Engineer: Software

Software Engineer (Senior)


As a Senior Software Engineer at SRC, Inc., you will play a crucial role in the architecture, design, implementation, and integration of cutting-edge radar and electronic warfare systems. You will be immersed in the latest programming languages, technologies, and approaches, enabling you to create full-stack solutions that benefit a diverse set of customers.  You will also assume the crucial responsibility of mentoring your colleagues that will contribute to the growth of our software organization.  

In your position as a technical leader, you will be an integral part of a diverse, cross-functional team, collaborating closely with hardware, firmware, systems, and fellow software engineers.  Together, you’ll craft innovative products that not only meet the evolving demands of our customers but also stay at the forefront of technological advancements in software engineering.  

What You’ll Do  

  • Architect mission-critical software in support of national defense systems
  • Contribute to the research and development of innovative software solutions for cutting-edge projects
  • Represent SRC at customer design reviews and support the product during field or laboratory test events
  • Offer technical leadership and mentorship to engineers, fostering their growth and development in software engineering
  • Participate in software design and code reviews to ensure delivery of high-quality products
  • Lead the evaluation and integration of emerging technologies and tools into the software development process
  • Document and communicate proposed software solutions with integrated, cross-functional engineering teams
  • Stay up to date with the latest software development tools, technologies, and methods
  • Generate quick turn prototypes to de-risk key functionality and to support customer demonstrations
  • Collaborate with project managers to ensure software development projects are delivered on time and within budget
  • Understand customer requirements and derive features

What You’ll Bring  

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science or related discipline with 10+ years of experience OR Master’s degree with 6+ years of experience
  • Passion and talent for solving complex problems
  • Experience with a variety of programming languages
  • Experience developing software on Linux-based operating systems
  • Knowledge of modern DevSecOps tools and practices
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment, with excellent communication skills
  • Must be U.S. citizen

Ways to Stand Out:  

  • Demonstrated experience in developing software solutions for defense or aerospace applications
  • Proven experience leading Agile teams
  • Proficiency in programming languages such as C++, Python, JavaScript (React), C#, Java and CUDA
  • Familiarity with Object-Oriented Design Principles, Cloud Native Architectures, Containerization (Docker), Kubernetes, Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE), and Digital Engineering

What Sets SRC, Inc. Apart?
SRC, Inc., a not-for-profit research and development company, combines information, science, technology and ingenuity to solve “impossible” problems in the areas of defense, environment and intelligence. Across our family of companies, we apply bright minds, fresh thinking and relentless determination to deliver innovative products and services that are redefining possible®. When you join our team, you’ll be a part of something truly meaningful — helping to keep America and its allies safe and strong. You’ll collaborate with more than 1,400 engineers, scientists and professionals — with 20 percent of those employees having served in the military — in a highly innovative, inclusive and equitable work environment. You’ll receive a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package that includes four or more weeks of paid time off to start, 10 percent employer contribution toward retirement, and 100 percent tuition support. 

Total compensation for this role is market competitive. The anticipated salary range for this position based out of Syracuse, NY is estimated at $115,000 to $145,000 annually. The actual salary will vary based on applicant’s experience, skills, and abilities, geographic location as well as other business and organizational needs. SRC offers competitive benefit options, for more details please visit our website. 

Equal Opportunity

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  • Location Syracuse, New York Herndon, Virginia Fairborn, Ohio San Antonio, TX
  • Employment Type Full-Time Salaried
  • Experience Required 10+ Years
  • Education Required Bachelors Degree
  • Security Clearance Requirement Must meet eligibility requirements
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