Computer Engineer in Aberdeen, MD at DCS

Date Posted: 6/8/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

DCS Corp is looking for a software engineer to develop, maintain and enhance complex integrated software and hardware systems in support of U.S. Army scientific research objectives.

This position supports basic research at the Human Research and Engineering Directorate of the Army Research Laboratory at Aberdeen Proving Ground in Aberdeen, MD, as part of a small team of scientists and engineers performing militarily-relevant research.

Essential Job Functions:

Analyze customer objectives to derive system design and system interface specifications

Work with research teams to customize software solutions for specific experimental objectives

Perform software / hardware integration and maintenance

Perform software component tests and system integration tests for adherence to specifications

Recommend new technologies and novel approaches for complex system requirements

Apply best practices (version control, documentation, etc.) for all developed and modified software

Required Skills:

Due to the sensitivity of customer related requirements, U.S. Citizenship is required

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or Electrical Engineering

Must be able to obtain a National Agency Check (NAC) clearance

Experience developing software in an object-oriented language (such as C++, Java, Python, etc.)

Experience with a version control system (such as Git, CVS, Subversion, etc.)

Excellent written and oral communication skills

Must be ready to adapt to quickly changing requirements during the development process

Successful candidates will be highly motivated and team-oriented

Desired Skills: 

Experience with network (sockets) programming and networking in general

Experience with game development, VR or AR applications