Software Engineer - Military veterans preferred

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  full-time   employee

United States


Leidos is looking for a Software Developer to join our Electronic Warfare (EW) division.  The candidate will research, develop, and implement new real time code to support the division’s Cognitive EW business area, which leverages state of the art Machine Learning (ML) concepts for implementation across the RF domain (e.g., cognitive communications, radar, electronic warfare (EW), spectrum sensing, SIGINT). 

The Leidos EW Division performs on programs that include advanced signal processing, machine learning, optimization, detection & estimation, deep learning, and adaptive decision and control.  The SW developer will be key in implementing the algorithmic ML concepts into real time code used on the system.  This individual will work closely with the ML Engineers and data scientists to review code, implement ML architecture and perform troubleshooting on existing code base.  Opportunities to travel and witness testing on host Hardware will also be available.

Key Responsibilities:
•    Contributing to design and development of advanced systems as a part of multi-disciplinary teams.  These teams are made up of other software team members and subject matter experts from the areas of systems engineering, machine learning.
•    Designing, implementing, and testing real-time C/C++ software for multi-core systems running Linux or a real-time operating system, such as VxWorks.
•    Build software products that utilize third party mathematics and communication libraries.
•    Interface communication standards / protocols such as TCP/IP, UDP, and DDS.
•    Read and understand signal processing algorithms written in MATLAB.
•    Work with Linux operating system as well as experience with real-time operating systems.
•    Designing, implementing, and testing software to configure and control RF hardware devices.
•    Documenting the developed SW into design documentation.

•    Must be U.S. Citizen
•    Must possess SECRET Clearance
•    Bachelor’s degree in computer science, SW Engineering or related field
•    2+ years of experience with SW Development and test using C++
•    Strong knowledge of integration and testing methodologies and technologies
•    Experience reading, writing, and debugging C++ code with moderate proficiency.
•    Experience with programming languages such as MATLAB, Python, or similar
•    Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
•    Experience with understanding and debugging Realtime/embedded C++ code.
•    Excellent communication and teamwork skills

Preferred Qualifications:
•    3-5 years of experience with SW Development and test.
•    Active or ability to obtain TS clearance preferred.
•    Experience on a DoD program.
•    Experience involving Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) approaches, methods, and techniques, as they relate to requirements definition of SW development items. 
•    Experience as CAM or JIRA Scrum leader


Electronic Warfare

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.