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Leidos

Software Developer ( R-00059408 )

Technology

AI Developer

Yearly

No

Rockville, Maryland, United States

Description

Job Description:

Leidos is a Fortune 500™ company aimed at embracing and solving some of the world’s most pressing challenges. Through science and technology, Leidos makes the world safer, healthier and more efficient.

Our Civil Group offers an array of exciting career opportunities for the best IT, energy, logistics and engineering professionals.

Our Transportation Solutions Operation delivers cutting-edge research in some of the most exciting technological fields and advances state-of-the-practice solutions in transportation safety. A new era of mobility requires specialized expertise to address paradigm shifts in how we travel and move goods.

We support our customers with:

Leidos is seeking an Software Development Engineer who will be a member of a dynamic team working on the Federal Aviation Administration’s En-Route Automation Modernization ERAM) technology, which is the heart of the Next Generation Air Transportation System and the pulse of the National Airspace System helping to advance our transition from a ground-based system of air traffic control to a satellite-based system of air traffic management. ERAM is vital to the future of air navigation, providing the foundational platform required for FAA to enable NextGen solutions, via modernization programs such as System Wide Information Management, Data Communications, and Automatic Dependent Surveillance- Broadcast.

ERAM will provide benefits for users and the flying public by increasing air traffic flow Flight Deck (FDK) functions include:

• Real-Time Programming on High Availability Systems

• Multi-threaded programming

• Low Level Operating Systems Customization (RedHat, AIX)

• Low level communication software (TCP-IP, UDP, SCTP)

• Support of Common Services utilized by ERAM Application teams

• System Maintenance Concepts

Primary Responsibilities

Modernizing the AT control system by improving the availability and performance of the ERAM system.

• Supporting ERAM as it continues to migrate ERAM from the AIX operating systems to Linux. Detailed knowledge of Linux OS and OS concepts desirable.

• Optimizing the experience for the flying public, Air Traffic Control, and the airline industry by improving the collaboration and decision-making capabilities of flight controllers

• Developing and maintaining the FAA air traffic control software (primarily Ada95/C++) on a UNIX/Linux platform. There are a number of support/maintenance functions that utilize PERL/PYTHON.

• Performing software development as needed for the ERAM system

• Coordinate Solutions with Systems Engineering

• Coordinate the development of new capabilities and upgrade to common services provided the applications

Basic Qualifications

Must have a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or 0-2 years of equivalent experience/combined education

Bachelor’s of Science in a related field such as Computer Science, or Electrical Engineering.

Demonstrated Software Development Skills/Capabilities

Excellent Verbal and Communication Skills

Demonstrated ability to debug and solve problems

A Strong Desire to Learn

Preferred Qualifications

Work Experience in a Technical organization performing Software Engineering Tasks.

Leadership Skills

Knowledge of Software methodologies and programming languages such as C, C++ and Java.

Leidos is growing! Connect with us on LinkedIn and Facebook.

We value and support the well-being and mobility of our employees with competitive benefit packages, complementary e-learning training, work-life flexibility, an exciting External Referral Program, and a diverse, inclusive and ethical work place. In fact, in 2020, Leidos was ranked as one of the “World's Most Ethical Companies” by the Ethisphere Institute for the third consecutive year.

External Referral Bonus:Ineligible

External Referral Bonus $:N/A

Potential for Telework:Yes, 10%

Clearance Level Required:Public Trust

Travel:No

Scheduled Weekly Hours:40

Shift:Day

Requisition Category:College

Job Family:Software Development

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