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Software Developer/Engineer

Indian Head, Maryland

Must be U.S. Citizen

Clearance Required: Active Secret clearance

Position/Program Description: Provide engineering support and services to support Naval Surface Warfare Center, Indian Head Division’s Tomahawk Missile Functional Ground Test (FGT) capability. Work is located at Naval Surface Warfare Center – Indian Head, MD. Situational telework may be authorized. Most of the job will require on-site presence at NSWC-IHD. Some travel may be required (CONUS).

Specific duties include - Providing software and simulation expertise for operating and maintaining the FGT platform simulation; and providing engineering support in preparing test plans, presenting test readiness reviews, writing test reports, and conducting testing in accordance with approved SOPs and procedures.

Job Responsibilities/Qualifications:

· Experience with operating computer-based test systems and components including commercial systems such as Global Positioning System simulators and data processing/recording equipment. Ability to interpret software requirements, algorithm, and interface specifications to support software and system performance evaluation. Ability to review test data in support of software and system performance evaluation.

· Engineering knowledge and experience in real-time software development, missile/flight simulation and software models, interface programming (Ethernet, serial, parallel input/output, specialized interface cards), user interface programming, and data processing and evaluation programming. Experience in evaluating and integrating software and simulation models from external sources.

· Familiarity with Microsoft Windows and optionally, Linux operating systems. Familiarity with IntervalZero RTX and programming tools such as Microsoft Visual Studio. Familiarity with FORTRAN, C/C++, Ada and optionally Python programming languages.

· Engineering knowledge and technical writing skills to support writing and reviewing test plans, test procedures, and test reports. Technical writing skills to develop and maintain software documentation including software test plans, version description documents, and user manuals.

· Engineering knowledge in how to conduct testing in accordance with approved standard operating procedures (SOPs) including operating of computer-based test system components.

· Minimum Education: Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Aerospace Engineering from an accredited college or university is required.

· Experience that demonstrates creating a vision for a capability or product that doesn’t exist today, and extensive planning and staffing necessary to see it come to fruition.

Education: Position requires a MS or MA degree from an accredited college or university in Engineering, Mathematics, Physics or a related scientific discipline. ALLOWABLE SUBSTITUTION: A BS or BA degree from an accredited college or university in Engineering, Mathematics, Physics or a related scientific discipline and an additional four (4) years of recent and relevant experience may be substituted for a MS or MA degree. These four (4) years of experience are in addition to the required minimum of ten (10) years to meet the “Experience” requirements below, therefore, requiring a total of fourteen (14) years of experience.

Experience: At least ten (10) years of recent and relevant experience in an engineering position, three (3) of which must be directly related to naval systems. Demonstrated knowledge in area of engineering expertise is required.

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