COLSA Corporation BMDS Radar Software Engineer (SWE II) in Huntsville, Alabama

BMDS Radar Software Engineer (SWE II)

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Founded in 1980, COLSA Corporation’s team of engineers, analysts and professionals across the US provide government and commercial customers with the latest and most sophisticated engineering, programmatic, and information technology services.

Centered at the core of its values, COLSA knows its people are its most valuable resource. In addition to receiving a competitive compensation package, our employees enjoy offerings such as flexible work schedules, paid time off, benefits that begin on the date of hire, recognition programs, tuition and certification assistance, and immediate vesting in our matching 401(k) plan. Our WE CARE Wellness program provides support and initiatives to empower employees and their families to live healthy, balanced lives and our Association of COLSA Employees (ACE) provides a fun way for employees and their families to come together in times of both celebration and need. We invite you to connect your talents with opportunity, and be a part of our “Family of Professionals,” in supporting cutting-edge initiatives!

General SummaryThe Sensors Test Analysis Requirements Simulation (STARS) team is seeking a Radar Software Engineer who will assist in the verification and validation of a digital model representing the Long Range Discrimination Radar (LRDR) for the Sensors Directorate of the Missile Defense Agency. This position requires a details oriented individual who will perform a variety of tasks including source-code decomposition, analysis and evaluation of algorithms, code inspection and white-box software testing. The candidate should be proficient in C, C++ and capable of be executing documented test and analysis procedures on a demanding schedule and should be a self-starter who can work with minimal supervision. The position will include collaboration within a team environment while emphasizing individual contributions to produce products that are valuable to the customer. Candidate must have good people skills, excellent communicator and the desire to work with a highly technical team of engineers.

Required Experience

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information systems, engineering, business, or other related field or equivalent experience.* Two years applicable software design engineering experience.

  • Must have an active DoD Secret Security Clearance.

  • Familiarity with radar systems and/or software.

  • Software development experience with C++ (est. a minimum of 2 proficient C++ developers).

  • Computer science/software engineering skills and experience in the following areas: source-code decomposition, analysis of algorithms, code inspection; white-box software testing.

  • Good communication & reporting abilities.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with BMDS Radars.

  • Experience with development or evaluation of Long Range Discrimination Radar (LRDR).

  • Experience developing software wrappers for software testing.

  • Expertise in software testing techniques.

Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. COLSA Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

Job Location

Huntsville, Alabama, United States

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