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Vectrus Software Engineer in Dahlgren, Virginia


This positions requires the ability to obtain a DoD SECRET level clearance.

Vectrus strives to bring high performance, operational excellence, and customer focus to every aspect of our business. In a rapidly changing and complex world, we continue to push to be a top innovator and achiever in the software development field and are proud to serve in our country's defense. We're seeking dedicated innovators and achievers to help us expand on our mission to provide high quality software solutions in the areas of RF modeling/simulation, spectrum sharing, and interference deconfliction applications. As a Software Engineer at Vectrus, you will provide support to multiple DoD Program Offices as well as our commercial customers. You will perform as a key member or our software development team to develop full software applications, RF modeling applications, quick-response custom tailored software applications, and many other related software engineering tasks.


  • Collaborate within an agile software development process with other software engineers, subject matter experts and stakeholders.

  • Develop software applications, tools and code bases that provide RF spectrum modeling and interference deconfliction functionality.

  • Implemention of RF propagation and clutter models from specifications such as an International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Recommendations.

  • Development for RF M&S, large dataset handling, simple Geospatial Information Systems (GIS) functions, parallelization, and quick application development.

  • Generate software documentation such as: Software Management Process, Validation Plans, Configuration Plans, Description and Requirements, etc.

  • Coordinate with customer to ensure problem solution, appropriate risk reduction, and user satisfaction.

  • Update applications, databases and tools for customers with changing direction.

  • Work with the team to conduct software engineering best practices, such as: code reviews, unit testing, and software static analysis.

  • Implement software development process metrics.


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Engineering Technology, Data Science or related STEM field.

  • Software engineering experience writing software for a science or engineering projects.

  • Individual must be able to analyze information; design, develop, and document software;

  • Successful design, development and implementation of multiple software components and systems.

  • In-depth knowledge of one or more languages such as MATLAB, Python, C#, C++.

  • Experience in solving challenging technical problems.

  • Individual must be a self-motivated performer and work well both as an individual as well as in small groups to accomplish unique mission objectives.

    Desired Qualification:

  • Previous experience developing in MATLAB or C#.

  • Previous experience performing RF Modeling & Simulation.

  • Understanding of the complete software development life-cycle.

  • In addition to development experience in Windows, basic knowledge of Linux operating system is desired.

  • Prefer to have experience with:

  • Source control tools such as git.

  • Software lifecycle management tools such as Azure DevOps or JIRA.

  • Writing unit tests.

  • Performing code reviews.

    We are committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace that values and supports the contributions of each individual. This commitment along with our common Vision and Values of Integrity, Respect, and Responsibility, allows us to leverage differences, encourage innovation and expand our success in the global marketplace. Vectrus is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability. EOE/Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran.