Scripting Software Engineer job in Annapolis Junction, MD, United States

Full Time Annapolis Junction MD Leidos


Job Description:

Are you ready to work on projects that can potentially change the world? Join us at Leidos, where your most important work is ahead!  You will be proud to say you work with Leidos because not only do we treat our employees like an important part of our business, everything we do is built on our commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our employees, and our communities.  You will enjoy great benefits such as 5 weeks of Paid Time Off, Flexible Schedules, Discounted Stock Purchase Plans, Education, Training Support, and more!

Why this Software Position – Here's what an Engineer from this team had to say…

  • What I enjoy most about my position – The daily opportunity to do work that is technically challenging and vital to our national security, where we have access to the resources which enable us to succeed and the freedom to innovate creative solutions.
  • Interesting technologies I work with – Linux, MySQL, Perl, bash, JavaScript, NetApp
  • My team is small, which allows us to wear many hats; programmer, Systems Engineer, Sysadmin, troubleshooter, architect, tech writer, customer liaison, to name a few.

If this sounds like a place you can thrive keep reading!

As a Software Engineer you will join our large, multi-year contract that's mission is the development, integration, deployment and sustainment of large, collection systems. The work that's being done on this Leidos-led, prime contract is extremely important to the government. Join a tremendous technical team solving hard problems with true mission relevance on emerging technologies.

The Software Developer will provide full system and software life-cycle support for incremental software functionality, middle tier PERL development (product does not have a GUI), and database support. PERL experience is highly desired. The candidate should be self-motivated, enjoy working directly with the customer and with the end-users and value high quality software.

Active TS/SCI with polygraph

Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or related field of study
7 years of software development experience within the last 7 years (BS in Computer Science can substitute for 2 years of experience)
Within the last 7 years, 5 years experience performing software development running on a LINUX (or UNIX variance) OS.
Experience with PERL, if no PERL experience, must have other scripting experience and a strong interest in learning and developing in PERL.
LINUX experience
Experience with MySQL database

Preferred Qualifications

VM experience desired
Some REDHAT LINUX System Administration is desired

Come join us!


External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph



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Software Development


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 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. For more information, visit

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.

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

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.

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