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Web Developer, Technical Lead


Lead Developer


Washington, Washington DC, United States


Looking for an opportunity to make an impact?

The Leidos National Security Sector combines technology-enabled services and mission software capabilities in the areas of cyber, logistics, security operations, and decision analytics to support our defense and intel customers’ mission to defend against evolving threats around the world. Our team’s focus is to ensure our customers have the right tools, technologies, and tactics to keep pace with an ever-evolving security landscape and succeed in their pursuit to protect people and critical assets.

Your greatest work is ahead!

The National Security Sector at Leidos is hiring for a Web Developer, Technical Lead to lead a team of web developers creating a state-of-the-art intelligence discovery website for the government customer. You will develop a new enterprise-wide platform for aggregating, searching, and disseminating intelligence information across various networks. This role demands not only leadership but a hands-on approach to developing, deploying, and maintaining a platform that ensures secure, efficient, and scalable intelligence data dissemination. This position is contingent upon contract award.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Lead and mentor a team of web developers in designing, developing, and implementing a high-performance intelligence discovery website.
  • Collaborate with government leads, project managers, and other stakeholders to define project requirements, goals, and timelines.
  • Ensure the platforms architecture is scalable, secure, and integrates seamlessly with existing systems and cloud-based services.
  • Develop responsive and intuitive user interfaces employing modern web development frameworks and libraries such as Angular, React, Vue.js, and specifically D3.js for data visualization and Leaflet.js for mapping capabilities.
  • Architect backend services using a microservices approach to ensure scalability and maintainability, utilizing technologies like Node.js, Python/Django, or Ruby on Rails.
  • Manage the full development lifecycle, including planning, coding, testing, deployment, and maintenance.
  • Implement best practices for software development, including Agile methodologies, code reviews, and continuous integration/continuous deployment (CI/CD) processes.
  • Monitor project progress, address any technical challenges, and adjust priorities as needed to meet deadlines.

What does Leidos need from me?

  • Must have an active Top Secret security clearance with the ability to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI with Polygraph security clearance.
  • BS in Engineering, Computer Science, Systems Engineering, or related field or equivalent experience with 10 plus years in software development, technology management, system engineering or related field. Eight plus years of experience with Master’s degree.
  • Experience with front-end technologies (HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript/TypeScript) and frameworks (Angular, React, Vue.js).
  • Experience with backend development using Node.js, or equivalent technologies.
  • Experience with database design and development (e.g., SQL, NoSQL), and familiarity with search technologies (e.g., Elasticsearch, Solr).

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 $108,550.00 - $196,225.00

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.