Software - Systems Engineer
Innovative Defense Technologies

Mount Laurel, New Jersey

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Background Information:
Innovative Defense Technologies (IDT), provider of automated software testing, data analysis, and cybersecurity solutions for complex, mission-critical systems in the US Department of Defense (DoD), is seeking a Software Engineer to be based in Mt. Laurel, NJ. This individual will work with a fast-paced team of mission-focused engineers to solve some of the DoD's toughest challenges. Initiative, creativity, reliability, and efficient teamwork will be required to successfully deliver innovative solutions in this dynamic customer space.

The selected Software Engineer will be responsible for developing IDT's automated test and analysis for tactical systems and subsystems supporting DoD air and surface warfare platforms such as guided-missile destroyers, guided-missile cruisers, and littoral combat ships. Prior experience with development and test processes of complex systems is beneficial. Additional responsibilities include the development of project integration solutions and analysis capabilities for the Aegis Combat System. This individual will work with software engineers, system architects, integration engineers, and subject matter experts to deliver end-to-end mission solutions.

A Software Engineer's responsibilities include gathering user requirements, defining system functionality, and writing code in various languages, like Python, Java, C++, or JavaScript. The ideal candidate is familiar with the software development life cycle (SDLC) from preliminary system analysis to tests and deployment, model-based systems engineering (MBSE), and system engineering processes and methodologies.

All applicants must currently possess an active U.S. Security Clearance.

Responsibilities Include:

  • DoD Air and Surface Warfare related software design, development, and analysis
  • Execute full SDLC
  • Model/code testing algorithms in C++, Python, JavaScript, and Java
  • Integrate software components into a complex software development environment
  • Implement documented design including coding and testing while adhering to coding standards
  • Participate and provide feedback in design reviews and code reviews
  • Develop automated software analysis solutions for Aegis test events
  • Interface with customers for technical and programmatic requirements
  • Oversee relevant aspects of project lifecycle from initial kickoff through requirements analysis, design, testing, and implementation phases for projects
  • Contribute to Systems Integration practice
  • Assist with the integration of new applications as they are added to the tactical environment
  • Create and implement interface following MBSE approach
Minimum Required Qualifications:
  • Minimum of 3 years' experience in engineering
  • Bachelor's Degree in software engineering, computer science, or related field
Required Skills:
  • Ability to develop software in Java, JavaScript, C++, or Python [at least two] and other programming languages
  • Ability to document requirements and specifications
  • Understanding of the SDLC
  • Familiarity with SQL and relational (MS-SQL, Oracle, Postgres, etc.) databases
  • Ability to perform many concurrent assignments and determine the need for changing priorities
  • Ability to lead the logical systematic conversion of program requirements into solution that acknowledge technical and cost constraints
  • Familiarity with distributed systems and software design patterns
  • Ability to read and interpret technical documentation including sequence of operations, technical product literature, programming manuals, specifications, and A|E drawings
  • Familiarity with Agile development processes
  • Ability to travel approximately 15%
Preferred Skills:
  • DoD Air and Surface Warfare software development domain knowledge and experience
  • System integration and test experience for complex software applications
  • Hands-on experience with Java/J2EE and object-oriented programming
  • Experience programming in Java, C++, JavaScript, Python, and database design [all]
  • Proficiency working with different SW development tools (Jenkins, Maven, Gradle, and Nexus, Git etc.)
  • Experience with distributed systems, algorithms, and software design patterns
  • Understanding of MBSE
  • Experience analyzing Aegis Weapon System data
  • Systems integration and test experience for tactical applications (Aegis Weapon Systems, CEC, Link-16, etc.)
  • Hands-on experience in deploying and maintaining applications in a mission critical operational environment
  • Experience with software testing, configuration management, and test automation
  • Have experience working with Aegis Weapon Systems or NAVSEA tactical applications
  • Experience using MagicDraw/Cameo
  • Experience using architecture framework like DoDAF/UPDM/UAF
  • Problem-solving skills with the ability to navigate ambiguous situations
  • Excellence in technical communication with peers and non-technical cohorts
  • Ability to work closely with Program Managers and Chief Engineers to document, manage and communicate systems and software requirements
  • Attention to detail
  • Initiative, creativity, reliability, teamwork
  • Strong organization and planning skills
  • Solid analytical abilities, coupled with a strong sense of ownership, urgency and drive
EEO Statement:
IDT is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.

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