Senior Software Lead

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics, a Leidos company, is seeking a talented Senior Software Lead 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.

The Senior Software Lead will join a highly-skilled, multidisciplinary team contributing to Enduring Shield. This program leverages previous launcher development while creating a modular system architecture that allows for 360-degree engagement with multiple targets simultaneously. This role includes leading the design and implementation of software architecture, while interacting with multiple functional groups (mechanical, electrical, etc.). A successful candidate will also lead the design and implementation of software testing, with a particular focus on continuous integration. Other areas of work include promoting software best practices and processes and serving as the main software contact for other multidisciplinary groups, both inside and outside Dynetics.

The ideal candidate has experience:

  • Conducting software briefings to a variety of audiences
  • Refining Agile software processes to a team’s evolving needs
  • Mentoring team members in building robust software solutions through peer reviews and other efforts
  • Leading software architecture and development for a large system
  • Enhancing software quality through efforts like continuous integration methods
  • Assisting in document and deliverable generation

Basic Qualifications

The candidate must:

  • Have a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or equivalent degree from an ABET-accredited university with 15 or more years of experience in a highly technical software role OR have a Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or equivalent degree from an ABET-accredited university with 12 or more years of experience in a highly technical software role
  • Possess a strong competency in C/C++ software development
  • Have software lead experience in an Agile environment
  • Be a resident or willing to relocate to the North Alabama area

Other Qualifications

Preference shown to candidates who have experience and/or working knowledge with:

· Knowledge of cybersecurity principles with favor shown to those possessing an IAT Security Certification (e.g., Security +, CASP, CISSP, GSEC, SSCP, CCNA Security, CISA, etc.)

  • Knowledge of additional programming languages (C#, Java, Python)
  • Experience collaborating in multidisciplinary environments such as the integration of firmware, hardware, and software
  • Full-stack development
  • Agile methodologies (Scrum, Kanban)
  • CMMI
  • Developing and integrating software together with hardware and firmware
  • Linux

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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COVID Response

In order to enter Dynetics facilities in the U.S. and to attend Dynetics events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated or have an approved exemption on file for COVID-19. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC.

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