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Aerotek Lead Software Engineer in Manassas, Virginia

Our customers is seeking a Lead Software Engineer for the Total Ship Monitoring System program. This person will be responsible for leading 4-6 other software engineers to go along with their day to day programming tasks for the program. The program itself is a safety critical program that analyzes the signature of the submarine and help the sailors know what signals it is giving off that could eliminate the stealthiness of the boat leading to it being detected by other enemy vehicles.


  • Lead a team of 4-6 Software Engineers who are developing mostly C (and some Java) in a Linux environment for the Navy

  • Assist with System Integration and Test of TSMS technologies into other components of the sonar system

  • Serve as Scrum Master and Product Owner to coordinate software activities for various Submarine Baselines

  • Conduct Planning Increment (PI) events, hold daily scrums, and coordinate SW Build releases

  • Work on site with the development team in Manassas

  • Advocate for critical enhancements and fixes with your government counterparts

  • Write and repair C code within a Linux environment

  • Document software solutions using strong oral and written communication skills

Day to Day :

This person is going to have both technical tasking leadership and people management to go along with the programming aspects of the job for the TSMS position. This is a 60% leadership and 40% hands on programming role. They will need to be proficient in Jira as that is the tool they use for divvy our tasking to the team.


  • No agile experience

  • No interest in troubleshooting or solving touch technical problems of bugs (aka, only wanting to program new code)

Preferences :

  • Navy program or large government code base experience

  • Experience with leadership

About Aerotek:

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at

Aerotek is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Location: Manassas, Virginia

Posting ID: 7189969-1726

Pay Rate: US$50 - US$65 per hour

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.