Software Systems Engineer

Huntsville AL Leidos


Dynetics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, is seeking a talented Software Systems Engineer to join a multi-discipline engineering team developing software for aviation systems. With offices across the United States engaging in the defense, space, cyber and commercial fields, Dynetics provides responsive, cost-effective engineering, scientific and IT solutions. Dynetics is well known for our people-oriented culture, positive work environment, technical excellence, and resilient business ethics.

The candidate will be responsible for tracking upcoming system features, creating, and tracking schedules, managing Agile software teams, and maintaining priorities on the product backlog.  The candidate can expect to work in a fast-paced working environment developing offensive and defensive weapon system.

The team follows Agile software practices, shares a passion for solving complex problems, delivering exceptional software, improving software development processes, and exceeding customer expectations.

Basic Qualifications:

Candidate must possess the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Systems Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or an equivalent degree with 4 years of professional software systems engineering experience or 2 years of experience with a Master's degree

  • Experience with requirements traceability, functional allocation and decomposition, schedule tracking, and team coordination

  • Ability parse ambiguous requirements and translate them into team direction and guidance

  • Must currently reside in or be willing to relocate to the greater Huntsville, AL area

Other Qualifications:

The preferred candidate should possess the following:

  • Experience in Agile/Scrum software or DevSecOps methodologies
  • C++ development experience
  • Demonstrated capability to work effectively within a cross functional IPT
  • Demonstrated strong verbal and written communication skills

Security Requirements:

Candidate must be a US Citizen and possess (and be able to maintain) a Final Secret Clearance or meet the eligibility to obtain (and maintain) a Secret Clearance.

Original Posting Date:


While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $81,250.00 – $146,875.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

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