Junior Software Engineer at Leidos

  • Computer/Internet Jobs, Software Engineer Jobs
  • Permanent Employment
  • 4 weeks ago
  • Maryland, America
  • Shift Full-Time

Job Description


The Cyber Analytics SIGINT Solutions Division at Leidos currently has an opening for a Junior Software Engineer in Columbia, MD.

The candidate will be responsible for performing the software engineering function, including the design, development, testing, troubleshooting, and debugging of software programs for enhancements and new software-intensive systems and products. Applies appropriate principles, standards, processes, procedures, and tools throughout the software development life cycle.

Primary Responsibilities

Duties include software requirements analysis, analysis of hardware compatibility, and development of software products and tools used for the design, development, and maintenance of infrastructure, and Cyber platforms.

  • Works on day-to-day objectives with limited impact beyond the scope of own work area/project team.
  • Works under supervision on complex projects/ assignments.
  • Solves routine technical problems following established procedures and policies.
  • Develops products, solutions, and processes using basic principles, theories, and concepts within own technical specialty.
  • Communicate with peers to explain facts, basic analysis, processes, and practices related to the area.
  • Requires basic knowledge of and ability to apply principles, theories, and concepts of narrow technical domains.

Basic Qualifications

  • Current enrollment in a bachelor’s degree in an Engineering field (Computer Science or Computer Engineering Preferred)
  • Experience with Linux and software development.
  • Development experience with one or more relevant programming languages (e.g., C, C++, Java, Python, Golang, Rust, etc.).
  • Eligible for Top Secret Security Clearance with Polygraph
  • US Citizenship required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Enthusiasm and an interest in contributing to projects that are important to operational programs.
  • Extensive experience with Linux and software development.
  • Development experience with low-level or embedded programming (C, C++).
  • Extensive development experience with one or more relevant programming languages (e.g., C, C++, Java, Python, Golang, Rust, etc.).
  • A strong interest in figuring out how things work and understanding them at a fundamental level.
  • Interest in containerization (e.g., Docker, Kubernetes) Virtualization (KVM, ESXi), and Cloud technologies (AWS, GCP).
  • Interest in fundamental networking implementations and concepts.
  • Interest in network design, protocol analysis & troubleshooting tools and techniques.
  • Interest in networking and protocol-oriented programming and algorithms.
  • Interest in Machine Learning applied to real tactical problems.

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.

Pay Range:
Pay Range $53,950.00 – $97,525.00

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.

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