DCS Corp is looking for a software engineer to develop, maintain and enhance complex integrated software and hardware systems in support of U.S. Army scientific research objectives.
This position supports basic research at the Human Research and Engineering Directorate of the Army Research Laboratory at Aberdeen Proving Ground in Aberdeen, MD, as part of a small team of scientists and engineers performing militarily-relevant research. The work environment is dynamic, with frequent interactions between team members.
Essential Job Functions:
Analyze customer objectives to derive system design and system interface specifications.
Work with research teams to customize software solutions for specific experimental objectives.
Perform software / hardware integration and maintenance.
Perform software component tests and system integration tests for adherence to specifications.
Recommend new technologies and novel approaches for complex system requirements.
Apply best practices (version control, documentation, etc.) for all developed and modified software.
Due to the sensitivity of customer related requirements, U.S. Citizenship is required.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or Electrical Engineering.
Must be able to obtain a National Agency Check (NAC) clearance.
Experience developing software in an object-oriented language (such as C++, Java, Python, etc.)
Experience with network (sockets) programming and networking in general.
Experience with multithread or multiprocess programming.
Experience with a version control system (such as Git, CVS, Subversion, etc.).
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Must be ready to adapt to quickly changing requirements during the development process.
Successful candidates will be highly motivated and team-oriented.