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Job #: R-00005420
Location: Arlington, VA
Category: Software Development
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Defense

Job Description:
Leidos is seeking a Jr Software Engineer located in Arlington, VA.

This position will support team to develop, test, and secure autonomous vessels for US Government customers. The team is responsible for whole-lifecycle development, including documentation and testing, of prototypes and deliverable systems. New team members will be primarily responsible for improving the communications systems and securing the operating system. They may also assist in user interface or artificial intelligence development.

The engineers will work on an Agile software development team in a fast-paced environment. Developers are responsible for assisting other team members with testing and documentation, working as an integrated team. Engineers demonstrate their work regularly for customers and management, gaining exposure and constant feedback.

Software development is primarily in C++, with less than ten percent in Python or Java. Responsible for writing C++ software that manages the communications path, configures radios, and/or controls operating system security controls.
-Bachelor's Degree and less than 2 years of related experience.
-Must have hands on experience with computer engineering, C++, and Java development.
-Must have experience working within a Linux environment.
-Must be willing to write documentation and assist with testing as part of the team.
-Good communications skills are required.
-Must be able to obtain a DoD Secret clearance.
-Agile software development, particularly using Scrum, is an advantage for this position.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Experience with defense contracting and other forms of engineering and engineering tools is a plus.

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 www.Leidos.com .

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 Leidos.com 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 spam.leidos@leidos.com .

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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