Software Developer - Adaptation

  • Job Reference: 90075176-2
  • Date Posted: 23 May 2019
  • Recruiter: LEIDOS
  • Location: Atlantic City, New Jersey
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Broadcasting
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Job Description:

Employer is seeking Software Developer Engineers who will be part of a dynamic team working on the Federal Aviation Administration's 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 functions include:

Real Time Programming on High Availability Systems Multi-threaded programming

Application level programming including Flight Data Processing and Interface Proxies

Functionally Oriented Infrastructure Programming of Common Services utilized by Applications.

Low Level Operating Systems Customization (RedHat, AIX) Low level communication software (TCP/IP, UDP, SCTP)

System Maintenance Concepts Responsibilities.


Modernizing the AT control system by improving the availability and performance of the ERAM system.

Supporting ERAM as it continues to migrate ERAM from the AIX operating systems to Linux. Detailed knowledge of Linux OS and OS concepts desirable.

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

Developing and maintaining the FAA air traffic control software on a UNIX/Linux platform.

Performing software development as needed for the ERAM system

Coordinate Solutions with Systems Engineering

Coordinate the development of new capabilities and upgrade to common services provided the applications via the FlightDeck API


Bachelor's degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education, with 1+ year of professional experience; or no experience required with a related Master's degree

Desire to learn multiple programming languages

Have experience in the SW process, process improvement, SW tracking and architecture.

Understanding of Software Engineering life cycle

Leadership skills through prior positions/experience

Use of Unix and Configuration Management skills are required

troubleshooting support - effectively respond to users requests

Excellent communication, interpersonal, analytical, and written skills

Self-Starter and ability to multitask

Development skills in the Linux/Unix environment