Mid-Level Software Engineer - 16546

Date: Mar 4, 2024

Location: Annapolis Junction, MD, Maryland, United States

Company: HII's Mission Technologies division

Requisition Number: 16546 

Required Travel: 0 - 10%

Employment Type: Full Time/Salaried/Exempt

Hours Per Week: 40.00 

Security Clearance: TS/SCI with Poly  

Level of Experience: Mid 



Mission Technologies a division of HII provides full-spectrum cyber, EW and space capabilities that address today’s rapidly changing, multi-domain global security threats, and anticipate emerging threats. We are diverse organization offering competitive and challenging opportunities to highly motivated individuals. As a company, we provide:


On-demand professional development 
Career mobility
Community engagement
Engagement, diversity and inclusion


Our cyber professionals are defining the future of cybersecurity, providing the most effective prevention, detection, and responses to the broad spectrum and constant evolution of threat actors.  Our experts provide actionable, timely intelligence that protects our nation from adversaries’ intent on disrupting our freedoms and harming our nation. Together, we are an integral part of an important mission -- we go to work every day with the knowledge and pride that our accomplishments make a difference.


Cyber, Electronic Warfare and Space (CEWS) team is looking to hire a Sr. Software Engineer to lead a team to design, develop, and test application software to fulfill unique requirements on Windows, Unix, or other specified platforms. Building Graphical User Interfaces (GUIs) for custom applications. Responding to evolving requirements in an agile environment.


Essential Job Responsibilities


As a Sr. Software Engineer, you will lead a team of SW engineers developing applications in a Unix environment. You will create new novel solutions and/or integrate new features and maintain existing software solutions supporting computer network operations. The work could also support Windows environment using C/C++, C#, COM. The SW development work also requires engineering and coordination across multiple organizations and systems to bring a larger vision to life. Strong technical and development skills are necessary, but there are also frequent periods in which the work will be very systems engineering focused rather than heads down development.



Minimum Qualifications


  • 9 years relevant experience with Bachelors in related field;
  • 7 years relevant experience with Masters in related field; 
  • 4 years relevant experience with PhD or Juris Doctorate in related field; 
  • High School Diploma or equivalent and 13 years relevant experience.
  • Minimum eight (8) years experience programming with object-oriented programming languages. 
  • Minimum five (5) years experience developing Windows applications using Visual Studio or .NET environments OR minimum five (5) years experience developing Unix applications using make files or comparable build environment.
  • Experience developing complex programs using C, C#, C++, Java, or other comparable languages.
  • Minimum three (3) years leading projects that develop complex software, ensuring a collaborative environment, and configuration management.
  • Experience implementing software life cycle management (requirements, design, develop, test, validate, deploy).#LI-SG1



Clearance: Must possess and maintain an active TS/SCI clearance with Polygraph

Preferred Requirements


  • Current or previous low-level network programming experience.
  • High-level programming language like Python, JAVA or Ruby.
  • Experience in static and dynamic reverse engineering, vulnerability research, binary analysis of executables, exposure to kernel programming, exposure with assembly languages, and/or ability to analyze and signature network protocols.
  • Experience with Wireshark, IDA Pro and/or Ghidra.
  • Experience in CNE development
  • Experience with JSON, JSON schema, XML, XSD
  • Understanding of system engineering principles.

This opportunity resides with Cyber & Electronic Warfare, a business group within HII’s Mission Technologies division. HII works within our nation’s intelligence and cyber operations communities to defend our interests in cyberspace. Our deep expertise in network architecture, software and hardware development, cybersecurity and the electromagnetic environment uniquely enables us to support sensitive missions for federal agency partners.


HII is a global engineering and defense technologies provider. With a 135-year history of trusted partnerships in advancing U.S. national security, HII delivers critical capabilities ranging from the most powerful and survivable naval ships ever built, to unmanned systems, ISR and AI/ML analytics. HII leads the industry in mission-driven solutions that support and enable a networked, all-domain force. Headquartered in Virginia, HII’s skilled workforce is 44,000 strong. For more information, please visit: hii.com.


HII is committed to cultivating an inclusive company culture to promote collaboration and enhance creativity by hiring a diverse work force. HII is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.