Software Engineer Section Manager

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics Technical Solutions (DTS), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Dynetics, is seeking a talented Software Section Manager to join a diverse, highly-skilled team to create unique solutions for complex problems involving research space systems. With offices across the United States engaging in the defense, space, cyber and commercial fields, DTS provides responsive, cost effective intelligence, engineering, scientific and IT solutions.

The successful Software Section Manager will support the Advanced Materials department in developing both full stack web solutions and custom controls software to provide real-time data solutions for research systems. The candidate will work with the project managers, software team, scientists, and engineers from design to implementation of a full stack web-based data management system and custom control software solutions. This position is approximately 70% technical, hands-on software development work and 30% leadership and management.

Basic Qualifications

Candidate must possess a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent degree from an ABET-accredited university.

Candidate must have at least five (5) years of direct experience in role as detailed above with an engineering or software company developing full stack web and/or real-time control software solutions.

Candidate must have experience developing and/or integrating distributed system software components with an understanding of network protocols, concurrency, and asynchronous communication.

Candidate must have experience in software system design/architecture sufficient to generate a software architecture from requirements and reference models.

Candidates must have demonstrated object-oriented software development experience in one or more of the following languages:

· Python

· JavaScript (NodeJS, React, ElectronJS)

· SQL/Relational database management


Candidate must have proven experience leading multi-functional teams in taking software solutions from requirement definition through design and deployment while ensuring project schedules and budgets are achieved.

Candidate must be a resident of the North Alabama area or willing to relocate to the Huntsville - North Alabama, AL area.

Other Qualifications

· Strong project management skills

· Agile software methodologies (e.g. Scrum)

· Multiple programming languages and automated testing and deployment (DevOps)

· Scientific programming, optimization, algorithm design, and numerical methods

· Working as part of multi-company and multi-organizational development teams

· Experience mentoring junior software engineers

· Self-motivation with demonstrated ability to work under minimal supervision

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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