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Mid C++/Java/Linux OS Software Developer - US Citizenship & Interim Secret Clearance Required

Location: Huntsville, AL, Redstone Arsenal

Schedule: Full Time

Job Description: The candidate for this position will provide Software Engineering support for US Army MCE project. The candidate will support a small team to design, implement, and test software components for Army tactical systems.  The position will include collaboration within a team environment while emphasizing individual contributions to produce products that are valuable to the customer. Candidate must have good people skills and the desire to work with a highly technical team of engineers.


  • Must be able to interact effectively with individuals of different experience levels and backgrounds including government and external industry personnel.
  • Candidate will be expected to work in a small team, agile environment, to design, implement and test SW components through the entire SW lifecycle.
  • Candidate will be expected to break up larger SW modules into smaller, incrementally delivered components on tasks that have been assigned to them.
  • Candidate will be required to create and present design documentation, as well as participate in design reviews for SW modules assigned to their team. Good communication skills are a must.
  • Candidate will be expected to participate in peer reviews of other teammates SW implementation and design (e.g., code reviews).
  • Candidate will be expected to develop unit test strategies on components they have been assigned.
  • Candidate will be expected to test developed SW in a lab environment with actual fielded hardware.

Education Requirements: Bachelor's Degree in a related technical discipline (Software Engineering or Computer Engineering/Science, Software Development), 5+ years of experience, and exposure to software technologies. Masters and 3+ years of related experience.  Four (4) years of experience in lieu of degree.

Required Skills:

  • Proficiency in C++
  • Linux Operating Systems
  • Java
  • Familiarization with MIL-STD-2167 System Software Development
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills; ability to clearly express ideas/concepts in discussions and written documents and to deliver regular updates and feedback clearly and tactfully.
  • Candidate must be a US Citizen and possess an Interim US Secret Security Clearance, then be able to obtain and maintain a Final Secret Clearance.

Desired Skills:

  • Experience working with VMF Messages
  • Networking Experience
  • UML Diagramming
  • Experience with Army Tactical Systems

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AVNIK is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers a competitive salary/benefits package. Salary commensurate with experience and education.

AVNIK Contact Information: info@avnikdefense.com for Questions Call: 256.217.5870