Leidos Senior Software Engineer in LITTLETON, Colorado


The Advanced Solutions Group (ASG) at Leidos currently has an opening for a Senior Software Engineer in our Littleton, CO office. This engineer will be responsible for developing software solutions for dismounted soldier systems that are critical to software architecture problems and broad design issues. This engineer will design, develop and implement software architecture solutions that impact the design success of products or addresses broad design issues of future products or technologies. This is an exciting opportunity to evolve the Nett Warrior Soldier Systems framework.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • The preferred candidate will have extensive experience with software development and software engineering principals

  • This candidate will be required to perform software/patch/firmware deployment manually or using software deployment tools

  • Act as a subject matter expert for software development and engineering

  • Code and test software based upon software specifications and designs

  • Analyze and study complex system requirements

  • Design software tools and subsystems to support software reuse and domain software development

  • Support using formal specifications, data flow diagrams, other accepted design techniques and Computer-Aided Software Engineering (CASE) tools

  • Use sound software engineering principles to ensure that developed code is modifiable, efficient, reliable, understandable, and fault tolerant

  • Provide software process management and control throughout the coding portion of the software development process


To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:

  • Bachelors’ degree in Computer Science or related field with 10+ years of related experience.

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance

  • Strong verbal and writing skills

  • Extensive experience in a fast-paced and innovative development environment

  • Highly proficient with the C, C++ and Java programming languages

  • Extensive knowledge of common software engineering tools, such as Git and IntelliJ

Preferred Qualifications:

Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration

  • Past military experience is a plus

  • Experience with Go, Objective C, Swift are a plus

  • Experience developing Android apps are a plus

  • Experience with Atlassian toolset: Jira, Bitbucket

  • Electrical engineering skills such as PCB design and fabrication, microcontroller programming, and soldering is a plus

  • Experience with video encoding and decoding technologies: h.264, MPEG TS, HEVC, and ffmpeg.



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 www.Leidos.com. 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 is an Equal Opportunity Employer.