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Junior Software Developer ( R-00073323 )


Junior Developer



Fairmont, West Virginia, United States


Job Description:

Leidos is a Fortune 500™ company aimed at embracing and solving some of the world’s most pressing challenges. Through science and technology, Leidos makes the world safer, healthier and more efficient. Our Civil Group offers an array of exciting career opportunities for the best IT, energy, logistics and engineering professionals.

Leidos is seeking a junior-Level Software Developer on the NOAA Cyber Security Center and Department of Commerce ESOC contract. The NOAA Cyber Security Center is seeking a qualified Software Developer to provide operations and engineering support for a growing program. The Software Developer will participate in the modernization and transformation of the NOAA Cyber Security Center’s (NCSC) Security Operations Center’s (SOC) capabilities through the development and implementation of several cyber security stack products, including Security Orchestration, Automation, and Response (SOAR); Security Information and Event Management (SIEM); and other tools as assigned. Furthermore, this individual will be participate in activities to promote development and configuration automation, integrations with the enterprise Information Technology Service Management (ITSM) solution (ServiceNow), and improvement of system monitoring capabilities.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Perform development on cybersecurity system components as assigned, to include Security Orchestration, Automation, and Response (SOAR) and Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) tools.
  • Develop integrations between cybersecurity stack components as assigned.
  • Draft and maintain system design documentation for all assigned system components according to system design life cycle (SDLC) best practices.
  • Analyze customer requirements and provide best approach, feasibility of implementation, level of effort feedback as necessary.
  • Serve as liaison for professional services engagements, where available and as needed, to define and translate customer requirements.
  • Other software development duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Software development and scripting skills in multiple disciplines (Python, Javascript, Powershell, etc.)
  • Have strong communication skills
  • Ability to work autonomously with minimal oversight
  • Knowledge of development on classified systems and the required security guidelines associated with secure facilities
  • Experience with Information Assurance (IA) hardening and compliance (STIG, CIS, DSS compliance, documentation, etc.)
  • Active Secret clearance and ability to obtain Top Secret clearance

Desired Qualifications:

  • Distributed event streaming platforms (Apache Kafka, Cloudera, Informatica, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of SIEM platforms (ArcSight, Elasticsearch, Splunk, etc.)
  • Experience supporting Infrastructure-as-Code (IaC) transformations.
  • Experience supporting ServiceNow API development and integration
  • Provided direct support to a Security Operation Center environment
  • Familiarity with task automation
  • Must be able to work collaboratively with other system administrators, system engineers, and network engineers in a team environment

Job Type

  • Full-Time

Work Location

  • Fairmont, WV
  • Boulder, CO
  • Remote Telework Possibilities
  • Occasional travel is required (less than 10%)

Clearance: Must be a US Citizen and have at a minimum a Secret clearance or be able to obtain clearance before starting position.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: BS degree with 0-2 years of prior relevant experience .

Pay Range: