• Indian Head, MD

  • Permanent

  • Full-time


Job Description:

Leidos has an opportunity for a senior level Software Engineer / Developer Technical Specialist to support the EAMS Program. The ideal candidate will be joining a small team and will share the knowledge, workload and the future for a mission critical application. Must be able to work on-site in Indian Head, MD. Work hours are flexible.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Designs, develops, documents, tests and debugs applications software and systems that contain logical and mathematical solutions. Conducts multidisciplinary research and collaborates with equipment designers and/or hardware engineers in the planning, design, development, and utilization of electronic data processing systems for product and commercial software. Determines computer user needs; analyzes system capabilities to resolve problems on program intent, output requirements, input data acquisition, programming techniques and controls; prepares operating instructions; designs and develops compilers and assemblers, utility programs, and operating systems. Ensures software standards are met. Analyzes user needs and software requirements to determine feasibility of design within time and cost constraints. Confers with systems analysts, engineers, programmers and others to design system and to obtain information on project
  • limitations and capabilities, performance requirements and interfaces. Designs, develops and modifies software systems, using scientific analysis and mathematical models to predict and measure outcomes and consequences of design. Coordinates software system installations and monitors equipment functioning to ensure specifications are met.
  • The candidate will work within a cross-functional Scrum team, and will be responsible for developing software, participating in acceptance criteria development, creating scripts and utilizing Open Source and COTS tools to automate testing, documenting instructions, and participating in integration activities.


  • Performs software engineering and development activities associated with supporting, maintaining, and enhancing software using an Agile DevSecOps model Develops and integrates bug fixes and new feature enhancements using customer standard development tools and processes (e.g., Java, Jira, Git, Junit).

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree (in field relevant to the position) with 10+ years of relevant experience OR a Master’s degree with 8 years of relevant experience OR a PhD with 6 years of relevant experience; an additional 4 years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree requirement
  • Experience with agile software methodology, and software engineering design best practices.
  • Programming language experience in Java, Python (Poetry, Flask, etc.) and JavaScript (emphasis on React ecosystem libraries)
  • AWS technologies experience in Elasticsearch, PostgreSQL, EC2, S3, DynamoDB, DocumentDB
  • Experience using modern techniques such as REST, JSON, Spring, Spring Boot, JavaScript frameworks (e.g., JQuery, Angular, React), and Docker
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, Agile environment

Security Clearance

  • TS/SCI with Poly required for Position or TS/SCI and willingness to obtain a poly.
  • US Citizenship is required due to the nature of the government contracts we support.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience using Git, Jenkins, Jira, Confluence

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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