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Vectrus Software Engineer IV in Dahlgren, Virginia


About Us

Working across the globe, V2X builds smart solutions designed to integrate physical and digital infrastructure from base to battlefield. We bring 120 years of successful mission support to improve security, streamline logistics, and enhance readiness. Aligned around a shared purpose, our $3.9B company and 16,000 people work alongside our clients, here and abroad, to tackle their most complex challenges with integrity, respect, responsibility, and professionalism.

V2X has been at the forefront of electromagnetic spectrum engineering and digital systems integration for clients for more than 30 years. We partner with our clients to solve some of their toughest operational challenges through the implementation of advanced technological solutions. Leveraging emerging technologies and adhering to a system engineering discipline, our engineers design, develop and integrate disparate data sources and devices to deliver converged environment solutions. As a digital transformation leader, Vectrus provides smart (AI/ML enabled), cyber-secure (Zero Trust Architectures), and environmentally friendly (Energy efficient) solutions that broaden and enhance our clients’ ecosystems. Our geographically distributed engineers and DevOps teams engage using industry leading platforms, tools, and practices in a mixture of live and virtual collaborations.


  • What You'll Do:

  • This Software Engineer IV role directly supports the Advanced Hypersonic Weapons & Guided Munitions Division (E20) of the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD) that conducts research and development analyses in the following technical disciplines: guided munitions including guided and unguided projectiles, guided missiles, and guided rockets, advanced fire control and methods to close the fire control loop against threats, gun and launcher systems, sensors, and high speed projectiles and bullets.

  • This role supports a hybrid telework posture. Telework is supportable up to 40% at the discretion of the government customer, with the remainder of the work performed at the customer site on Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren Division.


  • Minimum Qualifications

  • Education:

  • Bachelor of Science (BS) degree from an accredited college or university in an engineering, scientific, or technical discipline.

  • Experience:

  • Minimum of twelve (12) years related technical experience.

  • Minimum of six (6) years of specialized experience in sensor integration and fire control systems performing computer hardware engineering, software design, coding and compilation of code; computer or software requirements management, computer systems or software integration; and utilizing systems engineering software tools. Specialized experience includes demonstrated ability to engineer complex systems with integrated software and hardware solutions. An example includes experience related to weapons systems and/or Navy programs utilizing agile software design processes, such as, but not limited to, HTML, C/C++, Unix, and Linux.

  • Other Requirements:

  • DoD SECRET Clearance required.

  • Technology:

  • Personal computer, printer, copy machine and other general office equipment.

  • What We Bring:

  • At V2X we strive to be market competitive in our total reward offerings.

  • The successful candidate’s starting pay will be based on, but not limited to, their job-related skills, experience, qualifications, work location, and market conditions.

  • The following salary range is intended to display the value of the company’s base pay compensation and may be modified at the discretion of the company.

  • USD $ 125,000 - 185,000

  • Provided salary range minimum and maximum values correspond to variances between regional/geographic locations across the United States.

  • Please speak with a recruiter for additional information.

  • Employee benefits include the following:

  • Healthcare coverage

  • Life insurance, AD&D, and disability benefits

  • Retirement plan

  • Wellness programs

  • Paid time off, including holidays

  • Learning and Development resources

  • Employee assistance resources

  • Pay and benefits are subject to change at any time and may be modified at the discretion of the company, consistent with the terms of any applicable compensation or benefit plans.

    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.