Software Engineer

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Leidos has an excellent opportunity for a Space Program Entry Level Software Engineer to work on the Mission Control Center (MCC) Infrastructure Services Software team on the Facilities Development and Operations Contract (FDOC). This position, under the guidance of a senior engineer, will provide maintenance and software development for MCC applications such as Communications, Command, and External Interface Services in support of NASA's Johnson Space Center International Space Station, Crew Space Transportation (CST)-100, and Orion programs.  The team works with languages such as C++, Java, and various scripting languages. Some support of tests and mission activities may be required outside of normal working hours.

Primary Responsibilities:

-      Design, develop, and debug Mission Control Center software

-      Participate in the software development life cycle using agile practices

-    Provide user support

-      Document software components



EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Requires BS degree in Computer Science or related Software Engineering discipline, and less than 2 years prior relevant experience.


Required Skills:

-      Good verbal and written communication skills

-      Ability to learn new concepts, tools, and software

-      Experience using C++ with Unix or Linux

-      Ability to work effectively in a team setting

Desired Skills:

-      Familiarity with supporting software development projects using Object Oriented programming, Java, and/or multi-threaded programming. 

-      Familiarity with TCP/IP and UDP sockets. 

-      Knowledge of software development using agile practices

-      Experience with developing Graphical User Interfaces (GUI)

This position requires successful completion of a government background check to access government facilities and systems. Work cannot begin on the contract without a fully adjudicated security clearance. If you are not a United States Citizen this check could take 12-18 months to complete.

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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