Leidos has an immediate opening for an entry-level computer programmer with experience and expertise in software controls and data collection for high-energy, high-power systems. This exciting opportunity will challenge you to use your imagination and problem-solving skills to develop the next generation of directed energy (DE) weapons for the US Air Force and other DoD customers. You will join a team that conducts research, development and testing on high power electromagnetic (HPEM) components and systems at the Air Force Research Laboratory, Kirtland, AFB.
-Work with multiple engineering teams to design, develop, and document software applications for HPEM experimental test beds and prototype systems.
-Design software solutions to meet customer requirements, develop and debug code, install it on workstations and microcontrollers, and provide software support and maintenance.
-Develop user manuals and guides for your software products.
-Support DE system testing in the laboratory and field.
-A recent bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering with up to two years of professional experience.
-Strong communication skills with the ability to write reports and work instructions as well as the ability to elicit software requirements from stakeholders.
-US Citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret clearance.
-Expert-level programming in C, C++, Embedded C++, Python, Java, and Visual Basic.
-Ability to develop and maintain applications and control systems using National Instruments LabVIEW.
-Hands-on experience with microcontrollers, programmable gate arrays, and imbedded controls is also favored.
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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.
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