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Software Developer (Master)

Company: Leidos
Location: Reston
Posted on: October 9, 2021

Job Description:


Job Description:

Why wake up every day and want more when YOU CAN HAVE IT?  Do you love KNOWING at the end of each day that your work made a difference?  We embrace and solve some of the world's toughest challenges. We’re focused on ensuring our intelligence customers have the right tools, technologies, and tactics to keep pace with an ever evolving threat landscape and succeed in their mission to protect people and critical assets around the world. Who wouldn’t be fulfilled being part of that every day?  We know once you join Team Leidos, you are sure to go home at the end of every day knowing YOU MADE A DIFFERENCE, resulting in one of the most REWARDING careers you could have imagined.   EACH DAY MATTER!
We have an IMMEDIATE NEED for a Python backend 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 major deliverables of projects through all aspects of the software development life-cycle including scope and work estimation, architecture and design, coding and unit testing.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Participate in software development to support innovation and enhancement of customer applications using Python
  • Develop and integrate custom developed software solutions to leverage automated deployment technologies
  • Develop, prototype and deploy solutions within Commercial Cloud Solutions leveraging Infrastructure platform services 
  • Support the Agile software development life-cycle following Program SAFe practices
  • Use industry leading DevOps tools like GitHub, Jenkins, Puppet, Unix bash scripting
  • Leverage Atlassian tool suite JIRA and Confluence to track activities
  • Document and Perform systems software development, including deployment of build artifacts across different environments 
  • Coordinate closely with team members, Product Owners and Scrum Masters to ensure User Story alignment and implementation to customer use cases
  • Analyze (though proof of concept, performance, and end-to-end testing) and effectively coordinate infrastructure needs driven by developed software to meet customer mission needs 
  • Apply and identify best practices and standard operating procedures
  • Create innovative solutions to meet the technical needs of customers

Basic Qualifications

  • Proficient with common Agile practices, service-oriented environments, and development best practices
  • Extensive experience in using Python, GitLab, Spark, and ElasticSearch
  • Use of industry leading tools like JIRA, GitHub, Jenkins, Unix bash scripting
  • Extensive knowledge of the software development life-cycle
  • Extensive experience working in an Agile environment
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Well versed with using version control systems
  • Well versed with using issue/problem tracking systems 
  • Candidate must have BS with 12-15 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 10-13 years of prior relevant experience.  Experience will be considered in lieu of degree.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with Python
  • Experience with Puppet
  • Experience with Angular
  • Experience with Javascript
  • Experience with MapReduce, Oozie, Hadoop, Pentaho, Hive, Pig
  • Experience with SAFe development practices
  • AWS Certified Developer or DevOps Engineer
  • Experience in AWS Data management services

External Referral Eligible

External Referral Bonus:


External Referral Bonus $:


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Job Family:

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Keywords: Leidos, Reston , Software Developer (Master), Other , Reston, Virginia

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