Software Engineer - UAS Control

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, 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.

This position will join a dynamic software team in developing applications for distributing control of multiple unmanned aircraft and airborne sensors to networked clients, and the development and integration of onboard flight autonomy. This cross functional team utilizes Agile practices, including highly collaborative programming and test driven development in a fun, fast paced environment. This project involves working with C#/.NET Core, real-time WebSocket communication and utilizes Jenkins and GitLab for DevOps. Team members participate not only in software design and development, but also in software testing, simulation and flight testing, and customer demonstrations.






Basic Qualifications

Candidate must either possess a Bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering with a GPA of at least 3.0.


  • Should have 4-8 years of experience working within a disciplined software development project environment.
  • Candidate must demonstrate strong competency in object-oriented software development in C#
  • Candidate must have experience with source control tools such as git
  • Candidate must have experience developing software in both the Windows and Linux environments
  • Candidate must have experience deploying software to containerized environments
  • Candidate must have experience with web development frameworks like ASP.NET and React

Other Qualifications

  • Competent in bit/byte level parsing of binary data formats such as Protobuf and STANAG-4586
  • Candidate should have experience working with source control systems and collaborative coding tools
  • Knowledge and experience of software safety standards such as DO-178 and MIL-STD-882E
  • Experience optimizing autonomy algorithms for embedded devices is a plus
  • Experience in command and control of unmanned aircraft
  • Experience with unit testing frameworks like NUnit

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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