Odyssey Systems Consulting Group, Ltd.

Missile Software Engineer

Job Locations US-VA
Software Development
Full Time
Location : Name
Naval Support Facility Dahlgren

Position Summary

Odyssey is looking for a Missile Software Engineer to the join the team on a new award.  This is a full-time role at Dahlgren, VA.  The Missile Software Engineer will play an active role in the assessment and evaluation of all aspects of the SM3 missile software as well as the interfaces and communications between the missile and the Aegis Weapons System. A limited amount of travel will be required and should expect to attend all planning, preparation, execution, and post test evaluation for both ground and flight tests.


TEAMS Next was recently awarded as the Defense Technology Solutions provider for the next 7+ years.  Supporting the development of a highly integrated and effective MDS capability to defend the United States, deployed forces, allies, and friends against missile threats in all phases of flight.


Duties include, but not limited to: 


  • Be part of the leading edge of the most successful missile defense program in DOD. 
  • Be part a team hitting a bullet with a bullet while protecting US forces and the homeland, Develop and analyze the software necessary to make an extremely highspeed intercept successful. 
  • Work with some of the greatest minds in the country in both industry and academia, as well as the top research and development labs.
  • Responsible to the technical assessment of SM3 missile software as it relates to the Aegis Weapons System in the execution of the Missile Defense Mission.
  • Responsible for evaluating post and pre mission assessments as they relate to the SM3 family of missiles and providing technical recommendations to the Program Chief Engineer and Program Manager.
  • Participate in budget planning and schedule development.


  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Required Clearance: Must have an active Secret Security Clearance with ability to obtain and maintain an active TS/SCI
  • Required Education: Bachelor in Computer Science or BS in related technical field
  • 3+ years of experience in software engineering
  • Ability and willing to do a limited amount of travel will be required and should expect to attend all planning, preparation, execution and post test evaluation for both ground and flight tests. 

Preferred Qualifications:


  • Preferred Clearance: TS/SCI Clearance
  • 5+ years of experience in software engineering
  • Active-duty experience in the Navy as a Fire Controlman, Aegis Qualified Officer. 
  • Experience in the translation of requirements to physical Software code which will work outside of the laboratory.

Additional Information:


Talented and mission oriented professional team of federal engineers, active-duty Naval Officers and Contract staff who are willing to roll up their sleeves and get missile defense capability out to the Fleet.  You will also be part of a team of some of the best and brightest Engineers and scientists our country has to offer.



Company Overview

Odyssey Systems Consulting Group, is an innovative small business committed to providing world-class technical, management, and training support services to government and public sector clients. We focus on people, processes, and performance to deliver superior results. Since our inception in 1997, our commitment to mission success and customer satisfaction has been recognized with exponential growth and exceptional past performance ratings. We accept challenging assignments and drive projects from the planning stages, through implementation, and into operations and support.


Please note: Final compensation for this position will be determined by various factors such as the Federal Government contract labor categories and contract wage rates, relevant work experience, specific skills and competencies, geographic location, education, and certifications.


In accordance with any legal obligations that may be placed on Odyssey, this position may require as a condition of employment that you be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and provide proof of full vaccination, or have a legal exemption from vaccination.


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities


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