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Job #: R-00018572
Location: Gaithersburg, MD
Category: Software Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil


Job Requisition:

Software Engineer

Job Description:

The SkyLine Group at Leidos has an opening for a Software Engineer at our Gaithersburg, MD office. 

Position is responsible for writing and maintaining source code, creating and maintaining software applications and applying frameworks involved in a software release.

Duties include computer programming, documenting, managing configuration, testing, and bug fixing involved in creating and maintaining applications and frameworks involved in a software release life cycle and resulting in a software product.

Expertise in one or more programming language is required. 

Primary Responsibilities

In this position, you will be assigned to a team of software developers, system integrators or system engineers supporting one of a number of SkyLine programs. Specific responsibilities include:

•       Developing and maintaining the SkyLine software (primarily C, C++/Java) on a Linux platform.

•       Performing software development as needed for the system

•       Providing support needed for system engineering and test engineering

•       Deriving requirements to meet customer needs

•       Troubleshooting technical issues

Basic Qualifications

Must have a BS degree or equivalent experience and less than 0– 2 years of software engineering experience .

This is an entry level position.

Bachelor’s degree in SW Engineering, Computer Science or Computer Engineering 

Preferred Qualifications

Experience programming in latter versions of C++ (versions 11 and forward), Qt framework (based on C++)

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Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Public Trust



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Software Engineering




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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