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Senior Level Software Engineer
Positions: 1
Posted: 04/03/2019
Job Type: Regular Full Time, Temp-to-Hire
Location: US-VA-Manassas
Category: Engineering
Salary: Commensurate With Experience
Benefits: Full Benefits
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Job Description

Full-time position working out of Progeny Systems (, headquartered in Manassas VA or Middletown RI. Candidate will work on several related efforts for mission planning and data transformation for US Navy customer using modern technologies such as Apache Camel, Cross Domain Solutions (CDSs), Docker, Dozer and others.

The candidate will be responsible for all phases of software engineering, including architecture design & review, oversight of all government deliverables, technical writing and editorial supervision of inputs, assisting I&T teams and leading code reviews.  If working out of Middletown, travel to our Manassas VA HQ once to twice a quarter will be necessary.  This position will require technical leadership of a small set of developers.

Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Technical leadership and software  development in concert with the Chief Engineer
  • Design, development, testing and delivery of software artifacts in support of customer  requirements
  • Leadership in and contributions to the next design of the SoS architecture. 
  • Participation in the software engineering life cycle, from  requirements  gathering, analysis and documentation to  government support and maintenance.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


  •  Ability to communication project vision, scope and technical details with other technical team members
  •  Knowledge of and experience using C (7+ years)
  •  Knowledge of and experience using Linux (shell scripting and command line expertise), preferably Red Hat or derivatives
  •  Knowledge of and experience using message-oriented middleware
  • Desire to work within the entire software engineering life cycle
  •  A quick learner and adaptable to new technologies
  •  Good oral and written communication skills


  •  Experience working with AMQP, including broker configuration
  • Experience working with Multipurpose Transportable Middleware (MTM)
  • Knowledge of and experience working in and configuring virtualized/containerized environments such as ESXi, KVM, Xen, and Docker



            Bachelors of Computer Science or similar degree

             7-20 years of professional experience. Commensurate pay for years of experience


This position requires the applicant to obtain and maintain a DoD Clearance.


To learn more about the Benefits offered by Progeny Systems, including a minimum $1,000 sign-on bonus for all new hires, please visit our website at

About Progeny Systems

Progeny Systems is a privately held, high-tech small business that provides premium systems, services, and products for the Department of Defense, government agencies and commercial clients. We are a technology leader in numerous areas including: technology insertion; acoustic sensors; signal processing; combat systems; torpedoes; cyber security; biometrics; knowledge management; undersea vehicles; open architecture; electromagnetic maneuver warfare; electronics packaging; and image/video processing/analysis.

As a small business, Progeny Systems is a participant in the Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs. Progeny Systems has a proven track record of transitioning numerous SBIR contract awards into full-scale production, and has also successfully competed with large defense corporations.  Progeny System's ability to leverage flexibility, rapid turnaround, customer responsiveness, and encourage an environment for experimental research has been critical to our success in developing, producing and supporting numerous mission critical national defense systems.

Progeny has provided highly complex products/programs to the United States Government in collaboration with the following agencies, among others:

-       United States Navy

-       United States Air Force

-       United States Army         

-       Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)

-       National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA)

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