Software Engineer ( R-00064124 )
At Leidos, everything we do is built on our commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our employees, and our communities. Learn more about the values and culture that are the foundations of our business. Our mission is to make the world safer, healthier, and more efficient through information technology, engineering, and science. We offer a robust benefits package including competitive salaries; company matching 401K Retirement Plan; comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage; flexible work schedule to allow for life/work balance; tuition reimbursement and more.
Come put your software engineering skills into action! The Leidos Defense Group has openings for talented Software Engineers to come work in one of our state of the art facility in Charlottesville or Newport News, VA (your preference). 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 environment. You will be challenged and provided a tremendous opportunity for growth in a customer-facing, fast-paced, and fun environment.
Design, develop, troubleshoot, and debug mission critical software source code using modern software development languages and tools, such as java.
Participate in the full software development lifecycle, working within broadly defined parameters.
Use Agile development tools such as Jira, Confluence, and Bitbucket/Git to manage work and collaborate with your teams.
Support creation and updating of all relevant documentation and specifications for design, development and testing.
Identify potential roadblocks and develop around them.
Plan and estimate development tasks and work to improve performance metrics.
Develop maintainable code that matches specification.
Develop automated tests leveraging a continuous integration process.
Own delivery of small parts of a system or application.
Work closely with other engineers to develop the best technical design and approach for new product development.
Build software solutions where the solution is not always well defined but always considers the customer first.
Bachelor's degree and 2-4 years of experience in a relevant field.
Experience with Java/C++ and object oriented programming (applicants will be tested).
Solid understanding of software development process fundamentals.
Strong, self-motivated desire to learn new programming languages, tools, frameworks, and techniques.
Ability to complete tasking independently with minimal direct supervision.
Ability to work and collaborate effectively within a multi-disciplined engineering team.
US citizenship in order to be able to obtain a DoD Secret Security Clearance.
Familiarity with basic web technologies including HTML, CSS, XML, REST, JSON, SOAP, and WSDL
Familiarity with web application technologies, such as Apache Tomcat, JBoss, etc.
Knowledge of a version control system (e.g., Git).
Knowledge of Agile Development methodologies.
Familiarity with multiple operating systems (Mac OSX, Windows, LINUX, etc.).
Familiarity with at least one Relational Database Management System (Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQL Server, etc.).
Proficiency with MS Office Products (Word, Excel, Visio, & PowerPoint).
Familiarity with NoSql databases (MongoDB, etc.).
Active DoD Secret security clearance