Junior Software Engineer

  • Leidos,
  • Morgantown, WV
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Agile, Analysis, Apache, Architecture, CSS, Database, Development, Excel, GIT, HTML, Java, JavaScript, Lifecycle, Linux, Management, Metrics, MongoDB, MS Office, MySQL, mysql, NoSQL, Oracle, PostgreSQL, PowerPoint, Programming, SOAP, Software Engineer, Source Code, Specification, SQL, SQL Server, Subversion, Testing, Version Control, Windows, WSDL, XML
Full Time
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

Job Description:

Put your Java/C++ skills in action! Join a fast growing, hard-working, fun organization and take your experience to the next level.

The Leidos Health Products and Solutions Operation is seeking talented Junior Software Engineers to join our center of excellence to help build, and enhance highly available, scalable, real time systems used by our customers worldwide. At Leidos we offer engaging careers, a collaborative culture, and support for your career goals and growth.


You will get the opportunity to small deliverables of projects through all aspects of the software development life-cycle including scope and work estimation, architecture and design, coding and unit testing. You will get a chance to exercise your judgment in determining and recommending the best designs based on customer business objectives, timelines and other resource constraints. You will be challenged and provided a tremendous opportunity for growth in a customer facing, fast paced, agile environment.

Key Responsibilities:

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 Jira, Confluence, Nexus, Stash-Git/Subversion development operations, collaboration and source control tools

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

Perform unit testing of code, including manipulation of data for analysis of system requirements

Own the delivery of an small parts of a system or application

Work closely with other senior 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.


Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field completed within the last 12 months.

Solid experience with object-oriented programming in Java/C++

A solid understanding of software development process fundamentals.

A strong, self-motivated desire to learn new programming languages, tools, frameworks, and techniques.

US Citizenship is required.


Familiarity with basic web technologies including HTML, CSS, XML, SOAP, WSDL, REST, JSON, and JavaScript.

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 (Apache Accumulo, MongoDB, etc.)

Familiarity with server-side JavaScript.

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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Position Id : R-00006009

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