UIC Alaska

Software Developer, Mid

Software Development/Engineering
Location : Location
Minimum Clearance Required
Travel Requirement
Less than 10%


Bowhead is looking for new team members in their support to the Navy’s Advanced Hypersonic Weapons and Guided Munitions Division.  Bowhead seeks a Software Developer with C++ experience to support software development of Naval gun weapons systems. The individual will develop, update, and maintain software on Linux platforms. 


Software team executes Agile-like processes to iteratively design and develop necessary changes to maintain, fix bugs, and add new features. Developers on the team provide change support for the full lifecycle: design, implementation, test, and verification alongside other team members specialized in design, testing, data analysis, and development.


The position will interface with weapons design analysts, and technical personnel to clarify program intent, identify problems, suggest changes, code, and develop documented solutions.


• Provide software development, modification, production, and maintenance of weapon system modeling libraries.
• Work closely across software engineers to develop and test rapid prototype systems using an Agile development method.
• Support and develop test procedures to test system functionality and generate software troubleshoot reports.
• Prepare documentation and support configuration management guidelines.

• Other duties as assigned


• Bachelor of Science (BS) degree from an accredited college or university in an engineering, scientific, or technical discipline.
• Four plus (4+) years professional technical experience with C++ with specialized experience performing software design, coding, and compilation of code; computer or software requirements management, and computer systems or software integration.
• Experience in team development and mentoring.
• Experience related to weapons systems and/or Navy programs and C++ 11 preferred.
• Experience with developing and debugging on large code base, complex, distributed systems.
• Proficient on developing on Linux and migration of code base to Red Had distribution.
• Ability in cross-language proficiency, ability to inspect, modify, and code in other languages as necessary (IE Python, Bash Scripting, JavaScript) is preferred.
• Ability to work independently and interface professionally with other government agencies, contractors, military personnel.
• Ability to define task details, estimates, and schedules using Microsoft Office products (e.g., Excel, Project, PowerPoint, and Word).


SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: Must currently hold an active Secret Clearance.  US Citizenship is a requirement for Secret clearance at this location.


Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds 
  • Must be able to stand and walk for prolonged amounts of time
  • Must be able to twist, bend and squat periodically 




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