Systems Software Engineer

  • location: Seattle, WA
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $133,600 - $163,500 per year

job description

Systems Software Engineer

job summary:
Our client is seeking an experienced Systems Software Engineer (Level 3) in support of multiple space programs. The position provides an opportunity work with an experienced, interdisciplinary team to develop unique systems to meet challenging requirements on dynamic development programs

Our client creates the next generation products and services for their Defense, Space & Security business. They work with proprietary customers in the development of the next-generation technologies in space. This team focuses on rapid prototyping to demonstrate a host of mission-focused technologies for a variety of customers. This group works all facets of engineering from technology investment, concept development, proposal writing, requirements and design, build, integration, test, and demonstration of products in their relevant environments.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Develop top level software performance specifications for a space system
  • Perform analyses and trades in support of software design and development for a rapid prototype space system
  • Develop and flow requirements to the mission system team
  • Analyze, verify, and validate performance of software
  • Decompose subsystem level requirements from system level requirements
  • Develop use cases and sequence diagrams
  • Define software interfaces (ICD)
This position requires an active Top Secret U.S. Security Clearance. (A U.S. Security Clearance that has been active in the past 24 months is considered active.)

*This is a union represented position.

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):

  • Minimum BS degree in Engineering, Physics or related technical course of study is required
  • 3+ years of experience working in software systems engineering for a real-time environment
Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

  • 3+ years of experience in systems engineering defining requirements and the means to verify and validate those requirements
  • Experience with spacecraft and/or space systems architecture
  • Experience in development, build and test of spacecraft
  • Experience (highly desired) with agile development processes and methods
  • Experience in a dynamic rapid prototyping environment
  • Experience with Software IV&V activities
  • Prior history working in a classified environment
  • SSBI investigation highly desired
  • Familiarity with collaboration tools (Jira, Confluence)
  • Experience with SysML/UML (Use case development, sequence diagrams)
  • Familiarity with Linux, VMs
Typical Education/Experience:

Education/experience typically acquired through advanced technical education from an accredited course of study in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry (e.g. Bachelor) and typically 5 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience (e.g. PhD, Master+3 years' related work experience). In the USA, ABET accreditation is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.

Relocation Assistance:

This position offers relocation based on candidate eligibility. Basic relocation is available for internal candidates.

 
location: Seattle, Washington
job type: Permanent
salary: $133,600 - 163,500 per year
work hours: 8am to 4pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
Position Responsibilities:

  • Develop top level software performance specifications for a space system
  • Perform analyses and trades in support of software design and development for a rapid prototype space system
  • Develop and flow requirements to the mission system team
  • Analyze, verify, and validate performance of software
  • Decompose subsystem level requirements from system level requirements
  • Develop use cases and sequence diagrams
  • Define software interfaces (ICD)
 
qualifications:
  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Minimum 3 years of experience
  • Education: Bachelors (required)
 
skills:
  • Software Systems Engineering
  • Requirement Analyst
  • Validation
  • Agile Methodology
  • Rapid Prototyping
  • Software IV and V
  • Jira
  • Linux
  • Systems Analysis
  • Design Engineer
  • System Engineer
  • SOFTWARE ENGINEER
  • MQ SYSTEMS ENGINEER
  • Mechanical Engineering

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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