At Aerojet Rocketdyne, our people further the exploration of space and help keep America safe! We are seeking an Associate Software Development Engineer 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.
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 be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance at the appropriate level (U.S. 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.