Oracle PL/SQL Software Developer

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous


Job Description:

The Defense Group at Leidos has an opening for an Oracle PL/SQL Software Developer to work in our Chambersburg, PA office. This is an exciting opportunity to use your experience helping the National Level Ammunition Capability (NLAC) mission. In this mission we provide all encompassing IT services to our DoD customer. The project needs a hands on Oracle PL/SQL Developer to build appropriate back-end enterprise database applications and processes in an Oracle environment. Work in a team environment to research, design, develop, and support a software system which is undergoing significant modernization.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Develop enterprise back-end database applications (SQL and PL/SQL) based on requirements and under the guidance of SMEs and NLAC Systems Architect
  • Prepare design and development documents. Performs analysis, development and maintenance of standards and metadata.
  • Participates in meetings with various leads to understand requirements and build a robust design that meets the NLAC modernization requirements
  • Perform query optimization, debugging and tuning to improve performance
  • Develop best practices for standard naming conventions and coding practices to ensure consistency of code.
  • Develops and implements unit test cases.
  • Participates in design reviews to ensure development adheres to standards & best practices
  • Establishes and monitors data quality initiatives as determined by the program
  • Interacts with customers, functional teams and development team to gather and define requirements and help build relational data models
  • Collaborates in team environment and develop new solutions within a culture that embraces standard processes and delivery of high quality solutions
  • Support production operations as required
  • Collaborates in team environment and develop new solutions within a culture that embraces standard processes and delivery of high quality solutions
  • Adheres to laws, standards, established guidelines and industry best practices for development and delivery of software applications.

Basic Qualifications

  • A BS degree in computer science or related field and 4 – 8 years of relevant experience
  • Active Secret Security Clearance
  • Demonstrated Proficiency (4-8 years) in all aspects of database programming using standard tools such as Oracle SQL , PL/SQL. Experience with Oracle 12c/18c highly preferred.
  • Proficiency in SQL technologies including Triggers, Procedures, Functions and Packages. Must possess strong data analysis skills to support data quality efforts.
  • Strong knowledge of data modeling and data warehousing concepts
  • Strong analytical and technical skills with ability to analyze issues, assess technical risks, and recommend sound solutions in a timely manner
  • Proficiency in analyzing data flows
  • Strong working knowledge of SDLC methodology
  • Goal oriented and self-motivated
  • Candidate must have the ability to work independently (unsupervised) or within a team environment
  • Strong oral and written communications skills with ability to create comprehensive engineering documents
  • Ability to multi-task and deliver high quality work under tight deadlines
  • Ability to learn, excel and deliver at a quick pace is required
  • Must be able to explain technical details and issues clearly to both technical and non-technical audiences and be able to clearly and concisely explain system concepts and problems

Preferred Qualifications

  • Security + certification
  • Proficiency in Oracle APEX – including customizing Knowledge Modules using PL/SQL, Python, and/or Java
  • General knowledge of DISA STIGS and how they influence and establish best-practices within the IT environment

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 25% of the time

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.

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

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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