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Job #: R-00001520
Location: Greenbelt, MD
Category: Software Development
Schedule (FT/PT): Part time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

Job Description:

Leidos is seeking a Part-Time Senior Software Engineer in Greenbelt, MD to support our Space Communication Network Services (SCNS) Contract for NASA. Leidos is part of Space Communications Network Services (SCNS) team that is responsible for the operation, maintenance, sustainment, and systems engineering of NASA's worldwide satellite communication networks. The selected individual is responsible for providing software engineering, data management, and analysis for Satellite Laser Ranging sustaining engineering and data operations systems. This individual will also be responsible for monitoring incoming data, analyzing system performance, and developing software in accordance with established standards, policies, procedures and configuration guidelines.

This position requires the ability to obtain a Secret clearance. U.S. Citizenship is required.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Monitors data flow and reports and corrects issues, as needed.
  • Oversees quality checks of Satellite Laser Ranging (SLR) data from NASA's SLR stations.
  • Performs performance analyses on station data, e.g. calibration data
  • Develops and maintains software for the SLR Data Operations Center in accordance with applicable requirements documentation
  • Participates in and contributes to preparation for technical discussions, design reviews, and code reviews.
  • Develops and executes test plans for software system verification and acceptance
  • Participates in established Configuration Management process

Typical Education and Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology, mathematics, or related field, and 5+ years of related work experience (Or A Master's degree in engineering, physics, computer science, information technology, mathematics or a related technical field and 3+ years of related experience).
  • 3+ years of experience in the analysis, design, and development of software systems including hands-on work in testing and integration
  • 3+ years of experience developing programs in at least one of C, FORTRAN, or Java
  • 3+ years of experience designing relational databases and writing queries in a standard language, e.g. SQL.
  • 3+ years of experience scripting in a common scripting language, e.g. Bash/Unix shell, Perl, or Python.
  • 3+ years of experience developing and maintaining documentation on the software's configuration.
  • 3+ years of experience writing and executing software test plans.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with Oracle Database.
  • Data analysis experience (e.g. Matlab, Excel, SAS).
  • Familiarity with configuration management processes and tools (e.g. Subversion).
  • Ability to work well as a team player that can take high level direction and work independently, as well as work closely with peers

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 32,000 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 .

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to .

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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