Backend Software Engineer

  • Leidos,
  • Boston, MA
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Leidos
API, Civil, Development, Genetic, HTTP, JavaScript, Python, Scrum, Security, Software Engineer
Full Time
Work from home not available Travel required to 10%.

Job Description




Description

Job Requisition:

Backend Software Engineer

Job Description:




At Leidos, everything we do is built on our commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our employees, and our communities. Learn more about the values and culture that are the foundations of our business. Our mission is to make the world safer, healthier, and more efficient through information technology, engineering, and science.



Where

The Charlottesville Leidos team works on everything from autonomous rescue ships to patient care improvements in hospitals. We use Typescript, Python, C#, Rust, and the Unity stack to build software that s more than just an ad platform. The team is located in Charlottesville, VA where our engineers are housed in a welcoming and collaborative habitat with infinite espresso, fancy ramen, and Atlassian tools. Software Engineers in any of our backend teams can expect to make heavy use of GraphQL, AWS Lambda, and Docker.



Aside from the ground-breaking work, we offer competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, and a sign-on bonus. Relocation assistance is available join us in Charlottesville! Our average commute is 8 minutes, and our office is walking distance to more than thirty restaurants. A quick hop away from the Appalachian Trail, Charlottesville is regularly voted one of the happiest cities in America. Come make the best of our cyberpunk future in a city of old brick, verdant greenery, and polished glass.



What

Backend engineers focus on the development of reusable service components using Node+Express or Actix/Rocket in Docker containers. Stitched together with GraphQL, these components serve as the backbone for a wide array of projects ranging from undersea imaging and vision to augmented reality apps for planning and logistics. A microservice container might see deployment on AWS ECS, Azure CS, or even on an on-premise cloud with Kubernetes. Over the course of a year, a backend engineer will generally work on two or three projects with one or two Scrum teams.



Responsibilities

Design and implement discrete feature additions to long-lived APIs based on user stories in Jira

Develop stable and maintainable code for scaled backend services using Rust and Typescript

Write code, not meeting notes generally expect morning stand-up to be your only meeting

Design task-parallel microservices with minimal side-effects and extremely loose coupling

Use GraphQL to build compositional facades and APIs over collections of microservices

Succeed or fail as part of a four-to-six person scrum team and accept failure with respect

Write unit, integration, and acceptance tests, loosely targeting 75% code coverage

Work with Site Reliability Engineers to deploy and harden scalable software



Qualifications

Bachelor's in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field

Two or more years of relevant experience, ideally in application or game development

Additional years of professional experience may be considered in lieu of a degree

Mastery of a language, ideally Python, Rust, C#, Typescript, or Javascript

Experience with API-centric design and code-as-data


US Citizenship and the ability to obtain TS/SCI security clearance is required for these roles.


External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

None

Travel:

Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Software Development



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Leidos is a Fortune 500 information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com .


Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here .


Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to spam.leidos@leidos.com .


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.






Company Information

Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. (NYSE: LDOS) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.
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