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PDS Tech Inc Sr. Software Engineer - GUI in Sterling, Virginia

PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Sr. GUI Software Engineer in Sterling, VA.


This software engineering position is within the Simulation & Training Solutions (STS) business area. STS develops and builds simulators and training systems for both military and commercial customers. Devices range in complexity from desktop training all the way up to high fidelity weapon system and full-flight training systems including full visual, motion, and simulator interoperability (HLA/DIS).


  • Design, development and integration of the Graphical User Interface (GUI) virtual cockpit panels.

  • Participate in customer working groups to determine GUI design requirements and internal and customer reviews describing the the design implementation.

  • Integrate and test GUI implementation in-plant and at customer facilities post delivery.

  • Architect effective software product designs

  • Assist in development of detailed software specifications and provide accurate time estimates for the software development

  • Design, develop, implement, test, and debug real time, multi-threaded, multiprocessing software applications and associated user interfaces

  • Support and enhance existing software products as necessary

  • Expand knowledge of product domain, requirements, design, development, test and release software processes, tools, methods and coding best practices. A primary emphasis on taking technical ownership of multiple components within a system.

  • Design, code, test, integrate, and document software of moderate complexity. Capable of building software for simulation and target hardware environments.

  • Contribute to software engineering requirements capture and analysis in area of domain expertise.

  • Participate in cross-functional team efforts in definition, integration, verification, and validation of products and sub-systems of moderate complexity.

  • Capable to producing engineering estimates for individuals tasks. May contribute to Rough Order of Magnitude (ROM) and Bid proposals and/or lead a software team in a Project Engineering role.

  • Able to identify the root cause of moderate to complex software issues and some systems issues using appropriate debug and analysis tools.

  • Escalates and articulates/summarizes encountered technical software issues to project leadership in a timely fashion

Required Qualifications:

  • BA or BS degree in CS or Computer Engineering required

  • Active Secret Level clearance

  • Strong OOP skills, understanding of backup methodologies & security testing

  • 5 - 10 years of experience with developing applications .NET, C#, .NET 4.0, WPF, C++, SQL

  • Experience with software engineering concepts and the software development life cycle (requirements, design, implementation, test, support)

  • Visual Studio and Eclipse

Desired Qualifications:

  • AGILE Experience, Cloud Computing, AWS, JIRA

  • Scripting Languages (Python, Perl, Nodejs) and their automated testing frameworks

  • Installers (MSI, RPM, DEB etc.)

  • Real-time programming

  • Source code control (SVN, Git, ClearCase etc.)

  • Cyber security IAT Level I minimum, SECAll qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.