Senior Software Engineer -- ELSYS
Tucson, AZ 
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Job Description

The Senior Software Engineer in the Electronic Systems Laboratory (ELSYS) Air National Guard Program Office (ANGPO) is a full time research faculty position located at the Tucson Field Office, Arizona. The senior software engineer will support the design, development, and deployment of a continuous delivery system for rapid software development supporting Air National Guard (ANG) sponsored research.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE

  • Design, develop and deploy software for military applications
  • Collaborate with fellow researchers and sponsors to refine software requirements, formulate technical approaches, participate in various technical groups, review code and mentor fellow team members
  • Define software application requirements including requirement/feature analysis and project scope analysis
  • Develop and enforce coding standards, processes and best practices
  • Regularly interact with sponsors throughout project life cycle
  • Lead small to mid-sized Agile projects and/or teams
  • Perform other duties as assigned
Travel Requirements

10% - 25% travel

Education & Length of Experience

Research Engineer/Scientist/Technologist II

  • A Master's degree in Aerospace, Computer, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics or related field and a Master's degree in any field and three (3) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of that degree,
  • A Master's degree in Aerospace, Computer, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics or related field and a Master's degree in any field and five (5) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of a Bachelor's degree, or
  • A Doctoral degree in Aerospace, Computer, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics or related field and a Master's degree in any field.

Senior Research Engineer/Scientist/Technologist

  • A Master's degree in Aerospace, Computer, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics or related field and a Master's degree in any field and seven (7) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of that degree,
  • A Master's degree in Aerospace, Computer, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics or related field and a Master's degree in any field and nine (9) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of a Bachelor's degree, or
  • A Doctoral degree in Aerospace, Computer, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics or related field and a Master's degree in any field and four (4) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of a Bachelor's degree.
Required Minimum Qualifications
  • 4+ years of software design and development experience supporting complex systems
  • Experience in one or more programming languages such as C/C++, C#, Java, Javascript and/or Ada
  • Experience in Python or similar scripting language
  • Experience with modern database and datastore technologies (e.g. RDBMS, NoSQL, K-V)
  • Familiarity with Infrastructure as Code (IaC)/Configuration Management tools such as Ansible, Puppet, or Chef
  • Familiarity with modern DevOps and Agile software development methodologies and tools such as Git, issue trackers and collaboration tools such that support instant and direct messaging such as Slack
  • Demonstrated experience with leadership of a technical team that includes management of people, budgets, schedules and technical requirements
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with service oriented architectures and cloud-based solutions
  • Experience designing and documenting software architectures
  • Technical diagnostic expertise including problem investigation, reproduction, and resolution skills
  • Experience developing product requirements and/or standards documentation
  • Ability to clearly communicate technical ideas to non-technical audiences
U.S. Citizenship Requirements

Due to our research contracts with the US federal government, candidates for this position are required to be US Citizens.

Clearance Type Required

Ability to obtain Secret Clearance upon hire

Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) at Georgia Tech Research Institute aims to enhance the Institute's mission of solving the world's most complex technical problems by creating a workforce with a shared appreciation for diversity, raising awareness around inclusiveness, and fostering a sense of belonging and appreciation for all members of our community.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Tech Research Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees. Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3 years
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