Computer Scientist - Entry Level

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, is seeking a talented Entry-Level Computer Scientist to provide complex software solutions to advanced Weapon and Sensor modeling, simulation, and analysis challenges facing the Threat Intelligence Community. With offices across the United States engaging in the defense, space, cyber and commercial fields, Dynetics provides responsive, cost-effective engineering, scientific and IT solutions.

Dynetics' Threat Intelligence and Exploitation Department is seeking an Entry-Level Computer Scientist to support the United States Intelligence Community. The Entry-Level Computer Scientist in this role will perform software development activities for a variety of projects including Signals Intelligence, Threat Systems, and Modeling & Simulations. The candidate must be capable of and comfortable with learning new software languages, technologies, systems, and skillsets as part of a fast-paced and evolving environment.

Project assignments could include the following:

  • Development of software products using object oriented principles in a variety of languages and operating environments. Example software products could include radar and missile simulations, network protocol simulations, simulated cyber attacks, hardware virtualization and emulation, distributed simulation architectures, and data analysis solutions.
  • Integration of models, simulations, and software products into existing operating environments through software interface development.
  • Software documentation to include design documents, administration guides, user guides, and test validation reports.
  • Development of software unit tests and continuous integration infrastructures to automate the testing of candidate releases.
  • Creation of deployable software deliveries to include all relevant documentation and change logs.

Basic Qualifications

  • Candidate must possess at least a Bachelor's degree from an ABET accredited school in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science, or an equivalent degree with a GPA greater than or equal to a 3.5.
  • Object-oriented software development experience using C/C++, Python, or Java.
  • Candidate must demonstrate the ability to communicate professionally and work cohesively in a team environment
  • Candidate must be a resident of the North Alabama area or willing to relocate to the Huntsville - North Alabama, AL area.

Other Qualifications

The preferred candidate will have the following attributes:

  • Familiarity with Unix/Linux Operating Systems
  • Experience using Git or other source control management
  • Unit testing frameworks such as GoogleTest or Boost.Test
  • Experience working in Agile Framework
  • Interest or experience in Electronic Warfare, RF Signals and Modulation techniques

Security Requirements

Candidate must be a US Citizen and possess (and be able to maintain) a Final Top Secret/SSBI Clearance or meet the eligibility to obtain (and maintain) a Final Top Secret Clearance.

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COVID Response

In order to enter Dynetics facilities in the U.S. and to attend Dynetics events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated or have an approved exemption on file for COVID-19. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC.

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