Senior Software Engineer

Location
Nashville, TN, USA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 13, 2018
Closes
Aug 10, 2018
Ref
15971996
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
Developer
**Senior Software Engineer**

**Description**

L3 ForceX software is the Trusted Choice of End\-Users in the Special Operations Aviation Community\. L3 ForceX software enables front\-line special operations aviators to save lives on the battlefield\. Our tightly integrated hardware and software solutions allow aircrew members to operate efficiently when protecting friendly ground forces\. Our clients include the U\.S\. Armed Forces, U\.S\. Special Operation Forces and the Department of Homeland Security\.

We are located in the vibrant West End area of Nashville, Tennessee near the University of Vanderbilt campus and Centennial Park\. We are an industry leader specializing in Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance \(ISR\) software development and geospatial application technology programs\. Working at L3 ForceX puts you at the forefront of ongoing advancements in an exciting industry and makes you a valued contributor toward changing the way people interact with technology\. Learn about us and how L3 ForceX is more than just a place to work\. We enjoy a culture of dedication, innovation and creativity where we approach work with enthusiasm every day\. At the same time we are integrating and engineering software that interfaces with some of the latest and coolest hardware on the planet - we are popping some popcorn for an afternoon snack, playing a friendly game of ping\-pong, or perhaps designing something fun on the company 3\-D printer\. We believe our success comes from teamwork and accomplishment\.

We are excited to offer an exceptional, comprehensive medical, dental, vision benefits package which includes company paid life insurance, three weeks paid time off, 11 paid holidays, flexible work hours \(6:30 am to 7 pm\), 9/80 work schedule with every other Friday off, free lunch on\-site three days a week, access to our company suite at Bridgestone arena for concerts and sporting events, and access to on\-site gym, just to name a few\.

**Job Summary**

Heavily contribute to planning, design, implementation, verification, deployment, and support activities for custom software components and applications\. Provide advanced technical, logical, and problem solving expertise to help create innovative software solutions\. May perform task management activities for other software engineers\.

**Essential Duties and Responsibilities:**

+ Interact directly with engineering team and program management staff to analyze requirements and provide insights and recommendations based on technical subject matter expertise

+ Translate requirements into optimal technical designs

+ Provide guidance to peers on their designs

+ Effectively present technical designs to software engineering, program management, and other team members

+ Implement requirements into software components and applications according to technical design

+ Unit and component test software components and applications to ensure quality of deliverables

+ Provide direction, input and effort toward the technical verification of all technical, functional and corporate requirements prior to delivery of software components and applications

+ Investigate and address technically difficult requirement violations in functional testing and production software as needed

+ Track and report status of tasks, deliverables, and issues to software engineering team

+ Help ensure team adherence to corporate processes and standards for all activities and deliverables during all phases of involvement in the software development life cycle

+ Identify innovations and lessons learned within the software engineering team to maximize quality and productivity

+ Expertly manage multiple task assignments and other corporate priorities

+ Mentor other team members

+ Required to perform other appropriate duties as requested, directed, or assigned

+ Perform all job functions with a positive, professional attitude

**Qualifications**

**Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities**

+ Advanced knowledge of relevant technologies, software development methodologies, and programming languages

+ Advanced knowledge of the principles, practices, and techniques of object oriented design/development

+ Advanced knowledge of the principles, practices, and techniques of software unit, component, and integration testing

+ Advanced knowledge of the principles, practices, and techniques of source code management and defect tracking

+ Expert ability to effectively utilize both written and verbal communication skills

+ Expert ability to identify complex problems and provide multiple solutions

+ Expert ability to understand, create, and communicate complex design specifications

+ Ability to understand and utilize UML \(Unified Modeling Language\) is a plus

+ Expert ability to quickly and effectively breakdown assignments into work tasks and provide effort and schedule estimates and successfully achieve them

+ Expert ability to write complex computer software components and applications

+ Expert ability to identify and solve complex problems

+ Expert ability to use judgment and logic in decision\-making considering relative to costs and benefits of potential actions

+ Demonstrated ability to promote a corporate ethic exhibit a spirit of teamwork and cooperation within the organization

+ Ability to obtain a Secret security clearance required

**Education and Experience**

+ Master's or Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science or equivalent combination of education and work experience

+ 7 years of progressively advanced object oriented commercial or government software development experience

+ Experience with C\# and Visual Studio required \(Experience with Java a potential substitute\)

**Physical Demands:**

+ Required to sit for long periods of time

+ Infrequent light physical effort required

+ Written and verbal communication

+ Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard and mouse

+ May require the ability to travel via automobile or airplane

**Personal Protective Equipment:**

+ As required by program needs

**Work Environment:**

+ Work performed in an office environment with people close to each other

+ Working with computers, and other computer components

+ Duties may require being on call periodically and working outside of normal working hours \(evenings and weekends\)

Equal Opportunity Employer - minorities / females / veterans / individuals with disabilities / sexual orientation / gender identity\.

**Job** Engineering\-Electronics

**Primary Location** USA\-Tennessee\-Nashville

**US Security Clearance Required:** Top Secret

**Schedule:** Full\-time

**Shift:** Day \- 1st

**Travel:** No

**Organization:** Programs\-20103209

**Job Level:** Individual Contributor

**Job Posting:** Aug 2, 2018, 11:00:00 PM

**Req ID:** 099223