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Software Developer ( R-00063576 )


AI Developer



Chantilly, Virginia, United States


Job Description:

Leidos has an immediate opening for a Software Developer who is interested in working with Splunk and joining a team of System, Network and Mechanical Engineers to maintain a remote mission critical system.

In this role, you will administering a distributed Splunk environment which is used to provide Operational Intelligence to administrators, operators, subject matter experts, and program management. You will support the visualization development lifecycle from requirement gathering, data correlation, end user dashboard development, Splunk App integration and configuration, and deliver dashboards that provide actionable data. You will also be responsible for on-boarding new data sources into Splunk through custom Bash/Perl/Python scripts. Previous Splunk experience is not necessarily needed, but you must have the self-starter attitude and ability to bring yourself up to speed through provided Splunk training and documentation.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Build, implement, and administer Splunk in Linux and Windows environments
  • Develop, customize, and configure Splunk apps and dashboards
  • Create custom Python, Perl, or Bash scripts that integrate with external systems
  • On-board new data sources in Splunk
  • Develop advanced data visualization dashboards
  • Perform routine health checks, maintenance tasks, update, upgrade, and implement new capabilities
  • Troubleshoot any Splunk platform and application issues, escalate the issue and work with Splunk support to resolve issues
  • Develop complex queries using Splunk Query Language for use in advanced dashboards and custom Splunk applications
  • Develop scripts for automatic deployment and maintenance activities
  • Provide developer expertise to other team members and assisting in the maintenance of the other technologies used on the program

Basic Qualifications:

  • Requires Bachelors of Science degree and 4+ years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 2+ years of prior relevant experience in Computer Science, System Engineering, Information Systems, or related discipline
  • Must have an active TS/SCI clearance with a poly
  • Must be a US citizen
  • Splunk experience is not required, but preferred
  • Experience with relational or NoSQL databases, and experience in developing complex queries
  • Strong Linux administration skills, and comfortable with editing and maintaining configuration files within a Linux production environment
  • Ability to script in two or more of the following languages: Python, Bash, Javascript, Java, PowerShell, or Perl
  • Experience with HTML, XML, and CSS
  • Strong problem solving abilities with an analytic and qualitative eye for reasoning
  • Excitement for learning new technologies
  • Self-starter with the ability to independently prioritize and complete multiple tasks with little to no supervision
  • Must be able to communicate effectively. Must be able to use Word, PowerPoint, and SharePoint effectively
  • Working knowledge of change & configuration management

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Splunk
  • Experience with developing Splunk Dashboards and Technical Add-ons
  • Familiarity with the deployment and design of distributed systems
  • Experience with data ingestion, data reduction, and data analysis techniques
  • Experience with integrating with external REST APIs
  • Experience with SNMP traps and queries
  • Experience using statistical and ML techniques for data analysis (e.g. trend analysis, anomaly detection, classification, regression, clustering)

External Referral Bonus:Eligible

External Referral Bonus $:5000

Potential for Telework:No

Clearance Level Required:Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph

Travel:Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:40


Requisition Category:Professional

Job Family:Software Development

Pay Range: