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CWL Software/Integration Engineer
Positions: 1
Posted: 06/18/2019
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

Progeny has an opening for a Software/Integration Engineer in Manassas, Virginia. The selected candidate will join a highly talented team responsible for developing the state of the art Common Weapon Launcher (CWL) for the US Navy Submarine Force. The CWL software team is responsible for the full lifecycle development of the tactical software and runtime environment that is installed on the CWL.  In addition, the software team develops test tools for both internal use and for use in other Navy lab environments.  The software team works closely with other teams within the CWL team which includes System Engineering, Integration and Test, Safety, and the Logistics team.  While this position will mostly have regular business hours, some overtime hours and travel may be required.


Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Develop and maintain RHEL kickstart installation files for all existing/future baselines
  • Run cybersecurity scans on the tactical environment, fix vulnerabilities, and respond to cybersecurity data calls
  • Perform system administration on the CWL classified/unclassified development servers
  • Implement a net booting approach for upcoming CWL baselines
  • Create software builds and perform preliminary testing prior to delivering to CWL test team
  • Provide support to the CWL test team to help test/troubleshoot issues in the tactical environment
  • Create virtualized test beds in support of development and test/integration
  • Participate in various technical and program meetings on a weekly basis

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Experience with Linux system administration is required
  • Red Hat certification in system administration is highly desired
  • Experience with running cybersecurity scans and correcting vulnerabilities is highly desired
  • Experience maintaining development environments such as configuration management tools, automated software build systems, and bug tracking repositories is highly desired
  • Experience with Wireshark or other network analyzer tools is a plus
  • Experience with net booting is a plus
  • Experience with virtualization is a plus


B.S. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related discipline with a minimum of 5 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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