This opportunity is being offered by National Aerospace Solutions, the team selected by the U.S. Air Force to conduct Test and Operations Sustainment at the Arnold Engineering Development Complex (AEDC), Arnold Air Force Base, Tennessee. National Aerospace Solutions is a limited liability company comprised of Bechtel National Inc. (as lead company) and Sierra Lobo Inc. with teaming Subcontractors nLogic Inc. and Chugach Federal Solutions Inc. AEDC operates more than 55 aerodynamic and propulsion wind tunnels, rocket and turbine engine test cells, space environmental chambers, arc heaters, ballistic ranges and other specialized units located in six states. Many of the complex's test units have capabilities unmatched elsewhere in the United States; some are unique in the world. AEDC is one of three installations which are part of the Air Force Test Center (AFTC), one of six subordinate commands of the Air Force Materiel Command organization and an important national resource.
AEDC’s mission is to conduct developmental test and evaluation for the Nation through modeling, simulation, ground, and flight test. Execution of the mission requires a large team of highly qualified and dedicated professionals from multiple technical disciplines to effectively accomplish the objectives of our test customers.
Job Summary: An exciting career opportunity exists for an entry-level Software Engineer with primary responsibility for designing, developing, upgrading and maintaining:
High speed/high volume data acquisition, data processing, data mining, and data storage systems for the Advanced Missile Signature Center (AMSC).
Software utilities and tools associated with digital and video data acquired and maintained by the AMSC.
Software Engineers will apply programming, design, configuration management, and testing skills to develop complex systems and applications to perform the above functions, while assisting in system/application deployment, installation, maintenance, and support. Job Duties: Software Engineers at AEDC are critical to the execution of the test mission. Specifically, duties for this entry-level position include:
Performance of work, generally within Software Engineering, which involves the design, development and maintenance of data acquisition, data processing, data mining, and data storage systems developed and maintained at the AMSC.
Participate in one or more of the following:
Develop system requirements and design systems that are configurable and modifiable to interface with existing and future hardware and software
Design, develop and maintain software and systems to meet system requirements
Perform software testing and verification
Support software configuration management practices to ensure system integrity
Apply system security to meet Federal Information Assurance requirements
Prepare designs and data with minimal supervision
Support preparation of engineering studies and reports
Use modern design, development, testing, and configuration management tools for software systems
Participates in and fosters a work environment that is based upon openness, trust, communication, teamwork, empowerment, innovation, and satisfaction.
It is a condition of employment to wear company issued PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) in accordance with supervisory direction and company policy.
Perform other related duties as required.
Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems, computer engineering or a related scientific discipline from an accredited college or university and 0 to 3 years of relevant experience.
Relevant work experience or college coursework in software engineering including design, coding, configuration control and maintenance.
Current US Citizenship required.
M.S. degree or post-graduate coursework in a relevant field is preferred.
Work experience in the following: C, C++, Fortran, Java, Python, and similar software development tools
Work experience with systems operating within the Microsoft Windows, macOS and LINUX operating systems.
Work experience with Git, Subversion, or Mercurial.
Work experience developing software for real-time applications is a plus.
Active CompTIA Security+ Certification, or higher-level security certification, is preferred.
Knowledge of major industry or regulatory standards and design criteria pertinent to Instrumentation, Data, and Controls (ID&C) Software engineering discipline. Active DoD Security Clearance
Due to Air Force Security requirements, U.S. Citizenship is required for employment at AEDC.
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