• Leidos
  • $107,040.00 -160,420.00/year*
  • Jersey City , NJ
  • Information Technology
  • Full-Time
  • 164 Van Horne St


Job Requisition:Staff Software Developer

Job Description:

Leidos is seeking an Staff Software Engineer who will be a member of a dynamic team working on the Federal Aviation Administrations 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.

ERAM Offline Problem Determination (EOPD) functions include:

The mission of EOPD is to provide the capabilities to easily and thoroughly analyze recorded data for problem determination and system analysis. System analysis uses recorded data to characterize system behavior. Problem determination uses recorded data for problem resolution and general debugging.

EOPD components include:

  1. Data Management

  2. Report Processing Services

  3. Display Recording Playback

  4. Data Reduction and Analysis Utilities

  5. User Interface Processing

Primary Responsibilities

This is a Staff software engineering position. Specifically, you will be working on teams responsible for developing and maintaining the FAA air traffic control software. Working both as a member of a team and independently the successful candidate will be:

Modernizing the AT control system by improving the EOPD toolset used for problem identification, complex data analysis, and reporting.

Developing and maintaining the FAA air traffic control display software within the object oriented environment (primarily Ada95, KornShell, AWK, Perl, Java) on a UNIX/Linux platform.

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

Performing software development as needed for the ERAM system

Coordinating solutions with System Engineering

Articulating user needs and requirements from high level designs

Developing the design for the user interface framework; analyzing and designing databases within an application

Basic Qualifications

Bachelors degrees from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education, with 8-12 years of professional experience; or 6-10 years of professional experience with a related Masters degree. May possess a Doctorate in technical domain.

Experience in object-oriented design and development with the Ada95, KornShell, AWK, Perl, and Java programming languages on a large-scale (>20 K-SLOC) development.

Experience in following a documented Software Development Process.

Experience in use of the UNIX and Linux operating systems.

Strong integration skills.

Strong communication skills to interface with internal and external customers.

Preferred Qualifications

FAA air traffic domain knowledge.

Working knowledge of and direct experience with EOPD. IOR, FMS transfer, and SWAC/MDX formatter knowledge desired.

Development experience in other computer languages (Python, C, etc).


External Referral Bonus:Ineligible

Potential for Telework:Yes

Clearance Level Required:Public Trust


Scheduled Weekly Hours:40


Requisition Category:Professional

Job Family:Software Development


CivilREQNUMBER: R-00012259

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an equal opportunity employer/disability/vet.

Associated topics: .net, application, backend, back end, develop, developer, java, perl, php, python

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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