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Job #: R-00026744
Location: Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD
Category: Software Development
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

We want to meet you! Leidos is seeking a Software Developer based in Aberdeen MD with operations located at Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD.

At Leidos, we’re looking for innovators, ideators, and game-changes to join the APG team. In this role, you will support our customer in creating capabilities and providing technical services, subject matter expertise, and software solutions and services for platforms essential in maintaining readiness for today’s modern platform sensor systems such as:

  • Long-Range Advanced Scout Surveillance System (LRAS3),
  • Biometric Automated Toolset Army (BAT-A),
  • Second Generation Forward Looking Infrared (2GF),
  • Persistent Surveillance System Tethered (PSS-T),
  • Common Sensor Payload (CSP),
  • Guardrail Common Sensor (GRCS),
  • Enhanced Medium Altitude Reconnaissance and Surveillance System (EMARSS),
  • Tactical SIGINT Payload (TSP),
  • Airborne Reconnaissance Low (ARL-E),
  • Small Tactical Radar Lightweight (STARLite)

Primary Responsibilities

Designs, develops, and maintains software for a variety of engineering applications. Works with analysts to understand their analytic or interface requirements. Develops tools and interfaces. Designs, develops, and tests operating systems-level software, compilers, and network distribution software applications. Sets operational specifications and formulates and analyzes software requirements. Designs embedded systems software. Key tasks include sprint development and execution support; SW development (code/unit test); unit integration and test.

Basic Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or engineering discipline
  • 2 year of functional software experience with C/C#/C++ and/or Java; Linux OS
  • Must possess an active Top Secret security clearance

Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced Degree is desirable
  • Understanding and experience in the complete life-cycle of the software in military systems
  • ADA code base development/understanding a strong plus
  • Familiarity with CECOM Software Engineering Center Post Deployment Software Support (PDSS) & Post Production Software Support (PPSS) processes a plus.

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Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret



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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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