Software Engineer

Less than 5 years experience  •  Business Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/21/17
Herndon, VA
Less than 5 years experience
Business Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/21/17

Job Description:

Harris Corporation is seeking a Software Engineer to develop and maintain capabilities for an Airport Traffic Management/Collaborative Decision Making suite of products.  You will be part of a team that is responsible for assessing, sizing and developing software to enhance and maintain the product set.  This software is used by major airports and is critical to their operation.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain high quality software based on established requirements within an Agile sprint cycle.
  • Assess enhancement requests and bug fixes to establish level of effort.
  • Participate in design and planning sessions providing appropriate feedback.
  • Assist and support other members of the software development team.
  • Assist with troubleshooting production issues.
  • Develop and maintain relevant design and operation documentation.

Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree (preferably in Computer Science or a related field) and a minimum of 3 years of applicable experience.
  • Experience developing critical software, front-end and back-end, in Java using an IDE such as NetBeans or Eclipse.
  • Experience developing critical software that interacts with an RDBMS and/or Messaging System.
  • Familiarity with software coding best practices and design patterns.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Experience working in an Agile development environment.
  • Experience working with a distributed source code management system such as GIT.
  • Experience working with Agile tools such as Jira and Confluence.
  • Familiarity with aviation terms and concepts.


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