Integration Lead (551634)


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Job Description

Full-time position working out of Progeny Systems headquarters in Manassas, VA. Progeny is the lead system integrator for the Undersea Warfare Decision Support System (USW-DSS) supporting technology insertion as well as development, integration, training and maintenance.  USW-DSS is a DoD Net-Centric Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence (C4I) program which provides anti-submarine warfare mission planning and monitoring for US Navy fleet units

The candidate will be working with a multi-organizational engineering team to achieve rapid technology evolution utilizing continuous integration and continuous deployment methods.

Daily responsibilities will include, integration of new capabilities and fixes, independent validation and verification of operational and functional requirements.  The candidate should be highly skilled in troubleshooting and problem resolution.


Areas of responsibility include:

o   Lead the integration of software components, across multiple operating systems (Windows and Linux), hardware configurations (physical and virtual, including networking) and software packages (Java, C++, web services, application servers)

o   Assess and support system maturation through agile processes, including:

o   requirements based and operational testing,

o   troubleshoot issues and support review board assessment and adjudication, 

o   review and validation of bug/improvement pull requests,

o   maintain a maturing stable system baseline,

o   keep management team informed including weekly baseline status reports and live status dashboard

o   Creation, verification and validation of testing documentation and plans

o   Understanding of the components, sub-systems and the architecture as a whole

o   Coordinate and interact with development teams as well as engineering managers.

o   Support the development of training materials and technical manuals

Skills & Requirements

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


o   Demonstrated system integration skills, including the ability to lead and motivate teams.

o   Fluent in agile DevOps processes.

o   Experience with virtualization technologies

o   Must be willing to travel occasionally

o   Ability to obtain DOD Security clearance

o   Strong oral and written communication skills


Desired Skills:

o   Familiarity with Navy Systems and environments.

o   Familiarity with DoD Cybersecurity requirements

o   Proficiency with scripting and automation, e.g. bash, PowerShell, python, and Ansible

o   Experience with system resource profiling and source level debugging

o   Proficiency with Atlassian Tools (JIRA, Bitbucket, Confluence)

o   Experience with Jenkins, SonarQube, Nexus, Maven, Ant

o   Experience with C4I systems

o   Current Secret clearance



o   10+ years of professional experience

o   BS or higher in a technical major. Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, or related field preferred. Demonstrated history as an accomplished system integrator will be considered in lieu of education. Commensurate pay for years of experience.


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

Physical and Mental Requirements for all positions: 
Prolonged stationary periods at a desk
General ability to operate computer and other productivity machinery such as calculator, copy machine, printer, etc.
Ability to lift and transport up to 15 pounds at times 
Effectively communicate with others
Ability to stay focused and provide attention to detail. 
Ability to think analytically and apply problem solving skills to scenarios throughout the course of the workday



If you need special assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please contact our recruiting department at 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

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.

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)