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Senior C++ Developer / Technical Lead


Lead Developer


Saint Petersburg, Florida, United States


Job Description:

Leidos Security Enterprise Solutions (SES) is seeking an object-oriented Senior C++ Developer / Technical Lead to join our multi-disciplinary engineering team in support of our cross-platform applications. You will be leading a small-to-medium sized development team (3-7 people) tasked with integrating our diverse set of products with a state-of-the-art networking platform.

The requirement is for this individual to be local to Tewksbury MA or St Petersburg FL and work a hybrid schedule, willing to come onsite as needed.

As a Software Engineer on our diverse and collaborative team, you will work alongside our expert Scientists and Engineers, contributing to cutting edge technology with global impact on security detection. This isn’t your run-of-the-mill software development – you’ll be honing your engineering skills with embedded products, real-time programming, and object oriented design, all with the support of a management team focused on your professional growth and advancement.

Responsibilities include:

  • Design, develop, test, and maintain software and server solutions in adherence with our Agile processes and coding standards for new and existing products
  • Operate as technical lead on software development team, including prioritizing and delegating tasks, reviewing pull requests, keeping team members on schedule and motivated, and providing SME-level knowledge of products and SDLC principles to multiple levels of leadership.
  • Utilize object-oriented design principals, practices, and patterns to ensure our code base is reusable and maintainable
  • Collaborate with Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Scientists, and other internal stakeholders to develop systems that are consistent with customer requirements and are adaptable to enterprise solutions
  • Ensure the code base is testable and able to be refactored in the future
  • Participate in code reviews on a regular basis
  • Proactively lead group design discussions
  • Report project status and issues to management and customer as required
  • Evaluate customer problems, troubleshoot and assist Field Service Engineers, and help customers through problem resolution utilizing effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Influence architectural decisions and product road maps

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS Degree and 8+ years of overall programming experience or MS Degree and 6+ years experience.
  • Strong experience in product development experience in C++
  • Must have strong object-oriented design skills (OOD).
  • Experience using Agile methodologies and practices, including DevOps.
  • Must be able to create design documentation, requirements specifications, and other technical documentation.
  • Must have strong troubleshooting/bug fixing skills.
  • Must be able to work and communicate proactively and effectively in a cross-functional development team environment.
  • Experience leading small teams, providing guidance, daily objectives, and communicating any issues with upper management

Driven by our talented workforce, the Security Enterprise Solutions (SES) is the cornerstone of Leidos’ comprehensive suite of fully integrated security detection and automation solutions for aviation, ports and borders, and critical infrastructure customers around the world, with more than 24,000 products deployed across 120 countries. Leidos is positioned to address emerging and evolving threats through rapid development of innovative solutions for our global customers.

Check out this link to learn more about Security Enterprise Solutions (SES), formally known as Security Detection & Automation.

Pay Range:Pay Range $94,250.00 - $145,000.00 - $195,750.00

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.