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Job #: R-00101117
Location: Tewksbury, MA
Category: Software Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 75%
Clearance: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

Leidos is seeking a Principal Software Developer in the Tewksbury, MA area in support of our Security Enterprise Solutions business.

We are seeking local candidates to our Tewksbury MA office that have the ability to work a hybrid schedule. Occasional travel may be required.

As a Principal Software Developer on our diverse and collaborative team, you will work alongside our expert Scientists and Engineers, contribute to Leidos products with global impact on security detection, and hone your engineering skills with embedded products, real-time programming, and object-oriented design, all with the support of a management team focused on your professional growth and advancement.

You will use your knowledge and experience with Object-Oriented C++ development and design to craft software applications for our distributed turn-key systems. Working under general supervision in a small team environment, your primary responsibility will be to create, modify, develop, and troubleshoot multi-tiered distributed applications and systems. The duties and responsibilities may change from time to time without notice and include but are not limited to the duties described below.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Architect, design, build, and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable C++ code using good OOP/OOAD techniques for our systems.
  • Lead software development.
  • Optimize, identify bottlenecks, bugs, and devise solutions to problems including:
  • Maintain code quality, revision control and organization
  • Analyze customer issues and identify and implement solutions.
  • Participate and contribute within a defined software development process.
  • Occasional travel may be required. Travel may be domestic and international.
  • Conduct multidisciplinary research and collaborate with equipment designers and/or hardware engineers in the planning, design, development, and utilization of electronic data processing systems for product and commercial software.
  • Determine computer user needs; analyze system capabilities to resolve problems on program intent, output requirements, input data acquisition, programming techniques and controls; prepares operating instructions; designs and develops compilers and assemblers, utility programs, and operating systems.
  • Ensures software standards are met.
  • Work with Engineers to forecast levels of efforts and timetables.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree with 8+ years of relevant software engineering experience, or Master's degree with 6+ years'.
  • 2+ years of technical leadership experience.
  • Linux Platform development experience.
  • Strong understanding of C++ and Object Oriented Design (OOA and OOD).
  • Designing, coding, and debugging applications in various languages.
  • Strong understanding of data structures, algorithms, and software design solutions.
  • Strong understanding of memory management, multicore processors, and distributed systems design. 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Linux and Windows Platform development experience.
  • Interfacing with hardware and real-time debugging.
  • Working knowledge of networking.
  • Graphics Design, GUI development, DirectX, etc. (Highly Desirable)
  • Experience with Scrum/Agile development methodologies.
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Advanced degree.

Driven by our talented workforce, the Security Enterprise Solutions (SES) Operation is the cornerstone of Leidos’ comprehensive suite of fully integrated security detection and automation solutions for aviation, ports and borders, and critical infrastructure customers around the world, with more than 24,000 products deployed across 120 countries. Leidos is positioned to address emerging and evolving threats through rapid development of innovative solutions for our global customers.

Leidos’ SES Operation, in conjunction with the TSA, also performs on-call, onsite installation servicing of X- Ray Detection Equipment using leading edge technology to ensure the safety of our clients, customer and passengers.

Check out the links below to learn more about Security Enterprise Solutions (SES), formally known as Security Detection & Automation.

https://careers.leidos.com/pages/security-enterprise-solutions

https://www.leidos.com/markets/aviation/security-detection

Pay Range:

Pay Range $97,500.00 - $150,000.00 - $202,500.00

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.

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About Leidos

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.

Pay and Benefits

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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Commitment to Diversity

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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