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Software Engineer-TS/SCI with Poly Required



Full Time

On Site


Aurora, Colorado, United States


You will be a member of a team of dedicated and collaborative engineers focused on delivering mission capabilities. You will participate in all aspects of agile software engineering activities, contribute your ideas, design, and implement new capabilities, resolve operational issues, and work directly with a variety of team members and end users to ensure the software solution meets user needs. This sub family is 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. Duties include software requirements analysis, analysis of hardware compatibility, development of software products and tools used for design, development and maintenance of infrastructure, and platforms. IMPACT: Works independently to achieve day-to-day objectives with significant impact on operational results or project deliverables. Responsible for entire projects or processes within a technical area. Typically, responsible for coaching and reviewing the work of lower-level technical staff. COMPLEXITY: Develops technical solutions that require collaboration with internal experts, deep analyses and understanding of impact on end-product/solution. Develops solutions to technical problems and issues that are unclear and require deep technical knowledge. Communication: Communicates with internal and client project team members. Works to influence team members regarding solution design, process and/or approaches. KNOWLEDGE: Requires deep understanding of and ability to apply principles, theories, and concepts of technical domain and has broad understanding of other related specialty areas.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Participate in all aspects of agile software engineering activities

  • Contribute your ideas, design, and implement new capabilities

  • Resolve Operational issues

  • Work directly with a variety of team members and end users to ensure the software solution meets user needs

Basic Qualifications

  • U.S. Citizen with active TS/SCI clearance preferably with a recent polygraph

  • Typically requires BS and 4 - 8 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 2 - 6 years of prior relevant experience.

  • Understanding of programming principles, such as object-orientation and use of design patterns

  • Experience in one or more of the following: Java, C++, or a similar object-oriented language

  • The attitude, aptitude, and willingness to learn current technologies and improve upon your knowledge

  • A dedication to continuous improvement

  • Strong communication and collaboration skills

  • The ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks, and escalate issues and roadblocks

  • Eagerness to learn, promote, and mentor best practices

  • The ability to collaborate, problem solve, and debate potential solutions with peers to determine the best approach

  • TS/SCI with Poly clearance required

Preferred Qualifications

  • DevOps tools, including Jenkins, Gitlab, Nexus, and SonarQube

  • Server-side data technologies like Hadoop, Accumulo, GeoMesa, OrientDB, Postgres, Elasticsearch, Graphite, Grafana, Kafka, Storm, Spark, Spring Boot or similar

  • Server-side containerization technologies like Docker, Helm, Istio, Kubernetes

  • Experience with Groovy, Python, SQL

  • Familiarity with Agile software development methodology, processes, and techniques

  • Unique knowledge and experience you bring to the team

Pay Range:

Pay Range $66,300.00 - $102,000.00 - $137,700.00

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.