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C++ Software Engineer at Leidos

C++ Software Engineer

Leidos Huntsville, AL Full Time
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Job Description:

Are you interested in working on an exciting Air Force Vanguard program?  The Leidos Innovations Center (LInC) is seeking a Mid-Level Software Engineer for a position in Dayton, OH. The Software Engineer will work with other engineers on the Leidos team to design and implement aircraft autonomy and supporting software for the Air Force Vanguard program Skyborg.  Leidos is currently under contract to create a reference architecture and implementation for the core autonomy system that will autonomously control low-cost, teamed aircraft to provide pilots with key data to support rapid, informed decisions.

The Software Engineer will be responsible for working with other engineers to design, implement, and test object-oriented C++ software to support the Skyborg autonomy suite.  The job may also involve the creation of test harnesses, Python scripts, shell scripts, etc.  The Software Engineer will be part of an Agile software development team, which is in the early stages of building the autonomy system.

This work is primarily located in Dayton, OH. However, working remotely from the Arlington, VA or Huntsville, AL Leidos offices is possible with occasional travel to Dayton, OH.

Primary Responsibilities

•    Work as a team member on an Agile sprint team
•    Update software designs
•    Implement object-oriented C++ software
•    Write unit test code
•    Contribute to the creation of Interface Control Documents, Application Programming Interfaces, and other documentation
•    Participate in peer reviews of design, code, and documentation

Basic Qualifications

•    Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, engineering, or other science discipline and 4+ years of prior relevant experience or Master’s Degree with 2+ years of prior relevant experience.
•    Experience developing software for a service-oriented architecture
•    Experience developing object-oriented C++ software
•    Working knowledge of common development tools in Linux environments
•    Team player who can work with software developers across multiple companies
•    Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance

Preferred Qualifications

•    Experience designing and developing software components in an Agile Scrum environment
•    Understand and apply quality techniques and practices (automated unit testing, continuous integration, etc.)
•    Open Mission Systems (OMS) experience
•    Experience with CentOS
•    Experience working with airborne systems
•    Familiarity working with issues in Jira
•    Experience working with airborne systems
•    Experience developing autonomous systems


External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

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Software Engineering

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Recommended Skills

Scrum (Software Development)
Agile Software Development
Service Oriented Architecture
Object Oriented Programming
Continuous Integration
Reference Architecture
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