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Job #: R-00068320
Location: San Diego, CA
Category: Software Development
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5000
Group: Leidos Innovations Center (LInC)

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Description

Job Description:

Today, Electronic Warfare (EW) is a growing enterprise - protecting the warfighter and our national security against ever-adapting threats. The Leidos Innovations Center (LInC) at Leidos currently has an opening for a senior software engineer, software task lead to support an exciting new program in San Diego which utilizes novel machine learning concepts and techniques to advance the state of the art.  You will lead a team of software developers to implement advanced signal processing and machine learning algorithms and develop operational software.

The selected individual will lead software development activities. This includes developing new software solutions to interface with new and existing RF hardware.  He/she is expected to perform the full range of task lead functions to include developing new software engineering concepts/methodologies, implementing complex signal processing/machine learning algorithms, testing and deploying a real-time operational prototype system.  The selected individual will be responsible for using sound software engineering principles to ensure that developed code is modifiable, efficient, reliable, understandable, fault tolerant, and reusable, including providing software process management and control throughout the coding portion of the software development process.

Regular tasks will include:

  • Leading a team of 4-5 software engineers and managing software implementation plan

  • Attending regular customer meetings and leading technical discussions/program reviews 

  • Developing test plans and documentation to support lab and field tests/demonstrations

  • Designing, implementing, and testing real-time C/C++ software for multi-core systems running Linux or a real-time operating system

  • Implementing advanced signal processing and machine learning algorithms for processing large volumes of RF data

  • Optimizing software for high-volume data analysis, real-time processing throughput, and robust performance on advanced hardware platforms.

  • Programming in languages such as MATLAB, C/C++, Python

  • Analyzing existing algorithms and software to develop improvements in fidelity, sensitivity, and efficiency

  • Providing robust, scalable, configured software solutions in full-stack software development and deployment environments

  • Designing, implementing, and testing software to interface with RF hardware devices

Basic Qualifications

  • B.S. degree in Computer Science, Data Science, Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, or related field and 12 – 15 years of prior relevant experience or M.S. degree with 10 – 13 years of prior relevant experience.

  • Required on-site full-time work in San Diego, CA

  • Secret clearance with ability to obtain top secret clearance

  • Demonstrated experience in leading software development efforts

  • Significant experience and proficiency in C/C++, Python, MATLAB languages, MATLAB GPU computing

  • Experience with Machine Learning and/or Artificial Intelligence algorithms and libraries, such as TensorFlow

  • Must be able to plan and prioritize tasking for self and team members

  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing

  • Must be an independent thinker, capable of performing high quality work, both independently and with a team in a fast-moving environment

  • Advanced knowledge of the Linux operating system as well as experience with real-time operating systems

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience as principal investigator/program technical lead with oversight of high-level requirements management including requirements decomposition, systems engineering, and integration and test

  • Strong understanding of machine learning frameworks, RF front end design, and signal processing algorithm development

  • Background in high performance computing implementations for signal detection and feature classification

  • Experience working in areas of modeling and simulation (M&S), radar, adaptive radar, signals processing, algorithm development, synthetic aperture radar (SAR) or similar fields

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Electronic Warfare

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COVID Response

Effective October 1, in order to enter Leidos facilities in the US and to attend Leidos business events outside our facilities, employees will be required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry.  Effective January 18, 2022, all Leidos employees must be fully vaccinated (2 weeks past final dose) unless they are entitled to a legal accommodation. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC. 

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, civil, and health markets. The company’s 43,000 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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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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