Senior Software Engineer at WBB in Alexandria, Virginia

Posted in Other 15 days ago.

Job Description:

JOB TITLE: Senior Software Engineer


The Senior Software Engineer will provide technical oversight, assessment, and analysis of software-intensive MDAP/MAIS programs in support of (OUSD(R&E)). This team of problem solvers supports OSD to mentor programs on best practices and assess risk, versus hands on development.


  • Provide software engineering subject matter expertise and mentoring in the evaluation, assessment, and execution of MDAP/MAIS programs

  • Conduct statutory/regulatory independent technical assessments of MDAP/MAIS programs (e.g., Program Support Assessment (PSA), Preliminary Design Review (PDR), Critical Design Review (CDR), and software focused reviews) to assess the status of software efforts as well as risks and issues

  • Perform independent software parametric analysis of development progress based on parameters received from program offices to quantitatively predict completion dates

  • Perform ad hoc analysis and generating high quality technical reports and presentations for senior DoD leadership to support public speaking engagements, symposium, conferences, and Congressional/OSD/Service reports

  • Critically review program milestone documentation and contractor deliverables to assess software equities across all phases of the system acquisition life cycle from advanced development planning, estimating, deployment decisions, and sustainment


Security Clearance: Top Secret

  • Top Secret Clearance

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or an Engineering Discipline

  • Senior level software subject matter expertise including a strong background in Software Engineering on DoD military platforms, Service-Oriented Architectures (SOA), Agile development, Software Measurement and Metrics, Software Security, Systems Integration, Software Testing, and Software Sustainment

  • Experience using predictive SW metrics and quantitative analysis techniques to gauge software quality, schedule and readiness in support of data based decision making

  • Knowledge of Software Requirements Management (stability, traceability, dependencies, etc.)

  • Expert knowledge of the DoD weapon system acquisition and Systems Engineering processes defined in DoD Instruction (DoDI) 5000.02 and the Defense Acquisition Guidebook (DAG)


  • TS/SCI Clearance

  • Master's Degree in Computer Science or another technical or quantitative discipline

  • Expert technical knowledge of more than one MDAP or MAIS program

  • Familiarity with DoD data repositories such as Defense Acquisition Executive Summary (DAES), Defense Acquisition Management Information Retrieval (DAMIR), Joint Capabilities Integration and Development System (JCIDS), Knowledge Management/Decision Support (KMDS), Acquisition Information Repository (AIR), etc.

  • Expertise with modern large scale SW development (e.g., CI/CD/automation/full-stack/DevOps/cloud/Amazon Web Services (AWS)) processes on MDAP/MAIS programs

  • Prior experience as a chief software engineer or architect on a program

  • Experience in assessing software schedule realism (e.g., experience in evaluating the viability and degree of optimism in software schedules)




WBB is a professional services and management consulting company that provides innovative products and services that solve government and commercial customer's toughest problems. For more than 40 years, WBB has set the standard for excellence in consulting services, while providing its employees with an outstanding work environment with ample opportunities for growth and success. WBB continues to enjoy impressive growth, which is directly attributed to the company's hiring practice of always hiring the very best professionals from government, military, and industry.

We are proud of our diverse environment and are an Equal Opportunity Employer. WBB is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

WBB participates in E-Verify.

WBB does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of WBB and WBB will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.