Software Development Engineer
Egg Harbor Township, NJ 
Posted 2 days ago
Job Description


Job Description:

Leidos is a Fortune 500™ company aimed at embracing and solving some of the world’s most pressing challenges. Through science and technology,

Our offers an array of exciting career opportunities for the best IT, energy, logistics and engineering professionals.

Our delivers cutting-edge research in some of the most exciting technological fields and advances state-of-the-practice solutions in transportation safety. A new era of mobility requires specialized expertise to address paradigm shifts in how we travel and move goods.

We support our customers with:

  • Connected and Automated Vehicles
  • Human Factors Research
  • Analysis, Modeling and Simulation
  • e-Construction and Accelerated Construction
  • Freight Efficiency
  • Research Facility Management

Leidos is seeking a Software Development Engineer who will be a member 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.

• 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 (primarily Ada95/C++) on a UNIX/Linux platform. There are a number of support/maintenance functions that utilize PERL/PYTHON.
• 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 API


This is an college entry level position.

  • Requires a Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited college in related engineering discipline, or equivalent experience and less than 2 years prior relevant experience.
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or Computer Engineering degree and Some related programming experience via internship or coop
  • Strong working experience in Dimensions Configuration Management tool
  • Have experience in the SW process, process improvement, SW tracking and architecture.
  • Have close working knowledge of the Software Engineering life cycle and demonstrated leadership skills through prior positions/experience is required.
  • Working knowledge of SWCM tools/processes used in support of the FAA ERAM program
  • 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
  • Strong working knowledge or experience in Dimensions Configuration Management tool
  • Working experience in FAA ATC programs
  • Demonstrated experience working in SW Builds management tasks
  • Use of Unix and Configuration Management skills are required
  • Development skills in the Linux/Unix environment
  • Have Demonstrated customer (internal/external) interface experience.
  • Air Traffic Control development or leadership experience is desired

Leidos is growing! Connect with us on and .

We value and support the well-being and mobility of our employees with competitive benefit packages, complementary e-learning training, work-life flexibility, an exciting , and a diverse, inclusive and ethical work place. In fact, in 2020, Leidos was ranked as one of the “” by the Ethisphere Institute for the third consecutive year.


External Referral Bonus:Ineligible

Potential for Telework:Yes, 25%

Clearance Level Required:Public Trust


Scheduled Weekly Hours:40


Requisition Category:College

Job Family:Software Development

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 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. For more information, visit .

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available .

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to .

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
2+ years
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