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Job #: R-00025627
Location: Mountain View, CA
Category: Software Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

Leidos has an opening for a 3D Graphics/Visualization Software Engineer to support the NASA Ames Intelligent Robotics Group ( in Mountain View, California. The Software Engineer will help create advanced, interactive 3D graphics and user interfaces. This is a high-profile, high-impact opportunity to create software that will be used by NASA mission engineers and scientists.

Required Skills and Education:

  • This position requires a BS or equivalent and 4 years of related experience.
  • Strong background in interactive, real-time 3D graphics, including OpenGL and 3D scene-graph architectures
  • Experience creating intuitive user interfaces for complex problem solving applications
  • Experience with ROS and Gazebo
  • Expert knowledge of Java
  • Expert knowledge of object-oriented design and implementation
  • Extensive experience with design patterns, cross-platform development and open-source tools

Other Desired Skills:

  • 3D modeling software (Blender, Maya) and other content creation tools (Photoshop, GIMP, etc.)
  • Multi-threading (threads, asynchronous processing)
  • Middleware (CORBA, DDS, JMS)
  • Python, Javascript, and/or C++

This position requires successful completion of a government background check to access government facilities and/or systems. Due to contract requirements, United States Citizenship or Permanent Residence is required.

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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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