DRS Technologies Inc. Software Engineer II in Manassas, Virginia

Advanced Acoustic Concepts, LLC, a joint venture between Leonardo DRS and Thales USA, is a technical leader in the fields of sonar systems, sonar signal processing, acoustic training systems, and open architecture system and software integration. The venture focuses on emerging areas in the undersea warfare domain where the customer has identified mission-critical needs. For additional information about Advanced Acoustic Concepts, please visit our website athttp://www.aaccorp.com.

Job Location:Manassas, VA

Title:Software Engineer II

Position Summary: Responsible for the design, development, documentation, and testing of computer software applications and software interfaces on US NAVY surface ship SONAR systems.

Duties and Responsibilities: The Software Engineer II is responsible for performing tasks as directed which includes the following but is not limited to these tasks:

  • Develop software application designs based on customer specifications and user requirements

  • Maintain and support existing software baselines and system services

  • Implement, integrate, and document software systems, subsystems, and services

  • Support software testing, installation, and integration activities

  • Demonstrate ability to complete a technical project independently and as part of a team.

  • Communicate clearly (written and oral) with engineering, program management and the customer as required

  • Lead, mentor, and coach less experienced engineers

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related technical field

  • 2+ years "hands-on" software development

  • Proficiency in C/C++

  • Experience with LINUX OS hardware drivers, and hardware interfacing

  • Working with software development APIs and middleware communications

  • Interfacing with Serial and Network messaging protocols

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a US Security clearance.

Additional Desirable Qualifications, Skills and Knowledge:


  • Network skills: TCP/IP, UDP sockets, CISCO Network Switches

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) experience

  • Experience writing, maintaining and using GCC Makefiles

Physical Requirements:

  • Lab environment

  • Lifting up to 25 lbs up to 25% of time

  • Walking: up to 25% of time

  • Climbing, Bending, Standing, Stooping: up to 10% of time

  • Sitting: up to 75% of time

This position requires the ability to travel to various locations (up to 10% of time).

AAC works on a 9/80 compressed schedule whereby employees work 80 hours in 2 weeks with every other Friday off.

Advanced Acoustic Concepts, LLC is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital or veteran status, or any other category protected by federal, state or local law. #MCSS