Mid-Level UX/UI Engineer (565440)


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Job Description

Full-time position working out of Progeny Systems Manassas, Virginia.  Open to remote work. Candidate will work on a fast-paced integrated product development team which includes representatives from multiple contracting organizations and Naval entities. The work involves software and systems engineering of our Advanced Mission Planning System (AMPS), a next-generation mission planning and execution application.

The candidate will be primarily responsible for UX activities and ideally will be able to implement ideas and designs as a UI developer.  As part of the larger team, the candidate will contribute to numerous software and system engineering activities for AMPS, as the team rapidly develops and fields prototypes, refines the software based on customer needs/feedback as well as supporting new data types into the system.


Duties and Responsibilities 

General areas of responsibility include:

o   Participation in the software engineering lifecycle, from UX/UI requirements gathering/decomposition, UX/UI technical design documentation and creating/reviewing UX/UI test-related documentation

o   Demonstrate a strong foundation in visual design, along with additional experience in UX that spans two or three disciplines, such as User Research, Information Architecture, Content Strategy and/or Interaction Design

o   Design, development, testing and delivery of UI-based AMPS software artifacts

Skills & Requirements

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


o   Knowledge of and/or experience using JavaScript

o   .  Commensurate pay for Willing to travel occasionally within Continental United States (CONUS)

o   Ability to obtain DOD Security clearance

o   Desire to work within the entire software engineering lifecycle

o   A quick learner and adaptable to new technologies

o   Good oral and written communication skills

Desired Skills:

o   Professional experience using Vue.js and Node.js, with one or more examples of successful UX deliveries

o   Knowledge of and/or experience using Apache Camel, Maven and Nexus

o   Knowledge of and/or experience using web-based interfaces (SOAP/REST/AMQP)

o   Experience using Linux-based OS for software deployment

o   Familiarity with Docker

o   Experience with Atlassian tools suite for Agile-based software development

o   Design/Development experience with large Naval software programs

o   Current DoD Security clearance



  • 3-7 years of professional experience
  • BS in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field



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 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.

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)