Embedded Software Engineer - TS/SCI w/ Polygraph

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Information Technology - Software
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Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:
Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:

Leidos is currently seeking an Embedded Software Engineer with proficiency in C++, real-time operating systems and SIGINT Collection Systems for an emerging program near Annapolis Junction, MD. This role *requires* an active Top Secret/SCI w/ Polygraph Clearance.


What you will do: 

-  Analyze user requirements to derive software design and performance requirements

-  Design and code new software or modify existing software to add new features

-  Debug existing software and correct defects

-  Integrate existing software into new or modified systems or operating environments

-  Develop simple data queries for existing or proposed databases or data repositories

-  Provide recommendations for improving documentation and software development process standards

-  Develop or implement algorithms to meet or exceed system performance and functional standards

-  Assist with developing and executing test procedures for software components

-  Write or review software and system documentation

-  Develop software solutions by analyzing system performance standards, confer with users or system engineers; analyze systems flow, data usage and work processes; and investigate problem areas

-  Serve as team lead at the level appropriate to the software development process being used on any particular project

-  Modify existing software to correct errors, to adapt to new hardware, or to improve its performance

-  Design, develop and modify software systems, using scientific analysis and mathematical models to predict and measure outcome and consequences of design

-  Design or implement complex database or data repository interfaces/queries

-  Oversee one or more software development teams and ensure the work is completed in accordance with the constraints of the software development process being used on any particular project

-  Design or implement complex algorithms requiring adherence to strict timing, system resource, or interface constraints; Perform quality control on team products

-  Confer with system engineers and hardware engineers to derive software requirements and to obtain information on project limitations and capabilities, performance requirements and interfaces

-  Coordinate software system installation and monitor equipment functioning to ensure operational specifications are met

-  Implement recommendations for improving documentation and software development process standards





-  Typically requires BS Degree and a minimum 14 years or Masters with 10

years of prior relevant experience

-  Note:  Four (4) years of additional SWE experience on projects with similar

software processes may be substituted for a Bachelor’s Degree

-  C++/real-time embedded programming expertise; wireless protocols, embedded rushes 


-  Domain Area(s) Specialized Requirements (must possess at least 3 of the 8


     (1) Real-time processing and control, (2) digital signal processing,

     (3) User Interfaces, (4) Network protocols and systems, (5) Data Flow  

     Networks, (6) Speech and Audio including Voice over IP (VoIP), (7)  

     Streaming technologies, (8) Network and System Security


-  Information Technology: Designing, coding, testing, and debugging software

written in Java,) and C or C++ Scripting languages such as PERL, PYTHON, BASH, or TCL ECLIPSE and/or NETBEANS IDE Java Messaging System (JMS), Apache Service Mix, or equivalent enterprise messaging technologies Working experience using a J2EE container

-  Service Industry: Formal training or experience in software development

using Agile methodologies. Working knowledge of Software Configuration

Management, Change Control, & Requirements tools such as JIRA & ClearQuest


-  SIGINT:  Software design and development for SIGINT systems on LINUX and Windows Platforms; SWE Experience with SIGINT systems; experience with VLF/HF/VHF/UHF Signal Collection Systems such as or similar to GLAIVE

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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