Associate Software Engineer


Job Description:

Leidos is seeking an Associate Software Engineer located in Charlottesville, VA.

Come put your software engineering skills into action! The Leidos Defense Group has openings for talented Software Engineers to come work in our state of the art facility in Charlottesville, VA. The responsibilities for this position include all aspects of the software development lifecycle including scope and work estimation, architecture and design, coding, and automated testing within an Agile and Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery model. 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 fun environment. The Leidos Defense Group has openings for talented engineers to come work in one of our state of the art facilities in Charlottesville, VA or Newport News, VA (applicant's preference).

•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.
•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.


•Recent Bachelor's Degree in computer science, electronics engineering or other engineering or technical discipline and less than 2 years of experience in a relevant field with a minimum 3.0 GPA.
•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.
•Currently have or ability to maintain a DoD Secret Security Clearance.
•U.S. Citizenship required.

•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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