Leidos Senior Software Engineer in MORGANTOWN, West Virginia


Leidos ranked in the top 40 on LinkedIn’s 2016 "Most Sought-after Employers" list. We offer engaging careers, a collaborative culture, support for your career goals and understand that a balance between personal life and a career is a key to success.

We have immediate opportunities for Senior Software Engineers located in Morgantown, WV. Positions require US citizenship and the ability to obtain a DoD security clearance.


Position will be responsible to help architect, design, build, and enhance highly available, scalable, real time systems used by our customers worldwide.Candidate will 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. Additionally, position will determinine and recommend the best designs based on customer business objectives, timelines and other resource constraints.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the full software development lifecycle, working within broadly defined parameters

  • Own the delivery of an entire piece of a system or application, and serve as a technical lead on medium to large, complex projects

  • 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

  • Mentor other engineers in the art of building complex, web scale systems



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, or related field and a minimum of 7+ years of software engineering experience.

  • Hands-on expertise in at least programming language (Java, C++, C#, etc.).

  • Strong proficiency with basic web technologies including HTML, CSS, XML, SOAP, WSDL, REST, JSON, and JavaScript.

  • Proficiency with web application technologies, such as Apache Tomcat, JBoss, etc.

  • Deep understanding of software design patterns.

  • Knowledge of Agile Development methodologies.

  • Experience with a version control system (e.g., Git)

  • Experience with an issue/problem tracking system (e.g., Jira)

  • Proficiency with multiple operating systems (Mac OSX, Windows, LINUX, etc.).

  • Proficiency with at least one Relational Database Management System (Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQL Server, etc.).

  • Proficiency with MS Office Products (Word, Excel, Visio, & PowerPoint).

  • Must have the ability of obtaining a DoD Top Secret Security Clearance.

  • U.S. Citizenship required.


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 is an Equal Opportunity Employer.