Lead Software Engineer

Rochester, NY

Category: IT Job Number: 6600

Our client is a leading technology innovator, solving customers’ toughest mission-critical challenges by providing solutions that connect, inform and protect. Our client supports government and commercial customers in more than 100 countries and has approximately $6 billion in annual revenue. The company is organized into three business segments: Communication Systems, Space and Intelligence Systems and Electronic Systems. 

Job Description: 
  • This position is responsible for research, design, and development of computer software systems, in conjunction with hardware product development.
  • Requires the application of the principles and techniques of computer science, engineering, and mathematical analysis. 
  • Works independently or leads a team of 3-6 staff. 
  • Summarizes technical information and presents recommendations to management. 
  • Plans, estimates and tracks engineering projects. 
  • Analyzes software requirements to determine feasibility of design within time and cost constraints. 
  • Consults with electrical, RF engineers and other engineering staff to evaluate interface between hardware and software, and operational performance requirements of the overall system. 
  • Develops system testing procedures, programming and documentation. Understands basic principles and technical concepts; position provides opportunities to apply theory to practice. 
  • Creativity in problem solving is expected.

  • BSEE, BSCS, BSCE required with a minimum of  9 years industry experience.
  • 7+ years with C, and C++ programming language and Object-Oriented Design (OOD) required.
  • 3+ years of embedded software development experience in a CMM/CMMI Level 3 environment

Preferred Additional Skills:
  • Experience with software emulators/debuggers required.
  • Proficiency with multi-threaded design and/or real-time operating systems is required.
  • Experience with flash file systems, XML, networking protocols and/or Ethernet switching.
  • Experience with Linux host environments.
  • Knowledge of IP Networking and Wireless Networking desirable.
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance.

Please be aware that many of our positions require a security clearance, or the ability to obtain one.  Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens.  In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information

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