MASC-F Missile Defense Software Engineer

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, is seeking a talented MASC-F Software Developer / 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 a software engineer to join a program supporting the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) in developing and sustaining a Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) Modeling & Simulation (M&S) product for Hardware-in-the-Loop (HWIL) and Digital Simulation applications. The software engineer will modify, enhance, develop, and sustain the MDA Objective Simulation Framework (OSF) to meet MDA's evolving M&S requirements as part of the Modeling and Simulations Contract Framework and Tools (MASC-F) contract.

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, andcontrols. Ensure software standards are met.

Basic Qualifications

Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Software engineering or related technical discipline. 

Candidate should be able to demonstrate the following capabilities and/or experience:

  • Research and come up with creative solutions to solve existing challenges.
  • Works well in a fast-paced collaborative team environment.
  • 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.

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 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 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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