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Job #: R-00085329
Location: Beavercreek, OH
Category: Software Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 10%
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5000.00
Group: Leidos Innovations Center (LInC)

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Job Description:

Do you want to join a high performing team that values integrity, innovation, and collaboration with a company whose mission is to make the world safer, healthier, and more efficient through information technology, engineering and science? Are you interested making a difference by applying your software development and python skills to state-of-the-art research and development problems? Leidos currently has an exciting opening for a Software Developer to work in our Beavercreek, Ohio office. 

As a software engineer, you will apply your skills to a wide variety of problems and datasets, primarily focused on remote sensing (ESM, SAR, acoustic, RF, EO/IR and lidar) applications. Current projects include, but are not limited to, detection, moving target indication, and classification of Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) and Synthetic Aperture Lidar (SAL) imagery.  We are looking for a qualified candidate to bring initiative, entrepreneurship, and creativity to our programs. You will interact with customers, participate in and be given the opportunity grow to lead technical project teams. You will assist in pursuing growth in new areas.  This position requires most job duties to be performed onsite due to the sensitive nature of this work and the desire for in-person collaboration, however we offer flexible in-office hours and the ability to perform some job duties remotely.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Work within a team environment and make an impact toward team goals

  • Interface directly with clients to understand needs and work with a team to develop and/or recommend solutions

  • Develop algorithms and software interfaces using Python, C++, and MATLAB

  • Develop and/or modify Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence algorithms to classify images or other data types

  • Utilize an understanding of physics and kinematics to develop software solutions

  • Integrate software into computing architectures

  • Write and present technical information related to development activities

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science or a closely related field (Computer Science and Engineering, Computer Engineering, Engineering)

  • US citizenship required

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a TS//SCI clearance

  • Adept in Python, Java, JavaScript, C++

  • Linux virtualization and containerization

  • Familiarity with common code repositories such as Gitlab, Github,

  • Baseline understanding of kinematics and physics

  • Proficient with technical writing, documentation, and organization

  • Exposure to Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning algorithms

  • Excellent communication skills and a willingness to seek assistance when needed

  • Strong ability to communicate and contribute to team goals and work in a team environment

  • Proficient with technical writing, documentation, and organization

  • Robust sense of initiative, a self-starter who can work independently and grow to be a leader

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree (or higher) or an interest in continuous learning (if Bachelor’s degree only)

  • Active SECRET or higher with an ability to obtain and maintain a TS//SCI clearance

  • Experience in software development

  • Application deployment experience

  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning experience

  • Automatic Target Recognition (ATR) algorithm experience and/or experience processing remote sensing data such as synthetic aperture radar (SAR) or Lidar

  • Experience with MATLAB

  • Computer vision experience and/or image processing and pattern recognition experience

Pay Range:

Pay Range $50,700.00 - $78,000.00 - $105,300.00

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

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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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