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Lead Software Developer (Corporate IT Management)

Company: SimVentions, Inc - Glassdoor ? 4.6
Location: Dahlgren
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

SimVentions, consistently voted one of Virginia's Best Places to Work, is looking for an experienced Lead Software Developer to join our team and provide software engineering in an Agile development environment as part of an integrated contractor-government team developing weapons system software and naval information systems.

Responsibilities: The Lead Developer will provide leadership and vision for the development of operation solutions by guiding development of program specifications, overseeing testing efforts, and leading programmers. The responsibilities of the position include planning programming projects by confirming program objective and specifications; review, evaluation, and analysis of design interfaces; preparation, review, and evaluation of interface documentation, specifications, test plans and procedures. The Lead Developer will utilize a high level of skill in multiple programming languages, including Java, and lead teams utilizing various software development methodologies.

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Experience and demonstrated success in providing coordination with software programmers and business application developers to create properly-sized and properly-functioning database structures for business applications
  • Experience planning and implementing upgrades and evolution strategies for databases
  • Experience serving as point of contact for database design
  • Strong Structured Query Language (SQL) experience and skills, preferably in an Oracle environment
  • Advanced experience with Oracle database management systems
  • Senior-level experience writing data-driven web applications with SQL and Oracle
  • Knowledge and experience in UNIX shell programming, Perl, Procedural Language for SQL (PL/SQL), and SQL
  • Knowledge and experience with both Online Transaction Processing (OLTP) and Online Analytical Processing (OLAP) databases
  • Experience providing quality assurance, cyber security, and validation for all database initiatives.

Preferred Skills & Experience:  

  • Experience understanding business processes and mapping those processes to SQL code
  • Experience troubleshooting customer reported issues through code and/or data analysis
  • Experience reading product specifications and implementing those specifications using SQL and UNIX scripting
  • Experience communicating and documenting concepts via the generation of Configuration Management (CM) documentation, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), white papers, presentations, training packages, and technical data packages
  • Working knowledge of the application of new Modeling and Simulation (M&S) technologies
  • Experience and familiarity with command operations at Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD).

Education:  Bachelors or Masters Degreee in Electrical/Mechanical/Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Physics or 10 years of relevant expertise

Minimum Clearance:  Final Secret Clearance

Travel: Occasional travel may be required; mostly Continental United States (CONUS).

Location: Dahlgren- On base

Why Work for SimVentions?

SimVentions is about more than just being a place to work with other growth-orientated technically exceptional experts. It’s also a fun place to work. Our family-friendly atmosphere encourages our employee-owners to imagine, create, explore, discover, and do great things together.

Support Our Warfighters

SimVentions is a proud supporter of the U.S. military, and we take pride in our ability to provide relevant, game-changing solutions to our armed men and women around the world.

Drive Customer Success

We deliver innovative products and solutions that go beyond the expected. This means you can expect to work with a team that will allow you to grow, have a voice, and make an impact.

Get Involved in Giving Back

We believe that one of the best ways to be a well-rounded company is to have well-rounded employees, and one of the ways we encourage that is by providing a wide range of service opportunities for our team members to engage in throughout the year.

Build Innovative Technology

SimVentions takes pride in its innovative and cutting-edge technology, so you can be sure that whatever project you work on, you will be having a direct impact on our customer’s success.

Work with Brilliant People

At SimVentions, we don’t just hire the smartest people. We hire experienced, creative individuals who are passionate about what they do, and who benefit from the culture that we have created here.

Create Meaningful Solutions

We are trusted partners with our customers and are provided challenging and meaningful requirements to help them solve.

Employees who join SimVentions will enjoy benefits like:

  • Impact: work on projects that directly support the defense of our nation.
  • Serve: work for a company that supports its surrounding communities.
  • Employee Owned: work with the best and help build YOUR company.
  • Dress code: business casual. We like to be comfortable while we work.
  • Healthcare: one of the best packages in the industry.
  • Culture: add to our culture of technical excellence and collaboration.
  • Food: we have a lot of food around here.
  • Family focus: work for a team that recognizes the importance of family time.
  • Employee appreciation:  lots of events throughout the year.
  • Resources:  excellent facilities, tools, and training opportunities to grow in your field.
  • Open communication: work in an environment where your voice matters.
  • Fitness/Well-being:  opportunities to participate in company sports teams and workout groups.
  • Professional development: employee-led interest groups for personal and professional development plus great training options
  • What you bring to the table: contribute, grow, and thrive.

Other Perks:

  • Lots of employee appreciation events throughout the year
  • Excellent working facilities and tools to get your job done
  • Regular communication (“All-Hands”, “SimV Share”, “Imagineering Day”) to stay connected to SimV culture, stay abreast of what is happening in the company, and meet new faces while eating good food
  • SimVentions sports teams and workout groups
  • Employee led interest groups for personal and professional development
  • What you bring to the table…


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: SimVentions, Inc - Glassdoor ? 4.6, Alexandria , Lead Software Developer (Corporate IT Management), Other , Dahlgren, Virginia

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