Software Developer

  • Leidos,
  • Gaithersburg, MD
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AIX, Architecture, Configuration Management, Developer, Development, Linux, Management, Multi-threaded, Programming, Surveillance, Unix
Full Time
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

Job Description:

Job Description Leidos is seeking Software Developer Engineers who will be part 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.

ERAM functions include:

Real-Time Programming on High Availability Systems Multi-threaded programming

Application level programming including Flight Data Processing and Interface Proxies

Functionally Oriented Infrastructure Programming of Common Services utilized by Applications.

Low Level Operating Systems Customization (RedHat, AIX) Low level communication software (TCP-IP, UDP, SCTP)

System Maintenance Concepts Responsibilities


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 software 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 APILeadGenLeadGenDev


Typically requires a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or Computer Engineering degree

Some related programming experience via internship or coop

Desire to learn multiple programming languages

Have experience in the SW process, process improvement, SW tracking and architecture.

Understanding of Software Engineering life cycle

Leadership skills through prior positions/experience

Use of Unix and Configuration Management skills are required

Trouble shooting support - effectively respond to users requests

Excellent communication, interpersonal, analytical, and written skills

Self-Starter and ability to multitask

Development skills in the Linux/Unix environment


Company Information

Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. (NYSE: LDOS) 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.
Dice Id : SCNCAPI2
Position Id : R-00012029

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