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Software Engineer

Company: Leidos Holdings Inc.
Location: Arlington
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description:
Leidos currently has an exciting opportunity for a Software Engineer to perform design, development, and hardware/software integration in Arlington, VA for the Electronic Warfare Division.
Our division primarily focuses on research & development and advanced prototyping, transforming state of the art signal processing algorithms into real-time software systems.
Projects involve small multi-disciplinary teams of engineers working together in spiral or agile development environments to meet aggressive customer schedules aimed at near-term field demonstrations. We are seeking a candidate for this position with a track record of implementing high-performance signal processing on general purpose processors, such as ARM.
The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Contributing to design and development of advanced systems as a part of multi-disciplinary teams. These teams are made up of other software team members and subject matter experts from the areas of systems engineering, hardware, firmware, machine learning, RF front end design, and signal processing.
  • Designing, implementing, and testing real-time C/C++ software for multi-core systems running Linux or a real-time operating systems, such as VxWorks
  • Experience building software products that utilize third party mathematics and communication libraries
  • Experience with interface communication standards / protocols such as TCP/IP, UDP, and DDS
  • Ability to read and understand signal processing algorithms written in MATLAB
  • Advanced knowledge of the Linux operating system as well as experience with real-time operating systems
  • Designing, implementing, and testing software to configure and control RF hardware devices
  • Integrating software into third-party software frameworks and architectures, such as Redhawk
  • Documenting the developed systems
  • Support system field testing and collection events, usually about a week in duration once or twice a year

    The successful candidate will have the following education/experience:

    • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Computer Science
    • 2+ years of software development experience, including strong experience in C/C++ real-time software development
    • Experience using version control (Subversion, GIT, etc.) and continuous integration software tools (Jenkins)
    • Must have active Secret level security clearance with the ability to obtain a TS/SCI.

      Bonus education/experience:

      • Master's Degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent
      • Existing security clearance higher than the Secret level
      • Experience with Machine Learning and/or Artificial Intelligence algorithms and libraries, such as TensorFlow
      • Experience with MATLAB GPU computing
      • Experience with High Performance Computing including parallel and distributed computation
      • Experience with Model-Based Design code generation practices
      • Experience with cloud-based computing platforms, such as Amazon Web Services (AWS)
      • Experience with other programming languages such as Python and/or Java

        Electronic Warfare
        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
        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 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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