Software Engineer in Alexandria, VA at DCS

Date Posted: 5/22/2023

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Job Description

Work Location: Hybrid - We are currently hiring a Software Engineer to join our team in Alexandria, VA to support the development of Warfighter Machine Interface (WMI) software for US Army manned ground combat vehicle platforms.  The Universal 360 program will develop an affordable 360-degree situational awareness capability for manned ground combat vehicles by developing and integrating multi-band surveillance and targeting sensors, electro-optic / infra-red (EOIR) situational awareness sensors, image processing and fusion algorithms, and an intuitive WMI.

As a Software Engineer with DCS, you will work with the US Army Combat Capabilities Development Command (CCDC) Command, Control, Communication, Computers, Cyber, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C5ISR) Center to modernize the Army’s fleet of ground combat vehicles and provide advanced sensor technologies that will improve situational awareness by developing and integrating WMI software. 

Essential Job Functions:

You will work with Human Factors Engineers (HFEs) to develop intuitive graphical user interface software needed for warfighters to achieve and maintain local situational awareness during closed hatch missions.

You will work with cross functional teams to understand vehicle architectures, including network topology, subsystem component relationships, video architecture, and subsystem component interfaces required to develop Warfighter Machine Interface (WMI) software and integrate with sensor subsystems, image processing and fusion algorithms onto manned ground combat vehicle platforms.

Potential 5% to 8% travel. 

Required Skills:

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

Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD security clearance at the secret level.

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent and three years of experience.

Three+ years proven C++ programming experience.

Experience programming in a Linux and/or Windows OS environments.

Experience with QT or CMAKE or MS Visual Studio.

Desired Skills:

QT Programming 2+ years experience.

Military experience.






UI experienceReal-Time, embedded software development experience.

Simulation experience a plus.

WMI developer experience, big plus.

Simulation experience.

Proven sensor integration experience, including interfacing with sensor systems using traditional video interface standards such as GigE Vision, Cameralink, etc., to provide command / control and to receive data/video.

Experience developing digital video software applications.

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