Principal Software Engineer

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Information Technology - Software
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Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:
Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:
The Defense and Intelligence Division of Leidos has a career opportunity for a Principal Software Engineer with a TS/SCI with polygraph clearance in Annapolis Junction, Maryland.

PROGRAM SUMMARY: 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: Leading a team of developers, working directly with customer and contractor analysts in a highly collaborative, integrated environment t in developing analytics to improve our understanding of the target domain. Working in a variety of environments, the successful candidate will use leading edge technologies to develop analytics pulling data from multiple cyber sources, as well as classic SIGINT.  These analytics will be used in standard presentation systems throughout the enterprise to support missions throughout the world covering a variety of subjects. You will be developing prototypes answering new questions as well as providing better answers to existing questions.  You may be developing new ways to represent the data using data science methods such as graphs.  

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Typically requires Masters with 15 – 20 years of prior relevant.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: The candidate must have:
At least 16 years of general experience in computer science, computer engineering, mathematics, or a related discipline
At least 5 years of experience in software-intensive projects and programs for government or industry customers. 
At least 5 years 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). 
Strong Java skills is required
Strong leadership skills
Experience with customer’s GM and MASH architectures 
More than 2 years experience with writing cloud analytics (HADOOP, MapReduce, Accumulo) in Pig or Java
Extensive knowledge of networking
Configuring Apache Niagarafiles / Creating Apache Niagrafiles components
Must be able to work in a team environment
Prior experience developing analytics for survey and intelligence value assessments
Eclipse, Maven, web services development, lightweight J2EE framework, and XQuery experience
Strong presentation and customer interaction skills

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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