SMX is looking for a highly motivated Senior Software Engineer to support the Acquisition Program Office in oversight of Software Engineering activities.

You will join a team of highly driven, supportive, and skilled professionals engaged in supporting program management, technical, or business case analysis across the NAVAIR community. 

The Senior Software Engineer will: 

  • Establishes, shapes, ensures compliance and continuous improvement for software development and software sustainment policies and procedures
  • Serves as a part of the government software acquisition management team on large complex software intensive weapon system programs.
  •  Interact a wide diversity of software stakeholders.
  • Apply discipline of computer science or software development knowledge with minimum five years of experience in relevant job fields to support quality production of software on large complex software intensive weapons programs.
  • Plans, directs and manages research and development contracts for large software intensive programs to ensure requirement, design, implementation, integration, and testing to be aligned with program objectives and NVAIR software engineering department process through the use of cutting edge software technology.
  • Coordinates the preparation of software technical specifications and statements of work, evaluates proposals, monitors and guides contractors’ progress, and manages software technical solutions to ensure highly adaptable and resilient software design.
  • Manages software technical solutions to ensure highly adaptable and resilient software architecture and component design and apply knowledge of Agile software development process to manage software capabilities incrementally 
  • Exchanges information and viewpoints with other functional teams, private industry, and other government organizations.


Required Skills and Experience:

  • Clearance Required: Secret
  • BS or BA degree in Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering or Computer Engineering from a college program with ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.) certification.
  • 10+ years of software engineering experience, performing software requirements analysis, software design, software coding, software integration and software testing.
  • 5+ years of experience shall have consisted of performing software engineering functions for a DoD aircraft systems, DoD weapons systems, DoD mission systems or DoD support systems.
  • Demonstrated experience in all phases of the software engineering lifecycle 
  • Demonstrated ability to identify complex problems, evaluate trade space opportunities, and develop solutions

Desired Qualifications:

  • Strong skillsets in programming in C/C++
  • Experience with DOD Acquisition policies and procedures demonstrated in a program office environment
  • Experience with Agile SW Development methodologies

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