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RDI - Senior Software Developer

  • Role type
  • Full time

  • Location
  • Pax River, MD

Job Description

The Opportunity:
Ricardo Defense Inc. is looking for an experienced Lead Software Developer in California, MD to guide teams through the execution of software development and integration of high-reliability software systems. We are looking for a versatile and enthusiastic Lead Software Developer that can assist the Project Manager with a portfolio of projects, lead technical teams and directly tackle difficult engineering problems. This Lead Software Developer position is critical to the success of our business and we are looking for individuals that are comfortable working with leadership to determine how to best serve our customers and identify new business opportunities.

What you will do:
As a Lead Software Developer you will provide technical management for a team of software developers by giving specific task direction. You will also directly engage in the software product development. Lead Software Developers must work closely with our Project Managers and customers to define project requirements and priorities; establish detailed estimates and plans for execution; coordinate assignments; monitor and report status to customers and Ricardo Defense leadership. This position will require travel to customer sites.

Qualifications we Value:

Ability to manage software lifecycle tasks ranging from concept development to deployment

Java, C# and JavaScript experience

Demonstrated ability to work with customers

Software architecture and enterprise integration experience using Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), Web Services and Java Messaging Service (JMS)

Experience with data architectures, database design, and data integration using relationship modeling, schema mapping tools, analytics schemas (multidimensional databases, stars, cubes) and Extract Transform Load (ETL) processes

A history of successful team leadership and/or business capture activities

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Experience working with NAVSEA, NAVAIR, NASA, USAF, USMC or other United States Department of Defense (DoD) organizations

Essential Qualifications:

Bachelors degree in computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering or a related field from an accredited college or university

Masters degree desired

Five years minimum of professional experience in software development required

Must be able to obtain a United States Government Common Access Card and Secret Clearance as well as pass a background investigation

Ricardo Defense offers an impressive compensation and benefits package including:




Company Paid Life and AD&D

Company Paid Short Term and Long-Term Disability

Flexible Spending Accounts

401k with Company Match

Paid holidays, vacation and sick days

About us:
Ricardo Defense, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ricardo Inc. established as a separate limited liability company in 2015 and structured under a Defense Security Service ‘Special Security Agreement’. Ricardo Defense provides engineering, technology, product innovation, sustainment, and field support services for our customers in the military defense industry. We are committed to providing outstanding value through quality engineering solutions focused on class-leading product innovation and robust strategic implementation.