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Senior Software Engineer

Government and Military

Engineer, Aerospace


Dahlgren, Virginia, United States

Amentum is seeking a dedicated results-oriented SW Leader to support NSWC Dahlgren H20.

Senior Software Engineer Responsibilities Include:

  • Lead a small Undersea Warfare (USW) SW development team

  • Primary tasking includes developing code for Foreign Military Sales (FMS) Fire Control System

  • Manage SW development schedule

  • Meet periodically with government leadership to provide project status

  • Identify and communicate development concerns to leadership

  • Mentor/lead junior developers

  • Work onsite at NSWC Dahlgren

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 Qualifications and experience:

  • A Bachelor’s of Science (BS) degree from an accredited college or university in an engineering, scientific, or technical discipline and seven (7) years of professional experience providing technical support in software requirement analysis, and designing, developing, testing, and maintaining software.

  • Must be able to obtain/maintain a Secret security clearance (at a minimum, must receive/be approved for an interim Secret security clearance in order to start) Note: US Citizenship is required to obtain a SECRET Clearance.

  • Software development experience with:

  • One or more of the following high-level computer languages: C/C++, Java

  • RedHat operating system, using standard UNIX/Linux tools and utilities

  • Implementation of track modeling and time algorithms

  • Inter-process communications based on publish/subscribe and client server models using TCP/IP sockets

Preferred Experience:

  • Experience with design, development, and documentation of surface ship-related computer programs in high-order languages for microprocessor-based through medium scale computer systems environment, including experience with simulation systems, situational awareness systems and simulation systems that integrate with tactical systems.

  • Demonstrated capability to work collaboratively to provide sound design and development work product in conjunction with the efforts of engineering team leaders.

  • Demonstrated capability to utilize Agile-like software development methodology.

  • Demonstrated capability developing software in a multi-threaded/multi-process environment.

  • Experience with Unified Modeling Language (UML) in designing/documenting a software intensive object oriented system.

  • Experience testing software code for multiple hardware configurations.

  • Experience using NetBeans Integrated Development Environment.

  • Experience with Common Object Request Broker Architecture (CORBA).

  • Experience programming hardware drivers and firmware.

  • Experience using one or more of the following: VxWorks, Extensible Markup Language (XML), documenting software systems using HTML, Generic Data Extraction Analysis and Reduction (GeDEAR) framework.

Amentum is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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