Software Engineer
Innovative Defense Technologies

Ridgecrest, California

Posted in IT

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Background Information:
Innovative Defense Technologies (IDT), provider of automated software testing, data analysis, and cybersecurity solutions for complex, mission-critical systems in the US Department of Defense (DOD), is seeking a Software Engineer to be based on site at Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake (Ridgecrest, CA). This Software Engineer will work with a fast-paced team of mission-focused engineers to solve some of the Navy's toughest challenges. Initiative, creative, reliable, and efficient teamwork will be required to successfully deliver innovative solutions in this dynamic customer space.

IDT seeks to add a Software Engineer responsible for designing, developing, and integrating software solutions. The primary role of the Software Engineer is to build high-quality, innovative, and fully performing software which integrates with other system components. The Software Engineer will be working with various Aviation customers directly on site at Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake to gather user requirements, defining system functionality, and writing code in various languages, like Java, C++, Python, and JavaScript. You will work with other software engineers, systems engineers, integration engineers, and subject matter experts to deliver robust technical solutions.

All applicants must currently possess an active U.S. Security Clearance.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Design, develop, document, and test software code written in various languages
  • Integrate software components into a complex software development environment
  • Ensure adherence to industry standards pertaining to security, orthodox programming paradigms, and performance requirements
  • Understand and interact with complex DoD software systems
  • Work with small cross-site teams of software and/or systems engineers
  • Collaborate with team members to peer-review architecture design, system requirements, and implemented code
Minimum Required Qualifications:
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in engineering with a preference for experience in software development
  • Bachelor's Degree in applicable discipline such as software engineering, computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, data science, cyber security, mathematics, or aeronautical engineering
Required Skills:
  • Familiarity with the software development process (requirements through deployment)
  • Ability to design, develop, and analyze complex software systems
  • Ability to understand and interact with complex DoD software systems
  • Ability to model/code/test algorithms in C++, Python, Java, or JavaScript
  • Familiarity with SQL and relational databases (e.g., Postgres)
  • Proficiency with version control software like Git or SVN and version control workflows that support development of complex software projects
  • Ability to perform many concurrent assignments and determine the need for changing priorities
  • Ability to travel approximately 5% of the time
Preferred Skills:
  • Experience working with commercial or military aviation systems (e.g., A-10, F-16, F/A-18, F-22, F-35, MQ-1, MQ-9, MQ-25, TTWCS, B-1, B-2, B-21, B-52, KC-130, E-2D, E-3)
  • Experience working with commercial or military mission planning systems (e.g., JMPS, NOMS, TMPC)
  • Experience working with military aviation-based weapons (e.g., Tomahawk, LRASM, AIM-9X, AARGM)
  • Experience working with military aviation-based sensors and data (e.g. radar, electronic warfare, electro-optical, infrared, sonar, stores management, air data, fuel data, weapons data, engine data)
  • Experience with cloud computing, virtualization, or containerization technologies
  • Experience with big data solutions (e.g. Hadoop, Spark, Kafka, Cassandra)
  • Experience with machine learning and/or artificial intelligence
  • Experience with testing frameworks including unit testing and interface testing
  • Problem-solving skills with the ability to navigate ambiguous situations
  • Excellence in technical communication with peers and non-technical cohorts
  • Ability to work closely with Program Managers and Chief Engineers to document, manage and communicate systems and software requirements
  • Attention to detail
  • Show initiative, creativity, reliability, teamwork
  • Strong organization and planning skills
  • Solid analytical abilities, coupled with a strong sense of ownership, urgency, and drive
Pay Range*: $85,500 - $139,650 or $102,600 - $179,550

*Pursuant to California Senate Bill 1162, IDT is required to disclose the "pay scale" or "pay range" associated with a job posting. Notably, however, this amount may not be reflective of actual compensation that may be earned as pay is dependent on a candidate's experience, skills, and education. The posted range does not include bonuses, commissions, tips, or other benefits. Click here for additional information about Senate Bill 1162. IDT is often looking to place multiple candidates at various levels. Therefore, more than one pay range has been included, commensurate with experience.

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