Senior Software Engineer

Arlington, TX

Posted: 08/30/2023 Division: Government/DOD Job Number: JN -072023-17229

Job Description

Senior Software Engineer

Salary: $54 - $61/hr.

Employment Type: 6 month contract to potential direct hire

Clearance: Active Secret Required

Location: Arlington, TX

Industry: Department of Defense

Job Summary:

The objective of this role is to be part of the Communication Navigation and Identification (CNI) software development team. The team is dedicated to developing software models that simulate Communications and Avionics systems of different aircrafts, and the integration of those models into flight simulators.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Mathematics, or related field
  • 5-8 years of relevant experience
  • Professional experience with Linux Operating Systems, FORTRAN, Ada, and C++ are required
  • Previous simulation or Avionics experience required
  • Knowledgeable with MIL-STD 1553 interfaces
  • Management of software baselines, including branching, merging, building, maintaining, and installing software
  • Excellent demonstrated technical writing, presentation, and communication skills
  • Ability to effectively work across disciplines and achieve consistent quality results
  • Demonstrated creativity and problem-solving skills
  • Flexibility to support occasional overtime, weekend work, shift work and site travel
  • General computer skills including the use of Microsoft Office products
  • Adaptable as business environment changes resulting in responsibility and technology changes
  • Due to U.S. Government contract requirements, only U.S. citizens are eligible for this role.

Preferred Skills:

  • Prefer 5 plus years of Real-Time development experience
  • Simulation or stimulation experience with any CNI subsystems such as ARC-201, ARC-210, ARC-231, HSD-440, VDL-4000 VHF Data Link, IDM-304, TTR-921 TCAS, AN/ARN-153 TACAN, AN/ARN-147 VOR/ILS/MB Multi-Mode Receiver, AN/ARN-149 Low Frequency ADF Receiver, AN/APG-209(G) Radar Altimeter, AHC-3000A, H764G EGI, AN/APX-118(V) IFF Transponder
  • Experience with Object Oriented Design and Programming preferred
  • ClearCase, ClearQuest configuration management tool experience a plus
  • Knowledge of different testing methodologies (e.g., White/Gray/Black box testing)


  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Apply computer science, engineering, and mathematical analysis concepts and principles in the development of software for the target application
  • Work closely with cross functional members of the engineering organization to develop and evaluate interfaces between hardware and software, and operational performance requirements and design of the overall system
  • Support and participate in all phases of the software development life cycle, including requirements analysis, design, implementation, integration, and test of embedded software for real-time control of simulated and stimulated avionics equipment
  • Develop software test procedures, software programs, and related documentation
  • Ensure software and quality company processes and standards are met
  • Perform system-level integration and troubleshooting
  • Participate in peer reviews, identify, track and repair defects
  • Utilize a variety of software languages (i.e., C++, C) on Windows, Linux, and embedded real time operating systems (VxWorks, Linux, QNX, Integrity, Windows CE, and others for Motorola, Intel, TI, and custom processor designs)
  • Provide weekly earned value, schedule, and technical status reports to leadership





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