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Principle Software Engineer


Software Engineer


Reston, Virginia, United States


We have an opportunity for a Software Engineer with knowledge in Python, R and SQL, along with strong systems, software, cloud, and Agile experience to support a complex program to provide Agile development and operations and maintenance for critical systems. Work directly with customers to understand customer needs, elicit requirements, develop a solution to those requirements, then demonstrate solution to customer and iterate on the solution. Based in DevOps framework, participate in and/or 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.

**To be considered, you must have a current and active TS/SCI with Polygraph

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Independently interact with customer to understand pain points and elicit requirements

  • Develop, prototype and deploy solutions within Commercial Cloud Solutions leveraging Infrastructure platform services

  • Participate in software programming initiatives to support innovation and enhancement, using Python, Java, JavaScript, SpringBoot, Hibernate, Angular.

  • Demonstrate proposed solutions independently to customer, then update solution based on customer feedback

  • Coordinate closely with team members, Product Owners, and Scrum Masters to ensure User Story alignment and implementation to customer use cases

  • Create innovative solutions to meet the technical needs of customers.

  • Analyze (though proof of concept, performance, and end-to-end testing) and effectively coordinate Infrastructure needs driven by developed software to meet customer mission needs

  • Support the Agile software development lifecycle following Program SAFe practices

  • Use industry leading DevOps tools like GitHub, Jenkins, Unix bash scripting

  • Document and Perform systems software development, including deployment of build artifacts across different environments leverage GitFlow constructs

  • Communicate key project data to team members and build team cohesion and effectiveness.

  • Leverage Atlassian tool suite like JIRA and Confluence to track activities

  • Apply and identify best practices and standard operating procedures

Basic Qualifications:

  • Expert in using Python, R, and SQL

  • Experience in eliciting customer requirements

  • Experience with independent development in Commercial Cloud Platforms (ex, AWS, Google Cloud, Azure)

  • Experience in independently demonstrating developed solutions and updating solution based on customer feedback

  • Proficient with common Agile practices, service-orientated environments, and development practices

  • Expert in using Java, JavaScript and Angular

  • Expert in the software development lifecycle, with experience delivering within DevOps toolsets/practices

  • Direct experience utilizing software testing performance tools, such as Junit

  • Experience working in an Agile development environment and tempo

  • Experience with development leveraging cloud data services (ex: S3, RDS, EFS)

  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)

  • Well versed with using version control systems

  • Well versed with using issue/problem tracking systems

**Candidate must have a BS degree and 12+ years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 10+ years of prior relevant experience.

**Candidate must be US Citizen.

**Candidate must have an active TS/SCI with Polygraph

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with SAFe development practices

  • Experience with Perl, Visual Basic, PL/SQL, and XQuery


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.