Senior Software Engineer

Washington, District of Columbia, United States Full-time

Senior Software Engineer

YEARS OF RELEVANT EXPERIENCE The position requires 10+ equivalent years of experience in software development and implementation.

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED/RESPONSIBILITIES The primary purpose of this position is to serve as a software engineer in support of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Air Traffic Control and Safety Systems. The position will help the FAA develop systems to keep the nation’s skies safe for decades into the future. The selected individual will review, research, and develop software code and work with teams for program cost estimation.


The position will also review existing software code of legacy FAA systems and help interpret the code into requirements for a potential replacement system. Involves reviewing multiple legacy systems code including Java and C++. Additional experience in either R or Python is preferred. Full-time positions are in support of the FAA at the Washington, DC headquarters.


The individual will also require excellent verbal and written communication skills, the ability to work in a group or individual environment, and be counted on to establish and foster relationships for data collection and growing support. The individual will be required to contribute effectively to internal working groups through oral and written communication and cooperative working relationships. Crucial to this position is the willingness to adapt to client needs and learn new skills/tools when needed. work in a group environment, and with individual assignments.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, or Engineering (Computer Engineering preferred) from an Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) accredited program. A minimum of 5 years of relevant software engineering experience is preferred, and a graduate degree will count towards experience.

SKILLS REQUIRED Java, C++, MS Office Suite, PowerPoint, and Word. Knowledge of older programming codes a plus.

TRAVEL Must be available for occasional travel.

SECURITY REQUIREMENT Must be a US citizen or a legal resident for three of the past five years.

Must meet eligibility requirements for a US Public Trust security clearance.

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