Software Engineer - Military veterans preferred

Kellogg Brown & Root (


  full-time   employee

United States

Software Engineer

Location AL - Huntsville

Req # 5621

Minimum Clearance Required Secret

Thank you for your interest in joining the KBR team. Together, we can leverage the next generation of advanced technologies to deliver industry-leading capabilities across land, air, sea, space, and cyberspace. Our goal is to deliver innovative solutions using an agile, mission-first approach to address the most difficult technical challenges facing our customers. The only way that we can tackle these challenges is by recruiting the brightest minds in the industry to join our team.

Software Engineer to design, develop, and deploy software solutions for High Energy Laser programs. The position will involve performing software analysis, development, and testing for a mobile directed energy weapons platform, incorporating various hardware- and software-based subsystems (including but not limited to real-time threat acquisition and identification, GPS and PNT data, prepared weather and threat overlays, and live targeted optical feeds), correlating detected threats, modeling priority assessment, and manipulating advanced graphics in a 3D geospatial environment. The engineer will architect sophisticated, maintainable, reusable code systems in accordance with modern, object-oriented software design principles and practices, working with a small, fast-paced team within the Agile Scrum framework.

? Debugging (with a multithreaded environment)

? Identifying and improving problem areas in code and process

? Collaborating with users and stakeholders to identify future improvements

? Studying and interpreting systems workflow and interfaces

? Testing production code in various forms (automated, freeplay, regression)

? Networking multiple connected systems via UDP/TCP messaging

? Analyzing requirements and documenting high-level design


  • BS degree in Computer Science, Math, or related field
  • 5 years of Software Engineering Experience


  • IntelliJ IDE
  • Git
  • Atlassian products (JIRA, Confluence, Fisheye/Crucible, Bitbucket, Bamboo)
  • Proficiency in Java
  • Familiarity with JavaFX, ArcGIS, Python, Lua

KBR is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other factor protected by law.