Software Development Engineer
Leidos is seeking a Software Development Engineer who will be a member of a dynamic team working on the Federal Aviation Administration's En-Route Automation Modernization ERAM) technology, which is the heart of the Next Generation Air Transportation System and the pulse of the National Airspace System helping to advance our transition from a ground-based system of air traffic control to a satellite-based system of air traffic management. ERAM is vital to the future of air navigation, providing the foundational platform required for FAA to enable NextGen solutions, via modernization programs such as System Wide Information Management, Data Communications, and Automatic Dependent Surveillance- Broadcast. ERAM will provide benefits for users and the flying public by increasing air traffic flow.
Responsibilities working both independently and as member of the adaptation team:
• Modernizing the AT control system by improving the availability and performance of the ERAM system.
• Supporting ERAM as it continues to migrate ERAM from the AIX operating systems to Linux.
• Performing software development and thorough testing as needed for the ERAM system.
• Support FAA requests on the ERAM and DataComm programs.
• Reading and understanding requirements for various site adaptations
• Typically requires Bachelors of Science degree and 12-15 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 10-13 years of prior relevant experience; the Bachelor's or Master's degree being from an accredited colleges and in a related discipline
• Experience with software development using Ada, C++, or Java programming, SQL, Oracle forms, database and any in house developed code.
o Scripting languages like Perl, Python, or Korn Shell
o Following a documented Software Development Process.
o UNIX and/or Linux operating systems.
• Strong communication skills to interface with internal and external customers.
• Development experience in other computer languages (Java, C++, Ada, Perl, etc.). Willing to learn new languages