NextGen Federal Systems

Lead Software Engineer

NextGen Federal Systems, LLC (NextGen) is seeking a Lead Software Engineer to participate in the full Software Development Life Cycle for the development of innovative software systems for use by our Department of Defense (DoD) customers.

Selected candidates will be part of a distributed development team operating in a dynamic, agile, fast-paced environment, and will participate in all phases of the software engineering process including research, design, development, integration, and testing.

Location: Omaha, NE


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Math, Engineering, or related field
  • 6+ years of formal work-related experience with system engineering
  • Experience with software architecture, design, implementation, testing, and integration
  • Experience with requirements documentation, management, and verification
  • Experience with full life cycle software development in C# or Java
  • Experience with Version Control Systems (including Git)
  • Experience with Test-Driven Development methodologies and tools (including JUnit)
  • Experience with Linux operating systems and tools (SSH, FTP, apt/rpm, curl)
  • Experience with IA procedures (Fortify scans, STIG checks, POAM documents)
  • Experience with multiple cloud computing models (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS)
  • Strong written & verbal communication skills, including technical writing and presentations
  • Able to serve as task lead, scrum master, or mentor
  • Active Secret level security clearance

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Security+ certification
  • Experience with Continuous Integration Systems (Jenkins)
  • Experience with net-centric and Service Oriented Architectures (REST/SOAP)
  • Experience with cloud deployment and DevOps technologies (AWS, Docker)
  • Experience with performance testing, scalability mechanism, and system tuning
  • Experience with geospatial data formats (raster, vector) and tools (QGIS)
  • Experience working with Air Force weather systems

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $120,000.00 - $150,000.00 per year


  • lead software engineering: 5 years (Required)


  • Bachelor's (Preferred)


  • Omaha, NE 68127 (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)


  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off
  • Work from home
  • Flexible schedule
  • Professional development assistance
  • Tuition reimbursement

This Job Is:

  • A job for which military experienced candidates are encouraged to apply
  • A job for which all ages, including older job seekers, are encouraged to apply
  • A job for which people with disabilities are encouraged to apply


  • Monday to Friday

Benefit Conditions:

  • Only full-time employees eligible

Work Remotely:

  • No

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Posted 1 month ago

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