Leidos is seeking an engineer to work as a Lead Software Engineer to support the development of unmanned autonomous ships. This engineer will be joining an existing team which has already successfully delivered for our customers. A successful candidate will focus on leading a dedicated software development team, developing and deploying software using established processes, mentoring and coaching lower-level developers, and integrating software into our full stack testing suite.
As a Lead software engineer, they will be responsible for applying their technical knowledge in the field with minimal supervision. They will be responsible for implementing solutions for entire projects or processes within a technical area given a set of requirements. They will coach and delegate work to others, effectively communicate with customer and cross team stakeholders, and work to influence other team members regarding solution design and approaches.
The work done on this project will be demonstrated in the real world. Some periodic travel will be required within the continental US as part of attending meetings and assisting with testing our unmanned vessels. Our team develops and deploys advanced technology solutions that address existing and emerging maritime missions of national importance for a broad range of customers across the Department of Defense, Intelligence Community, other governmental agencies and commercial clients. Current and future projects span advanced concept and prototype development, low-rate initial production and full-rate production.
Design and implement software solutions given a high-level set of requirements
Work to influence other team members regarding solution design and approach
Coach and delegate work to lower-level staff
Effectively communicate procedures with team members and customers
Bachelor’s Degree in Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field
At least 4 years’ experience with the C++ language on Linux
Experience installing/configuring a Linux development environment
Experience collaborating in a team environment
Experience mentoring and coaching other developers
Must be able to obtain DoD SECRET security clearance – US Citizenship required
Master’s Degree in Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field
Experience with Java or Python
Exposure to Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)
Pay Range:Pay Range $78,000.00 - $120,000.00 - $162,000.00
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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