Software Engineer

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Information Technology - Software
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The Atlas team on the NISC III program is a software solutions group supporting automated aeronautical chart creation and data validation within the FAA. The team is expanding and seeks a software engineer who can develop, maintain, and enhance complex and diverse software systems (e.g., processing-intensive analytics, novel algorithm development, manipulation of extremely large data sets, real-time systems, and business management information systems) based upon documented requirements. Reviews and tests software components for adherence to the design requirements and documents test results. Resolves software problem reports. Utilizes software development and software design methodologies appropriate to the development environment. Provides specific input to the software components of system design to include hardware/software trade-offs, software reuse, use of Commercial Off-the-shelf (COTS)/Government Off-the-shelf (GOTS) in place of new development, and requirements analysis and synthesis from system level to individual software components. All work is done in a team environment using Agile development principles.


• 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 • Modify existing software to correct errors, to adapt to new hardware, or to improve its performance • Design or implement complex database or data repository interfaces/queries • Design or implement complex algorithms requiring adherence to strict timing, system resource, or interface constraints; Perform quality control on team products • Coordinate software system installation and monitor equipment functioning to ensure operational specifications are met • Implement recommendations for improving documentation and software development process standards • Work independently as a contributing member of Agile Sprint Team • Participate in Design Reviews, Sprint Planning, estimating, Release Planning, demonstrations and retrospectives Information Technology: Designing, coding, testing, and debugging software written in C#, VBA .NET and AngularJS. Familiarity with WCF client and server implementations as well as WPF MVVM.



• Eight to twelve years’ experience as a Software Engineer in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required. • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required. • Knowledge of Agile Development methodologies • Able to multi-task, self-assign work, and function in a dynamic, fast-paced environment

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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