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Senior Engineer for USW-DSS (605070)

Progeny Systems Corporation
Manassas, VA 20110
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Progeny is the lead system integrator for the Undersea Warfare Decision Support System (USW-DSS) supporting technology insertion as well as development, integration, training and maintenance. USW-DSS is a DoD Net-Centric Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence (C4I) program which provides anti-submarine warfare mission planning and monitoring for US Navy fleet units. This full-time position will be working out of Progeny Systems East Campus in Manassas, VA; remote work is possible and will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

The ideal candidate will be working with a multi-organizational engineering team to achieve rapid technology evolution utilizing continuous integration and continuous deployment methods.
Daily responsibilities will include
numerous software and system engineering activities for USW-DSS, as the team rapidly develops, integrates and tests prototypes and refines the software based on customer needs/issues.

Duties and Responsibilities

Areas of responsibility include:

  • Participation in the software engineering lifecycle, from requirements gathering/decomposition, technical design documentation and creating/reviewing test-related documentation
  • Designing, developing, testing and delivering USW-DSS software artifacts based on schedule and milestones
  • Working closely with government stakeholders, program management and integration team members

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


  • Knowledge of and/or experience using Java and DevSecOps tools and processes (Kubernetes, Jenkins, Bitbucket/git, Maven, Docker)
  • Desire to work within the entire software engineering lifecycle
  • A quick learner and adaptable to new technologies
  • Good oral and written communication skills

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with PKI Certificates
  • Familiarity with Virtualization
  • AWS GovCloud expertise


  • BS in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field
  • Willing to travel occasionally within Continental United States (CONUS)
  • 12+ years of professional experience

Security Clearance

This position may require the applicant to obtain and maintain a DoD Clearance.

Physical and Mental Requirements for all positions:
Prolonged stationary periods at a desk
General ability to operate computer and other productivity machinery such as calculator, copy machine, printer, etc.
Ability to lift and transport up to 15 pounds at times
Effectively communicate with others
Ability to stay focused and provide attention to detail.
Ability to think analytically and apply problem solving skills to scenarios throughout the course of the workday


If you need special assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please contact our recruiting department at hr@progeny.net or call 703.368.6107. We will make a determination on your request for reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis.


To learn more about the Benefits offered by Progeny Systems, including a minimum $1,000 sign-on bonus for all new hires, please visit our website at http://www.progeny.net/careers.

About Progeny Systems

Progeny Systems is a high-tech business that provides premium systems, services, and products for the Department of Defense, government agencies and commercial clients. We are a technology leader in numerous areas including: technology insertion; acoustic sensors; signal processing; combat systems; torpedoes; cyber security; biometrics; knowledge management; undersea vehicles; open architecture; electromagnetic maneuver warfare; electronics packaging; and image/video processing/analysis.

Progeny System's ability to leverage flexibility, rapid turnaround, customer responsiveness, and encourage an environment for experimental research has been critical to our success in developing, producing and supporting numerous mission critical national defense systems.

Progeny has provided highly complex products/programs to the United States Government in collaboration with the following agencies, among others:

- United States Navy

- United States Air Force

- United States Army

- Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)

- National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA)



Posted: 2023-03-18 Expires: 2023-04-18

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