Software Engineer, Associate (Engineer Software 1) - 8155 in Hanover, MD at HII-TSD

Date Posted: 9/23/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Requisition Number: 8155 

Required Travel: 11 - 25% 

Employment Type: Full Time/Salaried/Exempt

Hours Per Week: 40 

Security Clearance: Ability to Obtain 

Level of Experience: College 


Job Description

Software Design Engineer

Location: Hanover, Maryland

This position will support a mission management tool called the Minotaur Mission Processor. Minotaur ingests data from various sensors on manned and unmanned surveillance aircraft to enhance an operator’s ability to identify tracks from various on-board sensors, from both sea and land, that is utilized in all branches of the military. To read more about the Minotaur Mission Processor visit:

Responsibilities would include developing prototype solutions to unaddressed, critical military operational shortfalls through research, conceptualization, design, implementation, and evaluation as a member of an established team that has fielded numerous highly regarded capabilities. Subject areas differ widely over time, but current projects focus on improving the exploitation of airborne sensor data through object tracking, multi-sensor correlation, and operational data display.

Possible Duties:

  1. Research and concept development for solutions to unaddressed, critical military operational shortfalls.
  2. System design and software implementation of proof-of-concept prototypes incorporating a variety of engineering disciplines: control theory, software development, signal/video processing, pattern recognition, machine learning, artificial intelligence, high performance computing, applied mathematics, network/web services, and visualization.
  3. Support prototype evaluation, experimental operations at military facilities, and transitions of capabilities to government.
  4. Support system integration events on various aircraft during ground and/or flight tests
  5. Develop software interfaces to control and collect data from sensors
  6. Potential to fly on aircraft to support system integration and train operators
  7. Design and implementation of graphical user interfaces to meet customers’ demands and needs.
  8. Willing to travel between 10-20 % of the time.

Essential Job Responsibilities

Designs, develops, documents, tests and debugs applications software and systems that contain logical and mathematical solutions. Conducts multidisciplinary research and collaborates with equipment designers and/or hardware engineers in the planning, design, development, and utilization of electronic data processing systems for product and commercial software. Determines computer user needs; analyzes system capabilities to resolve problems on program intent, output requirements, input data acquisition, programming techniques and controls; prepares operating instructions; designs and develops compilers and assemblers, utility programs, and operating systems. Ensures software standards are met.

Minimum Qualifications

0 years experience with Bachelors in related field; or High School Diploma or equivalent and 4 years relevant experience.

  • Bachelors or higher in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Technology, Information Technology, Physics, Mathematics, or any related field of study
  • 0 - 2 years of experience with software development of algorithms, computer networking and interfaces in a Linux environment.
  • Unofficial Transcripts Required
  • US Citizenship Required
  • Willingness to go through the United States Security clearance process
  • Willing to work in Hanover, MD

Preferred Requirements

  • Highly creative and interested in novel challenges
  • Willingness to develop software with C++, Java, Javascript, or related languages in a Linux Environment
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work collaboratively in a close team environment
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully apply educational background to real-world engineering problems
  • Experience with software development or desire to build computer science/software development expertise to address cutting edge challenges

Physical Requirements

Adequate visual acuity and manual dexterity for meeting the requirements Software Engineer family.

This opportunity resides with Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance, a business group within HII’s Mission Technologies division. From towers to processors, we design, develop, integrate and manage the sensors, systems and other assets necessary to support integrated intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) operations, exploitation and analysis for the Intelligence Community, the military services, geographic and functional combatant commands and DoD agencies. 

HII is a global engineering and defense technologies provider. With a 135-year history of trusted partnerships in advancing U.S. national security, HII delivers critical capabilities ranging from the most powerful and survivable naval ships ever built, to unmanned systems, ISR and AI/ML analytics. HII leads the industry in mission-driven solutions that support and enable a networked, all-domain force. Headquartered in Virginia, HII’s skilled workforce is 44,000 strong. For more information, please visit:

HII is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.

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