Software Development Engineer
Leidos Civil Transportation Solutions is seeking a Software Engineer who will be part of a dynamic team working on the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), NextGen Air Traffic program.
Working both as a member of a team and independently the successful candidate will be:
• Modernizing the air traffic control tower equipment by improving the exchange of electronic flight data and implementing electronic flight strips.
• Streamlining the schedule sequence of departures to improve efficiency on the surface.
• Optimizing the experience for the flying public, Air Traffic Control, and the airline industry by improving the collaboration and decision-making capabilities between the gate and the tower.
• Developing and maintaining the FAA air traffic control display software within the object oriented environment (primarily Java) on a UNIX/Linux platform.
• Performing software development as needed
• Providing support needed for system engineering.
• Articulating user needs and requirements from high level user stories.
• Developing the design for the user interface framework including client and server side components; analyzing and designing databases within an application.
• Working in an Agile Scrum environment.
• Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.
• Bachelor’s degrees from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education, with 5 years of professional experience; or 3 years of professional experience with a related Master’s degree. Considered career, or journey, level
• Experience in object-oriented design and development with the Java programming language on a large-scale (>20 K-SLOC) development.
• Experience in following a documented Software Development Process
• Experience using version control tools such as Git, Subversion or CVS
• GUI development experience for the X windows environment.
• Experience in use of the UNIX and Linux operating systems.
• Strong integration skills.
• Strong communication skills to interface with internal and external customers.
• Experience developing graphical user interfaces using Qt
• Development experience in other computer languages (Java, C++, Perl, etc.).
• Familiarization with the Atlassian Tool Suite and JIRA.
• FAA air traffic domain knowledge.
External Referral Bonus:Ineligible
Potential for Telework:Yes, 50%
Clearance Level Required:Public Trust
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family: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 39,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $12.30 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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