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Job #: R-00030435-OTHLOC-PL-2D0608
Location: Coventry, POST-WML
Category: Software Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Other Clearance
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

Description of Business Environment:

Leidos heritage companies developed a Human Resources Management System (HRMS or RMS) in the late 90s, with various modules for the management of human resources/rostering within an airport.  HRMS is used by a number of airports in the UK and benefits from investment into the product from two major airports. 

HRMS is a (C++) client application with C# web services that is accessed from within an airport’s network.  There is also a recently developed mobile application (Boost) that sits on top of the existing HRMS APIs and has a cut down access to areas of the product.

The role requires a candidate who will be working within the Live Sites team of the UK Transport division of Leidos, primarily to develop areas of the HRMS product, but also with potential to work in other areas of Live Sites for Transport (Airport Management Systems).

Specific Job Description:

A Software Engineer is required to support the development of a HRMS system, primarily in C++ but also to its Mobile companion (if the skills required are within the candidate’s range of expertise). The successful candidate does not need to be familiar with HRMS Systems; on-the-job training will be provided as required.

The software engineer will work in a rapidly changing environment, delivering software of a high quality to wide range of difficult problems. They will work as part of a team performing all software development activities throughout the development life cycle to meet sprint milestones. The position will require understanding and application of the software engineering standards, principles and best practices.

Typical Duties:

  • Design software using functional and/or object oriented methodologies
  • Implement software solutions and/or tools that contain logical and mathematical solutions
  • Conduct functional, unit testing and/or early system integration testing
  • Investigate problems identified during test, including problem diagnosis and resolution
  • Prepare operating instructions for the software application and/or tool
  • Document and present research findings to relevant stakeholders
  • Apply the appropriate standards, processes and principles in his/her daily activities

Required Skills:

  • Significant experience of delivering software written in C++
  • Enthusiastic self-starter with good verbal and written communication
  • Ability to work with due attention to schedule and cost constraints
  • Adherence to process within a software development environment
  • Ability to work as part of a software development team
  • Knowledge of configuration management within an software engineering environment (e.g. Git, TFS)
  • Ability to communicate and build a good rapport with customers during development projects including attendance at onsite meetings, workshops and conference calls
  • Experience working on projects with multiple stakeholders including the Leidos customer and 3rd parties
  • Ability to collaborate closely with the Leidos project manager and customer stakeholders in order to deliver solutions which meet the customer’s needs, and taking technical ownership of project deliverables, from requirement capture through design, development, testing to deployment.

Desired Skills:

  • One or more of the following software development languages or technologies: C#, PL SQL, SQL
  • Knowledge of Agile development (e.g. Scrum)
  • Visual C++, Visual Studio Code, Visual Studio
  • Knowledge of Microsoft operating systems
  • Understanding of the principles of systems engineering, and integration and test
  • Software development within real-time systems
  • Experience of systems / software design tools

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Other Clearance



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Job Family:

Software Engineering

About Leidos

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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