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Software Architect - Lead

Saint Petersburg, FL
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

The Software Architect provides technical support for an Air Force contract to modernize and sustain a collection of body-worn equipment providing mission-specific and common information management capabilities.

This Position is Contingent on Contract Award

Essential Job Duties:

  • Perform software development and maintenance activities for the design and integration of tactical solutions.
  • Perform software analysis to meet user requirements, along with the design and installation of operating systems, servers and applications.
  • Develop new code and modify existing code for current software builds.
  • Develop risk management and mitigation strategy. Ensuring compliance with QA standards.
  • Develop and implement software system specifications, designs, integration, testing  and  documentation. 
  • Plan and conduct work requiring judgment in the independent evaluation, selection and substantial adaptation and modification of standard techniques, procedures and criteria.
  • Perform system requirement analyses and specifications. Conceive system designs, perform modeling and trade-off studies, and prepare recommendations and system specifications.
  • Establish test plans and determine appropriate test criteria and procedures. Provide cost analysis such as purchase cost, maintenance cost, and expendables.
  • Implement, utilize, adhere to, and comply with DoD-specified release management processes for integrating and testing new or reconfigured software.
  • Integrate Government approved COTS software/hardware into a stable and accredited baseline.
  • Design of menu systems and “scripts” written to integrate and manage the installation of the various COTS applications into the baseline.

Required Experience:

  • Must have at least 3 years of experience performing software engineering and development.
  • Expertise and experience with modern application design and development methodologies
  • Experience performing software component/unit test, integration and debugging
  • Experience with software development in a structured environment
  • Proficient use of programming languages and development tool sets (examples JAVA, , C++, Python, Android Studio)
  • Experience with JavaScript, HTML, XML and SQL
  • Experience with requirements analysis and traceability
  • Software configuration and document management
  • Able to work and interact with others in a structured / team environment
  • Accuracy and attention to detail, including strong organizational skills
  • Independent problem solver with troubleshooting, decision-making and analytical skills
  • Flexibility and adaptability to handle competing work demands
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Other software integration/ engineering duties as required.
  • Utilized a Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) process that is compliant with Software Engineering Institute-Capability Maturity Model Institute (SEI-CMMI) Level-3, or an industry-recognized equivalent.

Preferred Experience:

  • Direct software engineering experience in the last two years on programs for the US Air Force
  • Knowledge of US Air Force requirements generation, Engineering Change Proposals (ECPs), and enterprise change request processes
  • Experience in ISO 9001:2015 processes and requirements

Educational Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science or related field. Experience may be substituted for formal training.

Clearance Statement

Ability to obtain a Secret Clearance required with eligibility for Top Secret.  Applicants selected for this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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  • ESOP
  • 401(k) Matching
  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Professional Development Assistance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Health Savings Account
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Paid Holidays
  • PTO


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