$150K — $200K *
The Defense group supports the Department of Defense (DoD) mission to keep our homeland and its citizens safe. We provide solutions to improve the Nation's defense by providing software, systems engineering, IT, training and logistics and fleet management solutions.
Designs, develops, documents, tests and debugs applications software and systems that contain logical and mathematical solutions. Conducts multidisciplinary research and collaborates with equipment designers and/or hardware engineers in the planning, design, development, and utilization of electronic data processing systems for product and commercial software. Determines computer user needs; analyzes system capabilities to resolve problems on program intent, output requirements, input data acquisition, programming techniques and controls; prepares operating instructions; designs and develops compilers and assemblers, utility programs, and operating systems. Ensures software standards are met. Analyzes user needs and software requirements to determine feasibility of design within time and cost constraints. Confers with systems analysts, engineers, programmers and others to design system and to obtain information on project limitations and capabilities, performance requirements and interfaces. Designs, develops and modifies software systems, using scientific analysis and mathematical models to predict and measure outcomes and consequences of design. Coordinates software system installations and monitors equipment functioning to ensure specifications are met.
Position Description: This is a Software Systems engineer position supporting a government software office addressing Army Air and Missile Defense systems, with focus on Mission Command systems. This product owner will provide oversight to all phases of the software life cycle as part of an Agile development team. Tasks will include all aspects of the migration from solutions to meet warfighter requirements to the development and testing of features to satisfy those requirements. The software engineer must be highly organized with a strong technical background in computing hardware, software and/or networking.
The candidate in this role will function within the project office’s software directorate and will work with both contractors, government civilians and system operators. The candidate must be a self-starter and comfortable in a fast-paced working environment and be willing to engage various levels of stakeholders to ensure the software developed is capable of meeting the needs of the intended users.
Occasional travel may be required in support of this positon.
Basic Qualifications: The candidate must be a US Citizen and a resident of the Huntsville, AL area or be willing to relocate to the Huntsville, AL area. A bachelor’s degree in engineering, science, or related field or a degree with equivalent work experience in Army Air and Missile Defense system is required. Candidate should have 10 or more years of software engineering experience. Candidate needs to have a record of taking initiative and being a team player in a small team environment.
Other Qualifications: Software development experience in support of DoD programs is preferred, especially in an Army Air and Missile Defense program is highly desired. The candidate should have background in C, C++ or Java and Modular Open Systems Architectures. Candidate should have excellent communication skills, experience working with both development staff and end users and strong work ethic. Experience with software systems engineering and software testing in an Agile methodology highly desired. SAFe© Agile experience a plus.
Requires 10 to 12 years with BS/BA or 8 to 10 years with MS/MA or 5 to 7 years with PhD.
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Valid through: 9/29/2020