1+ months

Agile Software Systems Engineer

Huntsville, AL 35801

Job Description

The Applied Systems Laboratory (ASL) of the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) is seeking an experienced Agile Software Systems Engineer to support concept development and design of software features for integration of new or upgraded capabilities and components (i.e., sensors and weapons) into the Army Integrated Air and Missile Defense (AIAMD) architecture. Located in Huntsville, Alabama, ASL conducts world-class applied research in system modeling, simulation, analysis, testing, evaluation, and software development to support the government sponsors.

Job Duties:

  • Support concept and feature development for integration of new or upgraded mission command capabilities, sensors, and weapons into the Army Integrated Air and Missile Defense (AIAMD) architecture using Agile methods
  • Provide technical subject matter expertise for underlying mission command, sensor, and weapon technologies
  • Utilize artifacts from previously developed concepts and current AIAMD architecture, requirements, and design to provide context and constrain concept and feature development
  • Perform investigations and develop reports to determine modifications to the AIAMD system architecture, system requirements, software requirements, interfaces, and software design to support the implementation of features
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to elaborate concepts and solicit feedback
  • Perform analysis trades and develop algorithms to support the implementation of features
  • Develop verification criteria for implementation of features
  • Author concepts and feature definition documents and support technical document reviews
  • Support implementation and testing of features by development, test, and integration teams
  • Support planning meetings and working groups

Travel Requirements

<10% travel

Education & Length of Experience

Research Engineer/Scientist I

  • A Bachelor's degree in Systems Engineering, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering or related degrees.

Research Engineer/Scientist II

  • A Masters degree in Systems Engineering, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering or related degrees and three (3) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of that degree,
  • A Masters degree in Systems Engineering, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering or related degrees and five (5) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of a Bachelors degree, or
  • A Doctoral degree in Systems Engineering, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering or related degrees.

Required Minimum Qualifications

  • At least 5 years of relevant full-time experience
  • Experience in concept and feature Agile development methodologies and structured approaches to documentation
  • Air and Missile Defense experience and knowledge of command and control, sensor, and weapon technologies
  • Strong coordination, organization, teaming, and communication abilities

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with IAMD Battle Command System (IBCS) Software and the AIAMD system of systems architecture
  • Experience with AIAMD radar and missile systems and integration
  • Experience with configuration management and requirements management systems such as DOORS, JIRA, MKS, or ClearCase is preferred
  • Works well individually or in a group setting
  • Ability to work within time constraints
  • Effectively work in small teams of GTRI and government members in a project office setting

U.S. Citizenship Requirements

Due to our research contracts with the US federal government, candidates for this position are required to be US Citizens.

Clearance Type Required

Candidates must be able to obtain and maintain an active security clearance.

Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) at Georgia Tech Research Institute aims to enhance the Institutes mission of solving the worlds most complex technical problems by creating a workforce with a shared appreciation for diversity, raising awareness around inclusiveness, and fostering a sense of belonging and appreciation for all members of our community.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Tech Research Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees. Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law.

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Posted: 2021-03-30 Expires: 2021-05-28

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