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Lead Software Engineer (537397)

Progeny Systems Corporation
Manassas, VA 20110
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Progeny Systems Corporation

Progeny Systems Corporation is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

Job Type:
Location: US-VA-Manassas
Category: Engineering

Job Description

Seeking a Lead Software Engineer to join a team responsible for developing DevOps software for the US Navy. This team is responsible for software development and resolution of integration issues, both in a laboratory environment and onboard U.S. Navy submarines and surface ships. Candidates should have a demonstrated interest in developing readable, maintainable, quality software. Successful candidates will possess a trained eye for detail, will be reliable, and be able to work effectively as part of a team.

Duties and Responsibilities

Design and architect a DevOps platform that integrates automated testing, CI/CD, blue-green testing, and automated decision making

Lead small group of developers via managing day-to-days tasks, assign deadlines, and review their work

Organize/coordinate/lead an agile Scrum team with two-week sprints

Key personnel to communicate technical and programmatic issues to management

Develop new software components and integrate/customize existing open source tools to meet program needs

Integrate COTS and GOTS tools, including open source products and API-driven integration efforts

Build multi-tier software solutions, including database design and integration

Conduct software component integration to ensure end-to-end system functionality prior to formal testing

Research, identify, and evaluate new technologies for adoption by the Navy


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Strong knowledge of software development lifecycle, including configuration management, good coding practices, and experience in writing, testing, and deploying production-quality software

Development experience with Ruby on Rails, JavaScript, and Python a plus, but not required

Experienced in leading small Software Development team

Ability to manage day-to-day tasking for a small group of developers

Experienced in DevOps/Agile methodologies

Experience using Linux (basic OS comprehension and basic shell scripting), preferably Red Hat or derivatives

Familiarity with hypervisor virtualization as well as Docker containers

Experience with open source software and custom software, as well as integration between software applications using middle tier integration and data-driven models.

Experience in cybersecurity best practices

Strong written and oral communication skills

Desired Certifications:

REDHAT and Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP)


BS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or similar degree

A minimum of 10 years of experience in Software Engineering field

This position requires the applicant to obtain and maintain a DoD Clearance.

Physical and Mental Requirements for all positions:
Prolonged stationary periods at a desk
General ability to operate computer and other productivity machinery such as calculator, copy machine, printer, etc.
Ability to lift and transport up to 15 pounds at times
Effectively communicate with others
Ability to stay focused and provide attention to detail.
Ability to think analytically and apply problem solving skills to scenarios throughout the course of the workday


If you need special assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please contact our recruiting department at hr@progeny.net or call 703.368.6107. We will make a determination on your request for reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis.


To learn more about the Benefits offered by Progeny Systems, including a minimum $1,000 sign-on bonus for all new hires, please visit our website at http://www.progeny.net/careers.

About Progeny Systems

Progeny Systems is a privately held, high-tech small business that provides premium systems, services, and products for the Department of Defense, government agencies and commercial clients. We are a technology leader in numerous areas including: technology insertion; acoustic sensors; signal processing; combat systems; torpedoes; cyber security; biometrics; knowledge management; undersea vehicles; open architecture; electromagnetic maneuver warfare; electronics packaging; and image/video processing/analysis.

Progeny System's ability to leverage flexibility, rapid turnaround, customer responsiveness, and encourage an environment for experimental research has been critical to our success in developing, producing and supporting numerous mission critical national defense systems.

Progeny has provided highly complex products/programs to the United States Government in collaboration with the following agencies, among others:

- United States Navy

- United States Air Force

- United States Army

- Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)

- National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA)



Posted: 2020-10-27 Expires: 2020-11-27

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