Software Engineer I

Description

Job Description:

Come put your software engineering skills into action! The Leidos Defense Group has openings for talented entry-level Software Engineers to come work in our state-of-the-art facility in Morganton, WV. In this role, you will join a dynamic team that is singularly focused on providing world class solutions to our customers in an exciting, collaborative, and inclusive environment. You will be challenged and provided a tremendous opportunity for growth in a customer-facing, fast-paced, and engaging environment.

Primary Responsibilities

These are some of the cool stuff you will be doing:
  • Participate in the full software development lifecycle, working within broadly defined parameters to support in the creation and development of mission critical software source code.
  • Use Agile development tools such as Jira, Confluence, and Bitbucket/Git to manage work and collaborate with your teams.
  • Support the 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 specifications using modern software development languages and tools, such as java.
  • Develop automated tests leveraging a continuous integration process.
  • Own delivery of small parts of a system or application.
  • 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

To be successful in this role you must have the following:
  • Bachelor's degree and less than 2 years of experience in a relevant field.
  • Experience with Java/C++ and object oriented programming (applicants will be tested).
  • Experience with JavaScript and JS frameworks such as React.
  • Solid understanding of software development process fundamentals.
  • Strong, self-motivated desire to learn new programming languages, tools, frameworks, and techniques.
  • Must be a US citizen with the ability to obtain a DoD Secret Security Clearance.


Preferred Qualifications

You will wow us even more if you have these skills:
  • Familiarity with basic web technologies including HTML, CSS, XML, REST, JSON, SOAP, and WSDL
  • Familiarity with web application technologies, such as Apache Tomcat, JBoss, etc.
  • Knowledge of a version control system (e.g., Git).
  • Knowledge of Agile Development methodologies.
  • Familiarity with multiple operating systems (Mac OSX, Windows, LINUX, etc.).
  • Familiarity with at least one Relational Database Management System (Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQL Server, etc.).
  • Proficiency with MS Office Products (Word, Excel, Visio, & PowerPoint).
  • Familiarity with NoSql databases (MongoDB, etc.).
  • Familiarity with server-side JavaScript.
  • Active DoD security clearance.


External Referral Bonus:

Ineligible

External Referral Bonus $:

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

None

Travel:

No

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

College

Job Family:

Software Engineering

Pay Range: