Aviation Software Engineer with Security Clearance

Huntsville, Alabama
Feb 28, 2024
Mar 04, 2024
Engineering, Software
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
R- Description Leidos is seeking a talented Aviation Software Engineer to join a multi-discipline engineering team developing software for aviation systems. This position is located in Huntsville, AL. With offices across the United States engaging in the defense, space, cyber and commercial fields, Leidos provides responsive, cost-effective engineering, scientific and IT solutions. Leidos is well known for our people-oriented culture, positive work environment, technical excellence, and resilient business ethics. The Airborne Systems Business Area is seeking a software engineer for development of software applications and tools for manned aircraft, unmanned systems, and weapons systems: architectural and interface design, human-machine interfaces (HMIs), user presentation design, implementation, unit testing, code reviews. Primary Responsibilities The position involves open, direct communication with customers, stakeholders, and team members to refine software component requirements and designs. The position offers opportunities for direct contribution to the User Experience (UX), software quality, graphics design, aesthetic design, iteration plans, release plans, and on-schedule implementation. Aviation software to be developed primarily includes .NET, C++, C#, Python, WPF, XML, threads, design patterns, automated unit test frameworks, and a variety Windows development tools. Software is developed in an innovative, technology-driven self-disciplined team environment using the Agile Scrum framework within a tailored CMMI-based software process. Basic Qualifications Bachelor's degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science or Computer Engineering from an ABET Accredited University and 2+ years of experience in software engineering; or a Master's degree with no professional experience. Must have an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher. Must demonstrate strong competency in software development in C#, C++, Java, or Python programming language(s). Must possess an aptitude for good object-oriented software design techniques. Must be able to debug, troubleshoot, and isolate software issues. Must have a solid understanding of algorithms, data structures, and design patterns. Must have a strong sense of ownership and drive in digging into complex problems. Candidate is expected to participate in and contribute to software design and code reviews. Candidate must be a resident of or be willing to relocate to the Huntsville, AL area. Candidate must be a US citizen with the ability to obtain a DoD Secret level security clearance. Preferred Qualifications Candidates with experience in supporting flight test. Candidates with understanding of UAS architectures and subsystems. Candidates with understanding of flight-critical software requirements. Candidates with understanding of flight behavior and aircraft performance. Candidates with a desire for a long-term technical career path. Candidates with experience in automated testing. Candidates with experience in open architecture. Original Posting Date: 2024-02-22
While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above. Pay Range: Pay Range $65,000.00 - $117,500.00 The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.