Senior Applications Programmer

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VAREC, a subsidiary of Leidos, is seeking a Senior Applications Programmer to support a large multi-year, fuels logistics and support services program for the Department of Defense.


The Senior Applications Programmer is responsible for translating technical software and hardware specifications into software and hardware design and providing IT technical guidance to site-specific installers.  The Senior Applications Programmer will  provide project leadership as the principal designer.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collaborates with business analysts, architects, others to plan, design, develop, test, and maintain applications
  • Collects and documents user requirements
  • Prepares reports, manuals and other documentation on the status, operation and maintenance of application software
  • Designs, develops, and unit tests applications in accordance with established standards
  • Participates in peer-reviews of solution designs and related code
  • Packages and supports deployment of releases
  • Develops, refines, and tunes integrations and interfaces
  • Configures services for performance, security, and error handling
  • Analyzes and resolves technical and application problems
  • Assesses opportunities for application and process improvement
  • Assists in determining and enforcing development standards and best practices
  • Performs application related Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) and vulnerability reporting
Note:    This position can be based out of Norcross, GA or the DC Alexandria, VA locale.


Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in related field. Requires minimum of 5 years of combined experience in hardware and software configuration for the selected solution.  Two years or more experience in international implementations; this can be in conjunction with the five years of experience requested above.  Experience includes:

  • Certification in applicable experience areas
  • Proficiency in analyzing user-defined functional, technical system requirements as well as writing design and technical specifications
  • Proficiency in drafting integration test plans and integration test cases as well as executing and documenting integration testing activities
  • Proficiency in complex testing and debugging of hardware and software solution
  • Knowledge of Section 508 compliance

Leidos Overview:
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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