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Autonomous Systems Software Project Lead
Posted on 11/10/2022
Lynnwood, WA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Bachelor's degree with 10-16 years of prior relevant experience or Master's degree with 6-10 years of prior relevant experience
  • Eligibility to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance
  • Core language skills in C++ within a Linux environment
  • An eagerness to lead and mentor a group of senior and junior developers towards a successful product delivery
  • Familiarity and basic understanding of Software Design Patterns
  • Familiarity with MBSE Systems Modeling Language (SysML) tools such as Cameo Magic Draw
  • Experience with virtualized development and production environments
  • Experience with Agile-based methodologies using the Atlassian tool suite (Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket) or similar tools
  • Ability to communicate and share ideas, concepts, designs, and technical plans with a team of engineers
  • Constant integrity in working with our employees and customers
  • Lead one or more software efforts from project inception to project delivery
  • Coordinate with the project manager, customers, and other functional leads to develop schedules and budgets, allocate resources, and track and monitor progress
  • Design architectures for autonomous systems and vehicles
  • Analyze software requirements and decompose into derived functional software requirements for a team to execute
  • Develop features for a software project based on derived software requirements and work with a team of engineers to estimate effort for these features
  • Arbitrate challenging technical decisions with engineers by listening, understanding, and driving towards the best solution to meet the project requirements
  • Work with other software project leads to develop consistent processes and spearhead changes and innovation for our software development processes and methodologies
  • Engage engineers as a mentor for technical, communication, and executive skills on the team
Desired Qualifications
  • Range of experience in languages such as C#, Java, Python, Rust, and others
  • Experience with system autonomy software in C++ or other languages
  • Experience with testing code across multiple projects
  • Ability to identify and resolve code defects in new and legacy code
  • Background with the design, development, integration, and test of autonomous or remotely operated undersea vehicle systems
  • Experience with ROS, Google Protocol Buffers, Python, SCons, and VSCode

10,001+ employees

Scientific & engineering systems integration service
Company Overview
Leidos’s mission is to make the world safer, healthier, and more efficient through technology, engineering, and science. The company is a leader in systems integration and technical solutions while working closely with all branches of the U.S. military, the U.S. Department of Defense, other U.S. government civil agencies, and also customers in select markets across the globe.
  • Medical, dental, & vision insurance
  • Health Savings account
  • Income protection
  • PTO
  • Paid parental leave
  • Jury duty pay
  • Bereavement leave
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Family Benefits
Company Core Values
  • Integrity: Is having the courage to make tough ethical decisions, taking pride in our work, being transparent with our team, and being respectful of everyone.
  • Inclusion: Is fostering a sense of belonging, welcoming all perspectives and contributions, and providing equal access to opportunities and resources for everyone.
  • Innovation: Is not limited to our engineers and scientists. It is acting as a catalyst. Being tenacious and curious to help us excel and be a part of a learning organization.
  • Agility: Is being flexible, creative, and resilient. It is our ability to think and act small while using the size and strength of our balance sheet to our advantage.
  • Collaboration: Is being team-oriented and proactively engaging to meet shared objectives. It is about building relationships and staying connected with each other.
  • Commitment: Is being accountable, taking ownership, modeling servant leadership, and operating with a sense of urgency to our customers and teams.