Applied Defense Solutions, Inc. (ADS) is a highly-specialized Technical Services and Solutions company that applies our operational experience and development knowledge to provide unique subject matter expertise and to build highly effective mission critical systems for its customers. Headquartered in Columbia Maryland, with offices in Virginia and Colorado, ADS addresses the space systems, national security space, geospatial information systems, and modeling & simulation markets for the Department of Defense, Intelligence Community, Civil Space, and the Commercial Space Industry. ADS has on-going work spanning the full project life cycle from mission concept studies, research & development, system development & integration, mission planning, and mission operations across multiple satellite orbit regimes (LEO, HEO, GEO, lunar, and interplanetary).

During the history of our Company, our highly technical staff has operational experience flying more than 20 satellites including past and future NASA science missions (IBEX, LCROSS, LADEE, CPOD, OCO-2, TESS and CYGNSS), military communications satellites, and commercial imagery satellites. The partnership and collaboration among the ADS staff possessing a broad range of skills and a diverse set of background experiences make the ADS team a dynamic and exciting place to work.

Don’t miss your chance to be a part of the innovative ADS Team – directly involved in current and future missions supporting NASA, the US Navy, the Air Force, and the Intelligence Community. We offer a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits package, interesting projects and challenges, and opportunities for career growth and leadership.

Submit resume and salary requirements to Jobs@AppliedDefense.com. Reference the applicable job number. Applied Defense Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity.

Senior Program Manager (#0454)

LOCATION: Herndon, VA.

Applied Defense Solutions currently has an opening for a Senior Program Manager at its Herndon, Virginia location.

KEY ROLE:

The successful candidate will lead a dynamic aerospace and software engineering team developing cutting edge analysis and satellite operations support tools. Interested parties should expect to lead software systems design and development programs for various Department of Defense and Intelligence Community projects.

REQUIRED SKILLS

10+ years of experience leading software development programs for DoD/IC customers

Experience with leading agile (Scrum) software development teams

Experience as program manager of multiple contract types (CPFF, FFP, T&M, etc)

Demonstrated exceptional written and verbal communication skills, including experience in formulating and presenting material to Senior Government officials.

Demonstrated ability to establish a trust-based relationship with a government customer in a dynamic and challenging environment, and work strategically with a customer to shape program goals and put goals into action expediently.

Demonstrated ability to provide quick turnaround on customer requests for estimates and project plan changes.

Ability to perform in a high intensity, quick reaction environment

B.S. or M.S. degree in Science or Engineering or related field

Program Management Professional (PMP) certification

DESIRED SKILLS:

Experience with space mission concept studies or spacecraft system engineering

Experience with satellite or spacecraft operations, including specific astrodynamics tasks such as orbit determination, trajectory design and maneuver planning, attitude determination and control, or conjunction assessment and collision avoidance.

Experience as a Software Developer, Software Architect, or Software Systems Engineer

Experience with DoD proposal development process

Active TS/SCI security clearances highly desired

Submit resume and salary requirements to Jobs@AppliedDefense.com. Reference Job #0454. No phone calls please.

Applied Defense Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity.

Contracts Administrator (#0453)

LOCATION: Herndon, VA.

Applied Defense Solutions has an immediate opening for a Contracts Administrator at its Herndon, VA office.

KEY ROLE:

The Contracts Administrator will be responsible for contract/subcontract administration, including the negotiation of contract terms and conditions, maintenance of contractual correspondence, contract briefs, compliance, and funding levels. The position will serve as the point of contact for customers on contractual matters and ensure contract close-out, extension, or renewal. Position supports bid and proposal efforts, including proposal compliance, and handles other related assignments as needed. Responsibilities also include back-up function for subcontract administration, non-disclosure agreements, license agreements, consulting and other agreements.

DUTIES:

  • Management and administration of contract agreements, which will require multi-tasking on multiple projects, contracts, and subcontracts.
  • Solicit Requests for Proposals(RFPs)/Requests for Quotes(RFQs), conduct market research, and ensure compliance with the FAR, DFARS and other government regulations relating to the selection of subcontractors.
  • Review, evaluate, and understand RFP and SOW documents to identify contracting requirements.
  • Prepare contract documents, ensure appropriate contract flowdowns and terms and conditions are incorporated into agreements and subcontracts.
  • Issue, negotiate, and administer contract agreements, task orders, and modifications through final subcontract close out.
  • Ensure contractor compliance with federal regulations and contract terms.
  • Maintain internal files, filing system, and internal databases in accordance with company practices.
  • Monitor contract performance, including the management of deliverables, scheduled milestones, and proper invoicing.
  • Support Contract Manager and Proposal Managers in the drafting of data calls and instructions to teammates for prime proposals.
  • Identify issues and escalate to appropriate leadership.
  • Stand-in for Contracts Manager as needed.
  • Other related duties as needed.

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related field.
  • 3+ years of government contracts/subcontracts administration or related experience.
  • Strong computer skills; proficient in the use of MS Office including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Ability to perform work with general guidance and supervision.
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task, effectively manage time, and keep pace in a dynamic environment while staying organized and following up on critical items for multiple, often simultaneous, projects.
  • Independently motivated, detail-oriented, and schedule-driven with demonstrated ability to meet deadlines.
  • Strong communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills, including strong writing and editing skills with attention to detail.
  • Active Top Secret (TS) level security clearance with the Department of Defense.

DESIRED SKILLS:

  • Supervisor or management experience.
  • Juris Doctor (JD) or Master’s degree in business or similar field.
  • Working knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations (DFARS) and related federal and state legislation and regulations.
  • Experience with Unanet or Deltek.
  • Experience with NDAs, Teaming Agreements, License Agreements, and negotiating various types of other agreements.
  • Basic knowledge of business law, contractual terms and conditions, and how to mitigate risk.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Federal Government contracting and the full life-cycle of the supply chain process and practices.
  • Knowledge of and experience supporting the proposal process.
  • Active TS/SCI clearance with the Department of Defense.

Submit resume and salary requirements to Jobs@AppliedDefense.com. Reference Job #0453. No phone calls please.

Applied Defense Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity.

Staff Accountant / Accounting Supervisor (#0452)

LOCATION: Columbia, MD.

Applied Defense Solutions currently has an opening for a Staff Accountant / Accounting Supervisor in Columbia, Maryland.

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS:

Under minimum supervision, Staff Accountant / Accounting Supervisor oversees and performs accounting duties which require a strong working knowledge of accounting practice and theory. Records, classifies, examines, and analyzes data related to accounting transactions to ensure current, accurate, and complete financial information. Collects, summarizes, and analyzes financial data for use in operational trends and preparing cost and financial statements.  The position reports to the CFO and is for a motivated and driven individual who is looking to grow within the company and help the company grow.

TYPICAL DUTIES:

This is a hands-on position. Responsibilities include:

  • Performing a variety of accounting and G/L functions.
  • Overseeing and backup to AP and AR functions.
  • Process payroll and related journal entries.
  • Participate in development and monitoring of department budgets.
  • Perform financial transactions which includes classifying, computing, posting, verifying, and recording accounts payable, fixed assets, and related data.
  • Supporting preparation of revenue and expense accruals in accordance with GAAP and internal policies to ensure cost/commitment is accurately captured and reported internally.
  • Monitoring of balance sheet and general ledger accounts.
  • Month end closing process, including GL account reconciliations.
  • Prepare timely monthly balance sheet, profit/loss statement; analyze financial results
  • Support financial audits and similar activities.
  • Preparing specialized reports and analysis.
  • Recommend improvements to general accounting practices and processes to ensure compliance with governmental and organizational procedures and policies, and to also ensure the most efficient and effective operations.
  • Perform additional related assignments as needed.

SKILL, KNOWLEDGE, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Qualifications for the position include a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field from a four-year college or university. CPA or seeking to sit for the CPA exam a plus.
  • 4+ years of accounting experience with a government contractor.
  • Strong working knowledge of government contract types, billing types and requirements.
  • Experience in financial statement preparation.
  • Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Excel. Intermediate Microsoft Word and PowerPoint Skills.
  • Knowledge and experience with Unanet accounting software is desired.
  • Knowledge and experience with ADP WFN is desired.
  • Knowledge of federal acquisition laws and regulations, including Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations (DFAR) and agency specific regulations preferred.
  • Strong attention to detail and confidentiality
  • Must be a team player with the ability to deploy where needed; who has excellent oral and written communication skills, meets deadlines, and enjoys problem solving.
  • Sound interpersonal skills used when interfacing, coordinating, and negotiating with Company personnel, customers, and suppliers.
  • Ability to exercise discretion using sound judgment while complying with policies, procedures, appropriate principles and applicable state and federal laws and regulations.
  • Excellent planning, time management and organization skills.
  • Must pass a financial background check.

Submit resume and salary requirements to Jobs@AppliedDefense.com. Reference Job #0452. No phone calls please.

Applied Defense Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity.

Principal Software Developer (#0450)

LOCATION: Dulles, VA.

Applied Defense Solutions currently has an opening for a Principal Software Developer in Dulles, Virginia.

KEY ROLE:

The Developer will participate in new development and sustainment activities on an R&D system. Collaborate and develop technical solutions compliant with the design and interface definitions. Additionally, the Developer will provide support to test, integration, and deployment of the software baseline. Candidates must be self-motivated individuals who can understand technical concepts, have good communication skills, and able and willing to collaborate on technical items with the larger team. Candidates should be familiar with the good development and configuration management practices and have previous development experience.

REQUIRED SKILLS:

10 years of experience with full life-cycle software development (analysis, design, development, test, deployment, maintenance)

Java, JDBC, multi-threaded code

Web services (SOAP, REST, etc…)

Display technology and User Interface development

Experience with Unix/Linux operating systems

Database Management Systems and SQL

Software configuration management processes / tools

B.S. degree in Engineering Science, Computer Science or related discipline

Active TS/SCI security clearance + CI Polygraph

DESIRED SKILLS:

Experience with Messaging and/or ESB Technologies

Experience with Java Swing

Experience with Spring and Web framework development

Experience with LDAP

Experience with Map technologies and services

Experience in virtualized operations and deployment

Experience with mission management/planning systems

Experience with git version control system

Currency with latest development technologies and application

Submit resume and salary requirements to Jobs@AppliedDefense.com. Reference Job #0450. No phone calls please.

Applied Defense Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity.

DevOps Engineer (#0449)

LOCATION: Chantilly, VA.

Applied Defense Solutions currently has an opening for a DevOps Engineer at its Chantilly, Virginia location.

KEY ROLE:

Working both independently with little supervision as well as in a team environment the successful candidate will provide hands-on engineering and operation of scalable IT infrastructures as well as administration of up to several hundred Linux servers in a cloud environment. Experience with AWS is highly desired. Working with DevOps processes and toolsets to support multiple software teams in dev, test, and production environments, coordinating with Information System Security Officers to ensure all standards and best practices are implemented in systems, and assisting external customers with development and troubleshooting of IT and software systems are all functions of the DevOps role.

REQUIRED SKILLS:

Top Secret/SCI clearance with CI poly

BS technical degree

5+ years of related experience

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

Excellent troubleshooting skills

Excellent customer service skills

Knowledge of Agile development processes

Linux OS and package management

Works well with collaborative team and contribute to application development vision

Scripting (Bash/shell, Python, Perl) and/or Ruby experience

Ability to participate in release team meetings and contribute to the release process through completion

DESIRED SKILLS:

Ability to create and utilize Chef tools to automate deployment of virtual infrastructure

Experience with the Atlassian Tool Suite

Experience working with software build tools (Maven) and continuous integration tools (Jenkins)

Ability to work with code repositories and perform configuration management duties

Experience with Java/JavaScript

Ability to identify, analyze, coordinate, and resolve environment and infrastructure needs to ensure a smooth running application

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

Submit resume and salary requirements to Jobs@AppliedDefense.com. Reference Job #0449. No phone calls please.

Applied Defense Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity.

Senior Software Engineer (#0448)

LOCATION: Herndon, VA.

Applied Defense Solutions currently has an opening for a Senior Software Engineer at its Herndon, Virginia location.

KEY ROLE:

The successful candidate will perform as a member of a dynamic software engineering team developing cutting edge analysis and decision support tools. Interested parties should expect to 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.

REQUIRED SKILLS:

10+ 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. or M.S. degree in Software Engineering or Computer Science or related technical field

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

Provide team leadership and influence application vision

Active TS/SCI security clearance + CI Polygraph

DESIRED SKILLS:

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

Submit resume and salary requirements to Jobs@AppliedDefense.com. Reference Job #0448. No phone calls please.

Applied Defense Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity.

Software Engineer (#0447)

LOCATION: Herndon, VA.

Applied Defense Solutions currently has an opening for a Software Engineer at its Herndon, Virginia location.

KEY ROLE:

The successful candidate will perform as a member of a dynamic software engineering team developing cutting edge analysis and decision support tools. Interested parties should expect to 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.

REQUIRED SKILLS:

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

DESIRED SKILLS:

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

Submit resume and salary requirements to Jobs@AppliedDefense.com. Reference Job #0447. No phone calls please.

Applied Defense Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity.

Junior Software Engineer (#0446)

LOCATION: Herndon, VA.

Applied Defense Solutions currently has an opening for a Junior Software Engineer at its Herndon, Virginia location.

KEY ROLE:

The successful candidate will perform as a member of a dynamic software engineering team developing cutting edge analysis and decision support tools. Interested parties should expect to 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.

REQUIRED SKILLS:

1+ 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

DESIRED SKILLS:

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

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

Submit resume and salary requirements to Jobs@AppliedDefense.com. Reference Job #0446. No phone calls please.

Applied Defense Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity.

Senior Software Engineer (#0445)

LOCATION: Colorado Springs, CO.

Applied Defense Solutions currently has an opening for a Senior Software Engineer at its Colorado Springs, Colorado location.

KEY ROLE:

The successful candidate will perform as a senior member of a dynamic software engineering team developing cutting edge analysis and decision support tools. Interested parties should expect to develop software for a new data processing architecture, 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.

REQUIRED SKILLS:

10+ years of experience with Java development or comparable .NET technologies Experience with Application and Web Server technology (e.g. JBOSS, Apache Tomcat) Experience developing software using the Agile/Scrum methodology Experience integrating diverse software packages and working with complex algorithms Experience evaluating and implementing new and state-of-the-art technology to address challenging customer problems Strong oral and written communication skills B.S. or M.S. degree in Software Engineering or Computer Science or related technical field Experience with big data processing, data analytics, advanced visualization, and cloud technology Provide team leadership and influence application vision TS/SCI security clearance DESIRED SKILLS:

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 CI Polygraph Submit resume and salary requirements to Jobs@AppliedDefense.com. Reference Job #0445. No phone calls please.

Applied Defense Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity.

Software Engineer (#0444)

LOCATION: Colorado Springs, CO.

Applied Defense Solutions currently has an opening for a Software Engineer at its Colorado Springs, Colorado location.

KEY ROLE:

The successful candidate will perform as a senior member of a dynamic software engineering team developing cutting edge analysis and decision support tools. Interested parties should expect to develop software for a new data processing architecture, 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.

REQUIRED SKILLS:

5+ years of experience with Java development or comparable .NET technologies

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

Experience developing software using the Agile/Scrum methodology

Experience evaluating and implementing new and state-of-the-art technology to address challenging customer problems

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

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

TS/SCI security clearance

DESIRED SKILLS:

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

Experience integrating diverse software packages and working with complex algorithms

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

CI Polygraph

Submit resume and salary requirements to Jobs@AppliedDefense.com. Reference Job #0444. No phone calls please.

Applied Defense Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity.

Software Engineer (#0443)

LOCATION: Colorado Springs, CO.

Applied Defense Solutions currently has an opening for a Software Engineer at its Colorado Springs, Colorado location.

KEY ROLE:

The successful candidate will perform as a senior member of a dynamic software engineering team developing cutting edge analysis and decision support tools. Interested parties should expect to develop software for a new data processing architecture, 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.

REQUIRED SKILLS:

5+ years of experience with Java development or comparable .NET technologies

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

Experience developing software using the Agile/Scrum methodology

Experience evaluating and implementing new and state-of-the-art technology to address challenging customer problems

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

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

Eligible for a TS/SCI security clearance + CI Polygraph

DESIRED SKILLS:

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

Experience integrating diverse software packages and working with complex algorithms

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

Active TS/SCI security clearance + CI Polygraph

Submit resume and salary requirements to Jobs@AppliedDefense.com. Reference Job #0443. No phone calls please.

Applied Defense Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity.

Junior Software Engineer (#0440)

LOCATION: Chantilly, VA.

Applied Defense Solutions currently has an opening for a Junior Software Engineer at its Chantilly, Virginia location.

KEY ROLE:

The successful candidate will perform as a member of a dynamic software engineering team developing cutting edge analysis and decision support tools. Interested parties should expect to 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.

REQUIRED SKILLS:

1+ 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

DESIRED SKILLS:

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

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

Submit resume and salary requirements to Jobs@AppliedDefense.com. Reference Job #0440. No phone calls please.

Applied Defense Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity.

Senior Software Engineer (#0383)

LOCATION: Columbia, MD.

Applied Defense Solutions currently has an opening for a Senior Software Engineer at its Headquarters in Columbia, Maryland location.

KEY ROLE:

The successful candidate will perform as a member of a dynamic software engineering team supporting a wide range of development needs across multiple platforms: Java, .NET, and HTML 5. Interested parties should expect to work across cloud environments and traditional servers, as well as on desktop environments. Windows and Linux systems are typical. Candidates should be familiar with agile development methodologies, and have working knowledge of modern IDEs, build tools with dependency management, source code management, automated testing, task tracking, and documentation standards.

REQUIRED SKILLS

10+ years of experience, with Java development, including J2EE or similar technologies

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

Experience with modern web services architectures (e.g. RESTful services, security, cloud technologies) and JavaScript front ends (e.g. jQuery, Angular, Bootstrap)

Experience with continuous integration, unit testing, build management, or automated test frameworks

Experience leading a team of 2-4 software engineers in an Agile Scrum or Kanban development environment

Strong oral and written communication skills

B.S. degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science or relevant field of study

DESIRED SKILLS:

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

Experience with AWS, OpenStack, Docker

Experience with SQL and/or NoSQL Databases (e.g. Postgres, MySQL, MongoDB)

Experience with Apache Spark, Hadoop, stream computing

Experience with requirements decomposition and mapping to Agile Scrum story process

Active TS/SCI security clearance + CI Polygraph

Submit resume and salary requirements to Jobs@AppliedDefense.com.Reference Job #0383. No phone calls please.

Applied Defense Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity.

Software Engineer (#0427)

LOCATION: Columbia, MD.

Applied Defense Solutions currently has an opening for a Software Engineer at its Headquarters in Columbia, Maryland location.

KEY ROLE:

The successful candidate will perform as a member of a dynamic software engineering team supporting a wide range of development needs across multiple platforms: Java, .NET, and HTML 5. Interested parties should expect to work across cloud environments and traditional servers, as well as on desktop environments. Windows and Linux systems are typical. Candidates should be familiar with agile development methodologies, and have working knowledge of modern IDEs, build tools with dependency management, source code management, automated testing, task tracking, and documentation standards.

REQUIRED SKILLS:

2-5+ years of experience with Java development, including J2EE technologies or with C# development, including .NET technologies

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

Experience with Application and Web Server technology (e.g. Apache Tomcat, Node.JS, RESTful services)

Strong oral and written communication skills

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

DESIRED SKILLS:

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

Experience developing software using the Agile Scrum or Kanban methodologies

Experience with AWS, OpenStack, Docker, Git

Experience using JavaScript UI Frameworks such as AngularJS and JQuery

Experience with SQL and/or NoSQL Databases (e.g. Postgres, MySQL, MongoDB)

Experience with continuous integration, unit testing, build management, and automated test frameworks

Active TS/SCI security clearance + CI Polygraph

Submit resume and salary requirements to Jobs@AppliedDefense.com.Reference Job #0427. No phone calls please.

Applied Defense Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity.

Junior Aerospace Engineer (#0426)

LOCATION: Columbia, MD.

Applied Defense Solutions currently has an opening for a Junior Aerospace Engineer at its Headquarters in Columbia, Maryland location.

KEY ROLE:

The successful candidate will perform as a member of a dynamic aerospace and software engineering team developing cutting edge analysis and satellite operations support tools. Interested parties should expect to support space flight dynamics analyses and software systems design and development for various commercial and civil satellite projects.

REQUIRED SKILLS:

1+ years of experience performing astrodynamics modeling, simulation, and analysis

1+ years of experience using astrodynamics modeling tools including COTS (STK, ODTK, FreeFlyer), GOTS (GMAT, USAF Astro Standards), open source (Orekit), or custom software (e.g. Matlab, Python).

Demonstrated experience with scripting languages to automate astrodynamic computations (Matlab, Perl, VBScript).

Ability to perform in a high intensity, quick reaction environment

B.S. or M.S. degree in Aerospace Engineering or related field

Strong oral and written communication skills

DESIRED SKILLS:

Experience with specific astrodynamics tasks such as orbit determination, trajectory design and maneuver planning, attitude determination and control, or conjunction assessment and collision avoidance.

Experience with satellite or spacecraft operations

Experience with low-thrust propulsion modeling

Experience with trajectory maneuver design optimization

Experience with multi-satellite constellation astrodynamics

Experience with space mission concept studies or spacecraft system engineering

Software development skills and experience using Java, C/C++, Python, .NET or other coding languages

Experience with working with a software development team

Active security clearances

Submit resume and salary requirements to Jobs@AppliedDefense.com.Reference Job #0426. No phone calls please.

Applied Defense Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity.

Senior Aerospace Engineer (#0386)

LOCATION: Columbia, MD.

Applied Defense Solutions currently has an opening for a Senior Aerospace Engineer at its Headquarters in Columbia, Maryland location.

KEY ROLE:

The successful candidate will perform as a member of a dynamic aerospace and software engineering team developing cutting edge analysis and satellite operations support tools. Interested parties should expect to support space flight dynamics analyses and software systems design and development for various commercial and civil satellite projects.

REQUIRED SKILLS:

8+ years of experience performing astrodynamics modeling, simulation, and analysis

5+ years of experience using astrodynamics modeling tools including COTS (STK, ODTK, FreeFlyer), GOTS (GMAT, USAF Astro Standards), open source (Orekit), or custom software (e.g. Matlab, Python).

Demonstrated experience with scripting languages to automate astrodynamic computations (Matlab, Perl, VBScript).

Experience with specific astrodynamics tasks such as orbit determination, trajectory design and maneuver planning, attitude determination and control, or conjunction assessment and collision avoidance.

Experience with satellite or spacecraft operations

Ability to perform in a high intensity, quick reaction environment

B.S. or M.S. degree in Aerospace Engineering or related field

Strong oral and written communication skills

DESIRED SKILLS:

Experience with low-thrust propulsion modeling

Experience with covariance realism modeling

Experience with trajectory maneuver design optimization

Experience with multi-satellite constellation astrodynamics

Experience with space mission concept studies or spacecraft system engineering

Software development skills and experience using Java, C/C++, Python, .NET or other coding languages

Experience with working with a software development team

Project management experience

Active security clearances

Submit resume and salary requirements to Jobs@AppliedDefense.com.Reference Job #0386. No phone calls please.

Applied Defense Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity.