Mid-Level IDE 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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We are seeking a talented Mid-Level Software Development Engineer to join our Software Development Services team. The ideal candidate will have a solid foundation in software development practices, with experience in conceiving, specifying, designing, programming, documenting, testing, and bug fixing to create and maintain applications, frameworks, and software components. Additionally, the candidate should have proficiency in utilizing Integrated Development Environments (IDEs) to enhance productivity and contribute to the software development lifecycle.


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.


  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand requirements and contribute to the design and development of software applications, frameworks, and components.
  • Utilize Integrated Development Environments (IDEs) to efficiently develop, edit, and test software code, while leveraging built-in capabilities for debugging, building, and packaging.
  • Participate in code reviews, identify areas for improvement, and implement best practices to ensure code quality, performance, and maintainability.
  • Work closely with senior engineers to learn and grow in software development methodologies, design patterns, and industry best practices.
  • Assist in the documentation of software solutions, including technical specifications, design documents, and user manuals.
  • Support testing efforts by writing unit tests, conducting integration testing, and troubleshooting software defects.
  • Stay updated on emerging technologies and industry trends, and actively contribute to the adoption of new tools and practices within the team.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field.
  • 2-5 years of experience in software development, with exposure to conceiving, specifying, designing, programming, documenting, testing, and bug fixing.
  • Familiarity with Integrated Development Environments (IDEs) such as IntelliJ IDEA, Visual Studio Code, Eclipse, or similar tools.
  • Proficiency in at least one programming language, such as Java, Python, C++, or similar.
  • Basic understanding of software development methodologies and design principles.
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills, with the ability to learn new technologies and concepts quickly.
  • Effective communication skills, with the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Experience with version control systems (e.g., Git) is a plus.
  • Knowledge of cloud computing concepts and platforms is desirable but not required.


Target salary range: $94,000 - $164,000. 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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