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Software Engineer/Developer with 20K Sign On Bonus ( R-00057474 )


Software Engineer



Laurel, Maryland, United States


Job Description:

The Leidos Intelligence Division is seeking a Software Engineer with a TS/SCI with polygraph clearance to support a highly visible fast paced prime contract in the Fort Meade, Annapolis Junction, MD area.

This position is eligible for an increased sign on bonus of $20,000. Please visit for details and a full list of eligible opportunities.

PROGRAM SUMMARY: The Prototype Development Support (PDS II) program is a TTO-based, LOE program in support of our customer’s Operations organization. Through new development and rapid prototyping, PDS II looks to help its customer find new and better data sources and tradecraft to answer new and existing intelligence questions to accomplish its mission. Working across all areas, using methods that run the gamut from leading edge visualizations, analytic development and new technology research, the PDS II program constantly strives to provide the best solutions for the customer to address their mission needs, all in a fast paced, highly collaborative challenging environment.

Do you enjoy being a part of small teams that work closely with the customer? Does big data pique your interest? Our Prototype Development Support program is looking for candidates with a strong mission focus to do new development and rapid prototyping. Someone who can figure out smarter, better ways to discover new targets or support mission analysis.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: Provide Software Engineering support to CyberSecurity Operations mission by designing and implementing prototype software applications using a variety of APIs, frameworks and programming languages. Support the Cyber analyst by providing software solutions that are required to support mission objectives. Ideal candidate would be a jack-of-all trades developer with the desire to do UI development.


  • At least 4 years of general experience in computer science, computer engineering, mathematics, or a related discipline

  • At least 1 year of the experience must have been as a software engineer supporting software architecture development, requirement analysis, process execution and evaluation, selection and evaluation of COTS/GOTS tools, and integration (with both new and existing systems).

  • A bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, mathematics or a related discipline may be substituted for four years of general experience. A master’s degree is a plus.


  • Experience developing software using object-oriented language (C/C++, Java) is required

  • Experience developing in Linux/Windows environments is required

  • Scripting (Perl, Bash, Python) experience is desired

  • Database (MySQL, SQL, PL/SQL, Oracle) integration is desired

  • Must be able to work in a team environment

  • Developing J2EE components is strongly desired

  • Desired experience with general Protocol processing experience

  • Desired GUI experience (js, PHP, HTML)

The Cyber & SIGINT Solutions (CSS) Operation continues to grow in the Fort Meade, MD and surrounding areas. We have funded Prime work and are currently seeking innovators, ideators, and game changers to join our team. We are offering generous sign-on bonuses, competitive salaries, and enhanced benefit plans. To learn more please visit

External Referral Bonus:Eligible

External Referral Bonus $:5,000.00

Potential for Telework:No

Clearance Level Required:Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph


Scheduled Weekly Hours:40


Requisition Category:Professional

Job Family:Software Engineering

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