Senior Software Engineer DSP - Contract Labor

Acara Solutions - Scottsdale, AZ

Temporary | Contract
ACARA Solutions and our client located in Scottsdale, AZ has a long term, possibly contract to direct hire position Senior Software Engineer DSP -The Senior Software Engineer DSP will support DoD SIGINT program captures and execution. -Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the assessment of the System requirements, development of robust Software Designs, and the selection of COTS products and implementation strategies leading to proposal preparation. -Performs software requirements analysis, system integration activities, leads research, designs, develops and tests software and tools, to include development of new work products or enhancing existing applications, systems or embedded products -Performs technical planning, verification and validation of others work, cost and risk analysis, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems -Performs analysis for all levels of total system product to include: concept, design, architecture, user experience, test, installation, operation, maintenance -Applies principles and techniques of computer science, engineering, and mathematical analysis to the development of complex solutions -Works on the hardest technical problems facing the company, often these problems are unusually complex and need the utmost creativity and innovation -Ensures the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints -Performs functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into software solutions utilizing whatever development lifecycle techniques or model will yield the optimal results (Agile, Waterfall, etc.) -Researches and analyzes data, such as customer design proposals, market trends, state of technology and industry, specifications and manuals to determine feasibility of design or application -Applies and champions the appropriate standards, processes, procedures, and tools throughout the system development life cycle to support the generation of technical engineering products -Participates as a Subject Matter Expert in internal review of software components and systems -Receives no appreciable instruction on day-to-day work; more often responsible to define the scope, schedule and expectations for the work they execute or lead; assignments may be self-initiated -Works under consultative direction on predetermined long range objectives -Exercises latitude in determining technical objectives of assignments for self and teams -Accountable to lead and manage the completion of major programs and projects -Responsible for resolution of significant and diverse range of complex problems and issues of broad scope and complexity which need the use of ingenuity and creativity -Identifies and leads the execution of risk mitigation strategies -Works on advanced applications that may result in new business and revenues for the company -Provides leadership and direction and supervision to lower level employees and teams -Leads large technical tasks and large teams and projects -Leads medium to large technical proposals -Exercises considerable latitude in determining technical objectives of assignments -Frequently responsible to lead collaboration activities with senior management and leadership within the company -Frequently responsible to lead collaboration with organizations outside engineering or with external customers and vendors/suppliers -Frequent contact with Business Development -Serves as consultant to senior management and customers on projects and applications -Recognized internally and externally as a subject matter expert (SME) in multiple adjacent disciplines/fields -May serve as company technical spokesperson -Frequently contributes to the development of innovative principles and ideas, applies advanced technical principles, theories and concepts

Required Skills / Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in software engineering
Minimum of 10 years’ experience as Senior Software Engineer DSP - Contract Labor
Minimum of 4 years’ experience in developing software associated with SIGINT/COMINT/ELINT and Electronic Warfare systems.
Minimum of 4 years’ experience following
SIGINT/COMINT/ELINT and Electronic Warfare systems
Development of DSP algorithms
Modeling in MATLAB
Experience in a Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment environment (DEVOPS) in a open source tool chain environment
Agile Development Methodologies
Cloud environments, technologies, and applications
C/C++, Python, and Java code development, integration and test
Subsystem integration and test
Agile Development Methodologies
Virtual Machine and Container technology and concepts
Embedded Linux and Windows

Preferred Skills / Qualifications:
Master's degree
SIGINT Systems, ELINT Systems, Electronic Warfare Systems, and Cyber Systems experience.
A seasoned, experienced professional having a broad range of expertise, unique knowledge and a wide range of professional experience and possessing a substantial understanding of software engineering concepts, principles, and theories and expert at applying technical standards and methodologies to resolve a wide range of issues in creative ways
Possesses the skills and aptitude to contribute to development of company objectives and principles and to achieve goals in creative and effective ways
Substantial skills at helping company meet financial and business objectives by resolving complex issues in creative, effective and financially favorable ways
Works on significant and unique issues where analysis of situations or data needs an evaluation of intangibles
Exercises independent judgment in methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results
Creates formal networks involving coordination among groups
Creative, innovative responsibilities requiring advanced decision-making skills
Acts independently to determine methods and procedures on new or special assignments
Substantial use and understanding of the software development process as well as software engineering concepts, principles, and theories
Substantial use and understanding of software tools supporting Integrated Development Environments (IDE), version control, defect reporting and scripting
To excel at the development of new theories and methods
Awareness of business objectives and Engineering's role in achieving
Be creative, innovative and accountable, and has mastered advanced decision-making skills
Multi-task
Grasp and apply new information quickly
Initiative on assignments, and professionally executes projects as a technical lead with little or no direction, frequently provides direction and leadership to technical teams and determines methods and procedures
Handle significant responsibility, leadership and accountability while executing very complex assignments
Be a team player who thrives in collaborative environments and revels in team success, meeting and exceeding personal and team commitments
Advocate and champion at interpreting, defining and applying company policies and procedures to resolve very complex issues
Able to contribute to shaping major market opportunities
Substantial proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
Written and verbal communications skills
Recognize and clearly report relevant information
Understanding of basic task/project leadership principles including SPI/CPI, Earned Value, Cost Account Management (CAM), and Statistical Process Controls
Skilled in communicating issues, impacts, and corrective actions; someone who is capable of providing technical leadership to an organization

Additional Information:
Upon offer of employment, the individual will be subject to a background check and a drug screen
Aleron companies; Acara Solutions, Aleron Shared Resources, Broadleaf Results, Lume Strategies, Viaduct, and Aleron’s strategic partner, SDI are Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, sex, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis.

Applicants for this position must be legally authorized to work in the United States. This position does not meet the employment requirements for individuals with F-1 OPT STEM work authorization status.