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Job #: R-00058602
Location: Eagan, MN
Category: Software Development
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

Leidos is seeking a Software Engineer who will be a member of a dynamic team working on the development of software that improves aircraft runway and terminal congestion. Nationwide congestion is increasing, and the need for efficient aircraft traffic planning is critical. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Terminal Flight Data Manager (TFDM) is the surface management solution that will provide NextGen Air Traffic Control capabilities to improve air traffic operations in the National Airspace System (NAS).  

The Terminal Flight Data Management (TFDM) program is a Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) NextGen program based on airport surface management provides that efficiencies for both the airport surface and terminal airspace by providing a new and comprehensive integrated surface traffic control and management system. 

TFDM functions include: 
•    Surface Collaborative Decision making (SCDM), departure scheduler and other airport decision tools
•    Electronic Flight Data (EFD)
•    Enhanced Air Traffic Control Tower (ATCT) Traffic Flow Management System (TFMS)
•    Replacement or integration of multiple systems in the National Airspace System (NAS)
•    Sharing data among controllers, aircraft operators, and airports so they can better stage arrivals and departures and manage traffic flow within terminal airspace for greater efficiency
•    Giving stakeholders a shared awareness of flights on the ground and in the air, along with the ability to exchange data electronically, in order to provide a continuous real-time picture of traffic volume and airport resources, making flights more efficient from gate to gate.

Responsibilities: 

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 C++/Java) on a UNIX/Linux platform.
•    Performing  software development as needed for the TFDM system
•    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
•    Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Qualifications: 

•    Bachelors degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education, with 2 years of professional experience; or no experience required with a related Masters degree. Considered experienced, but still a learner.
•    Experience in object-oriented design and development with the C++ and/or Java programming languages 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.

Desired Skills:
•    Experience developing graphical user interfaces using Qt/QML
•    Development experience in other programming languages
•    Familiarity with XML and related markup languages
•    Familiarity with the Atlassian Tool Suite and JIRA
•    FAA air traffic domain knowledge.
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External Referral Bonus:

Ineligible

External Referral Bonus $:

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

Public Trust

Travel:

Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Software Development

Pay Range:

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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 40,000 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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