The Advanced Solutions Group (ASG) at Leidos currently has an opening for a Graphical User Interface Developer to work in our Orlando, FL office. This is an exciting opportunity to use your experience helping with a wide range of complex virtual simulation programs. GUI Developer must work collaboratively and effectively with System Engineers, Software Engineers, Human Factors Engineers, and Test Engineers in a cross-functional engineering team.
Roles and Responsibilities: - Review and analyze UI requirements, and provide documented feedback. - Plan and estimate efforts and document basis of estimation. - Create concept drawings, UI layouts, Wireframe Diagrams, and mock ups as needed to prototype UI and confirm design prior to implementation. - Capture and document UI design decisions in accordance with prescribed process. - Review UI design with testers, Human Factors engineering, and development team and with customers, capture and respond professionally to all feedback. - Follow best practices and appropriate design patterns for creating modular and maintainable UI applications. - Follow the coding standards of the organization and add to the Leidos culture of high coding standards and software product excellence. - Follow company guidance on configuration control, unit testing, integration testing and test logging. - Support test engineers with relevant UI input (graphics/expected behaviors). - Accurately record hours and report status. Participate in daily stand ups, weekly status and monthly reporting cycles.
To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below - Bachelor’s degree or equivalent technical certification and 5+ years of experience developing user interface applications for Windows PC and tablet platforms. - Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance. - Experienced in all phases of ‘ground up’ development from analysis through final test. - Knowledge of object oriented and service oriented architecture and development practices. - Demonstrated ability to perform requirements driven design and implementation, understanding of methods to maintain requirements traceability. - Demonstrated ability to work with a diverse team in a fast paced environment, using an Agile or hybrid (iterative) life cycle with continuous test and multiple releases. - Experience with or understanding of CMMI Level 3 compliant development. - Excellent oral, written, and especially visual/graphical communications skills.
Preferred Qualifications: Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration - Experience developing user interfaces for virtual training or serious games applications. - Experience with virtualized applications and/or cloud based architecture. - Experienced with touch screen interfaces. - Successful experience with at least 1 code generation UI development toolset. - Experience with hardware/software integration and formal user acceptance processes. - Current with the latest trends and best practices of UI/UX design and HCI (human-computer interaction).
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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