Jr Software Engineer

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Leidos is seeking a Jr Software Engineer located in Manassas, VA.


We are seeking upcoming and recent college graduates to join our team!


Job Description:

Position involves programming a large Linux-based cluster. Candidate will develop software for a variety of naval acoustic training and simulation systems. All software is developed in a Unix/Linux environment, and written in C++ utilizing various software packages (boost, python, and MPI). Software development will include designing, coding, unit testing, integration testing, and verification and validation testing. Candidate will develop sophisticated, real-time, message passing and data distribution software, numerical models, and system health and status functions. This is not an IT/database application/transaction processing type position. Work will include the development of new code and the maintenance of existing code. Our team employs an agile development approach using Scrum. 

Leidos is the prime contractor for a number of training and simulation systems developed in partnership with NSWC Carderock and used throughout the US Navy. 



-Bachelor’s Degree in related discipline and less than 2 years of related experience.

-Position requires US citizenship and ability to obtain DoD interim clearance prior to starting. 

Required Skills:

  • Linux OS:  Candidate must have a strong working knowledge of tools and packages available
  • C++/Java:  Candidate must have solid programming
  • Candidate must be familiar with sound software engineering principles and methodologies.
  • Candidate must be able to work in a fast moving environment and be able to work successfully in a team.


Desired Skills: cluster computing, numerical modeling, signal processing, real time programming, numerical simulation, underwater acoustics modeling, sonar development. Experience with agile development (especially scrum) is also desired.

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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