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Software Engineer - Full Stack Developer

Herndon, Virginia

Job ID SAS20210411-72117
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On the L3Harris team, your job is to secure the world. We don’t work here just for the advanced technology and equipment: We work here because we know what – and who – we’re protecting. From families to the intelligence community, and from our climate to our men and women in uniform – we’re making the world a safer place. Working in Software with L3Harris you'll join our team of qualified, diverse individuals and work in a fast-paced environment with high expectations, global scope, and a collaborative team setting.

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  • Level: Experienced
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L3Harris is dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high-performing talent who are passionate about what they do. Our employees are unified in a shared dedication to our customers’ mission and quest for professional growth. L3Harris provides an inclusive, engaging environment designed to empower employees and promote work-life success. Fundamental to our culture is an unwavering focus on values, dedication to our communities, and commitment to excellence in everything we do.

L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across air, land, sea, space and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 48,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.


Job Title: Full-Stack Software Developer

Job Code: SAS20210411-72117

Job Location: Herndon, VA

Job Description: Seeking highly qualified and motivated Full-Stack Developer with Amazon Web Services (AWS) experience to support the Research Directorate at the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency (NGA-R) in Springfield, VA. This position will have an emphasis on automated deployment and application re-architecture. This position will join an experienced team of L3Harris Geospatial software engineers and geospatial image scientists who provide innovative solutions to enhance our nation’s security.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide Full-Stack development services for the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency’s Research Directorate in Springfield, VA.
  • Perform system administration support as needed
  • Deploy web-applications onto AWS server and C2S environments.
  • Utilize automated deployment tools such as Jenkins or GitLab CI/CD.
  • Utilize Apache Tomcat to host and deploy the Java servlet that manages HTTP results from client application builds using Java.
  • Stay abreast of current technology and evangelize emergent best practices.
  • Translate design requirements and workflows into working software.
  • Apply software engineering best practices (e.g. DevOps, unit testing, peer reviews, design documentation)
    • Engage with customer(s) and demonstrate relationship-focused, process-driven results.
    • 50% on-site required, up to 50% remote possible

Qualifications: (refer to

  • Active Top Secret Clearance with SCI eligibility and CI Poly.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in STEM field and 6 years of prior related experience.
  • 3+ years of experience deploying web-applications onto AWS and GovCloud (C2S) environments.
  • · Experience with webservice/API development using Java-based enterprise technologies
  • Proficient with automated deployment tools such as Jenkins or GitLab CI/CD.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Spectral phenomenology experience and understanding. Familiar with ENVI/IDL.
  • Experience with JavaScript/React.
  • Proven experience with AWS (EC2, S3) and GovCloud (C2S).
  • Experience in building and deploying Docker containers.
  • Database administration, experience with Tanzu a plus
  • Experience with HPFortify, Sonarqube, and/or Threadfix for code analysis
  • Client-facing presentation & problem-solving skills adaptable to both technical and business audiences.

Please be aware many of our positions require the ability to obtain a security clearance. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that L3Harris Technologies may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3Harris is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws. L3Harris maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law.

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  • Innovative
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  • Influential
  • Critical Thinker
  • Analytical
  • Detail Oriented


I love my job because every day there’s a new problem to tackle, a new skill to learn and an awesome team that has my back.

Heather S., Engineer

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    • Medical with a High Deductible and traditional PPO plan options, as well as, vision and a full array of supplemental health benefits
    • A doctors' service to help with referrals and second opinions for you, your family, and parents

  • Family

    • 4 weeks of paid parental leave for moms and dads
    • Fertility treatment
    • Subsidized backup childcare and eldercare
    • Adoption assistance - $5,000 per adoption/$15,000 per employee
    • Pet insurance

  • Well-Being

    • No cap to your PTO time (for exempt employees)
    • Dress for your day - wear what works for you at work
    • Legal plan for you, your family, and parents
    • Discount platform

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