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Job #: R-00010376
Location: Arlington, VA
Category: Software Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

Job Description:

Job Description

Leidos is seeking a Software Engineer to join our Unmanned/Autonomous Surface Vehicle team's Arlington, Virginia office. Our team writes software for unmanned ships, and supports field tests where we see the results of our work. Successful engineers will focus on solving problems, connecting with other members of the team, and sharing responsibility our systems. The right candidate will join a full lifecycle, cross-functional team, collaborating on efforts such as sensor processing, autonomy, network engineering, and cybersecurity. Our team uses Scrum and focuses on collaborating and continuously improving our ability to deliver solutions for our customers.

Our team 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. Current and future projects span advanced concept and prototype development, low-rate initial production and full-rate production.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Working as a team to write, debug, and test software
  • Peer reviewing other team members' work
  • Supporting field tests
  • Identify and troubleshoot issues found during the software development/integration process
  • Create, execute, and maintain technical documentation

Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field and a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience
  • Candidate must have some experience developing software in C++, or related languages.
  • Candidate must have a strong working knowledge of tools and libraries available for the Linux operating system, and be familiar with sound software engineering principles and methodologies.
  • Candidate must demonstrate a general commitment to excellence, a dedication to producing quality work results, and an ability to learn and apply new skills.
  • Candidate must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, be courteous and professional when interacting with colleagues and customers, demonstrate a solid ability to identify and solve problems, and be able to work successfully in a team environment.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance

Preferred Qualifications
  • Active Secret Security Clearance
  • Exposure to a marine environment and terminology
  • Familiarity with radios, networking, system administration, or artificial intelligence
  • Experience with Programmable Logic Controllers, MODBUS, or CANBUS .

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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