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Junior Software Developer

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Job Description:

The Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR)/Mission Equipment Package (MEP) Processing, Exploitation, and Dissemination (PED) Division of the Defense Group of Leidos has an opportunity for a Junior Software Developer to use their experience to develop a new version of the ground control station for Product Development Directorate- Common Systems Integration (PdD-CSI). In support of this program the position as a Junior Software Developer will be to support US Army programs located in Huntsville, Alabama. The position will involve supporting Agile software development activities for the UASGCSv4 within the Defense Group. In this role the candidate will be expected to contribute to hardware/software development, model based systems engineering, and integration activities as well as other infrastructure-related duties as assigned.

Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

+ Design, develop and maintain mission-critical software in support of unmanned systems, and intelligence gathering products for ground based systems

+ Participate in laboratory, ground and flight testing to validate software

+ Document and communicate proposed software solutions with integrated, cross-functional engineering teams in a fast paced highly technical environment

+ Stay up-to-date on state-of-the-art programming techniques and software technologies

+ Participate in software design and code reviews to ensure delivery of quality products and enhance skillsets

+ Create software solutions that meet FACE 3.0 and UCS version 3.4 conformance

+ Contribute to investments and research that fuel innovation and technological advancements

Basic Qualifications

To be considered for these positions a candidate must meet the following requirements:

+ Bachelor’s degree in computer science, computer engineering or software engineering with minimum 3.0 GPA and two (2) years prior relevant experience

+ Experience programming in one or more of the following languages: C, C++, or C#

+ Strong interpersonal and communication skills

+ Ability to work independently and as part of an engineering team.

+ Ability to work on multiple projects and tasks simultaneously

+ Ability to convey technical ideas in a clear, logical fashion

+ Ability to translate highly technical discussions into executable plans.

+ Must be a U.S. citizen. Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for a SECRET security clearance

Preferred Qualifications

+ Experience in system integration and field testing activities is a plus

+ Experience in embedded avionics software development

+ Experience with the Agile software development process IAW USG defined requirements

+ Experience with MIL-STD 882E and/or DO-178C

External Referral Bonus:Eligible

Potential for Telework:No

Clearance Level Required:Secret

Travel:Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:40


Requisition Category:Professional

Job Family:Software Engineering

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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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.

REQNUMBER: R-00021745

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an equal opportunity employer/disability/vet.

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