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
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
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
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.
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