Software Developer

  • Leidos,
  • Huntsville, AL
  • 9 hours ago
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Modeling, Simulation, Software, Research, Python, Bash, Java, Test, Development
Full Time

Job Description


Job Description:

Leidos Defense Group Modeling Simulation & Training Division has several openings for Software Developers (all levels) for a new program in Huntsville, Al. This position will support a new program award in support of the US Army providing full life cycle M&S and Live / Virtual / Constructive Training engineering development and sustainment.

  • Research, design, develop, and test operating systems-level software, compilers, and network distribution software for medical, industrial, military, communications, aerospace, business, scientific, or general computing applications
  • Design, develop, evaluate, and analyze in such areas as: distributed simulation, object-oriented simulation, model validation and verification, and simulation and model development
  • Set operational specifications; formulate and analyze software requirements
  • May design embedded systems software
  • Apply principles and techniques of computer science, engineering, and mathematical analysis
  • Work within an Agile / SecDevOps software sustainment environment
  • Develop customer requirements based on use cases and other customer input
  • Analyze customer requirements (through proof of concept, performance, and end-to-end testing) and effectively coordinate with the customer and within the team
  • Develop software based on customer requirements and generate accompanying documentation based on contractual requirements and best practices (ex. SDD, user manuals, etc)
  • Develop and direct software system validation and testing methods
  • Coordinate closely with team members, product owners and Scrum Masters to ensure user story alignment and implementation of customer use cases
  • Define infrastructure needs driven by developed software to meet customer mission needs
  • Support the Agile software development lifecycle
  • Communicate key project data to team members and build team cohesion and effectiveness.
  • Apply and identify best practices and standard operating procedures
  • Create innovative solutions to meet the technical needs of customers.

  • Bachelor's degree with 3 - 10+ years of relevant experience, Master's degree, or a PhD. Additional experience may be considered in lieu of a degree
  • Active Secret level clearance
  • Proficient with common Agile practices, service-orientated environments, and development practices
  • In-depth experience in the software development lifecycle
  • Direct experience utilizing software testing performance tools, based on development language
  • Experience with scripting languages, such as Python, Bash
  • Experience working in an Agile development environment and tempo
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Use industry leading DevOps tools like GitHub, Jenkins, Unix bash scripting
  • Experience in software development using languages such as C++,C#, , Java

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Prior experience in a technical leadership position
  • Experience with Atlassian tool suite like JIRA and Confluence to track activities
  • Experience as an Agile SCRUM master
  • Experience with Test Driven Development
  • Experience with development in Commercial Cloud Platforms (ex, AWS, Google Cloud, Azure)
  • Experience with development leveraging cloud data services (ex: S3, RDS, EFS)

External Referral Bonus:

Potential for Telework:

Clearance Level Required:

Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:


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Job Family:
Software Development

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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.
Dice Id : SCNCAPI2
Position Id : R-00055189
Originally Posted : 2 months ago

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