M&S Software Developer

Introduction:

The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL), a national leader in scientific research and development, located midway between Baltimore and Washington, DC is seeking a Software Developer.

Job Summary:

Develop innovative software solutions for modeling and assessing Nuclear Command, Control and Communications (NC3) systems using cutting edge techniques and industry best practices. Contribute to and provide leadership within teams that design, implement, test, and maintain software applications to meet sponsor requirements.

Duties (Listed in order of importance with the estimated amount of time spent at each task):

  1. Develop software to model and assess communications systems supporting NC3 operational platforms (45%)

  2. Develop visualization tools and graphical user interfaces (GUIs) for simulation and assessment software (25%)

  3. Document activities and results, prepare technical reports, present results, and demonstrate system capabilities to peer review groups and partners (10%)

  4. Lead teams that plan, model, develop, test, and support software solutions (10%)

  5. Conduct modeling and simulation based assessments of NC3 in support of sponsor needs. (10%)

Note: This job summary and listing of duties is for the purpose of describing the position and its essential functions at time of hire and may change over time.

Required Qualifications:

BS in Computer Science or Software Engineering. 5-10 years professional software engineering experience. Programming proficiency in C#, Java, Python/Perl and web development technologies. Strong oral and written communications skills. Demonstrated excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work independently, and demonstrated ability to work as part of a multi-organizational team. Eligibility to obtain a Secret clearance.

Desired Qualifications:

MS or PhD in Computer Science or Software Engineering. 10 years professional software engineering experience. Programming proficiency in C#, Java, Python/Perl, and web development technologies, including JavaScript, CSS, HTML, node.js, Cesium, GIS/mapping, D3.js, REST, OData. Experience in discrete-event and/or Monte Carlo simulation. Experience in Matlab, FORTRAN, C, C . Experience in data model and relational database design and implementation. Experience in Linux systems operations and shell scripting. Experience analyzing military communications systems.

Strong oral and written communications skills. Demonstrated excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work independently, and demonstrated ability to work as part of a multi-organizational team. Experience in Project Management.

Eligibility to obtain a TS/SCI clearance

Special Working Conditions: Some travel to sponsor work sites may be required.

Security: Applicant selected will be subject to a government security clearance investigation and must meet the requirements for access to classified information. Eligibility requirements include U.S. citizenship.

Benefits: APL offers a comprehensive benefits package including a liberal vacation plan, a matching retirement program, significant educational assistance, a scholarship tuition program for staff with dependents, and competitive salaries commensurate with skills and experience. For more information about our organization, please visit our web site at www.jhuapl.edu.

Equal Employment Opportunity: Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer that complies with Title IX of the Education Amendments Acts of 1972, as well as other applicable laws, and values diversity in its workforce.


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