Software Engineer
Beavercreek, OH 
Posted 1 month ago
Job Description

LinQuest is seeking a Software Engineer to join our team in Dayton, OH. US Citizenship and an active Secret clearance required.

LinQuest designs and delivers custom software solutions that enable capability and/or provide decision support to our clients: primarily in the defense/aerospace industry. Our project portfolios include solutions for Human Machine Interfaces, mission planning and wargaming, MS&A (modeling, simulation, and analysis), Big Data analytics, Data Science frameworks and services, and Logistics and Acquisitions decision support tooling. LinQuest is always looking for effective software engineers to join our team to design and build these impactful software solutions.

Software Engineers/Developers create software solutions for a specific project(s) and contribute technical leadership to their teams, while continuously assimilating modern design principles and software development best practices. The must be able to collaborate in a cross-disciplinary environment to acquire the domain-specific subject matter expertise to be effective as Developers and technical leaders. These engineers work alongside talented software engineers and have the technical expertise and consulting acumen to assist software teams. These engineers understand many facets of the software development lifecycle required to execute a project and can accomplish the necessary DevOps toolchains to create a CI/CD pipeline. They have experience collaborating with small software development team's and integrating into a larger software development team using agile methodologies.

The employee in this role will perform software development tasks for our team that is focused on the modeling, simulation, and related tool development supporting the analysis of aerospace weapons, sensors, and related C4ISR entities. The employee will work with a multi-disciplinary team of developers, engineers, and analysts to develop solutions to complex technical problems while supporting the Scientific and Technical Intelligence community (NASIC, MSIC, NGIC, ONI) and the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL). This challenging position requires technical and task management skills and allows for the opportunity to contribute immediately.

At LinQuest, you'll work along side a talented team of developers who share your passion. You'll have the opportunity to work on projects that push the boundaries of technology and interact with customers to understand their needs.
We foster continuous learning, training, and professional growth for every engineer. Your skills will remain sharp, and you'll stay aligned with industry trends. In this role, you'll have the chance to create solutions using technologies like Modern C++, Python and QT/QML. Your skills will be refined through collaborative code reviews and robust DevOps processes.

You'll be at the forefront of addressing challenging technical issues, working closely with your peers to find the best solutions. At the end of the day, you'll take pride in knowing that you've contributed your best work to create products capable of withstanding demanding operational conditions.

Required Skills & Experience:
Must have the motivation and discipline to self-teach as required by new projects and stay current with the latest software development tools and best practices. Must have familiarity with modern JavaScript (ES6+), C++, and front end libraries/frameworks such as React. Must have the attitude and demeanor to mentor and collaborate with teammates to achieve customer goals. Must have the knowledge and communication skills to articulate trade-offs between design decisions/courses of action and provide effective updates on project outcome uncertainty to clients/project leadership. Candidate must have strong written communication skills, possess good people skills, and demonstrate strong attention to detail.

  • 5-7 years experience developing software in a professional environment.
  • Bachelor's Degree in computer science, computer engineering, or equivalent.
  • Prior experience developing in a software team setting, using agile processes
  • Prioritized Languages: C++, Python, TypeScript, JavaScript
  • Familiarity with: Java, NodeJS
  • Prioritized Frameworks: React, Vue, MobX, Mocha, Chai, GoogleTest
  • S.O.L.I.D. Principles
  • Version Control Systems (i.e. Git)
  • Containerization Tools (i.e. Podman, Docker)
  • Container Orchestration (i.e. Kubernetes)
  • Virtualization / Development Environments (i.e. VMWare, Vagrant)
  • GitLab CI pipeline development and maintenance
  • Infrastructure as Code (i.e. Ansible)
  • Distributed Interactive Simulation (DIS)
  • Data Visualization Design
  • SysML
  • Web components
  • Relational Databases
  • UI/UX Principles
  • AFSIM, JSE, or Simulation familiarity
  • Candidate must have strong written communication skills, possess good people skills, demonstrate strong attention to detail and have the desire to work on a highly focused technical team of engineers, analysts, and scientists.

Preferred Skill & Experience:

  • Professional experience as a software developer supporting the US Government or the DoD.
  • Prior experience building single-page applications or web services.
  • Professional Experience developing software using agile processes/guiding principles.
  • Professional experience architecting cloud native web applications.
  • Experience with TMAP, ITASE, JSE, and/or AFSIM models and architectures.
  • Familiarity with radar, aircraft, missile, and/or space systems.
  • Active Tops Secret clearance

Why LinQuest?

LinQuest Corporation has a stellar 40-year track record of providing end-to-end system-of-systems (SoS) architecture definition, engineering design, integration and test, and operations expertise to enable full lifecycle development and deployment of pre-eminent Space, Air, Land, Sea, Ground, and Cyberspace game-changing capabilities across US DOD and IC Customers' portfolios. Unique combination of in-depth domain knowledge, lessons learned-honed best practices, and mission-specific applications of principles, tools, and techniques of Digital Engineering (DE), DE Ecosystem (DEE), and Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) set LinQuest apart from the competition to consistently deliver stellar high-value results for our customers. LinQuest's corporate vision and values place the employee at the center of utmost customer satisfaction, strategic business growth, and tactical execution excellence. Our employees' creative and inspirational drive, sense of fulfillment of personal and professional growth, and tightknit camaraderie within and across lines of business are essential in gaining and maintaining exceptional LinQuest corporate-wide results of new business awards and renewed contracts.

Benefits: LinQuest offers comprehensive and competitive benefit offerings to our team members to include medical, dental, vision, retirement, paid time off, company paid life insurance, and more! For additional information please visit:


Bachelors of Computer Science (preferred)

Licenses & Certifications
Secret (required)

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, we are committed to providing a work environment that values and respects each Team Member as an individual and important member of our culturally diverse organization. In keeping with this commitment, the Company is dedicated to providing a work environment free from any type of discrimination based upon race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, pregnancy, age, sexual orientation, gender expression and identity, covered veteran and military status, marital status, disability, medical condition, genetic characteristics, political affiliation, or any other classification protected by law. This commitment and policy applies to all areas of employment.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5 to 7 years
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