Software Applications Engineer

    Huntsville, AL 35806

    Job Description


    Job Description:

    Leidos is looking to staff software development positions that will be located onsite at a Government facility located in Huntsville, AL and provides development and design of applications to enable and support complex data, voice, audio, and electrical systems. Position will function primarily within a laboratory environment, work within a medium sized development team under the leadership of senior software engineers and other specialists, and consult on the implementation of applications with teams doing hands-on support related to experimental data management, electrical, power and cabling requirements and adaptation of systems supporting critical mission specific test capabilities as required.

    Primary Responsibilities

    Software engineers will coordinate within a team of other developers providing the hands -on implementation of design and architecture of specific applications as prioritized and funded by the Government site management. Software engineers will function under the team leadership, interacting with Scrum leads, providing hands-on design, documentation and programming of solutions to sometimes complex and difficult problems bridging multiple areas of expertise. Engineers are expected to be able to independently decompose design and architectural direction into tasks and capabilities that will directly support the agreed upon solution directions, prepare test documentation and procedures, and be able to explain and define their decisions in support of upper management goals and objectives. As needed at the detailed level, software engineers will participate and explain engineering design decisions to nontechnical leadership and be able to cooperate with senior leadership to the degree necessary to obtain buy in from all stakeholders and concurrence on the planned courses of action.

    Basic Qualifications

    Successful candidates must possess an active DOD Secret clearance at time of start of employment. Candidates are required to possess a BS in computer science or related fields. A successful candidate needs at least 5 years of demonstrated experience in applications development and have specific examples of successful deployment of applications in a user environment. Experience within a test environment is considered essential and candidates for this position need to have at least 2 years of experience in software test labs or software test experience.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Preference will be given to candidates who possess relevant experience in Government test labs, and/or who have existing hands-on experience within the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) field of operations. Preference will also be given to software engineers who can demonstrate a relevant experience with cybersecurity concerns and who have been active within a DevSecOps environment for Software development.

    External Referral Eligible

    External Referral Bonus:Eligible

    Potential for Telework:No

    Clearance Level Required:Secret


    Scheduled Weekly Hours:40


    Requisition Category:Professional

    Job Family:Software EngineeringLeidos

    Leidos is a Fortune 500 information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit

    Pay and Benefits

    Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

    Securing Your Data

    Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to [emailprotected].

    Commitment to Diversity

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

    Posting ID: 555276653Posted: 2020-05-27