Software Engineer - OSF (MASC-F)

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics, an employee-owned company, is seeking a talented Engineer/Scientist to join a diverse team to create unique solutions for complex problems. With offices across the United States engaging in the defense, space, cyber and commercial fields, Dynetics provides responsive, cost-effective engineering, scientific and IT solutions.

As a result of the recent award of the Modeling and Simulations Contract Framework and Tools (MASC-F) contract, Dynetics is seeking qualified candidates to join the program. The MASC-F program will support the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) in performing Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) Modeling & Simulation (M&S) and its intended uses. This includes the following categories; Concept Evaluation, Developmental Engineering, Testing and Verification, Assessment, Training, and Operational Support.

MASC-F personnel will support in the following areas.

  • Transition the Objective Simulation Framework (OSF) development and sustainment from the current contract to the MASC-F contract.
  • Modify, enhance, develop, and sustain of the MDA Objective Simulation Framework (OSF) to meet MDA's evolving M&S requirements.
  • Maintain and evolve the OSF architecture and external interfaces.
  • Develop, modify and enhance other BMDS tools as required.

The candidate will be working in an agile development environment and will be responsible for supporting elements of the design/sustainment/development efforts. The candidate can expect to work closely in agile teams. The candidate should be a self-starter that is attentive to details and works well in a multi-disciplined teaming environment.

The candidate will plan, conduct, and coordinate software development activities. Design, develop, document, test, and debug software that contains logical and mathematical solutions to business/mission problems or questions in computer language for solutions by means of data processing equipment. Apply the appropriate standards, processes, procedures, and tools throughout the development life cycle. Apply knowledge of computer hardware and software, subject matter to be programmed in business/mission applications, information processing techniques used, and information gathered from system users to develop software. Correct program errors, prepares operating instructions, compiles documentation of program development, and analyzes system capabilities to resolve questions of program intent, output requirements, input data acquisition, programming techniques, and controls. Ensure software standards are met.

Basic Qualifications

Bachelors degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, OR equivalent experience/combined education.

Research and come up with creative solutions to solve existing challenges.

Familiarity with Eclipse or other IDEs (Intellij, Netbeans, Visual Studio).

Knowledge using: C++ and/or Java languages or similar languages

Working knowledge with Linux/Unix commands and environment.

Knowledge of Object Oriented (OO) Design & Development.

Works well in a fast-paced collaborative team environment.

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

Other Qualifications

Candidates should have a basic understanding of Modeling and Simulation (M&S) and Ballistic Missile Defense Systems (BMDS).

Experience in using Rich Client Platform (RCP), Eclipse Modeling Framework (EMF), Eclipse Communication Framework (ECF) is desired.

Scaled Agile Framework experience; working as a part of a SCRUM Team.

Experience developing software in an Agile environment desired.

Experience in developing Human Machine Interfaces.

Experience in development of model elements, DIS protocols.

Experience with Agile Process Tools (VersionOne, JIRA, Confluence, Bitbucket).

Experience with Test Driven Development, Unit Testing, and automated test.

Experience with Redhat (RHEL) 6.x, 7.x.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Experience with DDS OpenSplice.

OSF or SSF experience is a plus

Experience with Configuration Management Tools:

  • Clearcase
  • Gitlab
  • Git

Experience Developing / integration of engineering tools in an Agile environment:

  • DevOps
  • Continuous Integration

Security Requirements

Candidate must be a US Citizen

Possess (as well as maintain) a Final Secret Clearance

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