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Are you ready to work on projects that can potentially change the world? Join us at Leidos, where your most important work is ahead! You will be proud to say you work with Leidos because not only do we treat our employees like an important part of our business, everything we do is built on our commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our employees, and our communities. You will enjoy great benefits such as 5 weeks of Paid Time Off, Flexible Schedules, Discounted Stock Purchase Plans, Education and Training Support and more! If this sounds like the kind of place where you can thrive, keep reading!Program and Position Overview
As a Principal Software Engineer on you will join our large, multi-year contract that's mission is the development, integration, deployment and sustainment of large, collection systems. The work that's being done on this Leidos-led, prime contract is extremely important to the government and offers its team members the opportunity to work autonomously and explore new technologies. Join a tremendous technical team solving hard problems with true mission relevance on emerging technologies.
The Principal Engineer will use their rely on their extensive knowledge and expertise to set up the ingestion of various customer dataflows to include pre-processing data into a useable format. They will also support the development of Splunk dashboards.
To be successful in this role, the Principal Engineer should have the following knowledge, skills and abilities:
Ability to demonstrate a proven history of using Splunk to analyze and present SIGINT information.
Experience with processing and metrics tool used by the customer.
Knowledge of or willing to build working knowledge of Elastic Stack
Knowledge of or willing to build working knowledge of Ruby
Ability to construct a Kibana dashboard or Kibana Canvas workpad from scratch but will also modify existing ones.
In depth Linux experience
Knowledge of RESTBasic Qualifications
Must have a background in SIGINT specifically in Survey and Signals.
Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or related technical field
A minimum of 12 years of computer science experience with high-level language software programming. Bachelors degree in Computer Science will count toward two years of experience. Other related degrees will be considered on a case by case basis
Within the last 12 years, a minimum of 9 years experience with designing, coding, testing, and debugging software to run under either Microsoft Windows (XP or later) or UNIX (Solaris 8 or later, Redhat LINUX) Operating System
Within the last 12 years, a minimum of 7 years experience in at least one (1)
of the specializations listed below:
Middleware (Business Tier)
Candidate should have a proactive attitude, strong customer service skills and the ability to integrate into an existing team comprised of contractors and government customers.Preferred Qualifications
Web development, React.js, Mongo, Java, and Spring
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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 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 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
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