Software Project Engineer in Sterling Heights, MI at DCS

Date Posted: 1/27/2023

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Job Description

Provide C5ISR software engineering and project management support to a US Army Project Management office (PMO) for a family of vehicles used for soldier transport and combat.  Position will interface with a variety of organizations within the Department of Defense and with industry contractors.  

Essential Job Functions:

Conducting requirements decomposition from various operational requirements/documents.

Analyzing technical capability and maturity of various software systems.

 Developing technical performance specifications.

Testing methods and plans development.

Coordinating with other functional domains (such as Safety, RAM, Survivability, Mobility, Lethality, etc.).

Reviewing contractor performance specifications, software documentation.   

Working with various project management offices in order to evaluate and synchronize program acquisition schedules, integration costs and other requirements pertaining to software elements of Army network development.

Assisting in adjudicating programmatic issues related to software on ground tactial vehicles.

Assisting in developing and presenting regular status briefs to Army Project Manager Offices and to Program Executive Offices.

 Performing project management duties and create related documents to support these efforts.

Required Skills: 

Due to the sensitivity of customer related requirements, U.S. citizenship is required. 

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering, or a bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering with a good grasp of systems engineering and program management, with Eight years of relevant experience.

Ability to obtain and maintain a US Government security clearance.

Able to perform tasks independently based on initial guidance.

Communication skills required to interface with systems and software development engineers, customer and various DoD entities.

Experience working in environments that apply an engineering approach to software following standard software processes.

5 years of experience in software development with emphasis in embedded systems (web/database/enterprise networks does NOT count).  

Experience using software version control and issue tracking systems.

5 years of experience in integration of software and hardware systems, preferably with emphasis on real-time/safety critical systems.

Proven ability and motivation to operate and learn independently, as is appropriate in a team context.  Proven ability to learn under mentorship.

Desired Skills:

Experience in military ground, air, or naval vehicles type certification and material release.

Experience in an ACAT IB program of record as a support contractor, OEM contractor, or USG software engineer.

Thoroughly understanding of DoD Acquisition process for an ACAT IB Program of Record.

Experience in test and evaluation of complex weapons systems such as missiles, aircraft, tanks, and indirect fire systems.

Experience with Army Fuze Safety Review Board (AFSRB), Software Safety Case documentation requirements.

5 to 15 years of experience in software development with emphasis in embedded systems (web/database/enterprise networks does NOT count).

5 to 15 years of experience in developing in a Linux distro environment (high-availability applications or driver development).

5 to 15 years of experience in one of following programming languages C/C++, Ada, Haskell, Scala, VHDL/Verilog, Assembly.

1 to 10 years of experience in Data Distribution Services (DDS) protocol development.

5 to 15 years of experience in integration of software and hardware systems with emphasis on real-time systems, or safety critical systems.

Experience in integration and reporting to C5ISR system through MIL-STD-6017 (VMF) and MIL-STD-6016 (Link 16).

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