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Software Engineer

Government and Military

Engineer, Aerospace


Dahlgren, Virginia, United States

Job Summary

Amentum is seeking a Software Tools Developer at Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD) Dahlgren, VA.

Are you a self-motivated individual that, with solid instruction and guidance, can run with a few tasks, develop software code using C/C++, Shell Scripting, or SQL, and report progress every few days? Be our next eager developer seeking to learn, communicate, ask questions, research and find answers to design solutions.


1. Develop components within Jira (or associated applications), to include new projects, workflows, custom fields, interfaces and reports. Support data migration or integration from other systems, as defined by user requirements (i.e., DOT tickets).

2. Support, review and provide input on technical requirements and work estimates based on functional requirements.

3. Manage deployment activities. Implement components between development and production environments.

4. Identify and resolve issues and bugs that affect the functionality of our Jira instances.

5. Perform testing on Jira development tickets implemented in development and production environments.

6. Configure and test the functionality of plugins for relevance/enhancement to our Jira environment.

7. Provide assistance/feedback to general users who report issues via the program's Jira help e-mail distribution.

Here at Amentum, we believe in fostering a sense of belonging. We welcome diversity, encourage growth and development, promote safety first, and believe curiosity is the spark for innovation. We take care of our employees who in turn take care of our customers, driving the success of our business.

Minimum Requirements

- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Engineering Technology or related discipline; or equivalent professional experience.

- Three (3) years software development.

- Due to the nature of the work, must be a U.S. citizen

- Must have an active Secret security clearance

Preferred Qualifications

- Experience with Atlassian JIRA / Confluence.

- Experience with Workflow Development of for issue/CM tracking applications (e.g. Jira, TracTrac, SharePoint, SolidWorks PDM, Git, or similar workflow/configuration management tools).

- Experience with permission management, project development and migration, and troubleshooting issues.

- Experience with software development / Integration using C/C++, Shell Scripting, Database development (e.g. SQL).