PCS Software Systems Engineer (457259)


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Job Description

Software Systems Engineer to provide support for the definition and development of systems engineering documentation and processes in support of the Payload Control System. Work location will be in Middletown RI or Manassas VA


Duties and Responsibilities 

Analyze current systems engineering documentation and processes.
Work with senior Software Systems Engineers to document new Payload  (Weapons and Unmanned Vehicles) planning and control software capabilities.  Documentation will include  requirements specifications, design descriptions, test procedures, and customer presentations
Participate in various technical and program meetings on a weekly basis.
Provide input to the scheduling of systems engineering activities.
Communicate project/program issues to management, as necessary.


Skills & Requirements

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Demonstrable evidence of analytical approach to problem solving and decision making.
Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Knowledge of Word, Excel, and Powerpoint required.
Knowledge of IBM Rational DOORS, UML, Object Oriented design, Linux, Networking, Software Protocols, or Algorithms is a plus.
Experience with software design and development a plus.
Experience with network architectures and configurations a plus.
Familiarity with information architecture and Navy Information Systems a plus.



BS. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, System Engineering, Mathematics or equivalent experience required.

2 to 10 years' Experience in: 

  • Software System Design
  • System Design
  • Requirements Management
  • Requirements Definition
  • DOORS experience a plus
  • Unmanned Vehicle Control software experience a plus
  • AN-BYG-1 experience a plus

Active or Previous DoD Clearance Is a Plus

***This position requires the applicant to hold an active DoD Clearance.***



If you need special assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please contact our recruiting department at hr@progeny.net or call 703.368.6107. We will make a determination on your request for reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis


To learn more about the Benefits offered by Progeny Systems, including a minimum $1,000 sign-on bonus for all new hires, please visit our website at http://www.progeny.net/careers.

About Progeny Systems

Progeny Systems is a privately held, high-tech small business that provides premium systems, services, and products for the Department of Defense, government agencies and commercial clients. We are a technology leader in numerous areas including: technology insertion; acoustic sensors; signal processing; combat systems; torpedoes; cyber security; biometrics; knowledge management; undersea vehicles; open architecture; electromagnetic maneuver warfare; electronics packaging; and image/video processing/analysis.

As a small business, Progeny Systems is a participant in the Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs. Progeny Systems has a proven track record of transitioning numerous SBIR contract awards into full-scale production, and has also successfully competed with large defense corporations.  Progeny System's ability to leverage flexibility, rapid turnaround, customer responsiveness, and encourage an environment for experimental research has been critical to our success in developing, producing and supporting numerous mission critical national defense systems.

Progeny has provided highly complex products/programs to the United States Government in collaboration with the following agencies, among others:

-       United States Navy

-       United States Air Force

-       United States Army         

-       Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)

-       National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA)