Information Technology (IT) Lead Software Systems Engineer with Security Clearance

HII Mission Technologies
Annapolis Junction, Maryland
May 26, 2024
May 30, 2024
Engineering, Software
Position Type
Engineer, Manager / Leader
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
Requisition Number: 18914 Required Travel: 0 - 10% Employment Type: Full Time/Salaried/Exempt Security Clearance: Secret Level of Experience: Senior This opportunity resides with Cyber & Electronic Warfare, a business group within HII's Mission Technologies division. HII works within our nation's intelligence and cyber operations communities to defend our interests in cyberspace. Our deep expertise in network architecture, software and hardware development, cybersecurity and the electromagnetic environment uniquely enables us to support sensitive missions for federal agency partners. 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: Description Mission Technologies a division of HII Cyber & Engineering team is seeking an Information Technology (IT) Lead Software Systems Engineer professional in support of the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Unified Cyber Situational Awareness (UCSA) program. This is a collaborative effort, providing Development and Integration of Software and Advance Analytics in support of the UCSA platform including Operations and Maintenance. The UCSA team provides innovative design, engineering, and integration support for new and existing capabilities; promoting a more cohesive collaboration between development, security and IT operations as they work towards continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD). The Lead Software Systems Engineer will work to incorporate a DevSecOps pipeline; facilitating the quick delivery and promotion of new software from development to production. They will assist with the adoption, operation and sustainment of an Agile Continuous Integration Environment (CIE) that supports rapid development and test activities and integrates with Government test environments to maximize DevSecOps opportunities. They will support the development of tools, analytics, and visualization capabilities supporting the DCO warfighter, and perform analysis of data sets to determine the best approach for developing analytics and visualizations. They will also look for opportunities for machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI) solutions when applicable. They work with the team to perform software maintenance and sustainment and must be knowledgeable and experienced with many open source and proprietary products and technologies in the DCO environment. Candidates Must be a US Citizen, due to the sensitivity of the work This is a Hybrid - remote role and requires a Secret Level clearance Location: Linthicum, Maryland Responsibilities Under minimal direction: Provide top-level technical expertise, including performing in-depth and complex software systems programming and analysis.
Design architectures to include the software, hardware, and communications to support the total requirements as well as provide for present and future cross-functional requirements and interfaces. Ensure these systems are compatible and in compliance with the standards for open systems and DoD architectures.
Determine and identify high level functional and technical requirements based on interactions with the user community and knowledge of the enterprise architecture.
Identify, assess, and present options for meeting the functional and technical requirements including hardware and software updates or upgrades.
Formulate and define specifications for operating system applications or modify and maintain existing applications using engineering releases and utilities from the manufacturer.
Create detailed design specifications for use by software development staff members.
Interact with project management to plan project schedules and technical direction.
Develop software design documents and technology white papers.
Assist with selection of development tools.
Develop high level system design diagrams for program design, coding, testing, debugging and documentation.
Instruct, direct, and check the work of other task personnel.
Perform quality assurance review and the evaluation of existing and new software products.
Minimum Qualifications BA/BS in a technical discipline with at least 10 years of experience.
Advanced JavaScript (and ideally experience with at least one front-end framework like Angular or React)
Basic object-oriented development skills (any language should be fine)
Strong relational database thinking/skills
Strong verbal/written communication (candidate will need to interface with the customer and users)
A DoD 8570 IAT Level II approved certification (Security +CE)
Preferred Requirements Python
Angular (modern), advanced JavaScript, RXJS/NGRX
Java/Spring/Maven OR Scala
Postgres - strong relational thinking, database skills - a good proxy
ElasticSearch/Kibana skills
Experience with distributed systems
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 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- for assistance. Press for HII Mission Technologies.