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Air Systems Software Engineer

Company: ACT I
Location: Arlington
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:


Job Title: Air Systems Software EngineerJob Location: Arlington, VA

Clearance Level Secret/with SAR eligibility/ Must be a U.S.Citizen

Travel: Estimated 5-10 %

Company Description

ACT I, a Great Place to Work-certified company, is a government contractor focused on the employee experience and delivering excellence to our clients and customers. This team is where you can contribute to mission-driven programs anchored by purpose and pursue personal and professional development. ACT I has been providing solutions for high profile defense programs such as the F-35 since 1998, and offers competitive salaries and very comprehensive benefits packages. #ACTIinAction

Overview / Job Responsibilities:

ACT I is currently seeking a software engineer with experience working on Department of Defense programs to support the F-35 Lightning II Joint Program Office (F-35 JPO). The F-35 Program) is a joint, multi-national program and is the Department of Defense's (DoD) focal point for defining affordable next generation strike aircraft weapon systems among the USAF, USN, USMC, and United States allies composed of seven cooperative international partners: the United Kingdom, Italy, Netherlands, Canada, Australia, Denmark, Norway as well as Israel, Korea, Belgium, Poland, Singapore, and Japan. The program's objective is to develop, produce, deploy, and sustain a family of highly common and affordable 5th Generation strike fighter aircraft that meets the operational needs of the USAF, USN, USMC, and international services.

This position will have primary responsibility to support the development and fielding capabilities that improve the effectiveness of the F-35. This position will work closely with the F-35 Chief Information Officer. The position requires a Secret clearance with eligibility for SAR.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education and Experience

  • BS. Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or Software Engineering

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide F-35 software development leadership and oversight to integrate and sustain F35 capability improvements
  • At least 6 years of software engineering experience
  • Experience with Agile Software Development
  • Experience/familiarity with DevSecOps, JIRA, and Confluence.
  • Experience with Object Oriented design and analysis using UML
  • Familiarity with DoD software quality / performance metrics.
  • Ability to facilitate team training in use of software analytic tools per Carnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute methodology / standards
  • Experience with the integration of on-board sensors
  • Understanding development and maturation techniques for algorithms and data links
  • Knowledge of weapon functionality and interface and embedded operation software
  • Trained in the use of Earned Value Management System (EVMS) as well as experience using EVMS

Desired Qualifications:

  • Have experience with Agile Software Development, Cloud Migration, and the integration of aircraft subsystems to deliver combat capabilities
  • Demonstrate an ability to thrive in a high paced team environment and the ability to work independently while prioritizing and supporting multiple tasks

Additional Information:

Disclaimer The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Company Overview

ACT I is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. ACT I does not and will not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status or any other basis protected by law.

Keywords: ACT I, Arlington , Air Systems Software Engineer, Other , Arlington, Virginia

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