Software Engineer (638984)

  • 02/19/2018

Job Description


The Advanced Solutions Group (ASG) at Leidos currently has an opening for Software Engineers to work in our Orlando, FL office. Software Engineers will work collaboratively and effectively with System, Hardware, Specialty, and Cyber Security Engineers, 3D Modelers and Animators, Quality Assurance Testers, and Configuration management professionals in a cross-functional team.


• Review and analyze requirements, participate in defining, deriving and allocating software requirements;

• Plan and estimate efforts and document basis of estimation;

• Create design diagrams and documentation, as needed, to confirm design approach prior to implementation;

• Capture and document design decisions in accordance with prescribed process;

• Review software design with 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 software 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;

• Accurately record hours and report status. Participate in daily stand ups, weekly status and monthly reporting cycles.

External Referral Eligible



To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:

• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent and 5+ years of experience developing software applications for Windows PC platform;

• Experienced in all phases of ‘ground up’ development from analysis through final test;

• At least 2 years’ experience with Java/JavaFX and SQL database development;

• Experience with UDP and TCP/IP communications between applications;

• Ability to follow configuration management best practices;

• 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;

• Ability to prioritize and manage work, adhering to critical project timelines;

• Demonstrated ability to work effectively 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 visual/graphical communications skills;

• Eligible for a security clearance.

Preferred Experience:

• Experience in DoD virtual, augmented reality and maintenance trainer development;

• Experience developing virtual training or game applications;

• Experience with virtualized applications and/or cloud based architecture;

• Experience with hardware/software integration and formal user acceptance processes;

• Experience with scripting in the Windows 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 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. JBLeidos ICBJMETA ICGP400