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Software Engineer


Software Engineer


Charlottesville, Virginia, United States


Job Description:

At Leidos, everything we do is built on our commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our employees, and our communities. Learn more about the values and culture that are the foundations of our business. Our mission is to make the world safer, healthier, and more efficient through information technology, engineering, and science. We offer a robust benefits package including competitive salaries; 401K Retirement Plan; comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage; flexible work schedule to allow for life/work balance; tuition reimbursement and more.

Come put your software engineering skills into action!

The Leidos Software Factory has openings for talented Senior Software Engineers to work in our state of the art facility in Charlottesville, VA. Let us tell you what it would be like working with a team where you will be engaged with all aspects of the software development lifecycle including scope and work estimation, architecture and design, coding, and automated testing within an Agile and Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery model. You will be a part of a dynamic team that is singularly focused on providing world class solutions to our customers in an exciting, collaborative, and inclusive atmosphere. You will be challenged and provided a tremendous opportunity for growth in a customer-facing, fast-paced, and fun environment.

As an engineer, you will collaborate to architect, design, build, and enhance highly available and scalable systems used by customers worldwide. You will be responsible for major deliverables of projects through all aspects of the software development lifecycle including scope and work estimation, architecture and design, coding and unit testing. Additionally, you will determine and recommend the best designs based on customer business objectives, timelines and other resource constraints.

You will need to be able to obtain a DoD Secret Security Clearance.

What Does Leidos Need From Me?

  • Bachelor's Degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, or related field and 4-8 years of software engineering experience.

  • Hands-on expertise with Java/C++ and object oriented programming.

  • Strong proficiency with basic web technologies including HTML, CSS, XML, SOAP, WSDL, REST, JSON, and JavaScript

  • Proficiency with web application technologies, such as Apache Tomcat, JBoss, etc.

  • Experience delivering an entire piece of a system or application

  • Experience serving as a technical lead

  • Deep understanding of software design patterns

  • Working knowledge of Agile Development and continuous integration and continuous delivery methodologies and tools

  • Experience with a version control system (e.g., Git)

  • Experience with an issue/problem tracking system (e.g., Jira)

  • Proficiency with multiple operating systems (Mac OSX, Windows, LINUX, etc.)

  • Proficiency with at least one Relational Database Management System (Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQL Server, etc.)

  • Proficiency with MS Office Products (Word, Excel, Visio, & PowerPoint)

  • Strong, self-motivated desire to learn new programming languages, tools, frameworks, and techniques

Must be a US citizen with ability to obtain a DoD Secret Security Clearance

What You Will Be Doing?

  • Participate in the full software development lifecycle, working within broadly defined parameters

  • Own the delivery of an entire piece of a system or application, and serve as a technical lead on medium to large, complex projects

  • Break down large tasks into smaller tasks that can be executed by the rest of the development team

  • Work closely with other engineers to develop the best technical design and approach for new product development

  • Ensure team adheres to Agile processes and DecSevOps best practices

  • Build software solutions where the solution is not always well defined but always considers the customer first

  • Mentor other engineers in the art of building complex, web scale systems

  • Resolve roadblocks for the development team, working collaboratively with the Product Owner, technical leadership, and other engineers

  • Plan and estimate development tasks and work to improve performance metrics

Desired Qualifications

  • Knowledge of Agile Development tools such as Jira, Bitbucket, Confluence

  • Knowledge of continuous integration and delivery tools such as Jenkins, SonarQube, JUnit, Cucumber, Selenium, JMeter

  • Experience developing and delivering modern software, including microservices, containers, and serverless architectures

  • Active DoD security clearance

Pay Range:

Pay Range $78,000.00 - $120,000.00 - $162,000.00

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.