Apache SME

US-AL-Huntsville
Job ID
2017-46774
# of Openings Remaining
1
Category
Other
Residency Status
U.S. Citizenship Required
Clearance
Secret
Employee Type
Regular
Time Type
Full Time

Overview

Vencore is a proven provider of information solutions, engineering and analytics for the U.S. Government. With more than 40 years of experience working in the defense, civilian and intelligence communities, Vencore designs, develops and delivers high impact, mission-critical services and solutions to overcome its customers most complex problems.

Headquartered in Chantilly, Virginia, Vencore employs 3,800 engineers, analysts, IT specialists and other professionals who strive to be the best at everything they do.

Vencore is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Responsibilities

Vencore is seeking a Hardware and Software Integration Engineer.

Must have knowledge of avionics systems, Ada and C, C++

Must be experienced with system level testing and software requirements

Desired experience with Apache AH-64 or other US Army helicopters

Will assist with the hardware and software integration activity of the Apache AH-64 D Block 14 aircraft

Min 7+ years of relevant experience

Under minimal direction, perform as a technical expert in the design, development, coding, testing, debugging, deployment and integration of new software/hardware of complex enhancements to existing systems.

Work with technical staff to understand and to develop resolutions to technical problems.

Resolve customer complaints and respond to suggestions for product modifications or enhancements.

Qualifications

Requires 8 to 10 years with BS/BA or 6 to 8 years with MS/MA or 3 to 5 years with PhD.

 

Software development experience with DoD/ US Army Rotary Wing Aircraft & associated Avionics, Flight control, Weapons Systems, component/subsystem integration

Proficiency in Ada, C, C++ and C# and development platforms running on Linux & SUN systems.

Familiar with Aircraft electronic topologies and technologies

Experience developing applications which are multithreaded

Be a key player in an agile software development team.

Comfortable with reading government and aircraft OEM technical drawings, wiring diagrams, and system and subsystem specifications.

 

Graphics programming comfort, glass cockpit & flight instrumentation

Geospatial Information Systems applications experience is a plus.

Familiarity with rotary wing flight simulators, Rotary wing aircraft flight parameters, and aviation engineering vocabulary and terminology.

Accustomed to writing tests for code modifications and assisting QA with validation.

Ability to work effectively in a multi-disciplined IPT structure.

Able to discuss task level implementation with customers, management and peers.

 

Other beneficial areas/skills

Experience with OpenSceneGraph and osgEarth would be a big plus.

 

Desired Individual attributes

Strong problem-solving abilities, careful attention to detail, open to taking direction and Adapting to course corrections

Knowledge of software development and testing tools, capability and usage.

Ability to troubleshoot issues in hardware and software systems.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Ability to independently identify and address tasks

Strong organization and time management skills

Willingness to learn and contribute to a team environment

Comfortable with up to 25% travel

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