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Sr. Software Engineer – GUI

American Cybersystems, Inc. (ACS Group) Sterling Contractor
$129,279.00 (Careerbuilder est.)
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Job Title:         Sr. Software Engineer – GUI

Location:         Sterling, Virginia 20164.

Duration:         12 Months


Job Description:

  • This software engineering position is within the Simulation & Training Solutions (STS) business area.
  • STS develops and builds simulators and training systems for both military and commercial customers.
  • Devices range in complexity from desktop training all the way up to high fidelity weapon system and full flight training systems including full visual, motion, and simulator interoperability (HLA/DIS).



  • Design, development and integration of the Graphical User Interface (GUI) virtual cockpit panels.
  • Participate in customer working groups to determine GUI design requirements and internal and customer reviews describing the design implementation.
  • Integrate and test GUI implementation in plant and at customer facilities post-delivery.
  • Architect effective software product designs
  • Assist in development of detailed software specifications and provide accurate time estimates for the software development
  • Design, develop, implement, test, and debug real time, multithreaded, multiprocessing software applications and associated user interfaces
  • Support and enhance existing software products as necessary
  • Expand knowledge of product domain, requirements, design, development, test and release software processes, tools, methods and coding best practices.
  • A primary emphasis on taking technical ownership of multiple components within a system.
  • Design, code, test, integrate, and document software of moderate complexity.
  • Capable of building software for simulation and target hardware environments.
  • Contribute to software engineering requirements capture and analysis in area of domain expertise.
  • Participate in cross functional team efforts in definition, integration, verification, and validation of products and subsystems of moderate complexity.
  • Capable to producing engineering estimates for individuals tasks.
  • May contribute to Rough Order of Magnitude (ROM) and Bid proposals and/or lead a software team in a Project Engineering role.
  • Able to identify the root cause of moderate to complex software issues and some systems issues using appropriate debug and analysis tools.
  • Escalates and articulates/summarizes encountered technical software issues to project leadership in a timely fashion.
  • Individual job duties may vary.



Desired Qualifications:

  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • AGILE Experience, Cloud Computing, AWS, JIRA
  • Scripting Languages (Python, Perl, Nodejs) and their automated testing frameworks
  • Installers (MSI, RPM, DEB etc.)
  • Realtime programming
  • Source code control (SVN, Git, ClearCase etc.)
  • Cyber security IAT Level I minimum, SEC+

Required Qualifications:

  • BA or BS degree in CS or Computer Engineering required
  • Active Secret Level clearance
  • Strong OOP skills, understanding of backup methodologies & security testing
  • 5  10 years of experience with developing applications .NET, C#, .NET 4.0, WPF, C++, SQL
  • Experience with software engineering concepts and the software development life cycle (requirements, design, implementation, test, support)
  • Visual Studio and Eclipse

Recommended skills

Amazon Web Services
C++ (Programming Language)
C Sharp (Programming Language)
Sql (Programming Language)


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Sr. Software Engineer – GUI
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