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Sr Software Engineer

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Job Number:
643189
Job Category:
Information Technology - Software
Location:
GAITHERSBURG, MD US
Schedule:
Full-time
Travel:
None
Shift:
Day Job
Potential for Teleworking:
No
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:
Public Trust
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:
Public Trust
Description:
Leidos is seeking a Sr Software Engineer who will be a member of a dynamic team working on the development of software that improves air traffic management for our international customers. Worldwide congestion is increasing, and the need for efficient aircraft traffic planning is critical. Skyline is the product solution that will provide NextGen Air Traffic Control capabilities to improve air traffic operations and safety globally. Skyline provides a comprehensive integrated air traffic control and management system for customers in Korea, Albania, Kazakhstan, New Zealand, UK, and is expanding in Southeast Asia, Middle East, and Europe.
 
Skyline functions include: 

• Radar tracking System and related decision tools
• Trajectory modeling system and related decision tools
• Electronic Flight Data Strips
• Enhanced Air Traffic Flow Management
• Replacement or integration of multiple systems in customer sites.
• Skyline will share data among: controllers, aircraft operators, and airports so they can better stage arrivals and departures and manage traffic flow within terminal airspace for greater
efficiency.
• Stakeholders will have a shared awareness of flights on the ground and in the air, the ability to exchange data electronically, with the goal of a continuous real-time picture of traffic volume
and airport resources, making flights more efficient from gate to gate.
 
Responsibilities:
 
Working both as a member of a team and independently the successful candidate will be:
• Modernizing the air traffic control user experience by improving the user interfaces for access to flight information
• Modernizing the air traffic control equipment by improving the exchange of electronic flight data and implementing electronic flight strips.
• Streamlining the schedule sequence of departures and arrivals to improve flow efficiency.
• Developing and maintaining the Skyline software within the object oriented environment (primarily C++/Java) on a UNIX/Linux platform.
• Providing support needed for system engineering 
• Articulating user needs and requirements from high level user stories
• Developing the design for the user interface framework including client and server side components; analyzing and designing databases within an application
• Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet




Qualifications:
Typically requires a Bachelor’s of Science degree Computer Engineering or Science and 12 – 15 years of prior relevant experience or a Master’s degree with 10 – 13 years of prior relevant experience.  


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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