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Job #: R-00018860
Location: Gaithersburg, MD
Category: Software Development
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

Leidos is seeking a ADAP TEAM Software Developer. TFDM is an FAA NextGen program based on airport surface management concepts developed under NextGen direction.  TFDM capabilities will be incrementally deployed to provide efficiencies in the airport surface and terminal airspace by providing new integrated surface traffic control and management capabilities.  TFDM functions include: Surface Collaborative Decision Making (SCDM), including departure scheduler and other airport decision tools; Electronic Flight Data (EFD); Enhanced Air Traffic Control Tower (ATCT) Traffic Flow Management System (TFMS); and replacement or integration of multiple systems in the NAS.  TFDM will share data among controllers, aircraft operators, and airports so they can better stage arrivals and departures and manage traffic flow within terminal airspace for greater efficiency.  Stakeholders will have a shared awareness of flights on the ground and in the air, the ability to exchange data electronically, and a constantly updated picture of traffic volume and airport resources, which will help stakeholders to make flights more efficient from gate to gate.  TFDM capabilities will be implemented incrementally over the coming years of the program.
TFDM is looking for two software developers for the ADAP team. The ADAP team is responsible to create tools that are needed for the adaptation data team to create necessary Local, Site and National adaptation for the TFDM System. The SW developer will be working in a semi-agile environment working on detailed design, code development for requirements, unit testing, string testing, coverage testing, code reviews, and any other processes needed for SW development. 

Primary Responsibilities:
•    Participate in detailed Design
•    Perform SW development per standard/TFDM process
•    Participate in code review
•    Support I&T on investigating issues

•    Requires a Bachelor of Science degree and 2 -4 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with less than 2 years of experience
•    Significant experience in Java development and scripting
•    Good communication and interpersonal skills
•    Self-starter and able to multi-task
•    Ability to work effectively both individually and within a team
•    Familiarization with the Atlassian Tool Suite, JIRA, and Webstat
•    Must have proven full life cycle software development skills, strong problem determination skills, strong troubleshooting experience and ability to solve engineering issues in complex systems.  
•    Demonstrated experience working in Linux platforms

Desired Qualifications:
•    Javascript skills
•    PHP and web development
•    Previous experience with Air Traffic Management / Tower Control / Aviation software development

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Public Trust


Yes, 10% of the time

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Job Family:

Software Development


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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