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Undersea Acoustics Software Engineer

Sonalysts, Inc. is seeking a 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, military software applications across all phases of the software development lifecycle.

What you will be doing

This position will be responsible for developing software for real-time embedded systems for Submarine, Surveillance, and Surface Ship acoustic sonar programs. Individual be expected to participate in all phases of software development on an AGILE team to include: high level design, detailed design, development, and Integration and Test. Individuals will be required to work very closely with an integrated functional team to ensure adherence to requirements through operational deployment. Could be called upon to work with hardware during installation, setup, and maintenance/debug efforts.

This position includes the potential for travel.

What’s in it for you

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) plans.

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

Working on challenging and innovative projects.

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 field.

Desired Qualifications/Experience

Acoustic/Signal Processing; SONAR, ASW Domain Knowledge

Algorithm Development

Working knowledge of Sonar Signal Conditioning, Beamforming and Post-Processing Techniques

Software Development Lifecycles; Agile Processes; DevOps Processes

Code Optimization

Java Swing; JavaFX

Graphical User Interface (GUI) development experience


Gerrit; Gradle

Redmine or JIRA experience

Working in Linux/Unix operating system environment (must have good working knowledge of executing Linux commands)

Object Oriented Programming; C++, Java

MATLAB Programming

VirtualBox or other virtualization technologies

Proficiency in Linear Algebra and Differential Equations

Excellent communication skills


Send resume to Sonalysts, Inc., 215 Parkway North, Waterford, CT 06385 or  Reply to Ad 8718.

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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215 Parkway North, P.O. Box 280
Waterford, CT 06385

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