Leidos Software Engineer in ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Maryland


Airborne Systems Integration Operation (ASIO) is seeking a Software Engineer for the Airborne Reconnaissance Low – Enhanced (ARL-E) program. ARL-E is a multi-year program supporting the U.S. Army with upgrading and enhancing the ISR capabilities of their airborne reconnaissance fleet. The position will perform day-to-day design, development, documentation, integration, and testing of an airborne ISR system. The candidate will be part of a multi-company team as part of the program. The candidate will design, document, develop, integrate, and test software components into a single AISR system to meet system performance requirements. The Software Engineer will report to the Software Engineering Lead. The candidate must possess knowledge of software development lifecycle and software engineering role throughout the lifecycle is required.

Preferred located is in Northern Va or Aberdeen, MD (customer location). 25% travel may be required as required to subcontractor and support site visits, with willingness for occasional international travel.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: The Software Engineer will be part of a team responsible for the design, development, documentation, and testing of software components and subsystems for an Airborne ISR system. The candidate will participate in the full development lifecycle; requirements analysis, documentation, design, development, and test and evaluation of the software components developed and delivered as part of the AISR program.


  • Bachelor's degree in a related technical discipline (major in Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, or Electrical Engineering).

  • 3-5+ years progressive experience in software and/or systems development with Information Technology.

  • Broad technology experience in Open Architecture, Agile development, and Distributed Common Ground Systems-Army (DCGS-A), systems engineering, ISR sensors, requirements tracking, testing and validation. "Hands-on" experience developing software for ISR systems and sensors is desired.

  • Experience with development of applications, user interfaces, and architectures for integration of sensors and systems.

  • Experience with documentation, development, and utilization of Software Development Kits (SDK) and Application Programmer Interfaces (API) for sensors, computer equipment, and communication devices.

  • Possess strong problem-solving, organizational, and verbal/written communication skills.

  • Active Secret security clearance, with ability to obtain Top Secret


  • Experience with development, testing, operations, and sustainment of Airborne ISR systems

  • Experience and proficient with C++, C, or Java programming languages.

  • Experience with Object Oriented Programming and Design

  • Experience and proficient with web development languages such as JavaScript, Angular JS

Experience with web services and REST, SOAP

Leidos Overview:

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. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.