Senior Software Engineer / Solution Architect

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The Advanced Solutions Group (ASG) at Leidos currently has an opening for a Senior Software Engineer / Solution Architect in our Arlington, VA office and customer sites in the National Capital Region (Bethesda, MD). The successful candidate will develop and continuously enhance complex and diverse software systems to include processing-intensive analytics, novel algorithm development and integration, manipulating of extremely large data sets in an agile and fast paced development environment supporting research, rapid prototyping, and integration of a data analytic pipeline in support of intelligence community analysts whose mission is to solve unique and challenging problems with Publicly Available Information (PAI) and DOMEX data. 

Roles and Responsibilities:
-Work closely with other software developers, network engineers, senior investigators, program managers, researchers, data analysts, digital forensic examiners and other intelligence analysts on agile teams to design and optimize Data Science platforms in support of Leidos internal and DoD/IC customer requirements.  
- Lead the software development and integration of these software components to optimize system design and performance.
- Lead the design, implementation, and integration of software applications utilizing state of the art agile processes to deliver leading edge analytic solutions.  
- Demonstrate aptitude for problem solving, identifying, transforming, and exploiting new publicly available information (PAI) data sources, thinking outside the box, and a strong sense of accountability is desired 
- Mix of technical excellence, intellectual curiosity, customer-focus, and operational experience to improve the performance and user adoption of high-end data analytics platforms in partnership with a highly qualified, highly motivated team. 
- The successful software engineer and solution architect will be part of a multi-disciplinary research, development, and fusion analytics team and have the unique opportunity to interact directly with research scientists, analysts, and other technologists to develop data collection and exploitation pipeline applications and tools to meet the mission requirements. 
- Individual must be motivated, self-driven team player who can multi-task and interact well with others and advise/consult with other team members on systems engineering and software development related issues.
- Expertise in developing, integrating, and refactoring software libraries to compose new services
- Expertise in building micro-service applications in software containers (e.g. Docker)

To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below
- B.S. in Computer Science, Information Science or related field, and 6 total years’ experience 
- 6 years’ experience in scripting (Perl, Python) 
- 6 years (concurrent) experience with high level programming language: C#, C++, Java or Visual Basic
- Experience in Commercial and/or Government Cloud environments (AWS, C2S, etc.)
- Experience with Elasticsearch
- Experience architecting software applications using Service Oriented Architecture and Microservices architecture.
- Expertise in constructing applications on top of distributed computing clusters, Hadoop, Elasticsearch
- Must have an active TS/SCI DoD security clearance 

Preferred Qualifications:
Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration
- Experience in IC analysis tools (e.g., iBase/Analyst’s Notebook, Palantir, etc.) 
- Experience in Geospatial data and the development of geospatially based analytical models 
- Experience in Text processing: natural language processing (NLP), searching (e.g., Lucene), topic extraction, summarization, clustering, etc. 

External Referral Eligible

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 will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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