Senior Software Engineer


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The Digital Modernization Sector is focused on delivering performance-based IT services and repeatable solutions to include applying cloud-factory and aaS (as a Service) capabilities and integrating commercial products to provide a comprehensive digital engineering approach to IT transformation. Our team is solving the world’s toughest security challenges for customers with “can’t fail” missions. To explore and learn more, click here

We are seeking a talented and experienced Senior Software Engineer with expertise in building and managing CI/CD pipelines and conducting hardware-in-the-loop testing. As a key member of our team, you will play a crucial role in automating software delivery processes, ensuring code quality, and validating software functionality in real-world hardware environments.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • CI/CD Pipeline Development: Design, implement, and maintain robust CI/CD pipelines to automate the build, test, and deployment processes for our software projects.
  • Infrastructure as Code (IaC): Develop and manage infrastructure as code (IaC) using tools like Terraform or CloudFormation to provision and configure environments for CI/CD pipelines.
  • Version Control and Configuration Management: Manage version control systems (e.g., Git) and configuration management tools to track changes, manage code repositories, and ensure consistency across environments.
  • Automated Testing: Implement automated testing strategies, including unit tests, integration tests, and end-to-end tests, to validate software functionality and prevent regressions.
  • Code Quality and Security: Implement code quality standards, static code analysis, and security scanning tools to ensure high-quality, secure, and maintainable code.
  • Continuous Deployment: Facilitate continuous deployment of software releases to production and staging environments, while minimizing downtime and risk.
  • Monitoring and Alerting: Set up monitoring and alerting systems to track the health, performance, and availability of CI/CD pipelines and production environments.
  • Hardware-in-the-Loop Testing: Design, develop, and execute hardware-in-the-loop (HIL) tests to validate software behavior in simulated or real-world hardware environments, such as embedded systems or IoT devices.
  • Collaboration and Documentation: Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including software developers, QA engineers, testers, system administrators, technical writers, configuration managers, and cybersecurity to ensure alignment on CI/CD and HIL testing strategies. Document processes, workflows, and best practices for knowledge sharing and onboarding.
  • Documentation and Knowledge Sharing: Document test cases, procedures, and best practices, and share knowledge with the team through documentation, training sessions, and presentations.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field with 4+ years of prior relevant experience or Master’s with 2+ years of prior relevant experience, additional years of experience will be accepted in lieu of a degree. 
  • 4 + years of experience in software testing, with a focus on automated testing, CI/CD pipelines, and HIL testing.
  • Proficiency in test automation frameworks and tools (e.g., Selenium, Appium, JUnit, TestNG).
  • Experience with CI/CD tools and platforms (e.g., Jenkins, GitLab CI/CD, Travis CI) and version control systems (e.g., Git).
  • Familiarity with hardware-in-the-loop (HIL) testing methodologies and tools (e.g., Simulink, dSpace, National Instruments).
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to troubleshoot complex technical issues and identify root causes.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively in a team environment and interact with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Must be able to obtain a Secret clearance.

Preferred Qualification:

  • Posses an active Secret Clearance

Original Posting Date:


While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $81,250.00 – $146,875.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

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