Rapid Response Event Support Engineer - OSF (MASC-F)

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics is seeking a talented Engineer/Scientist to join a diverse team to create unique solutions for complex problems. 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 is seeking qualified candidates to join the Modeling and Simulations Contract Framework and Tools (MASC-F) program. The MASC-F program will support the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) in performing Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) Modeling & Simulation (M&S) and its intended uses. This includes the following categories; Concept Evaluation, Developmental Engineering, Testing and Verification, Assessment, Training, and Operational Support.

MASC-F personnel will support in the following areas.

  • Transition the Objective Simulation Framework (OSF) development and sustainment from the current contract to the MASC-F contract.
  • Modify, enhance, develop, and sustain of the MDA Objective Simulation Framework (OSF) to meet MDA's evolving M&S requirements.
  • Maintain and evolve the OSF architecture and external interfaces.
  • Develop, modify and enhance other BMDS tools as required.

The candidate will be working with a team that has responsibility for quickly addressing event support issues and driving towards a resolution. This role involves solving a variety of issues from software defects, misconfigurations, and hardware issues. This position will require observing the symptoms of a problem via log files and or engineering observations and then logically pursuing the root cause and path for a solution. Development of unique analysis tools or prototyped solutions or patches to reveal more information are not uncommon. Once, the root cause is determined and a solution proposed the implementation of the solution is handed over to a development team.





Basic Qualifications

-Bachelors degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, OR equivalent experience/combined education.

-Research and come up with creative solutions to solve existing challenges.

-Knowledge using: C++ and/or Java languages or similar languages

-Working knowledge with Linux/Unix commands and environment.

-Knowledge of Object Oriented (OO) Design & Development.

-Works well in a fast-paced collaborative 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

  • Candidates should have a basic understanding of Modeling and Simulation (M&S) and Ballistic Missile Defense Systems (BMDS).
  • Experience developing software in an Agile environment desired..
  • Experience in development of model elements, DIS protocols.
  • Experience with Agile Process Tools such as Version 1.
  • Experience with Test Driven Development, Unit Testing, and automated test.
  • Experience with Redhat (RHEL) 6.x, 7.x.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience with DDS OpenSplice.
  • OSF or SSF experience is a plus

Experience with Configuration Management Tools:

  • Gitlab
  • Git

Experience Developing / integration of engineering tools in an Agile environment:

  • DevOps
  • Continuous Integration



Security Requirements

Candidate must be a US Citizen and possess (as well as maintain) a Final Secret Clearance.

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