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Job #: R-00010111
Location: Long Beach, MS
Category: Software Development
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

Job Description:

Job Description

The Leidos Defense group 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. Leidos is currently seeking a qualified, experienced software developer to lead and coordinate the design, prototyping and support production of advanced ocean sensor systems and payload subsystems, and integration of those systems with manned and unmanned maritime platforms. Current and future projects span advanced concept and prototype development, low-rate initial production and full-rate production. Position will require regular travel to and coordination with engineering activities at other Leidos facilities, in multiple locations across the United States.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Support the Program Managers and the customer with software development for research and development, design, and initial production and testing of ocean hardware systems.
  • Works with internal and external stakeholders to identify, perform and document system trades related to software in system design, performance and manufacturing.
  • Work with a distributed team of highly skilled software developers developing the next generation of autonomous unmanned systems
  • Working with Allen Bradley PLC's using Rockwell Factory Talk View Studio
  • Designing and developing new Allen Bradley PLC based control systems
  • UML Software Design using Enterprise Architect or similar tool
  • Software development in an Agile Scrum environment
  • Use scripting languages such as Bask and Python
  • Configure network switches including VLANS, Rapid Spanning Tree, and Multiple Spanning Tree's


Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Software, Computer or Electrical Engineering in addition to a minimum of 8 years' relevant experience.
  • 5+ years of C/C++ experience
  • 5+ years of Linux experience
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen and able to obtain and maintain a secret clearance.


Preferred Qualifications
  • Master's degree in Software, Computer, or Electrical Engineering.
  • Existing security clearance is highly desirable


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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