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 Aerospace Engineer (#0434)

LOCATION: Colorado Springs, CO.

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

KEY ROLE:

The successful candidate will excel as a member of a dynamic engineering team developing cutting edge systems for the space industry.  Interested parties should expect to support satellite space situational awareness (SSA) activities. The main role of this candidate will be to support orbital analysis and training for the JICSpOC SSA Services contract. An ideal candidate will demonstrate experience supporting operational satellite missions, coupled with systems engineering and project management skills.

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • 10+ years of experience in aerospace Systems Engineering
  • Experience in space system acquisition and operations, payloads, and mission operations
  • Experience evaluating and implementing new and state-of-the-art technology to address challenging customer problems in an operational environment
  • Experience as an orbital analyst
  • Experience with space systems training
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong project management and team leadership skills
  • M.S. degree in Systems Engineering, Space Systems, or related discipline
  • Ability to support occasional 24 by 7 exercises augmentation
  • Active TS security clearance with SSBI

DESIRED SKILLS:

  • Work with aggressive timelines, in a team environment with a willingness to learn and grow
  • Experience with satellite mission planning or analysis in all regimes
  • Knowledge of commercial space applications software
  • Experience with continuous integration, build management, and automated test frameworks
  • Experience with exercises and training for DoD or intel space systems and mission operations
  • Experience working with the intelligence community
  • Active CI Polygraph

Submit resume and salary requirements to Jobs@AppliedDefense.com.Reference Job #0434. No phone calls please.

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

Software Engineer (#0433)

LOCATION: Sterling, VA or Denver, CO.

Applied Defense Solutions currently has an opening for a Software Engineer at its Sterling, Virginia or Denver, Colorado location.

KEY ROLE:

Participate in new development starting with requirements analysis and design.  During the development phase provide a technical solution 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

  • Typically requires a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent and 5-7 years of related experience
  • Experience with both Object Oriented and Function Programming approaches
  • Experience with Java, AMQP, JDBC, Angular, React, Jquery, JSON, XML
  • Experience with Web services
  • Experience in service based development
  • Experience with Messaging and/or ESB Technologies
  • Experience with Linux operating systems
  • Active TS/SCI with CI Poly

DESIRED SKILLS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in the field of: computer science, information technology, or related
  • Five (5) plus years of recent and related software development experience
  • Experience with relational, noSQL, and file based storage products
  • Experience with software configuration management processes and tools
  • Knowledge of Intelligence Community (IC) processes, policies and guidance

Submit resume and salary requirements to Jobs@AppliedDefense.com.Reference Job #0433. No phone calls please.

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

Systems Engineer (#0432)

LOCATION: Sterling, VA or Denver, CO.

Applied Defense Solutions currently has an opening for a Systems Engineer at its Sterling, Virginia or Denver, Colorado location.

KEY ROLE:

Participate in new development starting with requirements analysis and design. During the development phase provide a technical solution compliant with the design and interface definitions. Additionally, the systems engineer 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

  • Typically requires a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent and 5-7 years of related experience
  • Experience with both Object Oriented and Function Programming approaches
  • Experience designing software
  • Experience collaborating with users for design
  • Experience developing design documentation
  • Experience supporting iterative, agile, and/or test based development
  • Experience with developing requirements
  • Experience in developing interface documentation
  • Experience with developing procedures and testing software
  • Experience with end-to-end test procedure development and software testing
  • Experience creating/ editing documentation such as CONOP, Verification Test Matrices
  • Experience creating training plan, training materials, and providing training
  • Experience with Linux operating systems
  • Understanding of network operations
  • Active TS/SCI with CI Poly
  • Knowledge of Intelligence Community (IC) processes, policies and guidance

DESIRED SKILLS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in the field of: systems engineering, electrical engineering, information technology, or related
  • Five plus years of recent and related software development experience
  • Experience with relational, noSQL, and file based storage products
  • Experience with configuration management processes and tools

Submit resume and salary requirements to Jobs@AppliedDefense.com.Reference Job #0432. No phone calls please.

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

Aerospace Engineer/Software Engineer (#0431)

LOCATION: Colorado Springs, CO.

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

KEY ROLE:

The successful candidate will demonstrate experience with non-resolved photometric image processing, satellite characterization, and software development.  The primary responsibility of this role is the development of image processing algorithms for small-to-medium size telescope imagery to derive real-time satellite characterization, including: generation of lightcurve profiles, performing star tracking, and optical sensor modeling in a highly automated.  An ideal candidate will also have a depth of experience in MATLAB, Microsoft Visual Studio .NET, and have a strong computer science background.  The position involves supporting senior aerospace engineers with the development of defense-centric applications for: space situational awareness (SSA), satellite modeling/simulation, and satellite characterization.  Existing clients include multiple Department of Defense (DoD) and Intelligence Community (IC) agencies such as the Air Force, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA), and other IC agencies.

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • 5+ years of experience in Spacecraft Systems engineering
  • 5+ years of experience with MATLAB, VB.NET or C# in education or work experience
  • Lightcurve Estimation, Image Processing, Optics, Star Tracking
  • 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
  • Strong computer science / software development skills
  • B.S. degree or higher in Astronomy, Aerospace Engineering, Computer Science or Engineering, or related discipline
  • Active secret security clearance

DESIRED SKILLS:

  • M.S. degree or higher in Astronomy, Aerospace Engineering
  • Experience with satellite mission planning or analysis in all regimes, particularly geostationary
  • Leading in specific trade and root cause analysis studies in satellite characterization system development.
  • Experience with astrodynamics modeling tools including COTS (e.g. STK, ODTK, FreeFlyer), GOTS (e.g. GMAT, TASMAN, USAF Astro Standards), open source (Orekit), or custom software (e.g. Matlab, Python).
  • Knowledge of architectural frameworks, object oriented programs, spacecraft applications
  • Experience with continuous integration, build management, and automated test frameworks
  • Active TS/SCI security clearance + CI Polygraph

Submit resume and salary requirements to Jobs@AppliedDefense.com.Reference Job #0431. 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.

Recruiter (#0428)

LOCATION: Columbia, MD.

Applied Defense Solutions currently has an opening for a Recruiter at its Columbia, Maryland location.

Primary Functions:

Applied Defense Solutions is seeking to hire an in-house Recruiter. This position responsible for fulfilling the company’s recruitment needs, including sourcing, recruiting, and conducting phone screens for various levels of positions for within our organization. This person would also participate, from time to time, in field recruitment. In addition, this person will help achieve recruitment goals by proactively researching and developing recruitment strategies.

Responsibilities:

Responsible for full cycle recruitment including but not limited to interfacing with hiring managers to create and review requisitions, post job requisitions, source resumes, screen resumes, conduct phone screens, schedule interviews and move process through to candidate close-out.

Develop and maintain excellent relationships with internal and external clients to ensure achievement of staffing goals.

Partner with hiring managers to develop and implement recruiting strategy for open positions.

Build applicant sources by researching and contacting professional associations, colleges/universities, employment agencies, recruiters, social media users, and internet sites; providing organization information and opportunities, making presentations and maintaining rapport.

Maintain successful relations with outside employment agencies and recruiters.

Ensure compliance with all legal aspects of recruiting function.

Requires frequent use and strong knowledge of industry practices, techniques and standards.

Build and manage current candidate activity in tracking system.

Analyze and update recruiting data and Key Performance Indicators (KPI) for the department.

Recommend process changes or improvements from KPIs and other recruiting data.

Stays current and knowledgeable on industry trends and performs other duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Strong sourcing skills.

Must be a self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirit who is enthusiastic, energetic and personable.

Ability to improve and maintain social media platforms such as twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

Ability to set priorities, organize time, demonstrate initiative and work independently.

Excellent problem solving skills.

Ability to communicate effectively.

Ability to set up interview appointments successfully.

Excellent time management, organizational and follow-up skills.

Experience conducting interviews.

Working knowledge of various software applications including but not limited to Microsoft Office Suite.

Ability to comprehend and use technical or professional language, either written or spoken, to communicate complex ideas.

Must possess strong communication and listening skills, excellent speaking, reading and writing.

Willingness to learn new tools for recruiting

Knowledge of fair hiring practices and employment regulations.

Must have 2+ years’ experience in a recruitment/talent acquisition capacity.

Must have a H.S. diploma. Bachelor’s Degree preferred

Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Experience sourcing Aerospace Engineers and Software Engineers with security clearances.

Demonstrated experience creating new and original methods to attract passive job seekers.

Submit resume and salary requirements to Jobs@AppliedDefense.com. Reference Job #0428. 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.

Systems Engineer (#0403)

LOCATION: Herndon, VA.

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

KEY ROLE:

The successful candidate will excel as a member of a dynamic engineering team developing cutting edge systems for the space industry. Interested parties should expect to support satellite mission planning and mission systems engineering activities. Mission planning efforts comprise development of mission objectives based on stakeholder inputs, development of mission plans, and development of detailed procedures and analytical prediction of mission performance against established metrics. Analytical prediction requires use of analytical tools, such as Freeflyer, STK and MATLAB to calculate orbit trajectories, maneuvers, and to establish design reference missions.

REQUIRED SKILLS:

5+ years of experience in Spacecraft Systems engineering

Experience in requirements development and management, space vehicle design and operations, ground segments, segment interfaces, payloads, and mission operations

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 Systems Engineering, Information Systems, Engineering Science, Computer Science, or related discipline

Active TS security clearance

DESIRED SKILLS:

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

Cubesat/Smallsat engineering experience

Leading in specific trade and root cause analysis studies that drive system development.

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).

Knowledge of architectural frameworks, object oriented programs, spacecraft applications

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

Active TS/SCI security clearance + CI Polygraph

Submit resume and salary requirements to Jobs@AppliedDefense.com. Reference Job #0403. No phone calls please.

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

Systems Engineer (#0402)

LOCATION: Herndon, VA.

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

KEY ROLE:

The successful candidate will excel as a member of a dynamic engineering team developing cutting edge systems for the space industry. Interested parties should expect to support satellite mission planning and mission systems engineering activities. Mission planning efforts comprise development of mission objectives based on stakeholder inputs, development of mission plans, and development of detailed procedures and analytical prediction of mission performance against established metrics. Analytical prediction requires use of analytical tools, such as Freeflyer, STK and MATLAB to calculate orbit trajectories, maneuvers, and to establish design reference missions.

REQUIRED SKILLS:

2-5+ years of experience in Spacecraft Systems engineering

Experience in requirements development and management

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 Systems Engineering, Information Systems, Engineering Science, Computer Science, or related discipline

Active TS security clearance

DESIRED SKILLS:

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

Spacecraft Systems engineering, space vehicle design and operations, ground segments, segment interfaces, payloads, and mission operations experience

Leading in specific trade and root cause analysis studies that drive system development.

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).

Knowledge of architectural frameworks, object oriented programs, spacecraft applications

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

Active TS/SCI security clearance + CI Polygraph

Submit resume and salary requirements to Jobs@AppliedDefense.com. Reference Job #0402. 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 (#0339)

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 #0339. No phone calls please.

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

Software Engineer (#0314)

LOCATION: Chantilly, VA.

Applied Defense Solutions currently has an opening for a 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:

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 #0314. 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 (#0338)

LOCATION: Chantilly, VA.

Applied Defense Solutions currently has an opening for a Senior 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:

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 #0338. No phone calls please.

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

Aerospace Engineer (#0401)

LOCATION: Herndon, VA.

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

KEY ROLE:

The successful candidate will excel as a member of a dynamic engineering team Perform spacecraft attitude control systems analysis, test, design and/or development. Run detailed spacecraft simulations using in house simulations. Design spacecraft attitude and orbit determination and control loops using MATLAB. Design various Guidance, Navigation and control algorithms using various tools, including MATLAB and C/C++ compilers. Develop subsystem specifications, develop GNC Flight software, test GNC FSW. Develop and test operations scripts.

REQUIRED SKILLS:

5+ years of experience designing and/or analyzing GNC

subsystems for spacecraft

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

field

Demonstrated experience with Matlab and C++

Ability to perform in a high intensity, quick reaction environment

Experience with spacecraft Rendezvous and Proximity operations

Active TS security clearance

DESIRED SKILLS:

2+ years Cubesat/Smallsat experience

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 space mission concept studies or spacecraft system engineering

Strong oral and written communication skills

Active TS/SCI security clearance + CI Polygraph

Submit resume and salary requirements to Jobs@AppliedDefense.com. Reference Job #0401. No phone calls please.

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

Aerospace Engineer (#0400)

LOCATION: Herndon, VA.

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

KEY ROLE: The successful candidate will excel as a member of a dynamic engineering team developing cutting edge systems for the space industry. Interested parties should expect to Analyze Guidance, Navigation, and Control (GNC) for spacecraft relative navigation, rendezvous, and proximity operations (RPO). Analyze performance of algorithms. Perform spacecraft GNC performance analysis using simulations. Participate in flight software implementation and validation. Develop simulation analysis scripts.

REQUIRED SKILLS:

2-5+ years of experience designing and/or analyzing

GNC subsystems for spacecraft

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

field

Demonstrated experience with Matlab and C++

Ability to perform in a high intensity, quick reaction

environment

Active TS security clearance

DESIRED SKILLS:

2+ years Cubesat/Smallsat experience

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 spacecraft Rendezvous and Proximity operations

Experience with space mission concept studies or spacecraft system engineering

Strong oral and written communication skills

Active TS/SCI security clearance + CI Polygraph

Submit resume and salary requirements to Jobs@AppliedDefense.com. Reference Job #0400. 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.