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Senior Software Engineer

Company: Leidos
Location: Bellevue
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:


Job Description:

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.  This Senior Software Engineer role offers relocation assistance and sign-on bonus to motivated candidates looking to grow their career in one of the largest growing tech hubs in the Silicon Prairie.

Job Summary

This position will support an advanced targeting application for the United States Strategic Command. In this role, you will have the dynamic opportunity to design, develop, modify, and implement software programming applications. You will utilize your problem solving skills to troubleshoot production issues related to software applications, systems integration, compatibility and multiple platforms. The role will require you to apply critical thinking skills to assist in the evaluation and recommendation of application software packages, application integration and testing tools. As part of an Agile Scrum team moving toward DevOps, you will participate in the full software development lifecycle, working within broadly defined parameters and will own the delivery of part of a system or application.

Leidos operates several software development factories in support of various DoD, commercial, and Leidos-internal programs and is in the process of adding to this network of factories to better access geographically-distributed resources and expertise (e.g., AI/ML, autonomy, DevOps, etc.). The Leidos Bellevue site is in the process of integrating into this network for software development expertise, thereby potentially allowing local development staff the ability to support various projects and customers.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Work closely with other engineers to develop the best technical design and approach for new product development.

  • Build software solutions where the solution is not always well-defined but always considers the customer first. 

  • Support software development activities to include requirements analysis, design, code and unit test, and integration. 

  • Design, develop, modify, and implement software programming applications

  • Provide software and systems integration support to the team’s onsite support representatives on base.

  • Mentor engineers and junior staff in the art of software engineering to develop quality software products.

  • Support the Program Manager in growing the team in Bellevue to support USSTRATCOM and future contract efforts.

  • Work with the Leidos Project Manager assisting the Government Program Office, Government Systems Engineers, and operational users to ensure delivered products exceed customer expectations and provide substantial value.

Basic Qualifications

  • Position requires an active DoD Secret security clearance, with ability to obtain a TS/SCI.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, or related engineering/technical discipline with 8+ years of relevant software engineering experience; or a Master’s degree with 6+ years software engineering experience.  

  • Possess the knowledge and experience to perform complex and difficult system and specialty engineering tasks with no supervision.

  • Experience in leading and mentoring a small team of software engineers.

  • Proficiency with Java.

  • Proficiency with web user interface and basic web technologies including HTML, CSS, XML, SOAP, WSDL, REST, JSON, and JavaScript.

  • Experience with a version control system (e.g., Git); issue/problem tracking system (e.g., Jira); and continuous integration environments (Jenkins).

  • Knowledge of software design patterns.

  • Knowledge of service-oriented architectures and distributed computing architectures.

  • Knowledge of Agile development methodologies.

  • Familiarity with server infrastructure products: VMware / WebLogic Server

  • Operating Environments: Linux / Windows

  • Experience with one or more of the following development tools: JDK / Oracle DBMS / Oracle WebLogic Server / SQLPlus / Eclipse

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with Cesium

  • Experience with GWT and GXT.

  • Experience with Ansible.

External Referral Bonus:


External Referral Bonus $:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

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Job Family:

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Keywords: Leidos, Bellevue , Senior Software Engineer, Other , Bellevue, Nebraska

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