Software Engineer

Posted on Aug 6, 2022 by Serco North America

Arlington, VA
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Position Description:

Love high profile and challenging programming projects supporting the DoD?  Serco has an amazing opportunity for you.  The Software Engineer will be on a dynamic team, developing analytics for DoD customers such as the Office of Naval Research (ONR) and the Air Force Research Lab (AFRL).  Bring your expertise and collaborative skills to make an impact towards our military defense and safety of our Sailors, Marines, and Soldiers!  This is a remote work opportunity. 


Serco’s Machine Learning Sector develops a wide range of capabilities addressing our customer’s challenges which include data integration and fusion, extracting events/objects of interest from text/video/imagery, determining adversary intent and course of action, and developing AI Agents for military wargaming and operations.


You will be part of a 5-7-member team that works closely with our DoD customer and other teams to deliver innovative systems. We are seeking a Software Engineer to research & develop analytics that provide such capabilities as:

Processing text and track data to improve situational awareness for Sailors and Marines

Developing Artificial Intelligence agents which interact with DoD simulators to learn optimal behavior for our forces

Developing NLP algorithms to process unstructured text data to automatically build profiles of entities of interest to DoD analysts


In this role, you will: 

Design, create and modify software written in Java and/or Python

Interface with customers to understand requirements

Collaborate with co-workers, leadership, and clients to understand client problems, identify solutions, and demonstrate software solutions

Participate in internal and client-defined agile software development processes

Write technical software documentation and explain software design and implementation to co-workers, clients, and partners


To be successful in this role, you will have the following: 

The ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret clearance

Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, or related discipline from an accredited university

0-5 years of related experience

Working knowledge of Java and/or Python

Excellent verbal and written communication skills


Additional desired experience and skills:

Experience in Machine Learning

Experience with DoD data systems, use cases, and software development processes

Experience with Java EE application development and related standards (JAX-RS, CDI, Config, Servlet)

Experience with containerization and container orchestration technologies (Docker, Kubernetes, OpenShift)

Working knowledge of Git and bug tracking tools such as JIRA



Company Overview:

Serco Inc. (Serco) is the Americas division of Serco Group, plc. Serco serves every branch of the U.S. military, numerous U.S. Federal civilian agencies, the Intelligence Community, the Canadian government, state and local governments, and commercial clients. We help our clients deliver vital services more efficiently while increasing the satisfaction of their end customers. Headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, Serco Americas has over 9,000 employees and is part of a $4 billion global business that helps transform government and public services around the world. At Serco, our employees are our most valuable asset - we listen, respect and support them throughout their career at Serco. We invite you to become part of our dynamic team. Serco is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying our workforce (Race/ Color/ Sex/ Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/ Religion/ National Origin/ Disability/ Vets).


To review Serco benefits please visit: .


If you require an accommodation with the application process please email: or call the HR Service Desk at (phone number removed), option 1. Please note, due to EEOC/OFCCP compliance, Serco is unable to accept resumes by email.


Serco does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies without being a contracted approved vendor. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Serco and will not be obligated to pay a placement or contract fee. If you are interested in becoming an approved vendor at Serco, please email .


COVID-19 Regulations: Serco complies with all applicable COVID-19 requirements. This may require employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19, provide attestations regarding vaccination status and/or COVID-19 testing, or satisfy other conditions of employment that Serco deems appropriate, and employees may be required to show proof of vaccination and/or negative COVID-19 test results as a condition of employment (except in limited circumstances where an employee is legally entitled to an accommodation).

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