Software Engineer (C, C++, Java, MySQL)

We have a great permanent opportunity for a Software Engineer to join our dynamic team of experts in Whiteley. Working on an established programme within Global Aviation you will be given the opportunity to work on industry-leading innovations.

Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defence, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers.


You will support in the development of a multiple award winning ATM system and provide the Air Traffic Control Officers (ATCO) with enhancements to in-service and future air traffic control systems. Working in a dynamic environment you will employ your knowledge of engineering standards and principles to deliver against all software development activities throughout the development life cycle to meet sprint milestones.

Leidos strives to be a recognised global leader in solving important problems in national, security, health and infrastructure. What you do, where you work, and who's on your team are important. After all you spend a lot of your time and energy at work. Leidos employees are smart people focused on solving the world's most-daunting challenges. The work requires insight, ingenuity, and commitment to the field.


Your responsibilities within the role will entail:

  • Designing software using functional and/or object oriented methodologies
  • Implement software solutions and/or tools that contain logical and mathematical solutions
  • Conduct functional, unit testing and/or early system integration testing
  • Investigate problems identified during test, including problem diagnosis and resolution
  • Prepare operating instructions for the software application and/or tool
  • Document and present research findings to relevant stakeholders
  • Apply the appropriate standards, processes and principles in your daily activities

To be able to deliver fully within this role, you must be able to demonstrate experience in the following areas:

  • Experience of one or more of the following software development languages or technologies: C, C++, Java, MySQL
  • Experience of Linux operating systems and scripting (e.g. Perl & Python)
  • Comprehensive understanding of various software development methodologies
  • Ability to work with due attention to schedule and cost constraints
  • Knowledge of configuration management within an software engineering environment (e.g. Subversion, Git)


At Leidos we are PASSIONATE about customer success, UNITED as a team and INSPIRED to make a difference. We offer meaningful and engaging careers, a collaborative culture, and support for your career goals, all while nurturing a healthy work-life balance.
We provide an employment package that attracts, develops and retains only the best in talent. Our reward scheme includes:

  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • 33 days Annual Leave (including public and privilege holidays)
  • Access to Flexible benefits (including life assurance, health schemes, childcare vouchers and cycle to work scheme)

Our company headquarters is located in Reston, Virginia. Outside of the United States, we operate in 30 countries around the world with more than 2,000 employees in global locations. Our largest concentrations are in Australia and the United Kingdom where we continue to expand our local footprint.

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Job reference information
Advertiser Leidos
Contact Name Leidos
Telephone 0141 814 3700 (Please reference Dice when calling)
Reference 3536_1487676172