At Leidos, we know the most talented and diverse IT and engineering professionals will always have a multitude of career choices; your time at Leidos will be a wise investment in your career and in yourself. We welcome your perspective and ideas, in order to foster collaboration and deliver world-class solutions. We look for solutions that not only transform businesses, but change the world.
As part of our company mission, we're dedicated to making the world a safer place. That starts with helping our customers in the Defense industry achieve their critical missions. From our airborne work with sensors alerting warfighters to what's over the next hill, to our autonomous maritime platforms protecting sea lanes and shores our dedicated Defense Group scientists and engineers are solving critical challenges across the globe. Defense capabilities including enterprise and mission IT, command and control, geospatial and data analytics, cybersecurity, operations support, logistics, and training serve a diverse set of customers including the U.S. Army, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy, the Defense Information Systems Agency, and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.
The ISR MEP/PED Systems Division at Leidos currently has a dynamic job opportunity for an entry level Software Engineer located at our Beavercreek Ohio , Pentagon Boulevard office. This is an exciting opportunity to use your experience helping the Air Force Research Labs (AFRL) Sensors Directorate, Sensors Analysis, Integration and Test (SAIT) program. In support of this program, your primary role is to support the United States Air Force programs at Wright Patterson Air Force Base.
-Contribute to hardware/software integration activities as well as other infrastructure-related duties as assigned.
-Design, develop and maintain mission-critical software in support of national defense, and intelligence gathering products for both airborne and ground based systems
-Participate in laboratory, ground and flight testing to validate software
-Document and communicate proposed software solutions with integrated, cross-functional engineering teams in a fast paced highly technical environment
-Stay up-to-date on state-of-the-art programming techniques and software technologies
-Participate in software design and code reviews to ensure delivery of quality products and enhance skill-sets
-Create modeling and simulation tools for hardware products and systems
-Contribute to investments and research that fuel innovation and technological advancements
Basic Job Qualifications
To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below.
-A Bachelor's degree in a related field
-Experience programming in one or more of the following languages: C++, Java, C#
-Strong interpersonal and communication skills
-Ability to work independently and as part of an engineering team.
-Ability to work on multiple projects and tasks simultaneously
-Ability to convey technical ideas in a clear, logical fashion
-Ability to translate highly technical discussions into executable plans.
-Must be able to obtain a Secret DoD level of clearance
-Must be a U.S. Citizen: Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.
-10% CONUS travel required
-Experience in system integration and field testing activities is a plus
-Experience in 3D visualization, parallel programming, or network programming a plus
-Minimum of a 3.0 GPA
-A current DoD Secret level of Clearance or higher