Principle Software Engineer

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics, an employee-owned company, is seeking a talented Principle Software Engineer 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.

This position will develop software applications related to Unmanned Aerial Systems.

A principle software engineer will lead a team of software developers in coding software services and applications specified by a project manager.   The software engineer will engage in system level design, testing, debugging, and documentation, in addition to authoring code.   As part of a team the engineer will utilize configuration management tools and other development tools and methods to ensure a quality product.

The principle software engineer must be capable of decomposing a large software system or set of services into separable portions, developing, defining, and documenting the overall architecture, and portioning off the development work into individual section suitable for execution by more junior engineers.   The senior software engineer must likewise review work products of junior engineers for functionality, quality, and ensure they are properly folded in to the completed system.

The work will be conducted in C, C++, C#, or Java.   






Basic Qualifications

Candidate must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related field.

Should have 15 – 20 years of experience working within a disciplined software development project environment.

  • Candidate must demonstrate strong competency in object-oriented software development in at least one of the following: C++, C#, or Java, and possess an aptitude for good software design techniques.
  • Candidate must demonstrate competency in either C or C++
  • Candidate must have experience working with source control systems such as SVN or similar
  • Candidate must have experience developing software in both the windows and linux environments.
  • Candidate must have experience in software system design/architecture sufficient to generate a software architecture from requirements and reference models.

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


Other Qualifications

Experience with Python is a plus

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

Experience with C# and the .NET libraries is preferred.

Experience leading a development team or mentoring junior engineers is a plus.

Master’s degree or PhD in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or Computer Engineering 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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