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Software Engineer


Software Engineer


Columbia, Maryland, United States


Are you seeking a new and challenging position supporting a complex Program for the Warfighter? Well, look no further! This is an exciting time to contribute to a mission-critical program with lasting impactful results. Leidos is seeking a Software Engineer to 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. The individual will work individually or as part of a team; 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; and 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.

Primary Responsibilities

• Analyze user requirements to derive software design and performance requirements

• Debug existing software and correct defects

• Provide recommendations for improving documentation and software development process standards

• Design and code new software or modify existing software to add new features

• Perform ongoing sustainment support as needed for legacy signals analysis systems and tools

• Develop and maintain legacy COTS and GOTS software packages

• Modify software to correct errors, adapt to new hardware, and implement new security requirements

• Modify/augment existing software to add new features if required to satisfy user and/or security requirements

• Implement, test, and deploy bug fixes, enhancements, and security updates for legacy code

• Integrate existing software into new or modified systems or operating environments

• Assist with maintaining the overall system including migrating the code to new systems or operating environments

• Help coordinate system outages and deploy software to the operational environment

• Assist with help desk support as needed

• Write, update, and review project documentation in Word and maintain information in Confluence workspaces.

• Work in partnership with other developers, systems administrators, testers, and subject matter experts (SMEs) to provide troubleshooting and support services for user and system issues.

Basic Qualifications

Fourteen (14) years' experience as a SWE in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required. Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required. Four (4) years of additional SWE experience on projects with similar software processes may be substituted for a bachelor's degree. Proficiency with C, C++, and/or Java. Agile software development experience.

  • Active TS/SCI Polygraph clearance

Preferred Qualifications

- Proactive, team oriented

Original Posting Date:


While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $122,200.00 - $220,900.00

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.