JT4 provides engineering and technical support to multiple western test ranges for the U.S. Air Force and Navy under the Joint Range Technical Services Contract, better known as J-Tech II. We develop and maintain realistic integrated test and training environments, and prepare our nation's war-fighting aircraft, weapons systems, and aircrews for today's missions and tomorrow's global challenges.
JOB SUMMARY - ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/DUTIES
Performs a variety of fundamental engineering tasks under close supervision in design, development, manufacturing, testing, installation, integration, sustainment, operations, and maintenance of software, electronic, and/or mechanical equipment and systems. Work is at an entry level, involves deadlines, and is generally performed as a member of a development, sustainment, or operations & maintenance team.
Designs, implements, tests, and deploys software systems.
Conducts research and reference reading to obtain technical information; keeps informed of currently approved standards, codes, and procedures applied to software engineering.
Assists in formulating system requirements to meet the customers needs and deadlines. Develops detailed implementation plans to execute and meet project and system requirements.
Determines timeliness for completing software engineering project tasks, and reports to the Engineering & Integration Manager and/or the Lead Software Engineer on the project's status.
Works closely with project management, hardware engineering, communications engineering, information technology, configuration management, quality assurance and operations support to ensure proper integration of software engineering with the other disciplines involved in the project.
Writes technical data packages in support of software development or modifications.
Assists in preparation of reports, correspondence, and/or technical studies.
Performs all other position-related duties as assigned or requested.
Each employee must read, understand, and implement the general and specific operational, safety, quality, and environmental requirements of all plans, procedures, and policies pertaining to his/her job.
This position involves work typical of an office environment with no unusual hazards, but there will be occasional travel to other local and remote work locations, which can involve exposure to extreme outdoor weather conditions, work on uneven surfaces and varying types of outdoor terrain. The ability to perform shift work, at remote locations with the occasional over-night assignments required. The noise level at site locations varies from quiet to moderately noisy. The occasional lifting of up to 50 pounds, constant use of speech/hearing abilities for communication, and constant mental alertness.
REQUIREMENTS - EDUCATION, TECHNICAL AND WORK EXPERIENCE
The applicant must have a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering, Computer Science from an ABET-accredited academic institution, or an equivalent scientific or technical discipline from an accredited academic institution or a combination of formal education and experience equivalent to a four-year college degree. Must have professional knowledge of applicable software engineering concepts and principles. Must have practical experience with computer programming using C, C++ and or C#. Must be able to obtain and maintain a CompTIA Network/Security + certification. Candidate must possess planning/organizing skills and must be able to work under deadlines. The incumbent should have a working knowledge of computer systems and computer-based engineering tools. Incumbent will be required to qualify for and maintain a government security clearance and must have a valid, current state driver's license.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of persons so classified.