L3 Technologies Software Engineer in Herndon, Virginia

Software Engineer


L3 Applied Defense Solutions currently has an opening for a Software Engineer at our Herndon, VA location.


The Software Engineer will be a member of our dynamic software engineering team developing cutting edge analysis and decision support tools. The engineer will develop software for ongoing J2EE development projects, to be responsible for developing astrodynamics-based solutions using Agile/Scrum software development methodologies, and to perform evaluations of COTS/GOTS/Open Source software products from business and technical perspectives.



  • 2-5 years of experience with Java development, including J2EE technologies.

  • Experience with Application and Web Server technology (e.g. JBOSS, Apache Tomcat).

  • Experience developing software using the Agile/Scrum methodology.

  • Experience integrating diverse COTS, GOTS, and Open Source software.

  • Experience evaluating and implementing new and state-of-the-art technology to address challenging customer problems in a research environment.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • B.S. degree in Software Engineering or Computer Science or related technical field.

  • Experience with big data processing, data analytics, advanced visualization, and cloud technology.

  • Active TS/SCI security clearance CI Polygraph.


  • Work with aggressive timelines, in a team environment with a willingness to learn and grow.

  • Experience with the Atlassian Tool Suite & Certified Agile Scrum Master.

  • Experience with modern web client technologies (HTML5, WebGL).

  • Experience with AWS, OpenStack, Docker, Git.

  • Experience using JavaScript UI Frameworks such as ExtJS (Sencha) and JQuery.

  • Experience with astrodynamics modeling tools including COTS (STK, ODTK, FreeFlyer), GOTS (GMAT, USAF Astro Standards), open source (Orekit), or custom software (e.g. Matlab, Python).

  • Experience with SOAP and RESTful web service implementation and distributed computing standards.

  • Experience with Postgres or Accumulo.

  • Experience with continuous integration, build management, and automated test frameworks.

Equal Opportunity Employer – minorities / females / veterans / individuals with disabilities / sexual orientation / gender identity.

Job Engineering-Software

Primary Location USA-Virginia-Herndon

US Security Clearance Required: Top Secret SCI with Polygraph

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day - 1st

Travel: No

Organization: Division - Advanced Programs-20000022

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Job Posting: Nov 9, 2018, 4:23:58 PM

Req ID: 103460