Mobile, Alabama


Job Description:

Are you ready to make an impact?..

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Software Engineer to join our team. The Software Engineer will work in a rapidly changing environment, delivering software of a high quality to wide range of difficult problems. They will work as part of a team performing all software development activities throughout the development life cycle to meet sprint milestones. The position will require understanding and application of the software engineering standards, principles and best practices. This position is a full time, permanent role, and applicants must have (or be able to acquire) a security clearance.

Are you ready for your next career challenge?

At Leidos, we deliver innovative solutions through the efforts of our diverse and talented people who are dedicated to our customers’ success. We empower our teams in the UK to address some of the most complex problems in defence, government, safety and security, and transportation. Everything we do is built on a commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our people, and our community. Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide the way we do business.

If this sounds like the kind of environment where you can thrive, keep reading!

Leidos heritage companies pioneered the development of modern air traffic control systems in the United States more than 50 years ago. Today our systems handle 75 per cent of the air traffic in the U.S. and approximately 60 per cent of the world’s air traffic. When it comes to air traffic safety and efficiency, Leidos’s proven track record and industry-leading innovations make it the world’s most trusted air traffic control partner. In the U.K., Leidos has supported NATS since the early 1990s, starting with the development of the current en-route air traffic system, migration and ongoing development and support.

The Role You Will Play:

+ Design software using functional and/or object-oriented methodologies

+ Implement software solutions and/or tools that contain logical and mathematical solutions

+ Conduct functional, unit testing and/or early system integration testing

+ Investigate problems identified during test, including problem diagnosis and resolution

+ Prepare operating instructions for the software application and/or tool

+ Document and present research findings to relevant stakeholders

+ Apply the appropriate standards, processes, and principles in his/her daily activities

Required Skills:

+ Experience of one or more of the following software development languages or technologies: C, C++, Java

+ Enthusiastic self-starter with good verbal and written communication

+ Understanding of various software development methodologies

+ Ability to work with due attention to schedule and cost constraints

+ Adherence to process within a software development environment

+ Ability to work as part of a software development team

+ Knowledge of configuration management within an software engineering environment (e.g. Git)

Desirable Skills:

+ Experience of Agile development (e.g. Scrum, SAFe)

+ Experience of Linux operating systems and scripting languages (e.g. Python)

+ Knowledge of infrastructure as code and container technologies (e.g. Puppet, Docker)

+ Knowledge of COTS integration technologies (e.g. Apache Camel, Apache Kafka)

+ Knowledge of public cloud platforms (e.g. AWS)

+ Experience of Atlassian tools (e.g. Jira, Confluence)

+ Experience of the complete system life cycle from problem definition through to deployment

+ Understanding of the principles of systems engineering, and integration and test

+ Software development within a real-time and/or safety-related system

+ Experience of systems / software design tools (e.g. Enterprise Architect, Camo Systems Modeller

Clearance Required:

+ Clearance to Start: BPSS

+ Clearance for Role: SC

Salary Range:

£34000 - £42,550 p/a, with potential to increase for truly exceptional performance at assessment

What do we do for you?:

At Leidos we are PASSIONATE about customer success, UNITED as a team and INSPIRED to make a difference. We offer meaningful and engaging careers, a collaborative culture, and support for your career goals, all while nurturing a healthy work-life balance.We provide an employment package that attracts, develops and retains only the best in talent. Our reward scheme includes:• Contributory Pension Scheme• Private Medical Insurance• 33 days Annual Leave (including public and privilege holidays)• Access to Flexible benefits (including life assurance, health schemes, childcare vouchers and cycle to work scheme)

• Dynamic Working:

Commitment to Diversity:

We welcome applications from every part of the community and are committed to a truly diverse and inclusive culture. We foster a sense of belonging, welcoming all perspectives and contributions, and providing equal access to opportunities and resources for everyone. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know, and we will respond in a way that best fits your needs.

Pay Range:

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an equal opportunity employer/disability/vet.

Mobile, Alabama

At Leidos, quality performance means two things:

  1. Satisfying our customers by delivering the products and services they need on time and in budget.
  2. Continuously improving our processes so that our work meets requirements and is done right the first time.

Our proprietary EngineeringEdge® solution gives us a consistent, company-wide approach to planning, designing, developing, and delivering solutions that achieve our customers’ goals. Comprehensive and customizable, EngineeringEdge is based on industry standards and best practices from:

  • CMMI®, the CMMI Institute.
  • Project Management, the Project Management Institute.
  • the International Organization for Standardization (ISO®).
  • the International Council on Systems Engineering/INCOSE Corporation.
  • Electronic Industries Alliance.
  • Our four decades experience on a wide range of programs.

Many Leidos organizations have been able to earn coveted CMMI maturity level 3 and higher, as well as ISO 9001 organizational designations.

In addition, we have our own high standards for ethics and performance.
Investors : Employee Code of Conduct

What does this mean to our clients? High quality products and services, developed in an environment committed to continuously improving processes and uncompromising ethics.

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