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Job Number:
641532
Job Category:
Information Technology - Other
Location:
HERNDON, VA US
Schedule:
Full-time
Travel:
None
Shift:
Day Job
Potential for Teleworking:
No
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:
Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:
None
Description:
Leidos is looking for a Software Engineer to join our team in our Herndon, VA office.
  • Software architecture, design, coding, integration, testing, and deployment of a Web application hosted on a Linux system
  • Constantly seek ways to improve the deployed product and streamline the user experience to bring speed to the application as performance and ease of use to find information are the application’s main selling point
  • In responding to work orders, be able to anticipate integration efforts and critical paths in the development time line
  • Manage and execute the development, integration and testing on time
  • Mentor junior team members and provide architectural and design guidance contributions to the team
  • Function as system administrator and set up and use client, server, and database environments in concert with operating user permissions and grant rights for running environments
  • Understand requirements analysis and software development time estimation in an agile development environment via Sprints 
  • Executes and creates test plans and clear, concise test scripts for new products or enhancements to existing products
  • Defines comprehensive scenarios and variations in data to adequately perform testing 
  • Ensures proper automated integration &/or regression test coverage (using Selenium or Protractor) is included for new user stories developed in agile sprints
  • Proactively schedules and performs functional, integration, regression, and release testing; submits errors and issues to development for correction, and retests once errors have been corrected
  • Report tests results and status as appropriate
  • Tracks defects and causal analysis to closure
  • Reviews and provides feedback on requirements, design, and scope documents 
  • Interacts with development team to identify and refine test requirements 
  • Coordinates and performs moderately complex testing projects from initiation through delivery. Ensures that testing projects are completed on schedule
  • Prepares test plans and test scripts for software corrections and enhancements
May assist with automated scripts with team members. Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Selected candidate will need to be approved by the Prime.
Qualifications:
  • BS degree in a computer or system science discipline from an accredited college or university and eight (8) to fourteen (14) years of progressive, relevant experience, or an MS degree in a computer or system science discipline and eight (8) to twelve (12) years of progressive experience, or a Ph.D. degree in a computer or system science discipline and four (4) to seven (7) years of progressive experience. Similar working level obtained through relevant job experience may be accepted in lieu of degree level education.
  • Generally requires eleven (11) years of experience specific to the skill and relevant training or certifications
  • Must be familiar with code refactoring, object oriented programming, database queries via SQL and optimization, Ajax and web services, browser certificates for user identification and authentication, user roles and permissions, and RESTful state web query design and implementation. 
  • Knowledge of web application client side and server side development and how they work together is a must.
  • Typically someone that is a recognized expert or certified practitioner with a particular computer language, system or technology that can not only deliver capabilities, but can mentor and train others
  • Expertise, training and actual work experience with the specific computer language, systems, and/or technology is significantly more important than the number of years of experience. This is especially true with emerging technologies
  • Required Skills/Tools:
    • Ruby on Rails
    • JQuery, JavaScript
    • MySQL or equivalent
  • Desired Skills/Tools:
    • Subversion or equivalent
    • JQuery UI
    • Yahoo YUI
    • Eclipse
    • Java
    • System Administration
    • Operating System Scripting in Linux and Windows

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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