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Job #: R-00042359
Location: Gatineau, QC
Category: Software Development
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 10%
Clearance: Other Clearance
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Leidos Innovations Center (LInC)

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Job Description:

Leidos Innovations Canada has an opening for a senior-level Programmer/Software Developer to provide support to a Royal Canadian Air Force Command and Control program based in Gatineau, Canada. 

The successful candidate(s) will join a team of IT professionals collaborating on C2 systems, IT modernization programs, and integrating legacy and future applications, to include but not limited to AFCCIS, GCCS-J, NAPPIC and ULTool.   The position entails leveraging previous expertise supporting these types of C2 systems.


In this mission, the successful Programmer/Software Developer will:

  • Write and maintain source code, create and maintain software applications and apply frameworks involved in a software release, as well as draft and update associated documentation
  • Modify existing software to correct errors, to adapt it to new hardware or to upgrade interfaces and improve performance ensuring system operates in conformance with specifications
  • Consult with engineering staff to evaluate interface between hardware and software, develop specifications and performance requirements and resolve customer problems
  • Analyze information to determine, recommend and plan installation of a new system or modification of an existing system
  • Interface with customers and / or other departments on project status, technical issues, solutions regarding software system design and maintenance; installation of software system updates; and security
  • Prepare reports and correspondence concerning project specifications, activities and status
  • Coordinate and recommend changes through TA for work by programmers, designers, technologists, and technicians and other engineering and scientific personnel
  • Support training of users to new / modified applications and/or equipment
  • Participate in product development, including integration with third party services, applications, and systems
  • Participate in the development of documentation;
  • Provide third line support to software users;
  • Participate in software configuration management;
  • Produce configuration, test, and implementation plans for updates and upgrades;
  • Provide weekly and monthly reports;
  • Monitor software performance and provide bi-weekly reports of deficiencies and enhancements
  • Liaise with specialized teams to monitor mission planning applications performance and provide the technical authority with bi-weekly reports on deficiencies and improvements.


  • Canadian citizen, Hold a Secret clearance
  • Oral and written communication in English

  • minimum of five (5) years demonstrated knowledge and experience within the last ten (10) years working as a Senior Systems Analyst in a military operational environment or the federal government, including supervising, monitoring and managing the rollout of software upgrades such as service packs

  • at least three (3) years’ experience within the last ten (10) years analyzing, planning, implementing installation of new systems and/or modifications of existing systems.

  • minimum of five (5) years demonstrated experience with software programming and documentation of AirForce or equivalent C2 systems and services
  • experience developing / delivering training plans and manuals or demonstrating software capabilities.


  • Undergraduate degree from a recognized university in engineering or computer science with demonstrated experience in software development or software maintenance, OR a two-year college level certificate in computer science combined with a minimum of five (5) years demonstrated experience in software development or software maintenance;
  • Training in IT software, experience with IT best practices, relevant IT certifications, quality assurance.
  • Experience in the following areas: System architecture, Business Analysis, System Analysis, Functional analysis, Data Integration, Business Intelligence (BI)
  • Experience with cloud based DevOps
  • Ability to communicate in French

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:

Yes, 10%

Clearance Level Required:

Other Clearance


Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:




Requisition Category:


Job Family:

Software Development


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 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. For more information, visit

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