Software Engineer in Colorado Springs, CO

$100K - $150K(Ladders Estimates)

Linquest Corporation   •  

Colorado Springs, CO 80903

Industry: Aerospace & Defense


5 - 7 years

Posted 39 days ago

Brief Description

LinQuest is seeking a Software Engineer to join our team at our office in Colorado Springs, Colorado. TEAMS Specialty Engineering contract Intermediate/Advanced Software Engineer position for providing full-time dedicated support to Missile Defense Agency Space Systems (MDA/SS) program office. Program offices acquire BMDS components (weapons, sensors, battle management, etc.). This position provides support to the SS Chief Engineer and Space Sensor Layer (SSL) program office.


  • Oversee design and development of SSL satellite and ground system software
  • Collaborate with technical team members from multiple organizations to capture mission requirements; oversee design; plan development, integration, and test; and assess progress
  • Participate in design and coding reviews to assess progress and to ensure compliance with MDA's software acquisition policies
  • Work with program information assurance lead, MDA/DE and MDA/IC to ensure software complies with MDA cybersecurity policies and software assurance requirements
  • Guide system modeling, simulation, and analysis as well as the validation and verification of those models and simulations.
  • Produce software engineering documentation, including test plans, user manuals, system descriptions and training materials


Required Skills:

  • US Citizenship and active DoD Secret Clearance, with eligibility for TS/SCI is required
  • 5-10 years of related experience
  • Current knowledge of relevant technology
  • Ability to depict technical approaches, designs, block diagrams, algorithms, and implementations in written and graphical form
  • Ability to understand and architect enterprise level systems
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability for overnight travel up to 20% of time

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with cloud computing deployments
  • Experience with Java, C/C#/C++, or Python programming
  • Knowledge of DoD cybersecurity requirements and Risk Management Framework

Preferred Experience:

  • MS in Computer Science or Computer Engineering

Valid Through: 2019-11-7