Job Description

Tracking Code
3078-317
Job Description

McKean Defense is a Naval Life Cycle Management, Engineering, Enterprise Transformation and Program Management business headquartered in Philadelphia, PA. McKean’s engineers, developers, technical staff, programmers, analysts, and program managers identify and deploy new shipboard technologies, integrate information technology across shipboard platforms, and develop strategies to support the Warfighter. McKean’s employees create strategic solutions to help customers reach new levels of mission support and transform their organizations. McKean Defense is employee owned, and values the life experiences of potential candidates, including those who have served our Military. Currently, 38% of McKean’s employee owner workforce are veterans.

We are seeking a Software Engineer to support the development, maintenance, and delivery of Machinery Control System (MCS) software for US Navy Ships. The selected candidate will be interfacing with U.S. Navy civilian software and systems engineers, support contractors, U.S. Navy ships force, OEMs, and engineering management. The selected candidate will contribute to all aspects of the software life cycle including but not limited to requirements definition, software development, documentation, testing, deployment, support, and maintenance. Some examples of the principle duties & responsibilities are as follows:

  • Develop and maintain working knowledge of the Machinery Control System
  • Design, develop, test, install, and maintain Machinery Control Systems software and supporting software products
  • Work with Microsoft Visual Studio and version control (Git)
  • Identify and document software and system related problems
  • Resolve software problems through debugging, research, and investigation
  • Provide distance and onsite support of software problems
  • Prepare and maintain new and/or existing software requirements
  • Write, review, and maintain technical documentation such as user manuals, product specifications, and training materials
  • Participate in special projects as required
Required Skills
  • Experience designing, developing, testing, and installing software and supporting software products
  • Experience writing, reviewing, and maintaining technical documentation such as but not limited to new or existing software requirements, user manuals, product specifications, and training materials
  • Basic knowledge of network protocols such as TCP/IP and UDP
  • Experience supporting and troubleshooting networked, IP-based systems both onsite and via distance support
  • Experience with databases (MS Access, SQL)
  • Up to 20% Travel
  • Candidates should have a Secret clearance or be able to obtain a DoD Secret
Required Experience

    • Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or Computer Engineering from an accredited college or university
    • Experience in software development in engineering and/or control system (C++, Microsoft .NET Framework)
    • Experience in using Microsoft Visual Studio to develop, compile and debug source code in C++/CLI, Managed C++, and/or C#

Equal Opportunity Employer–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity.

McKean Defense is an E-Verify company.

Job Location
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Position Type
Full-Time/Regular

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