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Staff Software Engineer


Software Engineer


Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, United States


Come take your career to the next level! The Leidos Software Factory has openings for a talented Staff Software Engineer to join our Mechanicsburg, PA location. The responsibilities for this position include 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. In this role, you will join 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 a leader in the Software Factory, you will architect, design, build, and enhance highly available and scalable systems used by customers worldwide. You will direct 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.

This position requires a US citizenship and the ability to obtain a DoD Secret security clearance.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Help build, manage and mentor multi-disciplined teams executing Agile and SecDevOps processes using best-of-breed tools.
  • Cultivate a culture of innovation and promote collaboration across teams and projects.
  • Design, develop, test, deploy, maintain and continuously improve our software deliverables
  • Manage project priorities, deadlines and deliverables.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, or related field and 8+ years of software engineering experience or Master’s degree in related field and 6+ years of software engineering experience. Additional years of relevant experience, training, and/or certifications may be considered in lieu of degree requirement.
  • Hands-on expertise with C# or VB.NET and object-oriented programming.
  • Strong proficiency with basic web technologies including HTML, CSS, REST, JSON, and JavaScript.
  • Proficiency with web application technologies, such as .NET.
  • Familiarity with ASP.NET Web Forms and/or MVC.
  • Knowledge of Windows Communication Foundation (WCF).
  • Demonstrated proficiency with web application technologies and deployment environments, including Docker, Kafka, and Kubernetes.
  • Experience architecting, developing, and delivering complex software systems into production.
  • Strong understanding of modern software design patterns and coding standards.
  • Experience leading multi-disciplined technical project teams and setting the technical direction.
  • 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.).
  • Interest and ability to learn new programming languages, tools, frameworks, and techniques.
  • Must be a US citizen with the ability to obtain a DoD Secret Security Clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field.
  • Hands-on experience with Agile management tools such as Jira, Bitbucket, GitLab, Confluence.
  • Hands-on experience with continuous integration and delivery tools such as Jenkins, SonarQube, JUnit, Cucumber, Selenium, JMeter.
  • Active DoD security clearance.


Pay Range:

Pay Range $97,500.00 - $176,250.00

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.