Leidos Jr Software Engineer in LONG BEACH, Mississippi


Leidos is seeking a Jr Software Engineer located in Long Beach, MS.

This position will support team to develop, test, and secure autonomous vessels for US Government customers. The team is responsible for whole-lifecycle development, including documentation and testing, of prototypes and deliverable systems. New team members will be primarily responsible for improving the communications systems and securing the operating system. They may also assist in user interface or artificial intelligence development.

The engineers will work on an Agile software development team in a fast-paced environment. Developers are responsible for assisting other team members with testing and documentation, working as an integrated team. Engineers demonstrate their work regularly for customers and management, gaining exposure and constant feedback.

Software development is primarily in C++, with less than ten percent in Python or Java. Responsible for writing C++ software that manages the communications path, configures radios, and/or controls operating system security controls.


-Bachelor’s Degree and less than 2 years of related experience.

-Must have hands on experience with computer engineering, C++, and Java development.

-Must have experience working within a Linux environment.

-Must be willing to write documentation and assist with testing as part of the team.

-Good communications skills are required.

-Must be able to obtain a DoD Secret clearance.

-Agile software development, particularly using Scrum, is an advantage for this position.


Experience with defense contracting and other forms of engineering and engineering tools is a plus.

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 will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.