Software Engineer – Intermediate

    • Job Tracking ID: KDRSS-334968
    • Job Location: Huntsville, AL
    • Job Level: Mid Career
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 05/16/2022
    • Years of Experience: 5+
    • Radford Job Code: 05161-05164
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Job Description

Kratos Defense and Rocket Support Services is currently seeking Intermediate Level Software Engineers in Huntsville, Alabama. A full range of information technology (IT) support services is necessary to satisfy enterprise missions, goals and objectives in the areas of IT Services, Enterprise Design/Integration/Consolidation, IT Education/Training, IT Program/Project Management, Systems Operations and Maintenance, Network Support, and embedded Information Systems Security, Cyber Security and Information Assurance to the Program Executive Office Aviation (PEO AVN) Information Technology Support Services.


  • Under general supervision, conducts or participates in the planning, design, development, and utilization of electronic data processing systems software.
  • Determines PEO AVN computer user needs; advises hardware designers on machine characteristics that affect software systems such as storage capacity, processing speed, and input/output requirements; designs and develops
  • Provide administration and management for local and remote databases for various operating environments (development, test, pre-production, training, and production).
  • Perform database analysis, design, implementation, sustainment and retirement activities in compliance with the PEO AVN existing software development standards.
  • Participate in working groups and meetings to address database administration activities.
  • Prepare and deliver a Database Optimization Report that addresses application/solution performance, lag time, transaction time, data caching, optimization settings, database
  • clustering, query optimization, process isolation, and data indexing
  • Prepare and deliver a Database Availability Report that addresses system downtime, corrective action plans, and outcomes for each connectivity or functionality loss
  • Design, develop, document, test, and operate backup and recovery strategies, IAW the mission application/solution’s requirements.
  • Verify that storage, archiving, backup and recovery procedures are fully tested and functioning correctly.
  • Coordinate work, e.g., with Network Enterprise Center (NEC) organizations, Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), Defense Research and Engineering Network (DREN) organizations, Cloud Service Providers (CSP), designated Processing Centers, the Information Management Offices (IMOs) and IA/security officers. Designs should incorporate functions that prevent a hack into servers from accessing backup servers.
  • Track and document database and server administration activities through technical service tickets utilizing automated tools provided by the Government
  • Implement and verify compliance with security policies IAW AR 25-1, Army Information Technology; AR 25-2, Army Cybersecurity; AR 380-5, Department of the Army Information Security Program; DoDI 8510.01 Risk Management Framework (RMF) for DoD Information Technology Qualifications


Experience and Skills


BA/BS with 5 + years experience or AA with 7+ years experience

Active DoD Secret Clearance

Certification(s): Sec+; MCTS -DEV4



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 January 18th 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th 2022, 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
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