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Java/C++ Developer


AI Developer


Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States


Are you looking to make a difference? Leidos is looking for an experienced Java / C++ Developer to join our team supporting Oceanic Air Traffic Control.

We welcome creative developers eager to innovate within air traffic control systems. With a 9/80 schedule, and every other Friday off, our flexible work environment provides you a chance to contribute and balance your personal life. This is your chance to join a dynamic team working across multiple disciplines and locations with opportunities to further expand your knowledge and grow your career.

Sound like a team you want to be a part of? Come join our mission!

Your Main Mission:

The Lead Software Developer will play a critical role in the sustainment of the existing environment, development and delivery of new features and functionality, as well as migration to the cloud. The selected candidate will collaborate with other developers, engineers, architects, the customer, and other functional areas to design, develop, and deliver solutions. To be successful, the individual must have deep comprehension of the Java programming language and related technologies, such as Hibernate, Camel, Maven, and Spring.

  • Work with other engineers, developers, and architects to design, develop, debug, test, document, and deploy software enhancements related to the system, in accordance with the Software Development Strategy
  • Participate in a small development team to meet schedule for projects and releases
  • Investigate, identify, and mitigate software and system issues
  • Work closely with other software engineers and test engineers to ensure new and modified software is fully verified prior to promotion to a build
  • Document solutions by developing flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, charts, and code comments
  • Coordinate with other team members, the software manager, and cross-functional areas to convey project statuses
  • Utilize the Atlassian suite, including Bitbucket, Jira, and Jenkins to boost software development efforts

What Sets You Apart:

  • BS degree and 2+ years or Master’s with less than 2 years of prior relevant experience
  • 4+ years Java experience
  • US citizenship required
  • Ability to obtain a Public Trust security clearance.
  • Possess the knowledge and experience to perform complex and difficult system and specialty engineering tasks
  • Familiarity with multi-threaded applications
  • Google Protocol Buffers experience
  • High level of comfort working/programming in a Linux environment
  • Ability to work independently and/or under minimal supervision
  • Background in development of documentation

You Might Also Have:

  • 3+ years C++ experience within the last 2 years
  • Perl, Python, and/or bash Scripting experience
  • Prior involvement with Qt for developing graphical user interfaces
  • AWS background
  • Managing Maven artifacts in a repository like Nexus or JFrog Artifactory

The right candidate will exhibit the following:

Quality - demonstrates accuracy, thoroughness, and attention to detail; looks for ways to improve and promote quality; applies feedback to improve performance; monitors own work to ensure quality.

Technical Skills - Pursues training and development opportunities; strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; shares expertise with others.

Initiative - Volunteers readily; Undertakes self-development activities; Seeks increased responsibilities and takes ownership of tasks at hand; Takes independent actions and calculated risks; Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; Asks for and offers help when needed.

Quantity - Meets productivity standards; completes work in timely manner; and strives to increase productivity.

Dependability - Follows instructions, replies to management direction; takes responsibility for own actions; keeps commitments; completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.

Innovation - Displays original thinking and creativity; meets challenges with resourcefulness; generates suggestions for improving work; develops innovative approaches and ideas; presents ideas and information in a manner that gets others’ attention.

Teamwork - Balances team and individual assignments; exhibits objectivity and openness to others’ views; gives and welcomes feedback; contributes to building a positive team spirit; puts success of team above own interests; able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; supports everyone’s efforts to succeed.

Original Posting Date:


While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $65,000.00 - $117,500.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.