Senior Software Developer

  • Leidos,
  • Reston, VA
  • 1 hour ago
Computer, Systems, Engineering, Application, Web, Development, Python, Java, Robotic, JavaScript, XML, Software
Full Time

Job Description


Job Description:
CATALYST provides services to build prototypes of new AWS cloud-based technical capabilities, and bring those capabilities through the full software development lifecycle including agile development, system test, and transition to operations (SecDevOps). This includes all services required to support application development, systems engineering, cloud services, COTS integration, and ongoing operations and maintenance. The successful candidate will divide their time between 2 focus areas: (1) supporting the ongoing operations and maintenance of developed and released AWS-based applications, and supporting new AWS development efforts as time allows, and (2) performing the administrative and support functions for, and ongoing enhancement of, a server-based Tableau visualization dashboard.

Primary Responsibilities

The selected candidate will join the CATALYST Team and work directly with Mission personnel. Our developers use a wide variety of AWS services to deliver critical Mission functions to Production using agile development principles. Team members must be able to perform within a collaborative team environment but also work independently with minimal guidance from the Team Lead when the need arises. This position requires a person that can contribute significantly to an existing team whose primary focus involves web scraping.

Education/experience required

BS Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or a scientific or technical disciple, plus 12 years relevant experience. Work experience can be used in lieu/combined with education
Required Skills
  • ACTIVE clearance with the US Government sponsor (TS/SCI with Poly)
  • Application development using Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Web scraping techniques and applications
  • Agile development methodologies
Desired Skills
  • AWS Services
    • AWS Console access
    • Serverless computing similar to AWS Lambda
    • NoSQL services/products similar to DynamoDB
    • CodeCommit, CodePipeline, CodeBuild, CodeDeploy
  • Application Development
    • Python, Java, or NodeJS
    • Robotic process automation (RPA) or bot development
    • Experience in developing in JavaScript and understands concepts like callbacks, asynchronous programming (e.g., Ajax), and promises
    • RESTful APIs using JSON or XML messaging such as Grape, Rails, or Sinatra (Ruby)
    • Cascading Style Sheet (CSS), preferably CSS3
    • XML, XML schema definition (XSD) / document type definition (DTD)
    • Container services/products similar to Docker, Kubernetes, Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS), Amazon ECS for Kubernetes (Amazon EKS), OpenShift
    • Queuing services/products similar to Kafka, SQS, Kinesis, Java Message Service (JMS)
  • Interpersonal
    • Able to communicate technical details to technical and non-technical audiences
    • Documents code and shares lessons learned through mediums such as Confluence, team wiki, SharePoint, and MS Teams.

External Referral Bonus: Ineligible

Potential for Telework: No

Clearance Level Required: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph

Travel: No

Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40

Shift: Day

Requisition Category: Professional

Job Family: Software Engineering

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 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. For more information, visit

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 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 .

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.

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Reston, VA, 20190

Dice Id : appblok
Position Id : 7021_R-00038326
Originally Posted : 2 months ago
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