Leidos is seeking a Junior Software Developer in Bethesda, MD.
Leidos has an opening for an energetic, motivated, and self-starting software developer to support the High Fidelity Simulation business area that provides state of the art training and tactical decision aids systems.
Candidate will primarily support the software development of Tactical Signature Guidance (TSG) systems, including sonar tactical decision aids (TDAs) across multiple code baselines. The candidate needs to demonstrate the ability to troubleshoot complex software systems plus a willingness to learn new programming languages.
•Familiar with agile development methodologies such as Scrum and Kanban
•Be able to work in an agile team environment supporting a staff of 80+ personnel
•Experience with an object oriented programming language, such as C++ or Java
•Familiar working with other JVM languages, such as Scala or Groovy
•Be able to multi-task, change gears quickly, and immediately execute emergency requests
•Demonstrated ability of taking the initiative to accomplish a task
•Demonstrate an ability to learn and apply new skills
•Demonstrate an ability to identify and solve problems
•Be able to communicate clearly (both orally and in writing)
•Recent Bachelor's degree from an accredited educational institution in Engineering or Computer Science
•Ability and desire to program in a C++/Java environment and related languages
•Able to obtain a DoD Secret Security Clearance
•U.S. Citizenship is required
•18 months of practical software development experience
In order to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. 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.
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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