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Software Engineer ll

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Colorado Springs CO

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Associate - W2





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PDS Defense, Inc. is seeking a Software Engineer, in Colorado Springs, CO.


Job Description: 

 The selected Software Engineer will be responsible for developing and implementing software updates that best meet changing customer needs on a Missile Defense System (MDS) Engineering Program.

Essential Functions:
* Interface with requirements and deriving design from requirements in a model-based systems engineering environment.
* Derive and allocate requirements into detailed design.
* Collaborates with Systems and Modeling & Simulation Engineers to ensure software requirements are met.
* Determines user needs; analyzes system capabilities to resolve problems on program intent, output requirements, input data acquisition, programming techniques and controls.
* Designs, develops, documents, tests and debugs applications software and systems that contain logical and mathematical solutions.
* Designs, develops and tests front end displays utilizing React and Node JS.
* Designs, develops and tests a framework built in C++ and Python.
* Develops and references databases to analyze and validate system performance.
* Performs software peer reviews, version control, automated tests, software analysis, continuous integration, and continuous delivery in accordance with DevSecOps processes and best practices.
* Performs code quality management and corrects defects.
The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels.

BQs for a Software Engineer are:
* Experience developing software in object-oriented programming languages such as C, C++, or Java.
* Ability and willingness to travel 10% to support business needs.
* Applicants must have a current active in-scope U.S. Government security clearance at the DoD secret level, which is required to start.
* Experience bridging requirements into software design and implementation preferably utilizing architecture models through detailed design documentation and into code.
* Experience utilizing Atlassian toolkit (Bitbucket, Confluence, Jira)
* Experience with working in a fast pace, agile environment with the ability to work on cross-function Scrum team focused on quality and capability delivery
* Experience with Java/C/C++ development and/or front-end web development including JavaScript Frameworks (Node JS or React), HTML, and CSS
* Experience with Python development
* Experience with MATLAB
* Familiarity with DevSecOps, continuous integration, and continuous delivery concepts
* Familiarity with utilizing Git as distributed version control software
* Experience with Linux and Windows operating systems
* Familiarity with Agile methodologies and development

**Bachelor's Science and 4 years of experience, or Master's Science and 2 years of experience** 

Job Requirements
Minimum Security Clearance:



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