Cybersecurity Software Engineer, Mid to Senior Level

US-VA-Manassas

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Job Description

Seeking a mid- or senior-level software engineer to join a team responsible for developing cybersecurity software for the US Navy submarine and surface fleet. This team is responsible for software development and resolution of integration issues, both in a laboratory environment and onboard U.S. Navy submarines and ships. Candidates should have a demonstrated interest in developing readable, maintainable, quality software. Successful candidates will possess a trained eye for detail, will be reliable, and be able to work effectively as part of a team.

 

Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Ability to lead small teams of 3-4 developers and integrators through the system lifecycle of requirements, design, development, integration, and testing of software components.
  • Deep knowledge of Linux, bash scripting, and development languages including Java, C/C++, Python. 
  • Knowledge of database technologies, message queueing, networking, encryption, and related system-of-systems technologies and approaches to highly integrated complex systems.
  • Experience working with high availability, mission critical, tactical systems made up of custom software, COTS applications, and open source software.
  • Knowledge of provisioning, configuration management, and release management.
  • Knowledge of cybersecurity best practices, system security, and secure programming methodologies.
  • Experience with virtualization desired.
  • Participate in various technical and program meetings on a weekly basis

Skills & Requirements

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of software development lifecycle, including configuration management, good coding practices, and experience in writing, testing, and deploying production-quality software.
  • Software development experience using Java, C/C++, Python, and other languages in a Linux environment.
  • Knowledge of and experience using Linux (basic OS comprehension and basic shell scripting), preferably Red Hat or derivatives
  • Experience with open source software and custom software, as well as integration between software applications using middle tier integration and data-driven models.
  • Knowledge of cybersecurity best practices.
  • Commitment to teamwork, good communication, and critical thinking required.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills

 

Education/Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related degree, with 3-10 years’ relevant experience
  • Ideal candidates will possess industry-recognized certifications such as RHCE, Security+, CISSP, Cisco, Java, etc.

 

This position requires the applicant to obtain and maintain a DoD Clearance.

Benefits:

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)