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Software Analyst




Huntsville, Alabama, United States


Leidos Defense Systems is seeking a talented Software Analyst to join a talented team of engineers and scientists. With offices across the United States engaging in the defense, space, cyber and commercial fields, LDS provides responsive, cost-effective engineering, scientific and IT solutions.

In this role you’ll work closely with the customer, often on-site, supporting operations and legacy software, while coordinating with the project team on planning, design, documentation, requirements tracking, testing, and deployment of updated and new data systems. You’ll work with developers to create metrics on data, identify critical issues, and communicate remediation requirements to data providers. Analyst will also provide regular status reports to project team and customer regarding activities scheduled and performed to support schedule and program objectives.

The ideal candidate will be independent and enthusiastic about learning and taking on new challenges.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Operations and technical support
  • Collect system requirements of existing and proposed systems.
  • Support and implement Configuration and Data Management activities.
  • Document and track actions to closure
  • Regularly solicit information and feedback from development team and customer stakeholders
  • Aggregate team inputs for monthly reports and presentations
  • Contribute to software development in an agile environment


  • Possess a Bachelor's degree from an accredited university in a relevant field and have 2+ years of relevant work history or 6 years of applicable experience in lieu of a degree.
  • Software development skills (academic or professional)
  • Working knowledge of ASP.NET Core, C#, SQL, PHP and XML
  • Proficiency with MS Office
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to figure out software behavior with minimal existing documentation.
  • Strong communication skills, especially in active listening and eliciting information from customers and stakeholders, and the ability to interface with government, military, and contractor personnel.
  • Ability to write technical reports and present results to a multi-discipline team.
  • Strong customer service mindset and associated soft skills.

Be a U.S. Citizen and resident of the Huntsville, AL area.

Desired Skills:

  • Two (2)+ years applicable software development experience
  • Working knowledge of Windows and Linux operating systems
  • Working knowledge of popular IDEs (integrated development environments) (ex. Microsoft Visual Studio, NetBeans, or Eclipse)
  • Working familiarity with cloud platforms such as Azure and AWS
  • Security+ Certification

Clearance Requirements:

Candidate must be a US Citizen and possess (as well as maintain) a Final Secret Clearance.

Original Posting Date:


While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $65,000.00 - $117,500.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.