By Light HQ

Software Design Engineer 3

Job Locations US-FL-Orlando
Posted Date 3 months ago(9/11/2022 11:32 AM)
# of Openings
Tier 3 - Secret/ADP II


Develop cutting edge technologies to facilitate collective, force-on-force tactical training.  Work with a multi-functional team to deliver hardware and software solutions.  The position includes a combination of remote and in-office work, with the latter preferred.


  • Java coding and testing, support for integration and test and Trouble Report fixes. 
  • Working as a member of a multi-functional team to deliver software/hardware applications on an aggressive timeline to support soldier training.  
  • Design and documentation of solutions.  
  • Implementation of software designs.  
  • Mentoring of more junior developers.  
  • Coordination with subcontractors as part of the overall team – no throwing things over the transom.  
  • Less than 20% of time involving travel, some internationally.


Required Experience/Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline such as electrical engineering, computer science, information technology, systems or software engineering from an accredited college or university. May consider experience in lieu of degree. 
  • 5+ years of related job experience in working on government DoD programs
  • Implement components as directed by more senior engineers 
  • Participate in Agile software development ceremonies (scrum, retrospective, etc.) 
  • Support integration into larger system developed remotely 
  • Object Oriented design background 
  • Strong background in Java
  • Ability to test and debug 

Preferred Experience/Qualifications

Knowledge in any of the following areas would be considered a plus: 

  • Linux experience
  • Android development
  • Distributed Development 
  • Agile development 
  • Embedding software
  • DoD live training systems
  • Containerization

Special Requirements/Security Clearance

  • Ability to obtain a Secret clearance.
  • Please note that pursuant to a government contract, this specific position requires U. S. Citizenship status.
  • By Light does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters; vaccination requirements and testing are subject to the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements; testing is at the cost of the employee.


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