Sotera Defense Solutions

[DAES – Fixed] B3036 Software Developer DCGS-A Fixed (SSES NG LC OS-J)

2 months ago
Information Technology


Join our DCGS-A engineering and sustainment services DCGS-A Fixed team responsible for the development, modification and support of mission-critical secure cross-domain systems and applications.  The DCGS-A Fixed sustainment software development team designs, codes and modifies robust, secure, high-availability software and systems of systems to handle DoD intelligence data presentation needs as specified by user requirements and DoD regulations.


As a DCGS-A Fixed Software Developer, you will work individually and as part of a team to design and code solutions to implement new features, modifications and problem resolutions to the software baseline.  Specifically, you will:

  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to plan the translation of software requirements into functioning code by assessing and communicating recommendations, level of effort and risks
  • Evaluate and recommend architectural approaches to the whole system, to include hardware platforms, operating systems, virtualization solutions, and communications and storage technologies on which to base future development and fielding cycles
  • Implement new and modify existing functionality, interfaces, networking protocols, and systems interconnectivity
  • Code individually and collaboratively in a team environment, adhering to team coding standards and best industry practices
  • Create documentation of software, systems and solutions for multiple audiences (e.g., internal development engineers, testers, managers and end users)
  • Troubleshoot and provide resolution of problems reported against the system by testers and users
  • Test system and software performance throughout the entirety of the development cycle



Required Qualifications:

  • AA bachelor's degree specifically in Computer Science, Electronics Engineering or other Engineering or Technical discipline and 3 years of professional work experience (or 7 years total experience without a degree)
  • At least 2 years’ experience in UNIX, Linux, and/or Windows coding (Solaris, Red Hat and Windows Server preferred), including compiled languages such as C, C#, C# (.Net 3.5), C++, Fortran, Java, Scala, etc. with applicability to DCGS-A Fixed development, and object-oriented methodologies
  • At least 2 years’ experience in UNIX, Linux, and/or Windows administration (preferably Solaris, Red Hat and Windows Server), including activities such as operating system installation, configuration and patching, and application installation and configuration
  • At least 2 years software development experience in UNIX, Linux, and/or Windows shell scripting languages such as Flex ActionScript, Groovy, Java Script, MSBuild scripts, PERL, Python, Bash, etc. with applicability to DCGS-A Fixed development
  • Demonstrated ability to utilize virtualization technologies (preferably VMware) in a development and testing environment
  • Experience in creating and maintaining code for a large application with many interdependencies
  • Use of industry standard tools for software authoring, debugging and performance profiling (e.g., Eclipse, Visual Studio)
  • Experience with performance profiling of systems, applications and functions in terms of multiple metrics (e.g. memory, storage and CPU utilization, time)
  • Experience in security hardening of operating systems and networked communications
  • Understanding of networking technologies
  • Must be self-starter, willing to take complete ownership of complex technical problems
  • Should be able to think clearly and articulate with appropriate level of abstraction his/her thought process on complex technological issues
  • DoD 8570 IAT Level 2 certified--baseline security certification (e.g. CompTIA Security+ CE) and technical computing environment training or certification (e.g. Server+) prior to start of work
  • A Secret Clearance Required. TS/SCI Eligibility needed based on final work assignment

Desired Qualifications:

  • At least 2 years’ experience with either DCGS-A Fixed or another DCGS-A family system
  • At least 2 years of demonstrated experience with SQL and/or PLSQL database administration
  • Experience with GUI development and modification
  • Experience with industry standard configuration management tools (e.g. Team Foundation Server)
  • Knowledge of DoD messaging and classification markings.

About The Organization

Sotera Defense Solutions, Inc. (Sotera) is an agile, mid-size national security technology company that delivers innovative systems, solutions and services in support of the critical missions of the Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security and federal law enforcement agencies charged with ensuring the safety and security of our nation. Our 1,200 employees are focused on delivering essential counterterrorism, cyber operations, intelligence, data analytics, C4ISR and force mobility solutions to our customers throughout the national security community.


Sotera Defense Solutions is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.


If you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a position with Sotera through its online applicant system, please contact Sotera’s recruiting team at  


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