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Job #: R-00018149
Location: Arlington, VA
Category: Software Development
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Leidos Innovations Center (LInC)

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Job Description:

Leidos seeks a Software Engineer, to join our Cognitive Electronic Warfare (COGEW) business area. The candidate will responsible for computer programming, documenting, managing configuration, testing, and bug fixing involved in creating and maintaining applications and frameworks applied to communications, radar, electronic warfare, spectrum sensing, and signals intelligence (SIGINT). The candidate will contribute to the design and development of advanced systems, as a part of multi-disciplinary teams made up of other software team members and subject matter experts, from the areas of systems engineering, hardware, firmware, machine learning, RF front end design, and signal processing. Requires basic knowledge of and ability to apply principles, theories, and concepts of narrow technical domain.

Primary Responsibilities

Design, implement, and test real-time C/C++ software for multi-core systems, running Linux or a real-time operating system such as VxWorks.
Build software products utilizing third party mathematics and communication libraries.
Design, implement, and test software to configure and control RF hardware devices.
Integrate software into third-party software frameworks and architectures, such as Redhawk.
Document developed systems and concepts through design documentation and/or customer presentation material.

Basic Qualifications

Experience with Agile software development methodologies (Scrum Certification a plus).
Experience with interface communication standards / protocols such as TCP/IP, UDP, and DDS
An active US Secret clearance is required.
Bachelor’s Degree in Software Engineering, Electrical/Computer Engineering, Applied Math, Computer Science / Machine Learning, or similar field, and 2+ years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Ability to read and understand signal processing algorithms written in MATLAB
Advanced knowledge of the Linux operating system as well as experience with real-time operating systems
Experience with team software development tools, such as Jira and Confluence.
Experience with Machine Learning and/or Artificial Intelligence algorithms and libraries, such as TensorFlow
Experience with MATLAB GPU computing.
Experience with High Performance Computing including parallel and distributed computation.
Experience with Model-Based Design code generation practices.
Experience with cloud-based computing platforms, such as Amazon Web Services (AWS).
Experience with other programming languages such as Python and/or Java.


Electronic Warfare

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Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

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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 33,000 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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