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Junior Software Engineer

Company: Leidos
Location: Sterling
Posted on: January 14, 2023

Job Description:

Description Job Description:Leidos operates Saxton Transportation Operations Laboratory (STOL), a US Department of Transportation research lab future-focused on the improvement of transportation operations, safety, and environmental impacts. We do cutting-edge research at the Turner Fairbank Highway Research Center, often collaborating with federal, state, and industry subject matter experts. We are part of a larger, agile research team in a relaxed environment that pushes the boundaries of connected and autonomous vehicle technology for the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). STOL provides a variety of services to sponsor the advancement and deployment of emerging technologies, including vehicle automation and communication.Get to know us more here: To promote these goals, Leidos is looking for a Junior-level Software Engineer to build and maintain open-source C++/Java/Python systems for vehicle automation, vehicle-to-everything (V2X) communication, data collection & analysis, and distribution as part of the FHWA research on cooperative driving automation (CDA). -Software Engineer Responsibilities:

  • Playing a significant role in implementing, adopting, and evaluating technologies developed both - - - - -in-house and by industry subject matter experts -
  • Designing, developing, and testing software, primarily using C++/Java in both Windows and Linux environments
  • Maintaining and enhancing the operation of the US Department of Transportation's (USDOT) open source connected and automated vehicle tools, such as CARMA Platform, CARMA Streets, and V2X Hub -
  • Documenting software designs with UML
  • Occasional interaction with on-site customer representativesLocation: Full time at FHWA's Turner Fairbank Highway Research Facility in McLean, VA.Basic Qualifications:
    • BS education in computer science, engineering, or other science discipline and a minimum of 2 years full-time professional experience in C++ and/or Java/J2EE software development or a Master's degree and less than 2 years of experience.
    • Ability to obtain and maintain a Public Trust security clearance
    • Skilled in designing, developing, and managing applications using both relational and non-relational databases. -
    • Background leveraging common software development architectural styles and patterns (SOA, Microservices etc.)
    • Applying quality techniques and practices(automated unit testing, Test Driven Design/Development, continuous integration)
    • Familiarity with communication protocols, such as TCP, UDP, SNMP
    • Designing and developing fully scalable applications.
    • Flexible and comfortable with changing direction and competing priorities.Preferred Qualifications:
      • Familiarity with message queues/message brokers/data streaming such as Apache Kafka, NATS.
      • Developing and consuming SOAP and/or REST web services using specifications such as Open API.
      • Developing user interfaces and web pages using frontend website development tools such as HTML5, CSS3, Java script, React, etc.
      • Background with automation or robotics principles, as well as Robot Operating System (ROS)
      • Basic familiarity with the physics of a moving vehicle, especially as relates to lateral control and - - - - -steering.
      • Prior involvement working with or implementing telematics systems and data visualization technologies.
      • Familiarity with Git, Docker(including Docker-compose) and continuous integration/continuous deployment using Docker and Sonar Cloud.
      • Background with Spring framework
      • Work with Agile projects and toolsets, such as JIRA and Confluence
      • Hands-on practice developing code with Unity/HTC ViveAs part of a close team, the engineer will need to:--- - - -Be a team player and able to give and take critical feedback on work products--- - - -Speak clearly in English, both orally and in writing--- - - -Be prompt, schedule-conscious, and able to focus on the work at hand--- - - -Be coachable and open to self-discovery and professional improvement--- - - -Be quality-conscious and carry a sense of pride in their work -Pay Range:Pay Range $63,050.00 - $97,000.00 - $130,950.00The 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.#Featuredjob

Keywords: Leidos, Sterling , Junior Software Engineer, Other , Sterling, Virginia

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