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Job #: R-00110003
Location: Dayton, OH
Category: Software Development
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Remote Type: No Remote
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $2000.00
Group: Health

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At Leidos, we deliver innovative solutions through the efforts of our diverse and talented people who are dedicated to our customer’s success. We empower our teams, contribute to our communities, and operate sustainably. Everything we do is built on a commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our people, and our community. Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide the way we do business.

If this sounds like an environment where you can thrive, keep reading!

Leidos is seeking a Software Engineer to support intramural human use research at the Naval Medical Research Unit Dayton, OH.  (NAMRU-D)

Software engineering expertise is needed in support of human performance research, to include pilot spatial disorientation, vestibular and balance function, cognitive effects of varying breathing gasses, motion sickness countermeasures, spine health, vision science, virtual reality in motion environments, research data collection using EEG and EMG, modeling and simulation and research system troubleshooting. Leidos develops novel solutions to support research lab operations, create applied software-based tasks for warfighter performance, design and integrate experimental controls for clinical research applications for modeling and simulation, respond to emerging operational needs of the joint fleet, while supporting ongoing research in areas that are practicable and pertinent to the United States Navy and Navy Medicine. Key laboratory motion-based research devices include the GL-6000 Disorientation Research Device, also known as the Kraken(TM), Moog motion platforms and the Neuro-Otologic Testing Center. The Kraken is a unique device that is used by the US Military and NASA.

Your greatest work is ahead!

The Mission
Recognized as a Top 10 Health IT provider, Leidos’ Health Group draws on decades of success to deliver a range of solutions and services designed to meet the healthcare challenges of today. From the research bench to the patient bedside, we are a company of scientists, engineers, and technologists delivering a broad range of impactful, customizable, and scalable solutions to hospitals and health systems, biomedical organizations, and every U.S. federal agency focused on health. Leidos works with customers across the continuum of care to improve clinical, operational, and financial outcomes with innovative solutions that advance the next generation of care. Our mission is to contribute to creating a healthier world. To explore and learn more, click here!

Are you ready to make an impact? Begin your journey of a flourishing and meaningful career, share your resume with us today!

The Challenge:

  • Develop and test programming code for computerized experimental tasks in support of research activities

  • Write programming scripts to enhance functionality and/or performance of software applications in support of research activities as necessary

  • Troubleshoot system bugs and issues

  • Develop US Government approved user manuals, procedures, and guidelines

What Sets You Apart:

  • 4 plus years of experience in programming languages including C++, C#

  • Experience gaming or Modeling and Simulation Game Engine such as Unreal Engine, Unity, or Godot Virtual/Augmented/Mixed Reality

  • Experience with IT/networking development experience for setting up and optimizing Local Area Networks including UDP and/or TCP/IP programming

  • Both Windows and Linux development experience or cross-platform development concepts and standard, including programming MATLAB and/or LabView

  • SQL or other database technologies

  • Understanding of Vector and Spatial mathematics for game design and physics

  • 3D modeling/CAD and/or 3D printing

  • Use of Github/Gitlab experience or other software version control.

  • Graphics programming using technology such as OpenGL, Vulkan, etc.

  • Multi-threaded applications

  • Git for version control

  • Ability to adapt APIs and SDKs such as Qt, boost, etc.

  • Laminar X-Plane (or other flight simulation software applications and their SDKs) is a plus

  • Experience with Arduino, Raspberry Pi, or ESP32 technologies is also a plus

  • Experience in Flight simulation (X-Plane) and Industry Simulation-Visualization (CIGI, DIS, etc.) is highly desired but not required

  • Experience working with Virtual Reality and/or Mixed Reality would be a plus

  • Experience in a military or medical research environment is a nice to have

Clearance Required:

  • Required to acquire, at a minimum, a SECRET classification access level. Preference will be given to a candidate who already has this clearance level. No clearance is required to start. Due to US Government requirements, US Citizenship is required.

Are you ready to work on projects that can potentially change the world? Join us at Leidos, apply today!

Pay Range:

Pay Range $63,050.00 - $97,000.00 - $130,950.00

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.

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 46,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $14.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2022.  For more information, visit

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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.

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