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Information Services
647738 - Software Engineer
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Leidos | Houston, TX
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Job Description


Leidos has an excellent opportunity for a Space Program Entry Level Software Engineer to work on the Mission Control Center (MCC) Infrastructure Services Software team on the Facilities Development and Operations Contract (FDOC). This position, under the guidance of a senior engineer, will provide maintenance and software development for MCC applications such as Communications, Command, and External Interface Services in support of NASA's Johnson Space Center International Space Station, Crew Space Transportation (CST)-100, and Orion programs. The team works with languages such as C++, Java, and various scripting languages. Some support of tests and mission activities may be required outside of normal working hours.

Primary Responsibilities:

* Design, develop, and debug Mission Control Center software
* Participate in the software development life cycle using agile practices
* Provide user support
* Document software components


EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Requires BS degree in Computer Science or related Software Engineering discipline, and less than 2 years prior relevant experience.

Required Skills:

* Good verbal and written communication skills
* Ability to learn new concepts, tools, and software
* Experience using C++ with Unix or Linux
* Ability to work effectively in a team setting

Desired Skills:

* Familiarity with supporting software development projects using Object Oriented programming, Java, and/or multi-threaded programming.
* Familiarity with TCP/IP and UDP sockets.
* Knowledge of software development using agile practices
* Experience with developing Graphical User Interfaces (GUI)

About Leidos

Leidos is an applied solutions company focused on markets that are seeing converging business and technological trends, and address basic, enduring human needs - defense and national security, health and life sciences, and energy, engineering and infrastructure. The Company's approximately 20,000 employees serve customers in the U.S. Department of Defense, the intelligence community, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, other U.S. Government civil agencies and commercial health and engineering markets.