Software Engineer: Radar Modeling and Simulation

Colorado Springs, CO |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, is seeking a talented Simulation Developer 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' team in Colorado Springs is currently looking to add a talented engineer interested in supporting Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) radar modeling and simulation (M&S) activities. The Simulation Developer will support the team in developing, maintaining, and refining radar models using deployed simulation software at the customer facility in Colorado Springs. Candidate will work closely with the development team to identify and repair simulation issues as they arise. Candidate should have an advanced understanding of development practices, be willing to support the less experienced team members and possess exceptional attention to detail.

Basic Qualifications

  • A Bachelor's degree or higher in Engineering (Electrical, Mechanical, or Software), Computer Science, Applied Math, Physics or similar program of study is required.

  • 3+ year's relevant experience to include object-oriented software development in C++ or similar language.

  • Knowledge of object-oriented design, system/software development life cycles, and agile software development practices.

  • Familiarity with Windows, UNIX, and/or Linux operating systems.

  • Radar and/or Missile Defense experience.

  • Ability to communicate effectively, work in a team-oriented collaborative development environment, and exhibit professionalism in on-site multi-contractor customer environment.

Other Qualifications

  • Experience with Python, MySQL, Ada, Matlab are a plus
  • Familiarity with JIRA and Gitlab (or similar project/version control software)
  • Advanced radar knowledge – Phased array, digital signal processing, integrated battle management


Target salary is $80- $90K depending on experience and qualifications

Benefit information:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Tuition reimbursement

Security Requirements

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

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COVID Response

Effective January 4, 2022, in order to enter Leidos/Dynetics facilities in the US and to attend Leidos/Dynetics business events outside our facilities, employees will be required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. All Leidos/Dynetics employees must be fully vaccinated (2 weeks past final dose) unless they are entitled to a legal accommodation. 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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