Undersea Warfare Systems Software Engineer

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 Undersea Warfare Systems Software Engineer.

Job Summary: Apply software and system engineering skills as part of a team of analysts, systems engineers and software engineers to support existing programs in the Sea Control Mission Area of the Force Projection Sector specific to Navy submarine sonar and combat system Engineering Measurements Programs. Provide software engineering, development and support of processing and analysis systems to develop data collection and database design, and conduct processing, analysis, and display output for system evaluation, improvement and development.


  • Work as part of a software development team. Participate in full lifecycle development process of the Submarine Engineering Measurements Program including requirements gathering, design, implementation, testing and peer review. (70%)
  • Interface with other system developers and analysis team members to determine software requirements. (30%)

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, Applied Math, or other related technical discipline with 3 years of relevant experience. Proficient with JAVA, C, C , and SQL. Software configuration management experience. Some data base management experience. Willingness to participate in system test, delivery, and integration at customer sites or in support of field tests. Good written and verbal communication skills.

Desired Qualifications: MS in Computer Science or Applied Math. Familiar with big data analysis and visualization. Background or working knowledge in acoustics, signal processing, with strong Math background.

Special Working Conditions: Occasional domestic or foreign travel to field test sites or onboard Navy or research vessels to support field tests.

Security: Top Secret Clearance is required. Applicants selected will be subject to a Government security investigation and must meet the eligibility requirements for an SSBI and access to classified information. Preference for current SSBI. Eligibility requirements include US 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 (APL) 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. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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