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Senior Software Engineer


Software Engineer


Chantilly, Virginia, United States


Job Description:

Job Description:

This position is for a senior software engineer to join a small development team. This engineer will be responsible for participating in all aspects of the software development life cycle including: requirements definition and analysis, coding and implementation, system test, documentation generation and support. The ideal candidate will have strong problem solving skills, and must be able to communicate effectively and work in a collaborative team environment. This includes being experienced in recommending creative and sound technical solutions as well as reviewing and critiquing proposed technical solutions. Ability to self-motivate and work independently is a must.

The program is made up of CONUS and OCONUS teams who regularly interact across varying time zones. As a result, the candidate must have excellent communication skills and be flexible with regards to team work and tasking. A demonstrated ability to perform in cross-functional teams in order to achieve results in a timely manner is desired.

This is a technical position to support a wide variety of mission activities performed both locally and OCONUS. Candidates should have a background in software engineering best practices, object-oriented concepts and design, test driven development and unit testing frameworks like JUnit, Java build environments, library dependency management, configuration management and integrated development environments (IDE) like Eclipse.

Primary Responsibilities:

Actively participate in requirements identification, definition and analysis

Create detailed design documentation

Develop and test software to include writing meaningful unit tests

Propose changes to current Java infrastructure

Participate in code reviews with peers

Prepare and produce software components that are deployable with associated deployment documentation

Support production systems by helping to troubleshoot issues by analyzing log files and associated data

Travel OCONUS 2 to 3 times per year to independently support deployments and upgrades

Basic Qualifications:

  • University degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, or related subject
  • 12+ years relevant work experience --additional experience in lieu of degree considered
  • Proficient in the following technologies and programming languages:
  • Java, Java EE, Java Secure Sockets, Spring, Hibernate
  • Wildfly (or similar app server)
  • Web technologies like JavaScript, jQuery, Ajax, HTML, JSP, CSS, Java RESTful web services
  • Scripting languages (Python and/or Perl)
  • MySQL database (or similar relational database experience)
  • git (experience with version control systems)
  • Eclipse IDE
  • Ant with Ivy or comparable build tools like Maven or Gradle
  • Linux (RHEL/Rocky) command line experience

Pay Range:

Pay Range $118,300.00 - $182,000.00 - $245,700.00

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.