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Junior Software Engineer

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Job Number:
644876
Job Category:
Information Technology - Software
Location:
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA US
Schedule:
Full-time
Travel:
Yes, 10% of the time
Shift:
Day Job
Potential for Teleworking:
No
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:
None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:
Secret
Description:
Leidos has a job opening for a Junior Software Engineer in Charlottesville, VA.

POSITION/PROGRAM SUMMARY:
Leidos ranked in the top 40 on LinkedIn’s 2016 "Most Sought-after Employers" list. We offer challenging and meaningful problems, a collaborative culture, and support for your career goals and growth. Our Charlottesville office is part of a vibrant tech sector in “America’s best college town,” according to the NY Post. 

You’ll work on a diverse team of software engineers focused on cutting edge applications of virtual reality and livestreaming video. In particularly, we specialize in assistive computer vision, user experience design for virtual and augmented spaces, and ultra-low (100ms) latency applications in the videostreaming space.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
-Designing and implementing the first generation of situational awareness tools for virtual reality and augmented reality
-Writing the code to deliver millions of messages per second with Kafka across our open service architecture
-Implementing computer vision algorithms using Tensorflow across heterogeneous compute environments
-Building and extending the underlying algorithms for reconstructing 3d scenes from 2d video
-Optimizing the video transcoding pipeline used in our livestreaming application
-Automating the deployment of scalable clusters for video processing

Qualifications:
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
-A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or comparable. May substitute one year of experience for one year of degree.
-Fluency in C#, C++, Javascript, Typescript, or Java
-Prior experience using Git, SVN, or Mercurial.
-Able to obtain a DoD Secret Security Clearance.
-US Citizenship is required.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
-Personal projects in Unity using C#, particularly for VR or AR platforms
-A proven background in linear algebra with a focus on graphics programming
-Prior experience with computational geometry, particularly related to 3d mesh processing
-Experience with machine learning or computer vision, especially using Tensorflow
-Prior experience with virtualization using AWS automation, Foreman, or Puppet
-Fluency with less common programing languages such as Scala or Rust
-Familiarity with network protocols, routing and subnet masking
-Experience with Angular.js, particularly 2.x+ and Typescript
 
 
 
External Referral Eligible 

Leidos Overview:
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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