• Lead Algorithm Software Engineer

    Job Locations US-VA-Fairfax
  • 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



    • Lead MIPS planning software team in development of algorithms related to mission planning and plan optimization. Lead the team to meet program milestones.
    • Work with the program technical lead on define tasks, schedule, technical issues, and risk
    • Enhance, modify, and correct existing software.
    • Code, test, integrate and document software solutions.
    • Conduct or participate in the 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, to include development of new work products or enhancing existing applications, systems or embedded products
    • Apply principles and techniques of computer science, engineering, and mathematical analysis to the development of software
    • 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
    • Generally work within an identified work group and responsible for resolution of 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 the Engineering department
    • May work with organizations outside engineering or with external customers
    • Builds stable working relationships internally
    • Keep abreast of technology trends; champion new ideas and product & 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 in the C++ programming language
    • Develop unit test software through automated & 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 internal/external customers
    • Travel may be required


    • Required – active Top Secret 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
    • Experience with Database design
    • Experience with mission planning
    • Experience with Algorithm development
    • Professional, experienced understanding of software engineering concepts, principles, and theories and skilled at applying technical standards
    • Solid knowledge of the software development process
    • Able 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
    • 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
    • Creative, innovative and responsible, and able to master solid decision-making skills
    • Skilled at learning and applying company policies and procedures to resolve more complex issues
    • Solid proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
    • Solid written and verbal communications skills
    • Solid ability to recognize and clearly report relevant information
    • Skilled in communicating issues, impacts, and corrective actions
    • 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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