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Lead Software Engineer

Company: Ultra Electronics 3eTI
Location: Chantilly
Posted on: May 9, 2022

Job Description:

The Ultra Engineering function manages a portfolio of specialist capabilities, generating highly differentiated solutions and products by applying electronic, mechanical, and software technologies in demanding and critical environments to meet customer needs.

Ultra Maritime Naval Systems and Sensors is searching for a Lead Software Engineer to support the development of a Radar system. Working closely with RF, Mechanical, Electrical, and Systems Engineers, the Lead Software Engineer will guide the development of the Radar System from initial design, through finalization of the design, and finally through the integration and test events.

The Lead Software Engineer is expected to provide system level trade-space assessments of approaches working with the Project Engineer to determine the benefit trade-offs. He/she will have the opportunity to guide the development and selection of key technologies for the Navy and will have the opportunity to work with complex software algorithms and cutting-edge digital signal processing hardware. The Lead Software Engineer will have the opportunity to contribute to key strategic approaches for future proposals, IR&D, and additional development activities.

Required Skills:

* BS Degree in Software Engineering type of discipline

* 6+ years of experience with a major object-oriented programming language such as C++ (preferred) and/or Java

* 6+ years of proper coding practices and the full development life cycle

* 3+ years of experience testing software systems and development of test tools

* 3+ years of experience with Linux-based operating systems and code development

* 4+ years of experience experience with basic editors such as VI, emacs, Kate, Gedit, etc.

* The ability to obtain a US Government security clearance. Security clearances are granted to U.S. citizen

Desired Skills:

* Working knowledge of XML XSD

* Experience with UML or other design modeling techniques

* Experience with middleware/inter-process communication (AMQP, CORBA, DDS, etc.) using a publish-subscribe pattern

* Working knowledge of the use of third party tools to do code coverage, memory leak, and other code integrity checks

* Knowledge or understanding of Qt programming

* Experience working with a team to jointly develop a system during all phases of the development lifecycle

* Strong attention to detail and work ethic

* Willingness to travel (10%).




We offer medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance, health savings accounts, paid time off, and a 401(k) plan with a Company match.

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and for inquiring about, discussing or disclosing compensation. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Reasonable accommodation statement: if you need an accommodation for any part of the application process, please email

Keywords: Ultra Electronics 3eTI, Chantilly , Lead Software Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Chantilly, Virginia

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