Software Engineer (641690)

  • 02/19/2018

Job Description


Leidos is seeking an Software Engineer who will be a member of a dynamic team working on the Federal Aviation Administration’s En-Route Automation Modernization ERAM) technology, which is the heart of the Next Generation Air Transportation System and the pulse of the National Airspace System helping to advance our transition from a ground-based system of air traffic control to a satellite-based system of air traffic management. ERAM is vital to the future of air navigation, providing the foundational platform required for FAA to enable NextGen solutions, via modernization programs such as System Wide Information Management, Data Communications, and Automatic Dependent Surveillance- Broadcast. ERAM will provide benefits for users and the flying public by increasing air traffic flow.

FlightDeck (FDK) functions include:

· RealTime Programming on High Availability Systems

· Multi-threaded programming

· Low Level Operating Systems Customization (RedHat, AIX)

· Low level communication software (TCP-IP, UDP, SCTP)

· Support of Common Services utilized by ERAM Application teams

· System Maintenance Concepts


Working both as a member of a team and independently the successful candidate will be:

· Modernizing the AT control system by improving the availability and performance of the ERAM system.

· Supporting ERAM as it continues to migrate ERAM from the AIX operating systems to Linux. Detailed knowledge of Linux OS and OS concepts desirable.

· Optimizing the experience for the flying public, Air Traffic Control, and the airline industry by improving the collaboration and decision-making capabilities of flight controllers

· Developing and maintaining the FAA air traffic control display software within the object oriented environment (primarily Ada95/C++) on a UNIX/Linux platform.

· Performing software development as needed for the ERAM system

· Coordinate Solutions with Systems Engineering

· Coordinate the development of new capabilities and upgrade to common services provided the applications via the FlightDeck API





· Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education, with 1+ year of professional experience; or no experience required with a related Master’s degree

· Experience software development using Ada, C++, or Java programming language.

· Experience with scripting languages like Perl, Python, or Korn Shell

· Experience in following a documented Software Development Process.

· Experience in use of the UNIX and Linux operating systems.

· Strong integration and debugging skills.

· Strong communication skills to interface with internal and external customers.

Desired Skills:

· Development experience in other computer languages (Java, C++, Ada, Perl, etc.). Willing to learn new languages

· Experience using version control tools such as Git, Subversion or CVS

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 ICJBMeta