Requisition Number: 2021-03-004
Job Title: Software Engineer
City: Lexington Park
State: MD

Software Engineer

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Description/Job Summary

Seeking mid and senior level Software Engineers to support various weapons systems at NAS Patuxent River, MD. The successful candidates will be key members of a high-performing DoD engineering team.


  • Work independently and with a small to large teams to develop and maintain code for Mission Systems software applications and capabilities, as well as providing system updates and enhancements. 
  • Address system requirements through the development of software-level requirements, design, and code. 
  • Design, develop, evaluate, and maintain software design documentation as needed.
  • Coordinate with the Systems Engineering, and Training and Test teams, through a variety of processes to ensure that software meets Navy and end-user requirements.
  • Provide troubleshooting expertise and drive resolution for all issues in Developer and Test environments, and other environments on an as-needed basis. 
  • Support team relationships and coordinate work efforts across various locations.

Required Qualifications

  • Must be a US Citizen. 
  • Must possess an Active Secret clearance.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering, or related field.
  • 3+ years of software development experience for Mid-level candidates; 10+ years of software development experience for Senior-level candidates in a comparable field. 
  • Understanding of the software development life cycle including gathering requirements, software design, implementation, documentation, configuration management, test, and support.
  • Familiar with unit test strategies and software development tools. 
  • Experience with Agile and Waterfall software development processes. 
  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral. 
  • Strong organizational skills, understanding of process development and execution, and execution to a schedule.

As a Government Contractor, all NASC employees must be fully vaccinated by January 4, 2022.  Employees that are unable to meet COVID-19 requirements due to a disability/medical condition or sincerely held religious belief may apply for an exemption.

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