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Software Engineer


Software Engineer


Columbia, Maryland, United States


Are you ready to work on projects that can potentially change the world? Join us at Leidos, where your most important work is ahead! You will enjoy great benefits such as 5 weeks of Paid Time Off, Flexible Schedules, Discounted Stock Purchase Plans, Unlimited Education and Training Support, Parental Paid Leave and more! If this sounds like a place you can thrive, keep reading!

The Leidos Intelligence Group has a career opportunity for a Junior Software Engineer (SWE 0) at our Leidos Facility in Columbia, MD. This opportunity supports working from home Monday and Friday!

*Candidates are eligible for enhanced incentives including up to a $20K cash sign on bonus or a paid time off bonus.

Job Summary

As a Junior Software Engineer you will develop, maintain, and enhance complex and diverse software systems (e.g., processing-intensive analytics, novel algorithm development, manipulation of extremely large data sets, real-time systems, and business management information systems) based upon documented requirements. In this role you will be responsible for hardware and software integration, infrastructure and provisioning. In addition to Python, other tools such as Ansible CM, Kubernetes, Cloud Technologies, Rancher, Containers as a service (Caas) will be used to accomplish tasks.

Additional duties:

  • Review and test software components for adherence to the design requirements and documents test results
  • Resolve software problem reports. Utilize software development and software design methodologies appropriate to the development environment.
  • Provide specific input to the software components of system design to include hardware/software trade-offs, software reuse, use of Commercial Off-the-shelf (COTS)/Government Off-the-shelf (GOTS) in place of new development, and requirements analysis and synthesis from system level to individual software components.

Security Clearance requirement:

  • Must possess active TS/SCI with polygraph clearance to be considered for this role.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required Four (4) years of SWE experience on projects with similar software processes may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.
  • Two or more years related experience
  • Experience with hardware and software integration, Infrastructure and provisioning
  • Experience with Ansible CM, Kubernetes, Cloud Technologies, Rancher, Containers as a service (Caas)
  • Active TS/SCI with polygraph clearance

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to perform full lifecycle support to the customer on complex data systems and networks.
  • LINUX or UNIX administration/maintenance experience
  • Some knowledge of SIGINT systems and dataflows
  • Provide solutions to the customer applying expertise with systems engineering and networks/components to support.
  • Provide technical guidance to the customer in relation to SIGINT systems.
  • Ability to perform in a team environment.
  • Candidates possessing system administration and/or network engineering backgrounds will be considered if they have the above skillset.



Pay Range:

Pay Range $63,050.00 - $97,000.00 - $130,950.00

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.