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Job #: R-00076395
Location: Mobile, GB
Category: Software Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 100% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Other Clearance
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Are you ready to make an impact?..

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Software Engineer to join our team. The Software Engineer will work in a rapidly changing environment, delivering software of a high quality to wide range of difficult problems. The Individual will work as part of a team performing all software development activities throughout the development life cycle to meet sprint milestones. The position will require understanding and application of the software engineering standards, principles and best practices. This position is a full time, permanent role, and applicants must have (or be able to acquire) a security clearance.

Are you ready for your next career challenge?

At Leidos, we deliver innovative solutions through the efforts of our diverse and talented people who are dedicated to our customers’ success. We empower our teams in the UK to address some of the most complex problems in defence, government, safety and security, and transportation. Everything we do is built on a commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our people, and our community. Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide the way we do business.

https://www.leidos.com/company/global/uk-europe

If this sounds like the kind of environment where you can thrive, keep reading!

Leidos heritage companies pioneered the development of modern air traffic control systems in the United States more than 50 years ago. Today our systems handle 75 per cent of the air traffic in the U.S. and approximately 60 per cent of the world’s air traffic. When it comes to air traffic safety and efficiency, Leidos’s proven track record and industry-leading innovations make it the world’s most trusted air traffic control partner. In the U.K., Leidos has supported NATS since the early 1990s, starting with the development of the current en-route air traffic system, migration and ongoing development and support.

The Role You Will Play:

  • Design software using functional and/or object-oriented methodologies

  • Implement software solutions and/or tools that contain logical and mathematical solutions

  • Conduct functional, unit testing and/or early system integration testing

  • Investigate problems identified during test, including problem diagnosis and resolution

  • Prepare operating instructions for the software application and/or tool

  • Document and present research findings to relevant stakeholders

  • Apply the appropriate standards, processes, and principles in his/her daily activities


Required Skills:

  • Experience of developing software in C and/or C++

  • Enthusiastic self-starter with good verbal communication

  • Excellent written communication through the use of e-mail, presentations and reports

  • Comprehensive understanding of various software development methodologies

  • Ability to work with due attention to schedule and cost constraints

  • Adherence to process within a software development environment

  • Ability to work as part of a software development team

  • Knowledge of configuration management within an software engineering environment (e.g. Subversion, Git)

Desirable Skills:

  • Experience of developing software in Java

  • Experience of Agile development (e.g. Scrum, SAFe)

  • Experience of Linux operating systems and scripting languages (e.g. Python)

  • Knowledge of infrastructure as code and container technologies (e.g. Puppet, Docker)

  • Knowledge of COTS integration technologies (e.g. Apache Camel, Apache Kafka)

  • Experience of Atlassian tools (e.g. Jira, Confluence)

  • Experience with public cloud platforms (e.g. AWS)

  • Experience of the complete system life cycle from problem definition through to deployment

  • Understanding of the principles of systems engineering, and integration and test

  • Software development within a real-time and/or safety-related system

  • Experience of systems / software design tools (e.g. Enterprise Architect, Camo Systems Modeller)

Clearance Required:

  • Clearance to Start: BPSS

  • Clearance for Role: SC

Salary Range: 

£44,500 - £56,750 p/a, with potential to increase for truly exceptional performance at assessment

What do we do for you?:
 

At Leidos we are PASSIONATE about customer success, UNITED as a team and INSPIRED to make a difference. We offer meaningful and engaging careers, a collaborative culture, and support for your career goals, all while nurturing a healthy work-life balance.
We provide an employment package that attracts, develops and retains only the best in talent. Our reward scheme includes:
•    Contributory Pension Scheme
•    Private Medical Insurance
•    33 days Annual Leave (including public and privilege holidays)
•    Access to Flexible benefits (including life assurance, health schemes, childcare vouchers and cycle to work scheme)

•    Dynamic Working: https://www.leidos.com/sites/g/files/zoouby166/files/2019-11/PDF-Dynamic-Working-Leidos-UK.pdf

Commitment to Diversity:

We welcome applications from every part of the community and are committed to a truly diverse and inclusive culture.  We foster a sense of belonging, welcoming all perspectives and contributions, and providing equal access to opportunities and resources for everyone. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know, and we will respond in a way that best fits your needs.

Pay Range:

Covid Guidance

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. 

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® 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 $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

Pay and Benefits

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.

Securing Your Data

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to [email protected].

Commitment to Diversity

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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