Leidos is seeking a Jr Software Engineer located in Arlington, VA.
This position will support team to develop, test, and secure autonomous vessels for US Government customers. The team is responsible for whole-lifecycle development, including documentation and testing, of prototypes and deliverable systems. New team members will be primarily responsible for improving the communications systems and securing the operating system. They may also assist in user interface or artificial intelligence development.
The engineers will work on an Agile software development team in a fast-paced environment. Developers are responsible for assisting other team members with testing and documentation, working as an integrated team. Engineers demonstrate their work regularly for customers and management, gaining exposure and constant feedback.
Software development is primarily in C++, with less than ten percent in Python or Java. Responsible for writing C++ software that manages the communications path, configures radios, and/or controls operating system security controls.
-Bachelor’s Degree and less than 2 years of related experience.
-Must have hands on experience with computer engineering, C++, and Java development.
-Must have experience working within a Linux environment.
-Must be willing to write documentation and assist with testing as part of the team.
-Good communications skills are required.
-Must be able to obtain a DoD Secret clearance.
-Agile software development, particularly using Scrum, is an advantage for this position.
Experience with defense contracting and other forms of engineering and engineering tools is a plus.