Apply now »



Newport News, Virginia, United States

Date:  Aug 1, 2022

Job Description

Newport News Shipbuilding seeks an experienced and motivated software engineer to join other developers as part of the  Networks, Communications, and Automation organization.  Our 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.

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

• Experience with C++ and/or Java 
• Understanding of networking and communication protocols 
• 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.
• Self-motivated & able to prioritize and lead with limited oversight.

  • Req ID: 17457 
  • Department: E44 NTWK/COMM/AUTO 
  • Entity: NN SHIPBUILDING (0265) 
  • Travel Required: Yes, up to 10% of the time 
  • Shift: 1st 
  • Relocation: Relocation assistance will be available 
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree 
  • Virtual/Telework Opportunity: No - Not eligible for telework 
  • US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes 
  • Clearance Type: No - Clearance Not Required to Start  

Who We Are - About HII 


EEO Statement:

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

Apply now »