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Junior Software Engineer (26221)

Engineering and Architecture

Aerospace Engineer



Portsmouth, Virginia, United States

Job Summary

Amentum is seeking a Junior Software Engineer to be responsible for design, development, troubleshooting, debugging, integration and implementation of systems in support of the warfighter.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Develop application, simulation, model, utility, and scientific software and documentation.
  • Perform detail analysis of design, implementation, and derived code to ensure sufficient accuracy, validity, safety, and fidelity exists.
  • Perform detailed analyses of the written specifications and requirements for a given program to ensure validity and continuity throughout the documentation and to the derived code.
  • Construct and execute simulations, models and simulators test cases, and scenarios.
  • Debug and test code, models, and simulations.
  • Must have the aptitude to learn new technical tools required for the role.
  • Comply with hardware and software systems standards and procedures.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Minimum 3 years of job-related experience (or education & experience equivalent)
  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Must be eligible to obtain and maintain a U.S. government Secret clearance prior to start
  • Position may require travel

Preferred Qualifications

  • Final U.S. government SECRET security clearance (or above)
  • Current Security+CE certification
  • Excellent communications and analytical skills; demonstrated working knowledge and extensive experience of several programming languages (i.e., C, C++, C#, .NET, JavaScript, TypeScript, etc.), computer systems, hardware configurations and integrated software application programs.
  • Experience with a distributed version control system, such as Git.
  • Experience with Front End Frameworks such as Javascript, CSS, Angular, React & TypeScript.
  • Proficient with Back End Framework such as C#, Python, SQL Server, core & Entity.
  • Proficient with containerization technologies, such as Docker, Docker Compose & Kubernetes.
  • Experience with Agile and DevOps software development practices, such as Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD), Test Driven Development (TDD), and pair programming.
  • Ability to investigate, troubleshoot, and design solutions to problems in operational hardware and software.