Leidos has a career opportunity for a Senior Software Engineer to support a critical modernization effort of the Advanced Field Artillery Tactical Data System (AFATDS) in order to satisfy the vision of Program Executive Office (PEO) Command Control Communications - Tactical (C3T) and Project Manager Mission Command. The Software Engineer will be expected to integrate and collaborate with all technical teams to deliver a fully-functional system. This opportunity is a virtual position so this person can be located anywhere within the Continental United States and tele-work from their home office.
The AFATDS is a multi-service, automated command, coordination, communication, and computing system that provides automated fire support and coordination to all echelons, from firing unit through theater level, at Army, Marine Corps, Naval Firing Platforms, Navy Command and Amphibious Assault Ships, Air Force Operations Centers, and Joint Command and Control Centers. AFATDS enables the automatic application of the Force Commander’s guidance in the Fires Warfighting Function to plan, execute, and deliver effects at all levels of command within the current and future force. AFATDS can automatically tailor the selection of fire support assets (field artillery, mortars, close air support, naval gunfire, attack helicopters, and offensive electronic warfare assets) based on the Commander’s guidance, thereby enabling maximum effective use of all available fire support assets across the full spectrum of conflict.
This effort is to meet the government’s objective to modernize the underlying AFATDS architecture and incorporate embedded training technologies to aid in operator-initiated system instruction and refresher training.
Derive and maintain a cohesive program software architecture based on customer requirements, customer interactions, subject matter expert inputs, system architecture artifacts, and business objectives.
Communicate development concepts to software developers, program management, and customer representatives during meetings.
Review and validate software team artifacts – including sprint plans, detailed designs, and code
Serve as a sprint team lead in an Agile environment, managing efforts for a team comprised of 5-7 SW engineers
Create software architecture inputs to service oriented component design activities, including inter-component service definitions and inter-component interaction sequences.
Work with system engineering personnel to assess requirements, and to ensure consistency between system architecture and software architecture.
Work independently as a contributing member to the software sprint teams, and as a guide/mentor for a small team of software personnel.
Use Jira, Confluence, Git/Bitbucket collaboration and source control tools to communicate information.
Participate in design reviews, sprint planning/estimating, release planning, demonstrations and retrospectives.
Identify potential roadblocks and develop around them
Plan and estimate development tasks and work to improve performance metrics
Other duties, as required
BS degree in related technical field and 8-12 years prior relevant experience OR Master’s degree with 6-10 years of prior relevant experience. May substitute BS degree for 4 additional years of related experience.
Experience in Java/ J2EE technologies (Swing, OSGi, Sockets, JPA, XML (DOM and SAX parsers)
Experience with Windows (Processes, IPC, caching, Windows Registry)
Experience with Windows Installer Utilities
Experience with PostgresSQL (RDBMS, PL/SQL, Referential Integrity)
Experience with Map Implementation (Worldwind, OpenMap, FalconView)
Experience in C/C++ (Basic understanding of Dynamic memory management)
In-depth experience in Ada programming(tasking(R-V), private types, generics, Interfaces)
Experience / understanding of relational DB models and JPA
Experience with Atlassian tools, including Jira, Confluence, and Bitbucket
Able to multi-task, self-assign work, and function in a dynamic, fast-paced, development environment
Excellent verbal and written skills
Proficiency with MS Office Products (Word, Excel, Visio, & PowerPoint)
Ability to obtain a DoD SECRET security clearance
US Citizenship is required
Experience with Service Oriented Architectures (SOAs) and specifically, OSGi
Experience with AFATDS, Army Common Operating Environment (COE) or other PM MC systems
Currently possess an active DoD SECRET security clearance
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
Potential for Telework:Yes, 100%
Clearance Level Required:None
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Software Engineering
Pay Range:Pay Range $91,000.00 - $140,000.00 - $189,000.00
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 www.Leidos.com.
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