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Senior Engineer I Software

Company: VT iDirect
Location: Herndon
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

ST Engineering iDirect is a global leader in satellite communications (satcom) providing technology and solutions that enable its customers to expand their business, differentiate their services and optimize their satcom networks. Our business provides innovation focused on solving satellite's most critical economic and technology challenges, and expands a shared commitment to shaping the future of how the world connects. - With your talent and energy paired with our vision and technical leadership, the most fulfilling work of your career is waiting for you at ST Engineering iDirect---the sky is truly the limit!
The Senior Engineer I Software at ST Engineering iDirect works within the engineering department in a SCRUM team using -Agile framework. The Senior Engineer I Software takes leadership on the specification, design, development, test and support features for a satellite network management system from concept through completion. -

  • Analyzes customer requirements and requests for comments -(RFCs) to create and implement efficient software designs.
  • Participates in shaping the evolution of iDirect's satellite communications systems (SATCOM) through the design, development, testing, especially on -our Network Management Systems (NMS).
  • Utilizes an agile framework to design, document, develop, test, and integrate software functionality for the various components within iDirect's SATCOM systems and related environments.
  • Takes -a collaborative design and validation approach in working with a multi-functional Scrum team of software, firmware, embedded, application, -and test engineers.
  • Troubleshoots and provides resolutions for technical issues encountered in the deployment of software solutions.
  • Mentors more junior NMS software engineers and plays a key role in bringing experienced new hires up to speed.
  • Other duties as assigned.


    • BS/MS in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or Mathematics, or equivalent experience.
    • 7+ -years of industry experience in programming and software engineering.
    • Prior experience as a senior-level software engineer in a fast-paced, technology-driven environment.
    • Experience working with satellite/terrestrial communications systems desired.
    • Must have an excellentunderstanding of web-based application architecture and development in virtual environments.
    • Extensive experience -with Helm, Docker, Kubernetes, AWS, and other Cloud-based -solutions desired.
    • Experience with Jira, Git, Bitbucket and Jenkins strongly desired.
    • Excellent understanding of Object Orientated design and microservice design.
    • Strong development experience with Python, C++ or Java, RESTful APIs, - JavaScript, TypeScript, and Angular
    • Experience with Linux shell scripting, SQL/PostgreSQL and time series databases.
    • Experience with Go (Golang), Scala, GraphQL, and Kafka strongly desired.
    • Outstanding software design skills and analytical problem-solving abilities. -
    • Working knowledge of UML strongly desirable.
    • Experience developing unit tests, integration tests, and functional testing, including the development of related test automation integrated in a CI/CD pipeline.

Keywords: VT iDirect, Germantown , Senior Engineer I Software, IT / Software / Systems , Herndon, Maryland

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