Journeyman Software Developer - SECRET

    • Amentum
  • Dahlgren, VA
  • Posted 51 days ago | Updated 11 hours ago


On Site
Full Time


Research and Development
Computer science
IT management
Process improvement
Software development
Software Support
Security clearance
Software design
Issue tracking

Job Details

We are looking for engineers to join our US Marine Corps advance technology development team. Are you a Software Engineer looking to be part of something that is truly unique - not just a job, but a mission? We are in search of an /computer science major, with 6 years or more experience to code, optimize and build updated code fixes for speed and efficiency in an R&D setting. Amentum is the next generation of high-speed technology leadership to protect our nation, and the environments needed to support them. We need you to join us on the ground floor of some of the latest programs.

We are fun, collaborative, supportive and our goal is to find great people who want to stay hands on in development yet have input in process improvements. We work hand in hand with the government customers on integrated teams. We take care of our people and joining Amentum means you are not joining one contract but a team of many contracts, providing job security. Primary work location will be in Fredericksburg, VA with occasional telecommute or travel opportunities.

Journeyman Software Developer - SECRET Responsibilities Include:
  • Creating code and fix defects using an Agile process for a complex component of this weapon system using the software development life and test cycle.
  • Measuring the computer processing time usage and come up with better methods of disk space utilization, network loading and throughout.
  • To enable designing, coding and maintenance of software support tools and models.

Amentum is a leading global provider of technical and engineering services to government and commercial customers. We are dedicated to delivering innovative solutions to complex challenges in the defense, intelligence, and civilian markets. With 50,000 employees worldwide, we leverage our extensive experience, cutting-edge technology, and proven processes to provide exceptional value to our customers.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree (in Computer Science, Math, Engineering, or Related Field) and 6 years of experience.
  • Must be able to obtain/maintain a Secret security clearance (at a minimum, must receive/be approved for an interim Secret security clearance in order to start) Note: ship is required to obtain a SECRET Clearance.
  • Comprehensive knowledge in definition and management of software requirements, design, code, benchmark testing, debugging, software development lifecycle, architecture, and documentation. Plans, performs, and lead software design, coding, and testing.
  • Experience in an Agile software development environment and methodologies
  • Two (2) years of program/project level experience of software design
  • Two (2)years of experience performing detailed and complex software design and development meeting sub millisecond timing requirements; Atlassian tool suites, Jira (for issue tracking) and Confluence (decision tracking); Source code tracking tools (i.e. Git, Bitbucket) Ability to Commute: to Fredericksburg, VA (1 hour south of Washington D.C.)
  • Two (2) years of experience with C++ or C#

Benefits and Perks
  • Health, Vision, and Dental
  • 401K with match
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Wellness Program
  • Growth opportunities and career progression
  • Various company discounts
  • Basic life and AD&D insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Flexible Holidays
  • Parental Leave

Amentum is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran's status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.