IDE Senior Software Development Engineer - Clearance Required

Job Locations US-CO-Colorado Springs
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(5/24/2024 11:06 AM)
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Information Technology


We are seeking a highly experienced Senior Software Development Engineer to lead and contribute to our Software Development Services team. The ideal candidate will have extensive expertise in conceiving, specifying, designing, programming, documenting, testing, and bug fixing to create and maintain applications, frameworks, and software components. Additionally, the candidate should possess advanced knowledge and proficiency in utilizing Integrated Development Environments (IDEs) to enhance developer productivity and streamline the software development process.


LMI is a consultancy dedicated to improving the business of government, drawing from deep expertise in advanced analytics, digital services, logistics, and management advisory services. Established as a private, not-for-profit organization in 1961, LMI is a trusted third party to federal civilian and defense agencies, free of commercial and political bias. We operate completely free of political and commercial bias, and we are entirely aligned with the goals of our clients. Our clients value our specialized services in logistics, intelligence, homeland security, health care, and energy and environment markets. We believe government can make a difference, and we seek talented, hardworking people who share that conviction. We offer a generous compensation package with excellent benefits that start the first day of employment. Business casual dress, flex time, and tuition reimbursement are a few of our many work-life benefits available to our employees.


  • Lead the conception, specification, design, and development of complex software applications, frameworks, and components.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to gather requirements, define project scope, and architect solutions that meet business objectives.
  • Utilize advanced Integrated Development Environments (IDEs) to efficiently develop, edit, and debug software code, while leveraging built-in capabilities for testing, building, and packaging.
  • Mentor junior engineers and provide technical guidance and expertise to ensure the successful delivery of high-quality software solutions.
  • Conduct code reviews, identify areas for improvement, and implement best practices to optimize code quality, performance, and maintainability.
  • Work closely with stakeholders to understand business requirements and translate them into technical specifications and implementation plans.
  • Stay updated on emerging technologies and industry trends, and advocate for their adoption to enhance our software development practices.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field; Master’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in software development, with a focus on conceiving, specifying, designing, programming, documenting, testing, and bug fixing.
  • Extensive experience with Integrated Development Environments (IDEs), with proficiency in tools such as IntelliJ IDEA, Visual Studio Code, or Eclipse.
  • Strong programming skills in languages such as Java, Python, C++, or similar.
  • In-depth understanding of software development methodologies, design patterns, and best practices.
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical abilities, with a demonstrated track record of delivering complex software projects on time and within budget.
  • Effective communication skills, with the ability to articulate technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Experience working in Agile or Scrum environments is a plus.
  • Knowledge of cloud computing platforms and services (e.g., AWS, Azure) is desirable.


Target salary range: $123,000 - $219,000. Final compensation will be determined by a variety of factors including but not limited to your skills, experience, education, and/or certifications.


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LMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. LMI is committed to the fair treatment of all and to our policy of providing applicants and employees with equal employment opportunities. LMI recruits, hires, trains, and promotes people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, pregnancy, disability, age, protected veteran status, citizenship status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. If you are a person with a disability needing assistance with the application process, please contact accommodations@lmi.org

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