Software Project Engineer

DCS Corp
Sterling Heights, Michigan
Jun 18, 2024
Jul 01, 2024
Engineering, Software
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
Location: Hybrid- Provide 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:

Work with various project management offices (vehicle platform offices and C4ISR system offices) in order to evaluate and synchronize program acquisition schedules, integration costs and other requirements pertaining to Army and/or Marine Corps network development.

Assist in adjudicating programmatic issues for the ground vehicle office.

Represent our DoD customer while coordinating and interacting with PEOs/PMs, ASA(ALT), G-3/5/7, ATEC, TCM and other organizations outside of the ground vehicle office. Assist in ensuring end-to-end program integration of the communications network to include interoperability testing and certification, safety confirmation, test, kit procurement and logistics integration.

Synchronizes network architectures with Project Management offices for future network capability sets.

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

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

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.

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.

Ability to travel to various customer and contractor facilities and test centers (estimated approx 10% travel).

This position is at a client site but may have an option for regular telework. It is possible that the option for telework could be eliminated in the future, so candidates must be willing to perform this role 100% on-site if required.

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).