Biometrics Software Developer

Job Description:

The 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 Biometrics 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 only and 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.


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