Software Engineer ( R-00055166 )
The Office of Technology (OOT) at Leidos has immediate openings for software engineers to help us shape, develop, and deliver new software solutions leveraging state-of-the art technologies to our customers and launch new products and capabilities.
As the leader of an Agile Team, you’ll design, build, and enhance highly available and scalable systems used by customers worldwide. You’ll 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’ll determine and recommend the best designs based on customer business objectives, timelines and other resource constraints. You’ll mentor other software engineers and share your knowledge with the team and the organization to make us all better at what we do. You’ll lead spikes and develop prototypes to help test product concepts and achieve customer validation. You’ll contribute to the team’s objectives by leading Kanban or sprint planning, daily scrums, product reviews, and retrospectives. You’ll always respect the opinions of others, accept constructive criticism, share your views with a passion for improving the entire team’s performance, and collaborate openly and positively with your teammates.
•Participate in the full software development lifecycle, working within broadly defined parameters
•Own the delivery of an entire piece of a system or application, and serve as a technical lead on medium to large, complex projects
•Work closely with other engineers to develop the best technical design and approach for new product development
•Ensure team adheres to Agile processes and software engineering best practices
•Build software solutions where the solution is not always well defined but always considers the customer first
•Mentor other engineers in the art of building complex, web scale systems
•Resolve roadblocks for the development team, working collaboratively with the Product Owner, technical leadership, and other engineers
•Plan and estimate development tasks and work to improve performance metrics.
•Bachelor's Degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, or related field and 4-8 years of software engineering experience.
•Hands-on expertise with Java/C++ and object oriented programming.
•Experience delivering an entire piece of a system or application
•Experience serving as a technical lead
•Deep understanding of software design patterns.
•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.)
•Proficiency with MS Office Products (Word, Excel, Visio, & PowerPoint).
•Strong, self-motivated desire to learn new programming languages, tools, frameworks, and techniques.
•Must be able to obtain a DoD Secret Security Clearance.
•Knowledge of Agile Development tools such as Jira, Bitbucket, Confluence
•Experience developing and delivering modern software, including microservices, containers, and serverless architectures
•Familiarity with Cloud Technologies (AWS, Azure, GCP)
•Familiarity with CI/CD processes and tools (Jenkins)
•Familiarity with Infrastructure as Code (Terraform, Helm)
•Familiarity with Containerized applications and orchestration (Docker, Kubernetes)
•Familiarity with Enterprise Service Bus Technologies (Kafka)
•Familiarity with NoSql databases (MongoDB, etc.).