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Newport News, Virginia, United States

Date:  Sep 22, 2021
Job Description

Specific Job Description:

Newport News Shipbuilding seeks an experienced and motivated software engineer to join other developers as part of the department  Networks, Communications, and Automation organization.  The department software engineering organization supports distributed control systems designed, developed, installed and maintained for United States Navy aircraft carriers.  As a software engineer, you will work alongside and collaborate with other engineering disciplines to evaluate, generate, unit test, and deliver software compliant with customer design, performance, and operational requirements.


General Job Template Description:

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.

Basic Qualifications

5 Years with Bachelor of Science degree in related field; 3 years of relevant professional experience with a Master's Degree; 0 years with a PhD

Preferred Qualifications

Demonstration of software architecture development and maintenance 
• Experience with C++ and/or Java 
• Experience with C, C#, .NET, and Visual Basic 
• Experience with software design (CASE) toolsets such as UML 
• Understanding of networking and communication protocols (SPI, I2C, USB, RS232, RS485, TCP/IP, Ethernet IP (CIP), Multicast) 
• Experience with real time embedded system using C/C++ and Real-time Operating Systems (RTOS) beneficial.
• Applied knowledge of Software Development Life Cycles, both traditional (waterfall, iterative, spiral), and agile experience .
• Strong verbal and written communication skills.
• Strong attention to software development best practices 
• Self-motivated & able to prioritize and lead with limited oversight.
• High degree of organizational skills and attention to detail 

Req ID: 804 

Department: E44 NTWK/COMM/AUTO 

Entity: NN SHIPBUILDING (0265) 

Travel Required: Yes, 10%-25% of the time 

Shift: 1st 

Relocation: Relocation assistance will be available 

Education: Bachelor's Degree 

Virtual/Telework Opportunity: No-Teleworking is not available for this position 

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes 

Clearance Type: No - Clearance Not Required to Start  

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EEO Statement:

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


As a condition of employment with Newport News Shipbuilding, you are required to provide proof that you are fully vaccinated for COVID 19 or fit within an exemption under the law.  Accordingly, employment is conditioned on providing proof of vaccination or having an approved exemption prior to starting employment. 

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