified software
A minimum of 12 years of experience as a software engineer / software developer OR Masters degree with 10+ years of experienceBachelor'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.
Expertise in architecting and designing solutions for complex software development projects, accounting for scalability, flexibility, performance, and securityProficiency with Python, Java Script, Express, Angular 2+, REST/JAX/Soap Web Services, HTML5, PostgreSQL and Unix/Linux Experience working in agile or DevOps teamsExcellent verbal and written communication skills, including experience working directly with customers to discuss their requirements and objectivesStrong analysis and problem-solving skillsDemonstrated leadership skills
Systems Administration experience working with Windows, UNIX, Linux, virtualization, Docker / containers, orchestration, and cm/scripting technologiesExperience performing development and configuring instance implementations within AWS or other commercial cloud environmentsAbility to perform independent research and offer approaches to solving complex problems involving technology, process automation, and policy implementationsExperience leading geographically distributed development teams
External Referral Bonus: Eligible
External Referral Bonus $: 5000
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Level Required: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40
Requisition Category: Professional
Job Family: Software Engineering
Pay Range: 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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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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