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.
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
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
Job Family:Software Engineering
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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