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Lead Software Engineer

Company: Actalent
Location: Chantilly
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Description:Our team 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.We are 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. This Software Engineer is expected to provide system level trade-space assessments of approaches working with the Project Engineer to determine the benefit trade-offs. You 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
  • The ability to obtain a US Government security clearance. Security clearances are granted to U.S. citizens.Additional Skills & Qualifications:Desired Skills:
    • 3+ years of experience with Linux-based operating systems and code development
    • 4+ years of experience with basic editors such as VI, emacs, Kate, Gedit, etc.
    • 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%).Experience Level:Intermediate Level About Actalent: Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We're supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions. The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Actalent, Chantilly , Lead Software Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Chantilly, Virginia

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