Software Engineering, Senior Associate - Military veterans preferred

MIL Corporation (
Computers/Information Technology


  full-time   employee

Lexington Park
United States

The MIL Corporation is now hiring!

Let your imagination take flight supporting the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD). Looking to find work that stimulates your mind, challenges your skills, and satisfies your curiosity? MIL currently holds several multi-year contracts with NAWCAD in the areas of Cyber, C5ISR, and Information Technology systems.


The MIL Corporation is seeking a Software Engineer: Senior Associate to support a Federal Government client at our Southern Maryland location. This is an ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (AI) position, so Software Engineering tasks will be carried out within that scope, and may include developing software applications, performing coding, debugging, testing and troubleshooting throughout the application development process. In addition to Software Engineers, Computer Science professionals are desired.

With an ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (AI) focus, professional experience should include building AI models using machine learning algorithms and deep learning neural networks to draw technical/business insights, which can be used to make decisions that affect the entire technical subsystem/system/organization. The candidate shall have a sound understanding of programming, software engineering, and data science. An significant added plus would be experience defining avionics system/subsystem requirements, familiarity with avionics system analysis, integration, test and evaluation activities, and familiarity with associated ground and airborne design, development, integration and test activities. The selected candidate will work within an AI/Systems Integration team for a variety of Federal Government related programs.


Artificial Intelligence (AI) Development/Applications:
Provide AI engineering/SME expertise in avionics technologies
Develop and utilize AI-based data processing tools to perform data analysis and provide data to customers
Design complex component level hardware/software utilizing AI-based analytical tools
Apply AI for developing subsystems (e.g., avionics, flight systems, training/support systems etc.) and integrating them into a complete operational system across multiple phases of weapon system acquisition.
Work within a group of Engineers developing and applying AI to assure the effective integration of multiple subsystems.
Support Program offices with state-of-the-art AI to enhance interpreting operational requirements, establishing baselines, and analyzing design trade-offs to balance cost, performance, and schedules.
Perform mission system hardware/software troubleshooting AI-based improvements
Apply AI to general engineering principles to research, analyze, plan, design, develop, implement, test, and/or evaluate systems
Identify AI-based opportunities to assist the review and preparation of engineering and technical analysis, reports, change proposals, and other technical documentation
Be prepared to demonstrate skills in problem solving, planning/organizing projects, written/oral communication, collaboration and team building â?? with a particular focus on AI-based contributions
Stay abreast of AI Technology

Required Qualifications

10 years professional computer science or engineering experience, at least 6 years of which are in the development and/or application of AI.


Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Electrical, Mechanical, Aerospace or Systems Engineering from an ABET accredited course of study. A Master's or Ph.D. degree in AI, Computer Science, Machine Learning, or Systems Engineering is highly desirable.


All applicants for this position must possess a current Secret clearance (Top Secret desired); please note that the clearance process takes into account financial background aspects.

Why MIL?

MIL is a dynamic workforce of industry professionals who deliver world-class solutions in cyber, engineering, financial management, and information technology â?? and we are looking for candidates like you. Whether you're fresh out of college or the military or well into your professional services career, MIL has great job opportunities that might be right for you.

Here at The MIL Corporation, we pride ourselves on the family-like environment instilled amongst our team. Our employees love working here, and it truly shows through our various recognitions & awards. Some of our most recent awards include:

2019, 2018, & 2017 Top Workplaces Award, The Washington Post (Washington, D.C.)
2019 & 2018 Certified Great Workplace, Great Place to Work®
2018 Fortune, Great Place to Work: Best Place to Work for Diversity
2018, Above & Beyond Award, Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), Department of Defense

If your goal is to help the federal government deploy leading technologies, improve financial management, or defend the nation in cyberspace, The MIL Corporation welcomes you. Become a part of something greater, where you, the people, make the difference.

The MIL Corporation is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity and sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.