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Senior Software Developer ( R-00063300 )


Senior Developer



Reston, Virginia, United States


Job Description:

Are you ready to join the mission to innovate and modernize how we support our nation’s Veterans around the globe with world-class technology? The BEST and BRIGHTEST come to #TeamLeidos, where we take pride in making a difference with every key stroke! You will enjoy great benefits, excellent PTO packages, 10 Paid Federal Holidays, Flexible Schedules, Unlimited Education/Certification Opportunities and Training Support, Paid Parental Leave, Paid Disability Leave, Safe Work Environments AND an incredible internal/external referral bonus program that rewards you for knowing and sharing great talent with us!! Interested in obtaining a government Security Clearance and not sure where to get started? We can help!

Leidos currently has an opening for an experienced lead VistA/MUMPS Senior Software Developer capable of supporting an enterprise level system for a Department of Veterans Affairs program. This position is 100% remote and will involve an occasional rotating schedule for supporting 24x7x365 operations of a mission critical system.

The Senior Software Developer will be capable of working with a high performing sustainment, operations and maintenance team in production, test and development environments. The candidate will be required to provide technical team leadership and user support for a Government Interagency Healthcare System. The position requires an individual that can work independently under minimal direction, communicate successfully with the client, ascertain and identify issues adversely affecting the customer experience, and provide troubleshooting and task leadership to a team that includes programmers, system administrators, and system engineers. This position requires the candidate to be able to immediately integrate with the team and start work with minimal oversight.


The successful candidate will supervise a team that implements, configures, operates and maintains multiple VistA environments hosting first and third party development, test, and production operations.

  • Lead and coordinate the design, implementation, and support of test labs encompassing multiple platforms and technologies

  • Provide daily communications with business customer regarding system status and updates regarding user requests

  • Define project scope, plans and deliverables

  • Assist leadership in determining technical direction of the organization.

  • Research, analyze, recommend, and implement standard processes, tools and techniques

  • Coach and provide technical leadership to others on the application of existing and new project and system management methodologies

  • Review other system designs to help ensure selection of appropriate technology, efficient use of resources, and successful integration of multiple systems and technologies

  • Identify, develop, update, and enforce standards and procedures.

  • Monitor and ensure resolution of issues

  • Interface with support groups on production problems, technical concerns, and financial issues

  • Research, evaluate, and stay current on applicable emerging tools, techniques, and technologies


  • BS degree and 10+ years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6 – 10 years of prior relevant experience. Must have 10+ years performing VA VistA systems administration, operations, and maintenance

  • Experience must include:

    • Intersystems Cache/IRIS administration, development, monitoring and controlling

    • Patch distribution using the Kernel Installation and Distribution System (KIDS)

    • Experience with patch description updates in the VA National Patch Release System (FORUM)

    • Experience performing Redhat Linux administration in a VA environment

    • Experience working with information security, privacy, and information assurance, data engineering, and legacy system evolution

    • Experience supporting/sustaining and providing operations and maintenance in a production environment


  • Experience with a Health Information Exchange

  • CHCS or equivalent DoD system administration or operations

  • Experience with OpenVMS and RHEL7

  • Designing, developing, and/or maintaining software and interface solutions using MUMPS with HL7 messaging

  • Providing end user support to assist identifying and resolving problems

  • Medical industry related IT system infrastructure

  • Understanding of network architectures

  • Understanding of cloud computing

  • Ability to perform in multiple roles and communicate to all levels of management

Apply today!!

External Referral Bonus:Eligible

External Referral Bonus $:2000.00

Potential for Telework:Yes, 100%

Clearance Level Required:Public Trust

Travel:Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:40


Requisition Category:Professional

Job Family:Software Development

Pay Range:Pay Range $91,000.00 - $140,000.00 - $189,000.00