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Software Engineer ( R-00080329 )


Software Engineer



San Diego, California, United States


Job Description:

Today, Electronic Warfare (EW) is a growing enterprise - protecting the warfighter and our national security against ever-adapting threats. The Leidos Innovations Center (LInC) at Leidos currently has an opening for a software engineer to support an exciting new program in San Diego which utilizes novel machine learning concepts and techniques to advance the state of the art. As part of our team, you will get to work alongside scientists and experts in advanced signal processing, machine learning, and software implementation to help grow your own knowledge and career.

Regular tasks will include:

Contributing to the design and development of advanced systems as a part of a multi-disciplinary team. The team is made up of other software engineers and subject matter experts from the areas of systems engineering, machine learning, signal processing.

Designing, implementing, and testing real-time C/C++ software for multi-core systems running Linux or a real-time operating system

Reading and understanding signal processing algorithms written in MATLAB

Implementing advanced signal processing and machine learning algorithms for processing large volumes of RF data

Optimizing software for high-volume data analysis, real-time processing throughput, and robust performance on advanced hardware platforms.

Programming in languages such as MATLAB, C/C++, Python

Analyzing existing algorithms and software to develop improvements in fidelity, sensitivity, and efficiency

Providing robust, scalable, configured software solutions in full-stack software development and deployment environments

Designing, implementing, and testing software to interface with RF hardware devices

Participating in lab-based and field testing

Basic Qualifications

B.S. degree in Computer Science, Data Science, Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, or related field w/ 2+ years’ experience.

Required on-site full-time work in San Diego, CA

Secret clearance with ability to obtain top secret clearance

Demonstrated experience in software development and deployment

Experience with C/C++, Python, MATLAB programming languages

Advanced knowledge of the Linux operating system as well as experience with real-time operating systems

Demonstrated strong oral and written communication

Ability to work in a team environment, as well as independently

Ability to adapt to new challenges with a strong motivation to grow and learn in new areas

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics, Computer Science, Mathematics or related field, with 3-5 years’ experience

Task lead or team leadership experience

Strong understanding of machine learning frameworks and experience with Machine Learning and/or Artificial Intelligence algorithms and libraries, such as TensorFlow

Experience with MATLAB GPU computing

Basic understanding of RF front end design

Demonstrated experience in software development, spanning algorithm implementation, C/C++ coding and debugging, configuration and deployment, and throughput optimization

Understanding of high performance computing implementations for signal detection and feature classification

Experience working in areas of modeling and simulation (M&S), radar, adaptive radar, signals processing, algorithm development, synthetic aperture radar (SAR) or similar fields


Electronic Warfare

Pay Range:Pay Range $60,450.00 - $93,000.00 - $125,550.00

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.