Ashburn, Virginia


Job Description:

T he Leidos Homeland Security Solutions (HSS) organization is looking for a a Senior Software Developer with strong systems, software, cloud, and Agile experience to support a complex program to provide Agile development and operations and maintenance for critical systems. Based in DevOps framework, participate in and/or direct major deliverables of projects through all aspects of the software development lifecycle including scope and work estimation, architecture and design, coding, and unit testing. The Software Developer will support a mission-critical program supporting the Passenger Systems Program Directorate (PSPD). PSPD supports the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and CBP critical missions, specifically screening and processing travelers at the ports of entry (POEs) into the United States.

Primary Responsibilities:

• Participate in software programming initiatives to support innovation and enhancement, using Java, Hibernate, SpringBoot, and Maven

• Developing and directing software system validation and testing methods using Jenkins pipelines

• Coordinate closely with Scrum PMs, teammates, and cross-functional areas to communicate project statuses and initiatives

• Analyze data and code to effectively coordinate the installation of new systems or modifications to existing systems

• Support the Agile software development lifecycle

• Perform systems software development, including deployment of build artifacts across different environments

• Communicate key project data to team members and build team cohesion and effectiveness

• Develop and execute project plans. Leverage Atlassian tool suite like JIRA and Confluence to track activities and required documentation

• Apply best practices and standard operating procedures

• Create innovative solutions to meet the technical needs of customers

• Participate in the development of documentation

Minimum Qualifications:

+ Candidate must have an active DoD Top Secret or DHS Full BI for consideration

+ Positions requires BS/BA degree and 8+ years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6+ years of prior relevant experience: OR 4 years work experience in lieu of a degree

+ Expert knowledge of full-stack development in Java, SpringBoot, JavaScript, Python, Bootstrap, Angular, ReactJS

+ Expert understanding of microservices architecture and cloud implementations, using Amazon Web Services

+ Solid knowledge of Kubernetes platform including migration activities.

+ Use of industry leading tools like Git, GitHub, Jenkins, Unix bash scripting

+ Expert knowledge of the software development lifecycle

+ In-depth experience with common Agile practices, service-orientated environments, and better development practices

+ In-depth experience working in an Agile environment

+ Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)

+ Working knowledge of PostgresSQL

+ US Citizenship

Preferred Qualifications:

+ Solid knowledge of Java development

+ Solid knowledge of AWS application migration

+ Well versed with using version control systems

+ Well versed with using issue/problem tracking systems

+ Ability to work well within a small team environment

+ Strong communication skills

Pay Range:Pay Range $97,500.00 - $150,000.00 - $202,500.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline onlyand not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.


REQNUMBER: R-00102491

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. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an equal opportunity employer/disability/vet.

Ashburn, Virginia

At Leidos, quality performance means two things:

  1. Satisfying our customers by delivering the products and services they need on time and in budget.
  2. Continuously improving our processes so that our work meets requirements and is done right the first time.

Our proprietary EngineeringEdge® solution gives us a consistent, company-wide approach to planning, designing, developing, and delivering solutions that achieve our customers’ goals. Comprehensive and customizable, EngineeringEdge is based on industry standards and best practices from:

  • CMMI®, the CMMI Institute.
  • Project Management, the Project Management Institute.
  • the International Organization for Standardization (ISO®).
  • the International Council on Systems Engineering/INCOSE Corporation.
  • Electronic Industries Alliance.
  • Our four decades experience on a wide range of programs.

Many Leidos organizations have been able to earn coveted CMMI maturity level 3 and higher, as well as ISO 9001 organizational designations.

In addition, we have our own high standards for ethics and performance. Investors : Employee Code of Conduct

What does this mean to our clients? High quality products and services, developed in an environment committed to continuously improving processes and uncompromising ethics.

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