Sr Python/NLP Software Developer

Leidos - Windsor Mill, MD3.7


Job Requisition:
Sr Python/NLP Software Developer

Job Description:
The Government Health and Safety Solutions Operation of Leidos is seeking a Senior Python/NLP Software Developer in Baltimore, MD.

The Developer will be responsible for software design, development and testing, program installations, and system implementations. The incumbent shall conduct research for, and maintain the computer systems and utilities for commercial and Government engagements. The incumbent shall have extensive experience to analyze customers' needs, design a quality proposal then develop these customized solutions to customer/user problems. The incumbent will establish system parameters and formats; ensure hardware/software compatibility; and coordinate and/or modify user requirements in terms of existing and projected computer capacity and configuration capabilities. The incumbent will develop general and detailed documentation describing system specifications and operating instructions; and revise existing systems and procedures to correct deficiencies and maintain more effective development processes, data handling, conversion, input/output requirements, and storage. The incumbent will be able to work productively as a developer on a project and be able to integrate with project teams. The incumbent will possess excellent written and spoken communications skills, and will be able to perform technical documentation, user documentation, and customer presentations as required. Ability to develop technical solutions, document the solution architecture, design document using UML.

Required Skills:
Education & Experience:
Bachelors + 8 Years of professional experience

Proficient in Python 2.7.x language and common libraries 2 Years
Python Frameworks: Anaconda, pandas, numpy, Python Natural Language Toolkit (NLTK), scikit learn, regex, and multiprocessing
RESTful and SOAP web service implementations
Experience with Natural Language Processing
Experience with Machine Learning
Application servers/Web frameworks: Websphere, Bottle, Flask, Django, CherryPy
Unit Testing
Databases: SQL Server, DB2, Postgres, MongoDB
Virtualization, Containers, Micro services and Cloud development
OS: Windows 7, 10, 2012 R2, Redhat Linux
Ability to obtain Public Trust Clearance.

Desired Skills:
C#, Java, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, Web design
Data Modeling, DDL
Server configuration
Technical Leadership
MS Visual Studio and VSTO
Prior experience with federal or state governments IT projects.

External Referral Bonus:

Potential for Telework:

Clearance Level Required:
Public Trust


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 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 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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