Metron Aviation
  • 14-Oct-2020 to 13-Dec-2020 (CST)
  • Herndon, VA, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Metron Aviation, an Airbus subsidiary, is looking to expand its ranks to support the growing need of Air Traffic Management (ATM), product development and mission analysis. Metron Aviation's long-term strategy is to support and accelerate ATM programs that will dramatically improve global airspace capacity, efficiency and environmental sustainability.

We are seeking a Software Engineer to be part of a dynamic team. Metron Aviation is a collaborative environment that fosters advanced research, concept exploration, product development and support and interaction with the nation's leading aviation subject matter experts.  Metron Aviation prides itself on a work environment where employees can succeed.


*This position is contingent upon contract award



  • Define, develop, test, analyze, and maintain new software applications.  This includes writing, coding, testing, and analyzing software programs and applications
  • Also responsible to research, design, document, and modify software specifications throughout the production life cycle. 
  • Works under general supervision, relying on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goal
  • Performs a variety of complicated tasks and may lead and direct the work of others. 
  • A wide degree of creativity and latitude is required
  • Learn new technologies continuously and apply as appropriate to the design and development of software projects
  • Communicate effectively with team members, internal clients, and external clients regarding project goals/status, project support, and technology capabilities
  • Develop aviation domain knowledge continuously to further knowledge across the company and to add insight on projects
  • Preparation and editing of technical reports, papers, and presentations



  • Bachelor's degree or higher in a technical field or related discipline with 0-4+ years' experience
  • Strong working knowledge and experience with Java and Javascript
  • Candidate must possess strong analytical and programming skills using object-oriented programming
  • Candidate should demonstrate a good ability to think through complex issues and should be able to work well in a fast-paced team environment
  • Strong written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Highly self-motivated and directed
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • US Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Candidate must be able to pass a background investigation and to obtain a Position of Public Trust designation



  • Human factors/UI development experience
  • Experience in the Linux environment
  • Experience with J2EE
  • Key technologies and technical components used at Metron, including Oracle, MongoDB, Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) and other messaging frameworks (JMS), J2EE, Spring Boot, & Web development experience (Javascript, EXT-JS, Tomcat), REST services, ha-clustered environments, distributed caching
  • Experience using the Atlassian development tools
  • Continuous development (Eclipse, Maven, SVN)
  • Mobile app expertise


Metron Aviation, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer  EOE M/F/D/V

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