• Lead Algorithm Software Engineer

    Job Locations US-VA-Fairfax
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    Our client, a market leader and technology innovator, is seeking talented professionals to deliver cutting edge solutions to their customers. Well-respected, with a global presence, our client consistently offers a powerful and robust portfolio of products, services and solutions that help customers successfully execute their missions in today’s dynamic environment. With unsurpassed engineering, using an open systems approach, our client solves the nation’s most complex challenges while foreseeing future needs.


    Lead Algorithm Software Engineer

     (US Citizenship Required*)

    Fairfax, VA



    Join our Air and Missile Defense Planning team as Lead Algorithm Software Engineer.


    • Lead MIPS planning software team in development of algorithms related to mission planning, plan optimization, and meeting program milestones.
    • Work with the program technical lead on define tasks, schedule, technical issues, and risk
    • Enhancements, modifications and corrections to existing software.
    • Coding, testing, integrating and documenting software solutions.
    • Conduct or participate in research, design, development, and integration of Air and Missile Defense (AMD) related software models and algorithms.
    • Perform software requirements analysis; participate in research; design, develop and test software and tools, including new work products or existing applications, systems or embedded products
    • Code, test, integrate and document software solutions
    • Apply principles and techniques of computer science, engineering, and mathematical analysis to software development
    • Participate in internal review of software components and systems
    • Receive general instructions and guidance from immediate supervisor and work on problems with defined scope, schedule and expectations
    • Follow standard practices and procedures in analyzing situations or data from which answers can be readily obtained
    • Work within an identified work group; resolve problems and issues of moderate scope and complexity
    • May provide work direction to other employees as a technical lead
    • Failure to accomplish results or errors may cause project delays or require the allocation of additional resources
    • Collaborate with project leaders and other professionals within Engineering; build stable working relationships internally; may work with organizations outside engineering or external customers
    • Travel may be required
    • Keep abreast of technology trends; champion new ideas and product and process improvements
    • Define and develop creative and innovative software architectures and solutions to address emerging challenges in systems-of-systems algorithm integration.
    • Support development and integration of large-scale algorithms for AMD planning.
    • Participate in a team environment to design, develop, enhance, and execute planning algorithms in the AMD domain, including providing full life cycle support (requirement analysis, design, implementation, testing, and debugging).
    • Apply object-oriented design and development techniques primarily in the C++ programming language
    • Develop unit test software through both automated and manual testing techniques to produce algorithm results.
    • Analyze algorithm results to support verification & validation, regression testing, formal test events, and concept/feasibility studies.
    • Investigate and resolve problems related to performance, consistency, and reliability.
    • Produce documentation to capture requirements, technical concepts, software design, and user information.
    • Deliver presentations to peers and customers internal and external


    • Required – active TS/SCI clearance. Candidates without this clearance will not be considered.
    • Experience with C++/Java software design and development
    • Experience with Model Driven Architecture (MDA) and Development
    • Experienced with Agile development, Database design, mission planning, and Algorithm development
    • Professional and experienced understanding of software engineering concepts, principles, and theories and skilled at applying technical standards
    • Solid knowledge of the software development process
    • Solid ability to grasp and apply new information quickly and handle ever increasing responsibility and assignments with growing complexity
    • Shows initiative on assignments, and professionally executes projects with little direction
    • Exercises independent judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action
    • Solid ability to be a team player who thrives in collaborative environments and revels in team success, meeting and exceeding personal and team commitments
    • Solid knowledge of software tools supporting Integrated Development Environments (IDE), version control, defect reporting and scripting
    • Ability to be creative, innovative and responsible, and able to master solid decision-making skills
    • Skilled at learning and applying company policies and procedures to resolve complex issues
    • Solid proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
    • Solid written and verbal communications skills including issues, impacts, and corrective actions
    • Solid ability to recognize and clearly report relevant information
    • Solid ability to use the appropriate standards, processes, procedures, and tools throughout the software development life cycle to support the generation of technical engineering products

    *US Citizenship is required by law, regulation, executive order, or government contract.


    Education and Experience:

    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering or a related technical field is required (or equivalent experience), plus a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree.


    Conditions of Employment:

    Applicants selected for employment will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screening and background investigation which may include education, criminal and work history verifications.


    About Our Company:

    Moseley Technical Services, Inc. is dedicated to providing our clients with a high standard of quality products and services. For two decades, our reputation has been built on this dedication and the long-term relationships developed with some of the most prestigious companies in the aerospace and defense industries.  These business relationships give you the opportunity to not only find a job but to find one you can value and enjoy. We will be dedicated to you and to making your career a success.


    Accepted applicants will have the opportunity to be eligible for benefits, including medical and supplemental insurance and a 401K. Appreciation and gratitude for employees is a hallmark of organizations with low turnover.


    Moseley Technical Services, Inc. is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disabled Employer.


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