Software Engineers - Various Levels

    • Job Tracking ID: KDRSS-316165
    • Job Location: Huntsville, AL
    • Job Level: Mid Career
    • Level of Education: Any
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 05/16/2022
    • Years of Experience: 2+
    • Radford Job Code: 05161-05166
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Job Description

Kratos is a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment that is team oriented and relationship driven to foster innovation and creativity. Our motto, "From Strength to Success," reflects our commitment to continually leveraging our technical and intellectual strengths for the ultimate success of our customers.

Kratos Defense & Rocket Support Services Inc. division provides a full spectrum of solutions for complex C5ISR, engineering and operational requirements, and military weapon systems. We have years of experience in logistics, engineering, and target operations support, as well as international programs, rocket program services, technology initiatives, and advanced weapon system research and engineering.
Our in-depth understanding of our client missions, in conjunction with the strategic location of our employees, enables us to offer cost effective solutions tailored to our clients' specific requirements and consistent with their evolving mission objectives.


**Posting for future opportunities/funding. All experience levels encouraged to apply** 

We are currently seeking qualified Software Engineering candidates with various levels of SWE experience to join a dynamic team providing mission-critical products to support the fast-paced world of Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) flight and ground testing. You can join a capable team of experienced engineers supporting all aspects of development for one of the most complex System of Systems (SOS) ever built within the BMDS. Software engineers will be responsible for the designing, development, integration, and testing of custom software applications supporting the Missile Defense Agency. Multiple software development environments as well as frameworks and languages are utilized across the spectrum of software application suites to include: Web Development, GUI Design, background processing, multi-threaded architectures, database design, Cloud technologies, DevSecOps, Agile Methodology, C++, C#, SQL, .Net. Responsibilities include cradle-to-grave software support such as code design, implementation, unit testing, acceptance testing, deployment and sustainment.


• Cradle-to-grave software support
• Code design and implementation
• Unit and acceptance testing, acceptance
• Deployment and sustainment

• System Engineering

Experience and Skills

• Programming experience in C, C++, and C#
• Experience requirements range from 0 years of experience (entry level positions) to 15+ years of experience (Senior Engineer positions)

• Programming experience using Visual Studio
• Experience working in, or have knowledge of, a structured software development environment that is focused on continuous process improvement and customer support
• Experience working in a classified and team environment is beneficial


• Active Security Clearance (or ability to obtain and maintain)
• Bachelor’s Degree, from an accredited institution, in Computer Engineering, Computer Science or other relevant academic field


As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042, we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by December 8th 2021 or by your start date if it is after December 8th 2021, subject to approved medical, religious or other accommodation

Job Benefits

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Tax Savings Accounts (HSA / FSA)
  • Life Insurance
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401k
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • PTO
  • Education Assistance Program
  • Paid Holidays
Kratos Defense is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. EOE, Minorities, Females, Vet, Disabled, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity or any other protected class.
All qualified job seekers are encouraged to apply. Kratos Defense is committed to America's veterans by providing opportunities for them to continue contributing after service to our nation. We also work to provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities.
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