Junior Software Engineer

Description

Job Description:

Come put your software engineering skills into action! The Leidos Defense Group has openings for talented junior Software Engineers to come join our team in Orlando, FL. In this role, you will join dynamic Agile software teams that are 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.

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


To be successful in this role you must have the following experience/skill sets:
  • 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.
  • Requires US citizenship and must be able to obtain a DoD Secret Security Clearance.


You'll wow us even more if you have any of the following:
  • 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.


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