Cloud Software Engineer (Master)

Top Secret with Polygraph Required … Annapolis Junction, Maryland, US … LEIDOS


Annapolis Junction, MD, US



Job Description:

The Cloud Software Engineer develops, maintains, and enhances complex and diverse Big-Data Cloud systems based upon documented requirements. Directly contributes to all stages of back-end processing, analyzing, and indexing. Provides expertise in Cloud Computing, Hadoop Eco-System including implementing Java applications, Distributed Computing, Information Retrieval (IR), and Object Oriented Design. Works individually or as part of a team. Reviews and tests software components for adherence to the design requirements and documents test results. Resolves software problem reports. Utilizes software development and software design methodologies appropriate to the development environment. Provides specific input to the software components of system design to include hardware/software trade-offs, software reuse, use of Commercial Off-the-shelf (COTS)/Government Off-the-shelf (GOTS) in place of new development, and requirements analysis and synthesis from system level to individual software components.

The Senior Cloud Software Engineer shall possess the following capabilities:

  • Provide in-depth knowledge of Information Retrieval; assisting the software development team in designing, developing and testing Cloud Information Retrieval
  • Implement complex workflows that manage Cloud MapReduce analytics
  • Implement code that interacts with Cloud Distributed Coordination Frameworks
  • Oversee one or more software development tasks and ensures the work is completed in accordance with the constraints of the software development process being used on any particular project
  • Make recommendations for improving documentation and software development process standards

Basic Qualifications:

  • 12 years’ experience software engineering experience in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required; four (4) years of which must be in programs utilizing Big-Data cloud technologies and/or Distributed Computing.

  • Four (4) years of cloud software engineering experience on projects with similar Big-Data systems may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.

  • Master in Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited college or university may be substituted for two (2) years of experience.

  • Cloudera Certified Hadoop Developer certification may be substituted for one (1) year of Cloud experience.

The following Cloud related experiences are required:

  • Two (2) years of Cloud and Distributed Computing Information Retrieval (IR).
  • One (1) year of experience with implementing code that interacts with implementation of Cloud Big Table.
  • One (1) year of experience with implementing code that interacts with implementation of Cloud Distributed File System.
  • One (1) year of experience with implementing complex MapReduce analytics.
  • One (1) year of experience with implementing code that interacts with Cloud Distributed Coordination Frameworks
  • One (1) year of experience in managing multi-node Cloud based installation


  • An active TS/SCI with a polygraph is required in order to be considered for this position.

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph



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Job Family:

Software Engineering


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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Cloud Software Engineer (Master)


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