Senior Software Developer job in Alexandria, VA, United States

Full Time Alexandria VA Leidos


Job Description:

The Defense group at Leidos currently has an opening for a Senior Software Developer to work in Springfield, VA on the RECON project, in support of the NGA's Research Directorate. This is an exciting opportunity to work with cutting edge technology in an R&D environment and support critical warfighter missions.

Responsibilities include:

  • Develops, modifies, applies, and maintains standards for software quality operating methods, processes, systems and procedures. 

  • Conducts software inspection, testing, verification and validation. 

  • Implements software development and maintenance processes and methods. 

  • Ensures measures meet acceptable reliability standards. 

  • Develops overall operating criteria to ensure implementation of the software quality program according to project, process and contract requirements and objectives. 

  • Ensures that project and process control documentation are compliant with requirements, objectives and / or contract. 

  • Reviews software design, change specifications and plans against contractual and / or process requirements. 

  • Reviews include applicable specifications, materials, tools, techniques and methodologies. 

  • Performs or directs verification of software requirement allocations, traceability and testability. 


  • MA/MS degree and 9 years of experience; OR 19 years of relevant experience in lieu of degree.

  • Active TS/SCI.

  • Proficient in Python, Git, and containerization with Docker and Kubernetes

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI


Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:




Requisition Category:


Job Family:

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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