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The Defense Group at Leidos has an opening for a Junior Software Engineer in our Ridgecrest, CA office. This is an exciting opportunity to use your software engineering skills to support the Navy's Aircrew Electronic Warfare Tactical Training Ranges (AEWTTR) mission. Our organization designs, manufactures, integrates, and provides depot level support for a wide variety of EW threat simulation systems that are part of the training infrastructure that ensures our Navy aircrews are the most effective in the world.
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Responsibilities – Work you’ll do:
This position entails working with our engineering manager supporting our engineering group.
The Software Engineering team is responsible for supporting fielded systems as well as developing software requirements, software design, implementation, and testing of new systems to support emerging aircrew training requirements.
This position will be based in Ridgecrest, California requiring approximately 10% travel.
Estimated travel is between one and two weeks at a time approximately 5 times a year to geographically disperse sites associated with the Aircrew Electronic Warfare Tactical Training Ranges (AEWTTR).
These training ranges are located primarily located at Cherry Point, NC, Fallon, NV, Yuma, AZ and Pacific Beach, WA.
Required Experience, Skills, and Education:
Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline with relevant experience a plus (additional experience, education and training may be considered in lieu of degree).
Proficient in the C++ programming language on multiple platforms.
Strong oral and written communications skills.
Preferred Experience, Skills, and Education – Favorable if you have:
Familiarity with network communications programming (TCP/IP).
Familiarity with Microsoft Visual Studio.
Familiarity with programming under Windows, Linux, and bare metal platform.
Must maintain a DoD Secret Security Clearance.
Pay Range:Pay Range $50,700.00 - $78,000.00 - $105,300.00
The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.
Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 44,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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