Junior Software Engineer at Leidos in CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA

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Description:
Leidos has a job opening for a Junior Software Engineer in Charlottesville, VA.

POSITION/PROGRAM SUMMARY:
Leidos is seeking a talented Junior Software Engineer to join our team in Charlottesville, VA. We offer a unique combination of engaging work, collaborative culture, and work-life balance. You will work with user experience designers, technical writers, project managers, and other software engineers to build modern applications in an agile environment. Your team will use tools such as Jira for issue tracking, Git for source control, and continuous integration like Jenkins for testing.

***Position requires US citizenship and ability to obtain a DoD security clearance***

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
-Design, develop, and debug mission critical software.
-Work closely with your team and our clients to develop the best technical designs for new features.
-Perform unit testing of code, including manipulation of data for analysis of system requirements.
-Plan and estimate development tasks and work to improve performance metrics.

Qualifications:
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
-Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field.
-Experience with Java, C++, or Javascript and a good grasp of your language's standard library.
-A desire to learn new programming languages, tools, frameworks, and techniques.
-Knowledge of either object-oriented or functional programming paradigms.
-Must be able to obtain a DoD Secret Security Clearance.
-US Citizenship is required.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
-Experience with practical web development, particularly reactive design.
-Experience developing and deploying applications on OSX, Linux, and Windows.
-Experience with test-driven development as well as unit and regression testing.
-Experience using relational databases, in particular MySQL, PostgreSQL, or SQL Server.
-Familiarity with server-side technologies, such as Apache Tomcat, JBoss, and Node.js.
-Familiarity with NoSql databases, especially ElasticSearch, Accumulo, and MongoDB.
-Knowledge of Agile Development methodologies, particularly SCRUM or Kanban.

Leidos Overview:
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions 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 pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company's diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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