DCS Corp
Software Engineer
At a glance
Location: US-MD-Aberdeen Map
Posted: 11/18/2021
Closing: 12/17/2021
Degree: Not Specified
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
DCS Corp
Job description

COVID-19 continues to significantly impact our employees, families and communities. As a federal contractor, DCS is required to comply with Executive Order 14042 and the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force Guidance requiring contractor personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Effective January 18, 2022, DCS will require all newly hired employees to be fully vaccinated before their start date unless they are entitled to a legal accommodation. 

DCS Corp is looking for a software engineer to develop, maintain and enhance complex integrated software and hardware systems in support of U.S. Army scientific research objectives.

This position supports basic research at the Human Research and Engineering Directorate of the Army Research Laboratory at Aberdeen Proving Ground in Aberdeen, MD, as part of a small team of scientists and engineers performing militarily-relevant research.

Essential Job Functions:

Analyze customer objectives to derive system design and system interface specifications.

Work with research teams to customize software solutions for specific experimental objectives.

Perform software / hardware integration and maintenance.

Perform software component tests and system integration tests for adherence to specifications.

Recommend new technologies and novel approaches for complex system requirements.

Apply best practices (version control, documentation, etc.) for all developed and modified software.

Required Skills:

Due to the sensitivity of customer related requirements, U.S. Citizenship is required.

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related discipline.

Must be able to obtain a National Agency Check (NAC) clearance.

Experience developing software in an object-oriented language (such as C++, Java, Python, etc.)

Experience with a version control system (such as Git, CVS, Subversion, etc.).

Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Must be ready to adapt to quickly changing requirements during the development process.

Successful candidates will be highly motivated and team-oriented.

Desired Skills:

Experience with network (sockets) programming and networking in general.

Experience with multithread or multiprocess programming.

Software Engineer