Senior Node Developer

Leidos Holdings Inc. Baltimore , MD 21203

Posted 4 weeks ago


Job Description:

Leidos has an immediate need for a highly motivated Senior Node Software Developer on our SSA ITSSC II program to provide Agile software development expertise and hands on implementation of the Disability Case Processing System (DCPS) application using the latest open source server side java script technologies on the Node platform and other related open source products. You will be collocated with the SSA government employees and subcontractors at a government facility in Baltimore, MD. You must be able to pass a Federal Suitability Check for a position of public trust. Specifically, you will be a member of an Agile Development Team working with other Agile development teams, Testers, Database Engineers, IT Infrastructure & Operations Team and External System Owners to develop the DCPS application using open source technologies and products.

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Attend Stand-Up meetings with Product Owner, Scrum Master and developers.

  • Design and develop code based upon business requirements, UI/back-end design standards, and common software components.

  • Participate in feature grooming sessions to elaborate on requirements and assess level of effort.

  • Perform peer reviews of team members' code to improve quality and standards compliance.

  • Implement unit and integration test cases for high percentage of code coverage.

  • Resolve build issues, software defects, and production support issues, when necessary.

Required Skills

  • Bachelors degree with 8 years' IT experience or professional IT certifications

  • Extensive senior level full-stack software development experience with Node.js (2 or more years) with detailed understanding of user interface frameworks, back-end software architecture interactions and node module capabilities.

  • Two or more years' experience with one or more JavaScript frameworks/technologies such as React.js, Express.js, MobX or Flux.js.

  • Strong UI development experience with rich single page application user interfaces.

  • Comprehensive knowledge of Scrum and Kanban Agile development process and ceremonies including scrums, planning events, backlog grooming, retrospectives and demos.

  • Complex programming, program debugging, data analysis, problem analysis and resolution of issues within open source applications.

  • Strong communication and collaborative skills in providing technical direction and hands-on software development to include design, development and testing.

Desired Skills

  • Experience with other JavaScript frameworks such as Express, Restify, Hapi, Sails, JOI, and Kinex

  • Javascript experience with ECMAScript2015 (ES6), ECMAScript2016 (ES7) or Bable transpiler

  • Operating System and Infrastructure experience with Linux, Windows 7, RHEL, VMs, Docker

  • Experience with VersionOne Application Lifecycle Management Tools

  • Experience with Jenkins and Continuous Integration

  • Experience with databases including PostgreSQL and SOLR.

  • Standards & Protocols knowledge including XML, XSLT, WSDL, JSON

  • Experience with Testing Tools including Mocha, Chai, Sinon, Supertest, Enzyme, Instanbul, Selenium, Load Runner, JSLint and Cucumber.

  • Experience with source code versioning and Pull Requests with Git and Stash.

  • Experience with IDEs such as VS Code, Sublime and Atom

  • Knowledge of SonarQube, Phabricator, Gerritt, Karma, Jasmine

  • Experience with DevOps processes and implementation.

  • Experience with environments utilizing Cloud Technologies such as Amazon Web Services.

Under the ITSSC II program, Leidos supports the full range of IT integration services supporting a multi-platform computing environment, including: information systems modernization initiatives, software engineering, project management, infrastructure services, data warehousing, database administration, research, planning, security, federal enterprise architecture initiatives, and all levels of Internet, Intranet and Web portal initiatives and migrating legacy architecture to web-based platforms.

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Public Trust



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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 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit

Pay and Benefits

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.

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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 [email protected].

Commitment to Diversity

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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