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Job #: R-00012503
Location: Orlando, FL
Category: Software Development
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

Job Description:

The Synthetic Environment Core (SE Core) program is looking for a junior Software Engineer to join our team.

Primary Responsibilities

The Software Engineer will perform software development/engineering, installation, integration, evaluation, enhancement, maintenance, and problem diagnosis/resolution. The software engineer will perform these activities in support of software tool development for the generation of constructive and virtual geospatial database products in support of large scale simulation efforts. Experience with one or more of TerraSim TerraTools, VBS2/VBS3, Presagis Terra Vista and its Plug-ins, ESRI GIS tools, Presagis Creator, Game engines, firsthand experience with terrain database output compilers, and terrain processing is desired. Must have a firm understanding of the processes involved in full lifecycle software development. Must also have experience in developing software in a team environment. Experience in software development or systems integration on a recent software development effort using current technology tools is desired. Experience with constructive, virtual or gaming simulation systems is desired.

Basic Qualifications

To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:
  • BS in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related discipline required with 0-2 years of experience as a software engineer
  • Experience in coding with Python and/or C/C++ with strong Object Oriented (OO) development
  • Must possess superior communication, presentation, and writing skills
  • Must also possess the positive attitude and team spirit needed to succeed in an integrated product team environment
  • U.S. citizenship is required because the candidate must be able to obtain a SECRET level clearance in order to join the program

Preferred Qualifications

Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration
  • Previous experience in any of the following: 1) the design, development, and maintenance of computer based live, virtual, constructive or gaming simulations (LVC-G), 2) game software development, 3) XML, SVN and Linux, 4) CMMI Level III development process, 5) Microsoft Office tools
  • Thorough knowledge of coding with Python and/or C/C++ with strong Object Oriented (OO) development
  • Microsoft Visual Studio development environment
  • Discipline to work in a CMMI Level III development environment

External Referral Eligible

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 .

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