Software Design Engineer | Job ID: Job #2014

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We are currently seeking a highly skilled and experienced Software Design Engineer to contribute to the design and development of systems for our products – particularly with defense programs. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in ensuring the reliability and performance of product software, from concept through to production, including re-engineering existing products to meet customer requirements and specifications.

 

 

Duties/Responsibilities

• Design and development of software solutions that meet stringent requirements of defense systems. Implement efficient algorithms, data structures, and maintainable code.

• Develop and execute comprehensive test plans, including unit testing, integration testing, and system testing, to validate the functionality and performance of the software.

• Ensure that software designs adhere to protocols and standards, including security measures, to safeguard sensitive defense-related information.

• Create documentation, including design documents, technical specifications, and user manuals, to facilitate the understanding and maintenance of the software.

• Identify opportunities for performance optimization and implement solutions to ensure the software operates efficiently under demanding conditions.

• Utilize version control systems to manage and track software changes, ensuring traceability and easy collaboration with team members.

• Provide ongoing support, troubleshooting, and updates software, addressing issues that may arise.

• Ensure that designs comply with relevant safety and industry regulations, and MIL standards.

• Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including program management, and mechanical, electrical and systems engineers, to ensure successful project execution.

• Identify and resolve technical issues and challenges related to software design, both independently and as part of a team.

• Stay current with industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices in software engineering to drive continuous improvement in our designs

 

Required Skills/Abilities

• Strong knowledge of software development methodologies, design patterns, and best practices.

• Familiarity with software security and encryption techniques.

• Experience with version control systems and collaboration tools.

• Knowledge of defense industry regulations and standards.

 

Education and Experience

• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related engineering field. Master’s degree preferred.

• Demonstrated experience in software design and development, with a focus on defense systems or similarly complex, safety-critical applications such as missile systems and loitering munitions.

• Security clearance or eligibility to obtain required.

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