Software Developer

Company: Leidos
Location: Reston, Virginia, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 06.FEB.2024


Description Join us at Leidos, where your most important work is ahead! At Leidos, everything we do is built on our commitment to do the r...



Join us at Leidos, where your most important work is ahead!

At Leidos, everything we do is built on our commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our employees, and our communities. Our mission is to make the world safer, healthier, and more efficient through information technology, engineering, and science.

As a Leidos employee you will enjoy great benefits such as paid time off (PTO), flexible schedules, discounted stock purchase plans, career growth, unlimited education and training support, parental paid leave and more! You will have the opportunity to work under the best leadership in the industry at all levels, where supporting their employees and what they do is what matters.

This position requires a current and active TS/SCI with Polygraph security clearance. We do not have the ability to sponsor candidates for clearance processing.

Our National Security Sector is seeking a Software Developer to support an enterprise IT program. Ideal candidates will have experience with the customer-side AWS, SOLR, Ruby, Rails, Bootstrap, MySQL/PostGreSQL, Angular, API Layer, ETL, and Jenkins. Candidates do not have to be masters of all of these skills, but should have familiarity and be willing to dive in and learn quickly. The existing web application is built on Ruby, candidates should be able to perform version upgrades, break/fix issues as well as modifications for accessibility concerns.

Primary Responsibilities

Our customer applies technical resources to accelerate the timely, reliable, and secure delivery of open source data, information, and insights. The customer requires support to maintain and enhance an existing big data exploitation platform. The selected candidate will work within an agile team environment to:

Creating Amazon Web Services (AWS)-based resources, to include; writing, testing, and debugging custom application code; administering database services; and performing data cleaning, formatting, and other forms of data management.
Work closely with the customer's product owner and program manager to deliver user stories necessary to realize product vision.
Coordinate with multiple entities, including mission partners, to ensure tools meet defined requirements.
Apply an agile approach to software development consistent with the customer's project management and software development frameworks with a focus on demonstrating and delivering releasable software every iteration.
Create and maintain JWICS-accessible resources within the customer's AWS Cloud environment.
Ensure all security vulnerabilities are addressed as appropriate by severity and maintain security accreditation, including maintaining plan of action for vulnerability remediation.
Maintain all source code in customer-wide, remote Git repository.
Apply industry best practices (such as, but not specifically Test Driven Development) for ensuring custom application code is comprehensively tested.
Administer and maintain relational and non-relational transactional database systems within the application security boundary.
Perform data cleaning and formatting for ingested data ensuring they meet quality and content management standards.

Basic Qualifications

An active/current TS/SCI with Polygraph security clearance is required.
Typically requires BS degree and 12 - 15 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 10 - 13 years of prior relevant experience. May possess a Doctorate in technical domain.
Demonstrated experience building and maintaining cloud based platforms.
Demonstrated experience administering, securing, and scaling AWS EC2 resources consisting of CentOS/Linux servers with some configured as MySQL database servers.
Demonstrated experience applying front end technologies, including HTML5, CSS, and JavaScript/jQuery.
Demonstrated experience developing and maintaining applications using Ruby on Rails with Apache Solr.
Demonstrated experience developing software in a DevSecOps environment.
Demonstrated experience with modern system architecture patterns, such as event-driven, microservices and MVC architectures.
Demonstrated experience maintaining Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) pipelines with automated testing and deployment.
Demonstrated experience using Git as a source code repository.

Preferred Qualifications

Demonstrated experience with Angular, React, or Vue.js.
Demonstrated experience with D3.js or OpenLayers 3.

Pay Range:
Pay Range $122,200.00 - $220,900.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

Original Posting Date:

While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

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