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Job #: R-00019755
Location: St. Petersburg, FL
Category: Software Development
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense


Job Description:

Job Description

Leidos currently has an opening for a Software Engineer to work in our St. Petersburg, Florida office. This is an opportunity to use your skills supporting the development of real time, embedded, mission critical systems.

Job Summary

The Software Engineer will assist in the development of mission critical software written in C++.  The person will be part of a software development team utilizing object oriented design methodologies modeled in UML. The initial focus of this position is participating in the design and implementation of software supporting MANET communications, sensor integration, and/or data fusion. Additional tasking and responsibilities are expected over time.

Primary Roles and Responsibilities include:

  • Participate in the design, code and test software to support real time, embedded, software systems
  • Ensure that developed code is modifiable, efficient, reliable, and fault tolerant
  • Perform integration and test of software on varying hardware platforms
  • Support all phases of the software development lifecycle, including requirements analysis, system design, software development, integration and test, documentation, and maintenance, for complex software system/applications.

Basic Qualifications

  • BS degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Computer Science
  • 2+ years’ experience all phases of Software Engineering including requirements, design, code, test and integration
  • 2+ years’ experience with C/C++
  • 2+ years of Linux experience
  • Real-time software development experience
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance

Preferred Qualifications

  • Active Secret Security Clearance
  • Experience with Java
  • Experience with Rhapsody
  • Experience in Agile development methods, including Scrum
  • Knowledge of or experience with UML, object oriented design, model driven development

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 25% 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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