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Software Developer ( R-00054520 )


AI Developer



Hyattsville, Maryland, United States


Job Description:

Leidos Enterprise and Cyber Solutions Defense group is seeking a Junior Software Developer to support the C5ISR Center Sustaining Base Network Assurance Branch (SBNAB) Defensive Cyber Operations (DCO) Security Operations Center (SOC). Beyond advising and technical support matters, this position is tasked with driving implementation and adoption of new tools, research, capabilities, frameworks, and methodologies while developing, testing, documenting, and delivering systems software to meet client needs in compliance with functional, security, and privacy requirements.

Location: Adelphi, MD

Clearance: A minimum DoD Secret clearance and eligibility to obtain a Top Secret/SCI is required.

Primary Responsibilities

•Troubleshoots coding / configuration / installation issues of basic to medium complexity.
•Supports the development of detailed specifications and engage in application design and data modeling discussions.
•Develops and enforces data security policies.
•Performs capacity monitoring and planning. Build, maintain and execute unit test cases with high code coverage.
•Analyzes and estimates timelines for sprints and releases.
•Work in an Agile environment and adapt to the changing needs and requirements of the business.
•Develops and fixes issues with highest attention to quality.
•Work closely with team members to create test plans, and ensures the issues are properly identified, fixed and tested.
• Uses established best practices to develop code.
• Works with senior developers to craft and extend a variety of application programming interfaces for analytic platforms serving cybersecurity operations.
• Creates, implements, updates, and sustains several cyber analysis user interface tools with a heavy reliance on a variety of API mechanisms for current DoD clients. Working collaboratively with a small development operations (DevOps) based project team.
•Responsible for working with the team to develop several interfaces, across a variety of cybersecurity operational capabilities, with a focus on data-driven analytics, situational awareness, and agent-based actions. Proactively learn product frameworks and code base.
•Familiarity with ElasticSearch backend, including querying and aggregation for building simple and complex summaries of data.
•Works with SCALA and JAVA created user interfaces as part of a larger big data analytics type framework supporting cybersecurity operations.
•Assists in design and implementation of new API features and functionality, as well as updating current API capabilities based on mission need.
•Builds RESTful API for web single page application/s.
•Analyzes requirements from clients to derive software design and performance requirements.
•Engineers requirements from clients into new features and functionality.
•Designs and writes new software or existing software to add new features.
•Debugs existing software and correcting defects.
•Writes and reviews software system documentation and integrate existing software into new or modified systems or operating environments.
•Tests and maintains code base and adjust to varying development schedules as dictated by project needs.

Basic Qualifications
•Requires Bachelors degree and 2-4 years of prior relevant experience, a Master's degree with less than 2 years relevant experience, or equivalent work experience may be considered in lieu of degree.

•DoD 8570 IAT I certifications required prior to starting and computing environment certifications
•Must be a US Citizen.
•Must possess a minimum active DoD Secret clearance and be eligible for an interim Top Secret (TS), OR have an active TS/SCI, ORr a Top Secret clearance with a current SSBI, and be eligible to obtain a TS/SCI clearance.

•Must have API development experience.
•Proven experience working across multiple tiers of an application, including backend data store (database, Elasticsearch), network, operating system, and virtual environments. Proficiency with Scala and Java is a must.
•Experience with ReactJS, NodeJS, JavaScript. Proficiency with Elasticsearch API.
•Experience with Spring and Play Frameworks.
•Understanding of NoSQL databases and JSON and experience/familiarity with application servers (Jetty, etc.).
•Experience with Python.
•Excellent object-oriented design and programming skills.

Preferred Qualifications
•Understanding of core current cybersecurity technologies as well as emerging capabilities.
•Ability to communicate effectively with various team members and clients and to explain and elaborate on technical details
•Motivated self-starter


External Referral Bonus:Eligible

Potential for Telework:Yes, 10%

Clearance Level Required:Secret


Scheduled Weekly Hours:40


Requisition Category:Professional

Job Family:Software Development

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