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Job #: R-00059052
Location: Ridgecrest, CA
Category: Software Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $2,000
Group: Defense

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Description

Job Description:

The Defense Group at Leidos has an opening for a Junior Software Engineer in our Ridgecrest, CA office. This is an exciting opportunity to use your software engineering skills to support the Navy's Aircrew Electronic Warfare Tactical Training Ranges (AEWTTR) mission. Our organization designs, manufactures, integrates, and provides depot level support for a wide variety of EW threat simulation systems that are part of the training infrastructure that ensures our Navy aircrews are the most effective in the world.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline with relevant experience a plus (additional experience, education and training may be considered in lieu of degree).

  • Proficient in the C++ programming language on multiple platforms.

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a SECRET Clearance.

  • Strong oral and written communications skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with network communications programming (TCP/IP)

  • Familiarity with Microsoft Visual Studio

  • Familiarity with programming under Windows, Linux, and bare metal platforms

Primary Responsibilities: This position entails working with our engineering manager supporting our engineering group. The Software Engineering team is responsible for supporting fielded systems as well as developing software requirements, software design, implementation, and testing of new systems to support emerging aircrew training requirements. This position will be based in Ridgecrest, California requiring approximately 10% travel. Estimated travel is between one and two weeks at a time approximately 5 times a year to geographically disperse sites associated with the Aircrew Electronic Warfare Tactical Training Ranges (AEWTTR). These training ranges are located primarily located at Cherry Point, NC, Fallon, NV, Yuma, AZ and Pacific Beach, WA.

    External Referral Bonus:

    Eligible

    External Referral Bonus $:

    $2,000

    Potential for Telework:

    No

    Clearance Level Required:

    None

    Travel:

    Yes, 10% of the time

    Scheduled Weekly Hours:

    40

    Shift:

    Day

    Requisition Category:

    Professional

    Job Family:

    Software Engineering

    Pay Range:

    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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    Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

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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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