Embedded Software Engineer

Linthicum MD Leidos


Leidos is seeking an Embedded Software Engineer to be a part of a dynamic team that architects, designs, develops, integrates, tests, certifies, and deploys cryptographic core products for the customer.

Active TS/SCI with Polygraph required.

Specific tasks include: Hardware and Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) Design and Development; Embedded Software Development; Integration and Testing of Crypto Core Products; Test System Design and Development; Information Assurance Security Documentation, Evaluation and Certification; and Mentor Graphics tool suite configuration, tech support and maintenance.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Develop, test, debug and document embedded software enabling custom electronic systems to perform all functions necessary to meet overall system objectives.
  • Develop and implement test plans to verify that each embedded software function performs as intended. Utilize commercial test tools or develop and adapt custom hardware and software to exercise and debug embedded software.
  • Analyze system requirements and develop an implementation plan complete with functional definitions and reasoned allocation of those functions between hardware and software components.
  • Design and develop complete system test plans to prove that all system requirements are being met and are properly implemented.
  • Develop systems and software testing and integration processes in support of new systems or new baseline deployments and align with Enterprise systems engineering and integration processes
  • Provide systems test and integration support in the implementation of new systems or new baseline deployments
  • Evaluate risks and impacts of proposed systems testing and integration processes
  • Execute test and integration activities
  • Support risk assessment of proposed systems testing and integration processes
  • Support configuration control of systems testing and integration requirements
  • Support evaluation and documentation of testing and integration activities, including evaluation of requirements satisfaction

Basic Qualifications & Education

  • Minimum 6+ years of embedded software development and test and integration experience.
  • Active TS/SCI with Polygraph.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science or related field of study and 4 years of relevant experience (an additional four years of experience may be substituted for the bachelor’s degree.)
  • Experience with C/C++ and/or Python

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with GitLab
  • Experience with Bash and/or Tcl/TK scripts
  • Familiarity with the Information Assurance Security Requirements Document (IASRD)

Security Clearance Requirement

Active TS/SCI with a polygraph. Must be a US Citizen

Original Posting Date:


While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $122,200.00 – $220,900.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

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