Senior Advanced Software Engineer


San Jose, CA

Industry: Aerospace / Defense


8 - 10 years

Posted 297 days ago

  by    Jay Modi

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Job Description on Job Requirements

?       Bachelor's degree in software engineering or a related technical field is required (or equivalent experience), plus a minimum of 8years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 6years of relevant experience. Agileexperiencepreferred

?       Department of Defense TS/SCI security clearance is required at time of hire.



?       Performs software requirements analysis, system integration activities, leads research, designs, develops and tests software and tools, to include development of new work products or enhancing existing applications, systems or embedded products

?       Performs analysis for all levels of total system product to include concept, design, architecture, user experience, test, installation, operation, maintenance

?       Applies principles and techniques of computer science, engineering, and mathematical analysis to the development of complex solutions

?       Performs functional analysis, time-line analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into software solutions utilizing whatever development life-cycle techniques or model will yield the optimal results (Agile, Waterfall, etc.)

?       Researches and analyzes data, such as customer design proposals, market trends, state of technology and industry, specifications and manuals to determine feasibility of design or application

?       Applies and champions the appropriate standards, processes, procedures, and tools throughout the system development life cycle to support the generation of technical engineering products

?       Participates as a Subject Matter Expert in internal review of software components and systems

?       Receives no appreciable instruction on day-to-day work

?       More often responsible to define the scope, schedule and expectations for the work they execute or lead

?       Exercises latitude in determining technical objectives of assignments for self and teams

?       Responsible for resolution of significant and diverse range of complex problems and issues of broad scope and complexity which require the use of ingenuity and creativity

?       Provides leadership and/or direction and/or supervision to lower level employees and teams

?       Leads small technical proposals and contributes to medium sized proposals

?       Frequently responsible to lead collaboration activities with senior management and leadership within the company

?       Frequently responsible to lead collaboration with organizations outside engineering or with external customers and vendors/suppliers

?       Occasional contact with Business Development

?       Travel may be required

?       Security clearance is required

?       Networks with key contacts outside own area of expertise as well as with senior internal and external personnel



?       8 to 12years?experience in designing and developing software in at least one of the following or combinations of Java SE, Java EE, C#, C/C++

?       8 to 12years?experience in designing and developing software in a UNIX or Windows environment

?       Working knowledge or understanding of RDBMS Systems is beneficial

?       Working knowledge of Open Systems Architecture (OSA) and Modular Open Systems Approach (MOSA) is beneficial

?       A seasoned, experienced professional having a wide range of professional experience and possessing a strong understanding of software engineering concepts, principles, and theories and expert at applying technical standards and methodologies to resolve a wide range of issues in creative ways

?       Capable of working on complex problems of diverse scope or situations or data that requires in-depth evaluation of variable factors

?       Strong knowledge of the software development process as well as software engineering concepts, principles, and theories

?       Strong knowledge of software tools supporting Integrated Development Environments (IDE), version control, defect reporting and scripting

?       Strong awareness of business objectives and Engineering's role in achieving

?       Strong ability to be creative, innovative and responsible, and able to master advanced decision-making skills

?       Strong ability to multi-task

?       Strong ability to grasp and apply new information quickly

?       Shows initiative on assignments, and professionally executes projects as a technical lead with little or no direction, frequently provides direction and leadership to technical teams and determines methods and procedures

?       Strong ability to handle significant responsibility, leadership and accountability while executing very complex assignments

?       Strong ability to be a team player who thrives in collaborative environments and revels in team success, meeting and exceeding personal and team commitments

?       Strong written and verbal communications skills

?       Skilled in communicating issues, impacts, and corrective actions; someone who is capable of providing technical leadership to an organization



?       B.S. Computer Science or B.S. Computer Engineering



Department of Defense TS/SCI security clearance is required at time of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government securityinvestigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.