Software Engineer

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics, Leidos Group is seeking a talented Software Engineer to join a diverse team to create unique solutions for complex problems. We have offices across the United States engaging in the defense, space, cyber and commercial fields, Dynetics provides responsive, cost-effective engineering, scientific and IT solutions. Dynetics is well known for our people-oriented culture, positive work environment, technical excellence, and resilient business ethics.

Dynetics’ Missile and Aviation Systems Division is seeking a software engineer for development of software applications and tools for manned aircraft, unmanned systems, and weapons systems: architectural and interface design, human-machine interfaces (HMIs), user presentation design, implementation, unit testing, code reviews.

The position involves open, direct communication with customers, stakeholders, and team members to refine software component requirements and designs. The position offers opportunities for direct contribution to the User Experience (UX), software quality, graphics design, aesthetic design, iteration plans, release plans, and on-schedule implementation.

Aviation software to be developed primarily includes .NET, C#, WPF, XML, threads, design patterns, automated unit test frameworks, and a variety Windows development tools. Software is developed in an innovative, technology-driven self-disciplined team environment using the Agile Scrum framework within a tailored CMMI-based software process.


Basic Qualifications

Candidate must possess a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or equivalent technical degree.

Candidate must have at least 5 years of relevant technical experience in the software engineering domain.

Candidate must demonstrate mastery in the fundamentals of data structures, algorithms, operating systems, and object-oriented programming. Candidate must demonstrate strong competency in software development in the C#, C++, Java, Python, Objective-C, or Ruby programming language.

Candidate must possess an aptitude for good object-oriented software design techniques.

Candidate must have strong leadership abilities, organizational skills, and work ethic to coordinate team tasking. Scrum Master experience is a plus.

Candidate must lead and contribute towards software design and code reviews.

Candidate must be a resident of the North Alabama area or willing to relocate to the Huntsville - North Alabama, AL area.

Other Qualifications

Mentor junior developers and provide constructive feedback.

Desire for a long-term technical career path in software development irrespective of the degree(s) focus.

Experience with multiple programming languages and automated unit testing is a plus.

Experience or familiarity with fixed-wing aircraft or rotorcraft platforms, unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), weapon systems, mission-planning software, navigation/maps software, geographic information systems (GIS), mobile app development, Xamarin, or commercial/military aviation is a plus.

Experience with ICDs and open architectures is a plus.

A passion for developing usable, technically excellent products on small teams is preferred.

Security Requirements

Candidate must be a US Citizen and possess (and be able to maintain) a Final Secret Clearance or meet the eligibility to obtain (and maintain) a Secret Clearance.

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