Senior Software Engineer (Engineer Software 4) - 19409

Date: Jul 11, 2024

Location: Patuxent River, MD, Maryland, United States

Company: HII's Mission Technologies division

Requisition Number: 19409 

Required Travel: 11 - 25% 

Employment Type: Full Time/Salaried/Exempt

Security Clearance: Ability to Obtain  

Level of Experience: Senior HI

 

This opportunity resides with Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Cyber, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C5ISR), a business group within HII’s Mission Technologies division. From towers to processors, we design, develop, integrate and manage the sensors, systems and other assets necessary to support integrated intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) operations, exploitation and analysis for the Intelligence Community, the military services, geographic and functional combatant commands and DoD agencies. 

 

Meet HII’s Mission Technologies Division
Our team of more than 7,000 professionals worldwide delivers all-domain expertise and advanced technologies in service of mission partners across the globe. Mission Technologies is leading the next evolution of national defense – the data evolution - by accelerating a breadth of national security solutions for government and commercial customers. Our capabilities range from C5ISR, AI and Big Data, cyber operations and synthetic training environments to fleet sustainment, environmental remediation and the largest family of unmanned underwater vehicles in every class. Find the role that’s right for you. Apply today. We look forward to meeting you.

 

To learn more about Mission Technologies, click here for a short video: https://vimeo.com/732533072 

 

Job Description

Mission Technologies, a division of HII, is seeking a motivated and experienced Senior Software Engineer to support operations in our Patuxent River, MD location.  

 

This position will support a software suite known as the Minotaur Mission Management System. Minotaur ingests data from various sensors on manned and unmanned surveillance aircraft to enhance an operator’s ability to identify tracks from various on-board sensors, from both sea and land. Responsibilities would include developing new or improving existing capabilities to a operationally fielded system. Support all stages of the software engineering, including design, implementation, integration, and test.

 

Subject areas may differ over time, but current projects focus on improving the exploitation of airborne sensor data through object tracking, multi-sensor correlation, and operational data display.

 

Possible Duties Include:

  • Directly engage with customer to build product backlog for Scrum team
  • System design and software implementation of proof-of-concept prototypes incorporating a variety of engineering disciplines: control theory, software development, signal/video processing, pattern recognition, machine learning, artificial intelligence, high performance computing, applied mathematics, network/web services, and visualization
  • Support prototype evaluation and experimental operations at military facilities
  • Support system integration events on various aircraft during ground and/or flight tests
  • Develop and test software interfaces that control and ingest data from ISR sensors, including RADAR, SIGINT, and EO/IR systems
  • Potential to fly on aircraft to support system integration and train operators
  • Design and implementation of graphical user interfaces to meet customers’ demands and needs
  • Mentor junior and mid-level engineers
  • Task lead for a small team of developers
  • Willing to travel between 10-20 % of the time

Essential Job Responsibilities

Designs, develops, documents, tests and debugs applications software and systems that contain logical and mathematical solutions. Conducts multidisciplinary research and collaborates with equipment designers and/or hardware engineers in the planning, design, development, and utilization of electronic data processing systems for product and commercial software. Determines computer user needs; analyzes system capabilities to resolve problems on program intent, output requirements, input data acquisition, programming techniques and controls; prepares operating instructions; designs and develops compilers and assemblers, utility programs, and operating systems. Ensures software standards are met.

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; or High School Diploma or equivalent and 13 years relevant experience.
  • 9+ years of experience in software development involving programming languages such as Java and/or C++
  • Must be a US citizen and able to obtain a security clearance
  • Willingness to work in Patuxent River, MD

Preferred Requirements

  • 9+ years of experience with software development of algorithms, computer networking and interfaces in a cutting edge environment 
  • Prior experience with Minotaur Mission Management System
  • Prior experience with Department of Defense (DoD) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work collaboratively in a close team environment
  • Previous leadership experience in leading small software development teams 

Physical Requirements

Adequate visual acuity and manual dexterity for meeting the requirements Software Engineer family.

HII is more than a job - it’s an opportunity to build a new future. We offer competitive benefits such as best-in-class medical, dental and vision plan choices; wellness resources; employee assistance programs; Savings Plan Options (401(k)); financial planning tools, life insurance; employee discounts; paid holidays and paid time off; tuition reimbursement; as well as early childhood and post-secondary education scholarships.

 

Why HII
We build the world’s most powerful, survivable naval ships and defense technology solutions that safeguard our seas, sky, land, space and cyber. Our diverse workforce includes skilled tradespeople; artificial intelligence, machine learning (AI/ML) experts; engineers; technologists; scientists; logistics experts; and business administration professionals.

 

Recognized as one of America’s top large company employers, we are a values and ethics driven organization that puts people’s safety and well-being first. Regardless of your role or where you serve, at HII, you’ll find a supportive and welcoming environment, competitive benefits, and valuable educational and training programs for continual career growth at every stage of your career.

 

Together we are working to ensure a future where everyone can be free and thrive.
Today’s challenges are bigger than ever, and the nation needs the best of us. It’s why we’re focused on hiring, developing and nurturing our diversity. We believe that diversity among our workforce strengthens the organization, stimulates creativity, promotes the exchange of ideas and enriches the work lives of all our employees. 

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.

 

Do You Need Assistance? 
If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to buildyourcareer@hii-co.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Reasonable accommodations are considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address. Additionally, you may also call 1-844-849-8463 for assistance. Press #3 for HII Mission Technologies.