MASC-F Software Engineer

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics is seeking a talented 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.

Dynetics is seeking qualified candidates to join the Modeling and Simulations Contract Framework and Tools (MASC-F) 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.

  • 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 on an agile software development team that has responsibility for developing software solutions for the Objective Simulation Framework. This role involves applying computer science skills to support a Test Driven Development method of software implementation. The software engineer will collaborate with a team of software developers to code software sub-systems specified during sprint planning. The software engineer will engage in module level testing, system level testing, debugging, and documentation, in addition to authoring code. As part of a team the software engineer will utilize configuration management tools and other development tools and methods to ensure a quality product.



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.
  • 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

The following skills, experience, and/or knowledge is desired:

  • Basic understanding of M&S
  • Knowledge of the Ballistic Missile Defense System 
  • Experience developing software in an Agile environment 
  • Experience in development of model elements, DIS protocols 
  • Experience with Agile Process Tools such as Version 1 
  • 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 
  • Experience with Configuration Management Tools (Gitlab, Git)
  • Experience Developing / integrating engineering tools in an Agile environment
  • DevOps / DevSecOps

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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