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Software Release Engineer (529114)

Progeny Systems Corporation
Manassas, VA 20110
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Progeny Systems Corporation

Progeny Systems Corporation 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, or protected Veteran status.

Job Type:
Location: US-VA-Manassas
Category: Engineering

Job Description

Seeking a mid/senior level Software Release Engineer with 2 years or more of relevant experience and an Active DoD Clearance to support the Payload Control System (PCS) program. The primary function for this position is managing the build and release process for software developed across multiple site locations. This includes tracking software development efforts targeted for a build and ensuring the associated software is included in the release candidate, support unit testing and checkout of software build release candidates, merging software changes across multiple baselines, working, and working closely with developers, testers, and management to ensure build processes are followed.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Manage the software build and release process
  • Ensure continuity of software changes across multiple builds and baselines
  • Merge and resolve conflicts related to software contributions across multiple baselines
  • Develop scripts to build and deploy software releases
  • Conduct preliminary checkout of builds, troubleshoot issues, and work with team members as needed to achieve issue resolution
  • Oversee maintenance of source code repository (Git)
  • Plan and manage build release activities and coordinate across multi-site team
  • Generate and maintain software build procedure documentation
  • Work closely with team to ensure build processes and configuration management (CM) best practices are followed
  • Refine build and release processes as needed


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Minimum 2 years of software build/CM experience in a Linux environment
  • Minimum 2 years C++ / Java / Python experience
  • Solid understanding of CM best practices and tools
  • Understanding of source control, branching and merge strategies. Experience with Git a plus.
  • Experience with Linux-based software compilation (g++) and scripting
  • Experience with build automation
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills


BS in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related degree

***This position requires the applicant to hold an active DoD Clearance.***

Physical and Mental Requirements for all positions:
Prolonged stationary periods at a desk
General ability to operate computer and other productivity machinery such as calculator, copy machine, printer, etc.
Ability to lift and transport up to 15 pounds at times
Effectively communicate with others
Ability to stay focused and provide attention to detail.
Ability to think analytically and apply problem solving skills to scenarios throughout the course of the workday


If you need special assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please contact our recruiting department at hr@progeny.net or call 703.368.6107. We will make a determination on your request for reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis.


To learn more about the Benefits offered by Progeny Systems, including a minimum $1,000 sign-on bonus for all new hires, please visit our website at http://www.progeny.net/careers.

About Progeny Systems

Progeny Systems is a privately held, high-tech small business that provides premium systems, services, and products for the Department of Defense, government agencies and commercial clients. We are a technology leader in numerous areas including: technology insertion; acoustic sensors; signal processing; combat systems; torpedoes; cyber security; biometrics; knowledge management; undersea vehicles; open architecture; electromagnetic maneuver warfare; electronics packaging; and image/video processing/analysis.

Progeny System's ability to leverage flexibility, rapid turnaround, customer responsiveness, and encourage an environment for experimental research has been critical to our success in developing, producing and supporting numerous mission critical national defense systems.

Progeny has provided highly complex products/programs to the United States Government in collaboration with the following agencies, among others:

- United States Navy

- United States Air Force

- United States Army

- Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)

- National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA)



Posted: 2020-05-15 Expires: 2020-06-15

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