Jr Software Engineer

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Information Technology - Software
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Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:
Top Secret/SCI CI Polygraph

The Defense & Intelligence group of Leidos has a current opening for a Jr Software Engineer.


•The opportunity to design, develop, modify, and implement web services, data translation layers and custom user interfaces,

•Utilize problem solving skills to troubleshoot software and data problems,

•Perform systems integration,

•Consult with project team and end users to identify application requirements,

•Collaborate with Government and Contractor engineering and development teams,

•Provide hands-on support,

•Implement customer requirements,

•Research capabilities, unit test, build, and coordinate the conversion and/or integration of new products and major enhancements to existing products,

•Apply critical thinking skills to assist in the evaluation and recommendation of open-source and commercial software packages, application integration, and testing tools.


•Assist in the design and implementation of a large, cutting edge web application system development and integration effort.

•Rapidly code and test full-stack web application software. This involves the use of user stories, acceptance criteria and other system engineering artifacts to demonstrate that the developed software addresses the need.

•Assist in using sound software engineering and object oriented principles to ensure that developed code is maintainable, efficient, reliable, understandable, secure and fault tolerant.

•Apply knowledge of secure software development principles and techniques,

•Use software tools in cooperation with continuous integration and test automation while supporting software reuse and refactoring.

•Support the software configuration management process and understand software components and their interface requirements.

•The ideal candidate would be a self-starter, resourceful and reliable, work as a team member or independently, be able to contribute new perspectives and ideas, and proactively complete assigned activities on time.



•Bachelors’ degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, or similar discipline and 2 to 4  years of relevant work experience.

•Knowledge of, exposure and/or experience working with software design patterns and Web Application Development.

•Knowledge of, exposure and/or experience using some of the following Programming Languages and tools: HTML5, Java, JavaScript, Python, SQL, XML.

•Familiarity with one or more of the following Development Tools: JDK, Oracle DBMS, Oracle WebLogic Server, SQLPlus, UML Design Tools.

•Must have a current and active TS/SCI security clearance.


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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