Dayton, OH

Junior Software Engineer

Sonalysts, Inc. is seeking a junior software engineer with critical thinking and effective communication skills to perform systems and software engineering functions for defense system development projects.  The successful candidate will be a key contributor to the development of mission-critical, real-time military software applications and/or interfaces across all phases of the system development lifecycle.


What you will be doing:

  • Working on interesting and challenging software projects such as:

    • Modeling and simulation of advanced systems and their behaviors.

    • Game-based training systems.

    • VR/AR-based training and performance support systems.

    • User interface design and implementation.

  • Using analytical and problem-solving skills to program in modern programming languages and operating system environments.

  • Implementing with cutting edge technologies such as voice recognition, artificial intelligence, data mining, and the latest techniques in modeling and simulation.

  • Participating in all areas of the software development lifecycle from planning through test and sustainment.


What’s in it for you:

  • Opportunity to challenge yourself (learn and grow) intellectually as technologies advance.

  • Participate in research of novel and cutting edge technology applications and software solutions.

  • Becoming an integral part of an innovative, employee-owned company, which provides a full range of benefits including paid vacation time, tuition reimbursement program, health and dental insurance, life and disability insurance, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), and 401(k) plan.


Required Qualifications:

  • U.S. citizen, eligible for a Department of Defense security clearance.

Please verify U.S. citizenship in your resume or cover letter.  Submissions without a statement verifying U.S. citizenship will not be considered.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related technical degree.

  • 0-4 years of recent software application development experience.


Preferred candidates will have one or more of the following qualifications:

  • Familiarity with at least one modern object oriented programming language (e.g., C#, Java, and/or C++).

  • Experience in and/or knowledge of:

    • Object Oriented Design and UML Tools.

    • Virtual/Augmented Reality Development (e.g., Unity/Unreal) and Deployment Tools (e.g., Oculus, Steam VR, Gear VR).

    • Platform- and Browser-independent Development.

    • Information assurance and system security.

    • Multiple development languages.

    • Software requirements and design.

    • Architecture definition and/or software integration.

    • Software development involving virtualization technology


Send resume to or Sonalysts, Inc., 215 Parkway North, Waterford, CT 06385.  Reply to Ad 9518.


Sonalysts, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, disability, or other basis protected by law.


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