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Senior Software Engineer


Software Engineer



Springfield, Virginia, United States


Job Description:

Looking for an opportunity to make an impact?

Leidos is a FORTUNE 500 company bringing a mix of innovative technology and sector expertise to customers in the national security, engineering, and the health industries. At Leidos, we deliver innovative solutions through the efforts of our diverse and talented people who are dedicated to our customers’ success. We empower our teams, contribute to our communities, and operate sustainable. Everything we do is built on a commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our people, and our community. Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide the way we do business.

Your greatest work is ahead!

Are you interested in helping the DoD transforms the way it provides IT to support is Global mission footprint? This role is for the Senior Software Engineer on the Leidos team that is responsible for migrating DoD applications to the cloud. We are helping to reshape the way the DoD delivers IT services from its business applications within the United States all the way to its deployed warfighting systems around the world. We assist DoD Mission Owners in reimagining how they use IT in the future and find creative ways to leverage Cloud technologies to improve mission outcomes.

As the Senior Software Engineer for the program, you will be responsible for overseeing multiple development teams and providing expert guidance to ensure successful refactoring of DoD applications. To succeed, the skill to build highly scalable, fault-tolerant systems that can withstand millions of operations per day will not be enough. You will be responsible for projects that require enhancements to multiple systems and interface with stakeholders outside of your team's ownership. You’ll need a proven ability to architect elegant solutions to new challenges spanning multiple systems, and to effectively share your technical vision with others. You will be working with multiple teams across the program and DoD in many different areas, so collaboration skills are a must.

If this sounds like the kind of environment where you can thrive, keep reading!

Leidos Defense Group provides a diverse portfolio of systems, solutions, and services covering land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace for customers worldwide. Solutions for Defense include enterprise and mission IT, large-scale intelligence systems, command and control, geospatial and data analytics, cybersecurity, logistics, training, and intelligence analysis and operations support. Our team is solving the world’s toughest security challenges for customers with “can’t fail” missions. To explore and learn more, click here!

Are you ready to make an impact? Begin your journey of a flourishing and meaningful career, share your resume with us today!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Collaborate with team members from all parts of the development lifecycle, from design to operations, solving technical challenges, and providing and receiving guidance and mentorship

  • Transform complex customer requirements into working, maintainable solutions

  • Cultivate technical competency throughout the team as well as customer satisfaction and confidence through the influencing and encouragement of innovative solution development that positively impacts program goals and business results

  • Support the development, documentation, and execution of system policies

  • Contribute to the on-site troubleshooting to isolate issues discovered in the production software through inspection of logs and examination of source code

  • Communicate findings to the rest of the development team for rapid remediation

  • Write test scripts focused on automation and continuous integration and continuous delivery of software

  • Participate in developing and presenting ideas and system improvements to team and customer as needed

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Excellent teamwork and collaborative skills, with the ability to lead and manage the effort of others when necessary

Required Experience, Skills, and Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field and 12+ years of related software development experience or a Master degree in relevant field and 10+ years of related software development experience

  • Hands-on experience in full stack development, to include Java and/or .Net, Web services, Database, and/or web application development

  • Experience/knowledge of agile and lean processes and techniques and SDLC

  • Motivated, self-starter with demonstrated ability to diagnose software issues, communicate root cause to teammates, and identify potential remediation.

  • Experience executing agile and DevSecOps processes; has used agile development tools such as Jira, Confluence, and Bitbucket/Git to manage work and collaborate with other teams

  • Experience conducting technical sessions involving customer and other stakeholders

  • Experience with Unix, Linux, and/or Windows based OS and application management

  • Experience with container technologies, such as Docker or Kubernetes

  • Experience with Continuous Delivery and Continuous Integration techniques

  • Active SECRET security clearance.

  • DoD Approved 8570 Baseline Certifications IAT Level II (e.g. Security+ CE, CySA+)

Preferred Experience, Skills, and Education:

  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect certification, Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect Expert

Clearance Required:

  • Requires an active Secret security clearance

Pay Range:Pay Range $113,100.00 - $174,000.00 - $234,900.00

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.