Software Systems Engineer

The Aerospace Corporation   •  

Chantilly, VA

Industry: Aerospace & Defense

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5 - 7 years

Posted 38 days ago

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A trusted partner. A national resource. A leader in national security space. We are THE Aerospace Corporation. A team that takes pride in our readiness to solve some of the most complex technical challenges in existence. With challenges spanning clandestine to commercial, you’ll have the unique opportunity to work on projects that are literally evolving our nation's space and launch capabilities. We all share a common passion and aspiration – to serve a mission much bigger than ourselves. When you join our team, you’ll be part of a rare collection of thought leaders and game-changing innovators. Are you ready to launch your career?

Responsibilities

Aerospace is seeking a Software Systems Engineer to join our Software Architecture and Engineering Department! This role will include full life cycle software engineering and software architecturesupport to National Security Space, Department of Defense, Intelligence Community, and Civil and Commercial programs. Providing increasing software and system acquisition, architecting and engineering expertise for NSS and C&C customers, which contributes to 100% mission success. Develop integrated center across geographically dispersed offices while growing to meet new demands. Lead and participate in software policy, standards, research, education, and technical community activities.

The Software Systems Engineer can be located in either Chantilly, VA or El Segundo, CA.

Key Functions

  • Providing engineering support to software intensive space and ground systems.
  • Applying technical knowledge and skills across technology and information domains to anticipate and solve problems with software intensive systems. Support may include, software architecture, design, implementation, and testing.
  • Working with various phases of program and software life-cycles (e.g., formation and evaluation of requirements, systems and software architecture, design, development), and other related areas.
  • Providing software engineering expertise at technical interchange meetings, reviews, briefings, and personal contact with Aerospace, customer, and contractor personnel.
  • Maintaining skills to keep pace with new and emerging technologies, methods, and approaches.
  • Tasking will include full life cycle software systems engineering and software architecturesupport to National Security Space, Department of Defense, Intelligence Community, and Civil and Commercial programs.

Qualifications

This position can be filled as a Software Systems Engineer or a Sr. Software Systems Engineer.

Required for Software Systems Engineer

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics or a related discipline.
  • 5 or more years of hands-on experience designing, writing, testing, and fielding software software
  • Coding experience using C/C++, Java, or Ada
  • Experience developing software using both agile and waterfall approaches to software development
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Capacity to work on multiple tasks concurrently
  • Occasional travel
  • Excellent technical written and oral communication skills
  • This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance, which is issued by the U.S. government. U. S. citizenship is required to obtain a clearance.

Required for Sr. Software Systems Engineer

  • Bachelor's or preferably advanced degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics or a related discipline.
  • 8 or more years of hands-on experience designing, writing, testing, and fielding software software
  • Strong coding skills using C/C++, Java, and/or Ada
  • Experience developing software using both agile and waterfall approaches to software development
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Capacity to work on multiple tasks concurrently
  • Occasional travel
  • Professional technical written and oral communication skills
  • This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance, which is issued by the U.S. government. U. S. citizenship is required to obtain a clearance.

Preferred

  • Advanced degree; MS or PhD in a technical discipline
  • Current and/or active Secret security clearance
  • Experience in ground and space software engineering
  • Experience design and evaluating software architectures using one or more of the following methods: ATAM, SAAM, ARID
  • Database Architecture Development
  • Expertise/knowledge of service oriented architectures, cloud computing service models, and software ecosystems

Requisition ID: 43593