PCS Mid-Level Software Engineer


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Job Description

Mid-level software engineer with a minimum of 5 years technical experience in software development and systems engineering to join a team responsible for developing critical tactical software for the submarine fleet. This team is responsible for software development and resolution of production and system integration issues, both in a laboratory environment and onboard U.S. Navy submarines.  Candidates should have demonstrated experience and expertise in developing safety critical software applications in a DOD environment.  Successful candidates will possess a trained eye for detail, will be reliable, and be able to work effectively individually or as part of a team.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop new software components in C/C++ or Java to meet program needs. Experience in one or more of the following technologies a plus:
    • Java
    • Python
    • Javascript / CSS / HTML
  • Perform thorough Unit Testing of software components to prepare for integration in a larger system
  • Conduct software component integration to ensure end-to-end system functionality prior to formal testing
  • Participate in various technical and program meetings on a weekly basis.
  • Provide input to the scheduling of software engineering activities.
  • Research, identify, and evaluate new technologies for adoption by PCS.

Skills & Requirements

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • 5 years or more current experience performing C/C++ SW development in a Linux environment.
  • Experience in one or more of the following technologies a plus:
    • Java
    • Python
    • Javascript / CSS / HTML
  • Strong working knowledge and experience developing multi-threaded applications.
  • Prior experience with DoD Software System development, for System of System environments, a plus
  • Prior experience with BYG-1 development a plus
  • 2 years of more current experience developing systems with MySql, Postgres, or noSql a plus..
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.



BS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering


This position requires the applicant to obtain and maintain a 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)