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Job #: R-00021774
Location: Eagan, MN
Category: Software Development
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes
Clearance Required: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

Senior Software Engineer  - Air Traffic operations   Eagan MN     

Leidos is seeking a Senior Software Engineer who will be an integral member of the team working the Microprocessor En-Route Automated Radar Tracking System (Micro-EARTS) program. The Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA’s) Micro-EARTS program is providing capabilities to improve air traffic operations in the National Airspace System (NAS), specifically in the combined en-route and terminal airspace. 
•    Define requirements for the: design, software development and sustaining engineering support through a product's lifecycle
•    Derive requirements to meet customer needs
•    Interface with other functional areas to ensure complete understanding of the requirements for complete and accurate implementation
•    Develop and maintain the FAA air traffic control software (primarily C/Java) on a UNIX/Linux platform
•    Troubleshoot technical issues and identify modifications needed in existing applications to meet changing FAA requirements
•    Write tests for modified and new code to ensure compatibility and stability
•    Provide support to systems engineering and test engineering


•    Requires a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college and 4+  years of prior relevant experience, or a Masters with a minimum of 2+ years of relevant experience 
•    Software engineering experience on large software development programs
•    Systems and software engineering experience including 
•    Ability to communicate verbally and in writing, and collaborate across team boundaries, and with customers
•    Ability to assess system changes and determine system impact
•    Ability to obtain a Public Trust clearance
•    Proficient in the C and Java programming languages
•    Experience in the use of UNIX and Linux operating systems
•    Strong integration skills
•    Strong communication skills

Additionally, the following skills/experiences are preferred:
a)    FAA Air Traffic domain knowledge
b)    Experience with Leidos Civil System Engineering processes


External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Public Trust



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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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