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Software Manager (528475)

Progeny Systems Corporation
Manassas, VA 20110
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Progeny Systems Corporation

Progeny Systems Corporation is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

Job Type:
Location: US-VA-Manassas
Category: Management

Job Description

Full-time position working out of Progeny Systems headquarters in Manassas, VA. Progeny is the lead system integrator and a team developer for the Undersea Warfare Decision Support System (USW-DSS) providing services such as development, integration and test, information assurance, and sustainment. 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.

The candidate will work closely with the product stakeholders, leading a software engineering and development team for several components utilizing continuous integration and continuous deployment methods. The candidate must present a strong background in technical knowledge, software project development, leadership and excellent communication skills. We are looking for a well-disciplined, motivational leader that can keep the focus on the short-term objectives while empowering the team to meet the evolving long-term objectives.

Duties and Responsibilities

o Interact with product stakeholders to understand and develop project requirements

o Work with Business Manager and Chief Engineer to identify and implement strategic initiatives necessary for long-term improvements

o Responsible for all aspects of technical and schedule performance of the technical leads and project teams

o Responsible for direct oversight of all Progeny-based software efforts, managing software teams, identifying and improving software development processes (e.g. scrum-based Agile, internal CI/CD), project build planning and identifying/managing project risks

o Contribute to status reports, both internal and to the customer

o Provide technical guidance to development team and leads across all related components, including but limited to, assisting with system engineering efforts such as requirements decomposition and cost/risk/benefit analysis

o Reviews and approves all technical documentation, including software specifications, design and interface specifications, test plans, test procedures and test reports


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

o Demonstrable evidence of analytical approach to problem solving and decision making

o Strong knowledge of software development, debugging and deployment tools

o Proven leadership skills utilizing Agile processes

o Track record of delivering products on time

o Good understanding of software architectures

o Possess ability to manage effectively within competing priorities and resource demands

o Strong oral and written communication skills

o Must be willing to travel occasionally within continental United States

Desired Skills:

o Proficiency with Atlassian tool suite (Confluence, Jira, Bitbucket, Crucible)

o Experience with cloud-based deployment

o Experience with CI/CD

o C4I system experience

o Current Active DoD clearance


o 8+ years of software development, software development leadership as well as experience in system engineering

o MSCS or Masters degree in a related engineering discipline preferred. Minimum BS in an engineering discipline, ideally BSCS or BSSE.

Relevant work experience may be substituted in lieu of education, commensurate pay for years of experience

This position requires 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 privately held, high-tech small 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: 2020-04-28 Expires: 2020-05-29

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