Software Engineer at Leidos

  • Job Qualifications Bachelor
  • Job experience 3 Years

Job Description


Leidos has an immediate opportunity for a Software Engineer to help develop software solutions delivered to our government customers. The successful candidate will work collaboratively with an outstanding software engineering team and will promote many aspects of the software development lifecycle to include scope and work estimation, architecture and design, coding, and automated testing within an Agile and Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery model. In this capacity, you’ll work with with engineering and product team members, architects, and other IT resources to create and deliver impactful code. You’ll always respect the opinions of others, accept constructive criticism, share your views with a passion for improving the entire team’s performance, and collaborate openly and positively with your teammates.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Participate in the full software development lifecycle, working within broadly defined parameters.
  • Report issues in work management tool (e.g., Jira) along with steps required to re-create the issue
  • Participate in Agile ceremonies, including daily standups, sprint planning meetings, sprint reviews and sprint retrospectives.
  • Support creation and updating of all relevant documentation and specifications for design, development and testing.
  • Identify potential roadblocks and develop around them.
  • Plan and estimate development tasks and work to improve performance metrics.
  • Develop maintainable code that matches specification.
  • Perform automated testing of code.
  • Work closely with other engineers to develop the best technical design and approach for new product development.
  • Build software solutions where the solution is not always well defined but always considers the customer first.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree and 2+ years of prior relevant experience or 4 additional years’ of experience in lieu of degree
  • Bachelor’s degree and less than 3 years of experience in a relevant field.
  • Proficient with JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3.
  • Familiar with front-end technology trends with solid understanding/experience of popular front-end frameworks like ReactJS, Angular, etc.
  • Ability to acquire a DoD Top Secret / SCI Security Clearance
  • U.S. Citizenship required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with Agile development principles and methodologies
  • Experience with automating unit, functional, integration and performance testing of web applications using industry-standard tools such as JUnit, SoapUI, Cucumber, Selenium, and JMeter
  • Working knowledge of continuous integration and delivery methodologies and tools
  • Familiarity with software design patterns
  • Solid understanding of software development process fundamentals
  • Experience managing projects within the Atlassian suite of tools (Confluence, JIRA, Bitbucket).
  • Familiarity with basic web technologies (HTML, CSS, XML, REST, JSON)
  • Knowledge of a version control system (e.g., Git).
  • Familiarity with CI/CD processes and tools (Jenkins)
  • Familiarity with SQL and NoSQL databases
  • Experience with USSTRATCOM Nuclear Planning process

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 $65,000.00 – $117,500.00

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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