Senior Software Engineer - SUMIT - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States


SAIC has a need for a Senior Software Engineer to support the SUMIT Team onsite at Redstone Arsenal.


Job Description:

The candidate will provide software engineering expertise to a research and development group investigating cognitive decision aiding, autonomy and human machine interfaces for future manned unmanned teaming (MUM-T) applicable to Army aviation.  The candidate will design, develop, integrate, test and maintain software for a simulator which serves as an evaluation and research testbed for the Army S&T community.  The primary responsibilities of the candidate will be software development of components within an environment aligned to open systems standards and integration support for third party technology vendors integrating into the distributed simulation environment.  The candidate should be capable of working both independently and as a member of the project coding team. The candidate should also be able to lead sub-component development and report progress to the task engineering lead.






Required Education:  

  • BS in electrical, computer science, or related field and 9+ years of software engineering experience

Required Skills:

  • Experience developing software in C++, and C, and C#.  
  • Experience with the MS Visual Studio and Eclipse IDEs.
  • Experience developing software targeted for Windows and Linux operating systems.
  • Strong working knowledge of TCP/IP network protocols. 
  • Experience developing software as well as integrating and troubleshooting software and hardware within a distributed simulation environment.
  • Experience creating software requirements, design, interface and test documentation.
  • Knowledge of software engineering processes. 
  • Familiarity with avionics, unmanned and manned aircraft systems is desirable
  • Demonstrated self-starter with strong interpersonal communications skills and ability to work across geographically diverse groups
  • Ability to successfully complete tasks with minimal direction both working as an individual contributor as well as a team member

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with the agile development processes.
  • Understanding of UML.
  • Familiarity with avionics, unmanned and manned aircraft systems.
  • Experience working in a research and development laboratory environment.
  • Experience developing software aligned to the Future Airborne Capabilities Environment (FACE) technical standard.
  • Knowledge of unmanned aircraft system communication protocols.