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Software Engineer - Lead - Level 5

Job Description:

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 it's 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.

 • Transition the Objective Simulation Framework (OSF) development and sustainment from the current contract to the MASC-F contract.

• 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

 

Plans, conducts, and coordinates software development activities. Designs, develops, documents, tests, and debugs software that contains logical and mathematical solutions to business/mission problems or questions in computer language for solutions by means of data processing equipment. Applies the appropriate standards, processes, procedures, and tools throughout the development life cycle. Applies 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. Corrects 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, and controls. Ensures software standards are met.

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 should be a well-rounded software developer with broad experiences but with a focused interest and demonstrable skills in C++/Java. 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. This candidate is a senior developer providing leadership and guidance to the agile team.

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelors degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education, with 14 years or more of professional experience; or 12 years of professional experience with a related Masters degree; or 9 years of professional experience with a related PhD or JD; or 4 years of professional experience with a MD.  

Experience using: C++ and/or Java languages or similar languages

Familiarity with Eclipse or other IDEs (Intellij, Netbeans, Visual Studio).

Experience with Linux/Unix commands and environment.

Experience with Configuration Management Tools: (Clearcase, Gitlab, Git)

Experience with Redhat (RHEL) 6.x, 7.x.

Object Oriented (OO) Design & Development experience.

Active Secret security clearance.

Desired Skills:

Scaled Agile Framework experience; working as a part of a SCRUM Team.

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.

Experience developing software in an Agile environment desired.

Experience in development of model elements, DIS/HLA protocols.

Experience in developing Human Machine Interfaces.

Experience with DDS OpenSplice.

Experience with Agile Process Tools (VersionOne, JIRA, Confluence, Bitbucket).

Experience with Test Driven Development, Unit Testing, and automated test.

Experience Developing / integration of engineering tools in an Agile environment.

  • DevOps

  • Continuous Integration

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