Requisition Number: 2021-03-006
Job Title: CAS Software Engineer
City: Lexington Park
State: MD

CAS Software Engineer

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Description/Job Summary

Currently seeking a Software Engineer to support the NAWCAD Software Engineering Competency.  Candidate will support Terrain Awareness Warning System (TAWS) development for the Collision Avoidance Solutions (CAS) Team.

Responsibilities/Duties

Support shall include performing design, review, coding, and testing to implement new code/enhanced capabilities. Ensures TAWS software meets the DoD Standard Practice for System Safety MIL-STD-882E and the supporting tasks from Joint Software Systems Safety Engineering handbook. The re-architecture will reduce testing requirements through software partitioning and modularity, re-allocate software components, and reduce software development and sustainment costs, extend the useful life of legacy host environments.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree required and 5+ years of experience
  • Full Life Cycle support experience
  • Strong system software design and code development utilizing C++ and object oriented principles.
  • Familiar with Ada is desirable.
  • Prepare software documentation and required artifacts.
  • Experience with software testing, scripting/automation.
  • Ability to work in a Team environment – Experience to include System/Software Development Processes, best practices, scripting/automation and MBSE.
  • Ability to evaluate and analyze requirements and provide software solution development for safety-critical software.
  • Familiar with Mil-Std-882E.
  • Experience with aircraft systems and data buses (ARINC-429, Mil-Std-1553)
  • Flight Safety systems experience
  • TAWS experience desired
  • MIL-STD-882E knowledge
  • Software development experience in Mission computer, Flight systems.
  • Secret clearance required.
  • Candidate will be required to pass a background check
  • Candidate must be a US Citizen.


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