Senior Software Engineer, CNO - Military veterans preferred

ManTech (


  full-time   employee

San Antonio
United States

Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future

Your Role:

  • Design and develop software solutions that are actively used in the security arena
  • Works and collaborates within an agile team, but owns the software feature or enhancement through completion
  • Engages with the customer or representatives to fully understand the desired functionality and strives to develop the best technical solution
  • Expected to actively learn the environment in which the software solution will operate in order to articulate risks and constraints
  • Understands their technical strengths and weaknesses, and works well in isolation (with peer review) on areas of strength and seeks subject matter expertise in growth areas
  • Has a strong understanding of software and Operating Systems fundamentals and feels comfortable applying knowledge toward development efforts on Windows and Linux
  • Demonstrates solid problem solving and debugging skills to determine the root cause of a software defect
  • Able to review and analyze technical documentation from Windows, Linux, and other products to gain an understanding for software solutions that interact with components of these systems
  • Provides design ideas for new capabilities or recommendations for improvements to existing capabilities
  • Expert knowledge of multiple programming languages such as C/C++, assembly (e.g. x86, ARM, MIPS), Python, or PERL
  • Familiar with multiple software development methodologies (e.g. Scrum, TDD, Waterfall)
  • Expert level knowledge of security concepts, networks, device drivers, & system internals are applied in daily tasks
  • Expert knowledge in at least one technology area (e.g. Windows, Unix, Mobile, Network devices)
  • Communicates status with leadership and customers
  • Contributes to the completion of milestones associated with specific projects
  • Provides solutions to a variety of complex technical problems
  • Determines computer user needs
  • Analyzes system capabilities to resolve problems on program intent, output requirements, input data acquisition, and programming
  • Ensures software standards are met
  • Leads the design, development, documenting, testing and debugging of applications software and systems that contain logical and mathematical solutions
  • Able to lead a project developing hardware or software based CNO capabilities providing direction to other CNO developers
  • Plans and conducts assignments, generally involving the larger and more important projects or more than one project
  • May be considered a Lead


Technical Qualifications:

Candidates are expected to have experience in several of the following items and a desire to grow and contribute in all functional areas

  • Strong understanding of "best practice" software design and organization and good command of at least one of the following languages: Python (Preferred) , Java, C/C++
  • Database: design, query and ORM
  • Web technologies ; HTML , JavaScript,  Jquery, REST
  • Network architecture, security and design
  • Continuous integration and DevOps: Jenkins, GIT,  Docker, Vagrant
  • Technical documentation to include interface guides and whitepapers


  • Ability to handle stress and work well under pressure
  • Analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Multi-tasking ability

Security Requirements:

  • Active Secret government security clearance required

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position at least 50% of the time
  • Frequently communicates with co-workers, management, and customers. May involve delivering presentations, must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations

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