Software Engineer - Secret Clearance Required

Company: Altair ( Learn More )

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Altair ProductDesign is a global, multi-disciplinary product development consultancy of more than 700 designers, engineers, scientists, and creative thinkers. As a wholly owned subsidiary of Altair Engineering, Inc. (, this cross-functional organization is best known for its leadership in combining human and machine creativity to fuel innovation, automate processes, and develop new methods. Altair ProductDesign firmly advocates a user-centered, team-based design approach, and utilizes proprietary simulation and optimization technologies to help clients bring innovative, profitable products to market faster.

  • The Global Positioning System Advanced Control Segment (GPS OCX) team is responsible for full life cycle engineering on state of the art environmental, commercial, and sensing systems for government and commercial applications
  • GPS OCX is seeking a talented software engineer to join our software team
  • The candidate must have experience and knowledge with software engineering using object oriented methodologies
  • The candidate will work closely with systems engineers, integrators, testers, and customers to design, develop and support software applications throughout the development and maintenance life cycle
  • Key responsibilities for the qualified candidate include:

  • Ability to design, develop, integrate and maintain new software functionality
  • Ability to work with previously written code and make modifications as necessary
  • Ability to work closely with other disciplines (systems, networking, IS, configuration management, and test engineers) to troubleshoot and fix problems
  • Enthusiastic and energetic performer able to work in a dynamic, fast paced, and sometimes pressured environment
  • Team player incorporating a team based success philosophy
  • Contribute to the completion of program and project milestones under the specific guidance of his / her immediate supervisor
  • Communication of complex and diverse engineering topics
  • Ability to follow established SW processes and procedures, development, documentation and maintenance / management of operations concepts, requirements (system, element, segment level), external and internal interfaces, and other software engineering work products / artifacts
  • Required Skills:

  • Minimum 5 years professional in object-oriented software design and development using Java, including JUnit unit testing, use of mocking frameworks
  • Minimum 3 years professional experience JEE / J2EE experience, including Application Server (JBoss, Weblogic, etc.), Java Persistence Architecture (JPA), Spring framework OR Minimum 3 years professional Javascript experience, including Bootstrap, Angular, unit testing with Jasmine, E2E testing with Protractor
  • Software and system-level debugging experience including the ability to identify problems in established code and make modifications as necessary
  • Experience with software execution throughout the entire software life cycle (preliminary design through maintenance phases)
  • No clearance required for application - however, ability to obtain and maintain Secret level clearance post hire is required
  • 6+ years experience working with Unix / Linux OS based development
  • 6+ years experience working with Microsoft Windows OS based development
  • Experience with UML design modeling in modeling tools such as Rational Rose, RSA, or Rhapsody
  • Desired Skills:

  • Experience and knowledge related to Satellite Ground Systems and Ground System Operations
  • Experience and knowledge related to Satellite Operations
  • Experience and knowledge related to software discipline process development and deployment
  • Experience with customer interaction and end-user engagement
  • Experience integrating software (modules, components, subsystems)
  • Experience preparing and presenting status information and technical material
  • Bachelor of Science Computer Science, BS in a Math, Science or Engineering related field
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