• Location: Scottsdale, Arizona
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #2106

Embedded Software Engineer
Clearance:
TS/SCI
Scottsdale, AZ

We are looking for a Subject Matter Expert (SME) with creative talent who are ready to take on the challenge to meet mission goals. This position provides an opportunity to further advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation’s core defense/intelligence services and systems. Cornerstone Defense’s employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions. Please keep reading…

Responsibilities:

  • Performs software requirements analysis, participates in research, designs, develops and tests software and tools, to include development of new work products or enhancing existing applications, systems or embedded products
  • Codes, tests, integrates and documents software solutions
  • Applies principles and techniques of computer science, engineering, and mathematical analysis to the development of complex software and architectures
  • 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
  • Participates in internal review of software components and systems
  • Receives little instruction on day-to-day work
  • More often responsible to define the scope, schedule and expectations for the work they execute or lead
  • Independently determines approach to solutions
  • Follows standard practices and procedures in analyzing situations or data from which answers can be readily obtained
  • Contributes and accountable to the completion of major programs and projects
  • Responsible for resolution of significant and diverse problems and issues of broad scope and complexity

Required Qualifications:

  • A seasoned, experienced professional with a fully proficient 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
  • Capable of working on problems of diverse scope requiring extensive analysis of data and evaluation of a multitude of factors
  • Demonstrates fully proficient judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions
  • Fully proficient knowledge of the software development process as well as software engineering concepts, principles, and theories
  • Fully proficient knowledge of other related engineering and support disciplines
  • Detailed and fully proficient knowledge of technology trends and champions new ideas and product and process improvements
  • Fully proficient knowledge of software tools supporting Integrated Development Environments (IDE), version control, defect reporting and scripting
  • Ability to be creative, innovative and responsible, and able to master fully proficient decision-making skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Fully proficient in Microsoft Office applications
  • Fully proficient written and verbal communications skills
  • Fully proficient ability to recognize and clearly report relevant information
  • Skilled in communicating issues, impacts, and corrective actions
  • Fully proficient ability to use the appropriate standards, processes, procedures, and tools throughout the software development life cycle to support the generation of technical engineering products

Desired Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) related field or equivalent experience, plus a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience. Agile experience preferred.
  • Thorough understanding of software engineering concepts, principles, and theories
  • Expert at applying technical standards and methodologies to resolve issues in creative ways and help company meet financial and business objectives
  • perform software requirements analysis, system integration activities, research and design, develop and test software and tools, to include development of new work products or enhancing existing applications, systems or embedded products.
  • We will rely on your experience and knowledge to solve the hardest technical problems facing the company, often requiring the utmost creativity and innovation. Its your chance to step up to the challenge and prove you're ready to lead the world.
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