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Senior C++ Software Engineer

Company: Leidos
Location: Arlington
Posted on: May 4, 2021

Job Description:

Description

Job Description:

At Leidos, we know the most talented professionals will always have a multitude of career choices; your time at Leidos will be a wise investment in your career and in yourself. We welcome your perspective and ideas, in order to foster collaboration and deliver world-class solutions.  We look for solutions that not only transform businesses, but also change the world. We offer a robust benefits package including competitive salaries; company matching 401K Retirement Plan; comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage; tuition reimbursement and more.


Are you interested in working on an exciting Air Force Vanguard program?  The Leidos Innovations Center (LInC) is seeking a Senior Software Engineer for a position in Dayton, OH. The Software Engineer will work with other engineers on the Leidos team to design and implement aircraft autonomy and supporting software for the Air Force Vanguard program Skyborg.  Leidos is currently under contract to create a reference architecture and implementation for the core autonomy system that will autonomously control low-cost, teamed aircraft to provide pilots with key data to support rapid, informed decisions.


The Software Engineer will be responsible for working with other engineers to design, implement, and test object-oriented C++ software to support the Skyborg autonomy suite.  The job may also involve the creation of test harnesses, Python scripts, shell scripts, etc.  The Software Engineer will be part of an Agile software development team, which is in the early stages of building the autonomy system.The work is primarily located in Dayton, OH.  However, working remotely from the Arlington, VA or Huntsville, AL Leidos offices is possible with occasional travel to Dayton, OH.

Primary Responsibilities

•    Help develop and document solid software development plans and procedures
•    Help lead Agile sprint teams in designing and implementing software
•    Create and update software designs
•    Implement object-oriented C++ software
•    Write unit test code
•    Lead and contribute to the creation of Interface Control Documents, Application Programming Interfaces, and other documentation
•    Participate in peer reviews of design, code, and documentation
•    Mentor junior software engineers in good engineering practices

Basic Qualifications

•    Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, engineering, or other science discipline and 8+ years of prior relevant experience or Master’s Degree with 6+ years of prior relevant experience.
•    Experience developing software for a service-oriented architecture
•    Extensive experience developing object-oriented C++ software
•    Significant knowledge of common development tools in Linux environments
•    Team player who can work with software developers across multiple companies
•    Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance


Preferred Qualifications
 
•    Experience designing, developing, and delivering software components in an Agile Scrum environment
•    Understand and apply quality techniques and practices (automated unit testing, continuous integration, etc.)
•    Open Mission Systems (OMS) experience
•    Experience with CentOS
•    Experience working with airborne systems
•    Familiarity working with issues in Jira
•    Experience working with airborne systems
•    Experience developing autonomous systems
 

Bond

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

Secret

Travel:

Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Software Engineering

Pay Range:

Keywords: Leidos, Arlington , Senior C++ Software Engineer, Other , Arlington, Virginia

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