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Software Engineer II

Company: Sierra Nevada Corporation
Location: Herndon
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Job Description:

Job DescriptionDo you enjoy developing new products and services? Join us! Our Software Engineers work in an agile, collective environment. You will be using your skills and expertise to define, design, develop, test, certify and improve cutting-edge software products. These cover a very wide range from advanced mission payloads and electronic systems through highly integrated aircraft to orbital and space exploration systems. You'll perform coding, debugging, testing, and troubleshooting of systems and software throughout our development process. Your technical duties involve the design and development of new software products throughout the product lifecycle. The Mission Solutions and Technologies (MST) business area provides affordable, turn-key command/control, communications, integrated ISR, force protection and security solutions worldwide. The MST team has a long legacy of supporting the Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security, commercial and international customers with years of experience in platform operations, engineering and full lifecycle management across domains - air, land, sea, space and cyber. Learn more about MST This position reports directly to the Director of Technology to develop and mature advanced concepts for both internal and customer funded research efforts. You'll provide creative and agile solutions to keep our business competitive and adapting to the business environment. The successful candidate will collaborate other subject matter experts and technologists, business development team, and business analysts. The candidate should be self-motivated and be willing to adapt to changing priorities. Must-haves: * Bachelor's of Science degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or other related discipline and typically 3 or more years of relevant experience * Demonstrated knowledge of engineering principles and practices * Experience working in multi-disciplinary design and development teams * Experience in developing embedded systems as well as troubleshooting problems in them * In-depth knowledge of software configuration management tools as well as defect tracking tools * Proven experience in programming with C++ or C and Python * Strong communication skills to present to internal and external customers as well as author whitepapers. * Willingness to work on a small team performing complex engineering design evaluations for a diverse mission. * Experience developing Concepts of Operations (CONOPS) from broad capability statements for all phases of the mission. * Experience working on multi-disciplinary design and development teams. Preferred: * Understanding of industry standard software languages such as C, C#, C++, HTML, Java, Python, and VHDL, and MATLAB * Experience with Xilinx FPGA Firmware Development * Thorough understanding of REST and web technology. * Knowledge of software development methodologies such as Agile/Scrum, Waterfall, and Spiral * Basic understanding of data structures * The ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret U.S. Security Clearance is required IMPORTANT NOTICE: This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret U.S. Security Clearance. U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance for employment. Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance. The Department of Defense Consolidated Adjudications Facility (DoD CAF), a federal government agency, handles the adjudicative aspects of the security clearance eligibility process for industry applicants. Adjudicative factors which affect the outcome of the eligibility determination include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and illegal drug use. At Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) we deliver customer-focused technology and best-of-breed integrations in the aerospace and defense sectors. SNC has been honored as one of the most innovative U.S. companies in space, a Tier One Superior Supplier for the U.S. Air Force, and as one of America's fastest-growing companies. Learn more about SNC SNC offers a generous benefit package, including medical, dental, and vision plans, 401(k) with 150% match up to 8%, life insurance, 3 weeks paid time off, tuition reimbursement, and more. Sierra Nevada Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran, or any other protected status pursuant to applicable local, state or federal law, ordinance or regulation.

Keywords: Sierra Nevada Corporation, Germantown , Software Engineer II, IT / Software / Systems , Herndon, Maryland

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