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Job #: R-00038353
Location: Orlando, FL
Category: Software Development
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Leidos is looking to staff software development positions that will be located offsite at a commercial Orlando facility and provides development and design of applications to enable and support complex data, voice, audio, war-gaming, modelling & simulation and systems development capabilities. Position will function within a team of developers and planners to define and develop the next generation of training capabilities based on a modern gaming engine and supporting the entire breadth of the military contemporary operating environment. 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Senior engineers will coordinate within a team of other developers providing the subject matter expertise to design, architect and implement specific applications as prioritized and funded by the prime contractor and the Government management. 
  • Senior engineers will provide team leadership, including but not limited to Scrum leads, as well as be involved in hands-on programming and solution of the most complex and difficult challenges. 
  • Engineers are expected to be able to participate and defend engineering design decisions to nontechnical leadership and be able to cooperate to the degree necessary to obtain buy in from all stakeholders and concurrence on the planned courses of action.

Basic Qualifications

  • Successful candidates must possess an active DOD Secret clearance at time of start of employment. 
  • Candidates are required to possess a BS in computer science or related fields and 12+ years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 10+ years experience. 
  • Experience within a development environment is considered essential and candidates for this position need to have at least 5 years of experience in simulation software development.
  • Additional knowledge of software test labs and software fielding experience is required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Preference will be given to candidates who possess an MS in computer science or software engineering, relevant experience in modelling and simulation, and who have existing hands-on experience within the current military live, virtual, constructive and gaming training environment. 
  • Preference will also be given to software engineers who can demonstrate a relevant experience with cybersecurity concerns and who have been active within a DevSecOps environment for Software development.

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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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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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