9 months ago
Associate Engineer, Software
Location : US-AL-Huntsville
Job ID : 12490
Zip : 35806
Category : Engineering - Software Engineering
At Aerojet Rocketdyne, our people further the exploration of space and help keep America safe! We are seeking an Associate Engineer, Software Development to join our team in Huntsville, AL.
This position contributes to the development of embedded real-time control system software and/or application software by performing software requirements analysis, design, implementation, unit test and integration tasks under the guidance and direction of a software development team lead. The ideal candidate would have had exposure to embedded and real-time software concepts and the C/C++ programing language. This position will report to the Manager, Software Development.
This current opening may be filled at this level as posted or at one level higher.
Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)
Under direct supervision and following specific, detailed instructions or established procedures:
90% - As a contributor to a software development team, perform requirements analysis, design, implementation, unit test and integration of embedded real-time control system software and/or application software. Participate in the development of software development documentation. Support internal and customer reviews of software development work products.
10% - Support software development process improvement by assessing software process metrics, identifying process gaps, creating and evaluating process improvement options, reviewing and improving metric definition and collection methods, evaluating industry tools and other resources to promote the continued growth and maturity of the software organization at Aerojet Rocketdyne.
Requires a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science (CS), Computer Engineering, or Math with CS Emphasis (Computer Science Major preferred). 0-2+ years of experience in the software development, 1+ years of experience developing C/C++ code preferred. Exposure to and/or understanding of CMMI Level 3 and greater software processes preferred.
Solid academic track record. Demonstrated team work experience. Solid verbal and written communication skills.
US Citizenship required. Must also be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information, and having dual citizenship may preclude you from being able to meet this requirement.
Work Environment and Physical Requirements:
Employees in these positions must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer; stamina to sit and to maintain attention to detail despite interruptions; may occasionally lift/carry/push/pull up to 15 pounds; may require minimal walking, climbing, stooping, crouching, and/or bending; and vision to read printed materials and a computer screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. May require the ability to travel by air or auto. May require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety shoes, and shop coat. These positions may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization. Depending on the location of the position, visual certification requirement may apply.
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We consider the consistent demonstration of positive, cooperative, self-motivated, courteous and professional behavior to be an essential function of every position. While different positions have different primary areas of responsibility and technical expertise, everyone needs to work as a team, and we expect all employees to contribute as necessary to get the job done.
Unless otherwise stated in the requirements section of an individual job listing, our positions require U.S. Citizenship, U.S. Permanent Residency, or other status as a U.S. Person as defined by 8 USC 1324b(a)(3).
Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability.
Individuals with a disability requiring accommodation during the application and/or the
interview process should e-mail the Human Resources Department at Accommodation Request.
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