Senior Software Developer - UAS Programs

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics, an employee-owned company, is seeking a talented Senior Software Developer 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.

Candidate will address aerospace-related problems including countering small unmanned aircraft systems and navigation in GPS-denied environments. The candidate will use proven techniques with software and computing hardware to define, design, implement, integrate, and test practical solutions.

Products developed by the candidate will be diverse. They will range from desktop applications down to real-time processes on embedded hardware. Familiarity and desire to work with hardware is required in order to design and integrate appropriate software solutions. Candidate will make meaningful contributions to multiple efforts, and may interface directly with customers. The team uses Agile (Scrum) and traditional software development methodologies.


Basic Qualifications

Candidate must possess a Bachelor's Degree from an ABET accredited school in Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science, or related degree with a minimum of ten years relevant experience.

Candidate must have these technical skills:

  • Proficient in software development using sound software engineering practices.
  • Proficient in at least one of each of these:
  • An interpreted language.
  • A compiled language without garbage collection.
  • A compiled language with garbage collection.
  • The languages we most use are C/C++, C#/.NET, and Python but willingness to learn new languages and technologies is required.
  • Proficient with one and familiar with the other of these:
  • Development on Linux.
  • Development on Windows.
  • Experience with software-hardware integration, digital communications protocols, and development with multi-threading & synchronization.

Candidate must show the ability to work in a collaborative environment, and interface with customers, technical, and non-technical stakeholders on a regular basis.

The successful candidate will possess excellent interpersonal skills, interest in working in a multi-disciplinary environment, and enthusiasm for team success.

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

Other Qualifications

These technical skills are also desired but not required:

  • Experience with tools and techniques for unit testing, requirements development & management, design, build and release, regression testing, configuration management, collaboration and issue-tracking.
  • Experience with unmanned aircraft and/or robotics.
  • Experience with various real-time operating systems (RTOSes)
  • Experience with software safety.

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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