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Specialist Software Engineer

Nashville, TN 37201
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L3Harris, ForceX division is an industry leader specializing in Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) software development and geospatial application technology programs. Our tightly integrated hardware and software solutions enables front-line special operations aviators to save lives by allowing aircrew members to operate efficiently when protecting friendly ground forces. We are the Trusted Choice of End-Users in the Special Operations Aviation Community. Working at L3Harris ForceX puts you at the forefront of ongoing advancements in an exciting industry and makes you a valued contributor toward changing the way people interact with technology. We believe success comes from teamwork, enthusiasm and striving for excellence. Located in the vibrant West End area of Nashville, Tennessee near the University of Vanderbilt campus and Centennial Park, L3Harris ForceX is more than just a place to work. We are excited to offer an exceptional, comprehensive medical, dental, vision benefits package which includes company paid life insurance, unlimited paid time off, 11 paid holidays, flexible work hours (6:30 am to 7 pm) and a 9/80 work schedule with every other Friday off. In addition, we also enjoy free lunch on-site three days a week, access to our company suite at Bridgestone arena for concerts and sporting events, access to on-site gym, popping some popcorn for an afternoon snack, playing a friendly game of ping-pong, or perhaps designing something fun on the company 3-D printer, just to name a few. As you can see, we enjoy a culture of dedication, innovation and creativity where we approach work with a positive outlook every day, while at the same time, integrating and engineering software that interfaces with some of the newest and coolest hardware on the planet.

Specialist Software Engineer

Job Summary:

Participate and consistently contribute to planning, design, implementation, verification, deployment, and support activities for custom software components and applications.  May perform task management activities for other software engineers.

The Software Engineer, Specialist Level is a seasoned and experienced professional with proficient job area knowledge and practical knowledge of project management, managing projects and processes under general supervision to achieve operational targets with moderate impact on departmental results.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Interact directly with engineering team and program management staff to analyze and understand requirements
  • Translate requirements into appropriate technical designs
  • Effectively present technical designs to software engineering, program management, and other team members     
  • Implement requirements into software components and applications according to technical design
  • Unit and component test software components and applications to ensure quality of deliverables
  • Provide input and effort for the technical verification of all technical, functional and corporate requirements prior to delivery of software components and applications
  • Investigate and address requirement violations in functional testing and production software as needed
  • Track and report status of tasks, deliverables, and issues to software engineering team
  • Adhere to corporate processes and standards for all activities and deliverables during all phases of involvement in the software development life cycle
  • Effectively manage multiple task assignments
  • Mentor less experienced team members as appropriate
  • Perform other appropriate duties as requested, directed, or assigned
  • Perform all job functions with a positive, professional attitude

    Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Proficient knowledge of relevant technologies, software development methodologies, and programming languages
    • Proficient knowledge of the principles, practices, and techniques of object-oriented design/development in a real-time environment
    • Knowledge and understanding of regulatory standards impact on software development
    • Proficient knowledge of the principles, practices, and techniques of software unit, component, and integration testing
    • Proficient knowledge of the principles, practices, and techniques of source code management and defect tracking
    • Ability to effectively utilize both written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to identify complex problems and provide multiple solutions
    • Ability to understand, create, and communicate complex design specifications
    • Ability to quickly and effectively breakdown assignments into work tasks and provide effort and schedule estimates and successfully achieve them
    • Ability to use judgment and logic in decision-making considering relative to costs and benefits of potential actions
    • Ability to promote a corporate ethics and exhibit a spirit of teamwork and cooperation within the organization
    • Understanding and ability to implement Agile and Scrum methodologies, valuing procedures principles.
    • Ability to work in a team environment and highly effective at collaboration.
    • Ability to work in Version 1.
    • Experience with C# and Visual Studio required (Java experience a potential substitute)
    • Ability to obtain a Secret security clearance, which requires US citizenship

      Education and Experience:

      • Master's or Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science or equivalent combination of education and work experience
      • Minimum of 4 years of progressively advanced real-time object oriented commercial or government software development experience

        Preferred Skills, Experience and Education:

        • Ability to understand and utilize UML (Unified Modeling Language)

          Physical Demands:

          • Required to sit for long periods of time
          • Infrequent light physical effort required
          • Written and verbal communication
          • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard and mouse
          • May require the ability to travel via automobile or airplane

            Personal Protective Equipment:

            • As required by program needs

              Work Environment:

              • Work performed in an office environment with people close to each other
              • Working with computers, and other computer components
              • Duties may require being on call periodically and working outside of normal working hours (evenings and weekends)


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Posted: 2020-05-20 Expires: 2020-06-19

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