Software Engineer I-II

    • Job Tracking ID: 85347-303615
    • Job Location: Roseville , CA
    • Job Level: Any
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 08/05/2020
    • Years of Experience: Up to 2 Years
    • Radford Job Code: 05101
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Job Description


Develops product software using software engineering best-practices, while adhering to KUAS policies and procedures.



These duties and responsibilities apply to all levels of Software Engineers. 

Each successive level of Software Engineer builds on the identified typical job functions listed for   the previous level(s) of Software Engineer


  • Ensures customer satisfaction.
  • Analyses and decomposes system, and subsystem requirements and specifications collaboratively with other engineering disciplines.
  • Writes software requirements specifications, software test descriptions, design descriptions, test reports, and progress reports.
  • Designs, implements, tests, and documents software according to specifications, using approved KUAS software processes and tools.
  • Prepares and presents design review material in support of technical interchange meetings with suppliers and external/internal customers.
  • Participates in code reviews, verifies software change specification compliance, and records review and verification results.
  • Supports flight testing, data reduction, analysis, and reporting. 
  • Participates in software effort planning and estimation activities.
  • Participates in tracking and reporting progress on assignments.
  • Supports collection of software development metrics and continuous improvement processes.
  • Complies with established KUAS business policies and procedures.
  • Follows safety policies and guidelines.
  • Ensures that the work area and equipment are kept clean.


Software Engineer I

  • Works under the specific direction and guidance of senior engineers and manager.


Software Engineer II

  • Works independently, following general design and implementation guidelines provided by senior engineers and manager.
  • Mentors Level I Software Engineers.
  • May be called upon to support business development efforts both in preparation of quotes and proposals as well as sales efforts.
  • Presents design review and technical interchange material to customers.


Other Job Functions (all levels)


  • Other duties may be assigned





Experience and Skills


  • Demonstrated understanding of Object Oriented programming principles.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the specific characteristics and requirements of real-time software and systems.
  • Demonstrated understanding of classic software development life-cycle.
  • Ability to analyze and clearly document software requirements.
  • Ability to travel as necessary to perform job duties.
  • Demonstrated ability to work cross-functionally to meet program requirements.
  • Ability to maintain sensitive and confidential information as required by government standards

  • Ability to interact effectively with peers and supervisors

  • Ability to interact appropriately with the public when necessary

  • Ability to adhere to workplace rules

  • Ability to effectively communicate professionally in writing or verbally with all levels of personnel

  • May be required to obtain and maintain a U.S. security clearance at the appropriate level (requires U.S. Citizenship). 



Each successive level of Software Engineer builds on the identified education and experience qualifications listed for the previous level(s) of Software Engineer


Software Engineer I

  • Requires BS degree in Computing Science, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or other Engineering, Mathematics, or Science discipline, with appropriate software coursework and/or experience.
  • Relevant experience preferred.
  • Coursework or prior experience in C or C++ programming language, and data structures.
  • Coursework or experience with software version control tools, debugging tools, and test methods.


Additional Desirable Skills:

  • Coursework or other experience with MatLab / Simulink, or other system modeling.

  • Familiarity with principles of Personal Software Process/ Team Software Process

  • Familiarity with principles of Test Driven Development

  • Familiarity with aerodynamic concepts and principles.

  • Experience with Java


    Software Engineer II

  • Requires BS degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or other Engineering, Mathematics, or Science discipline, with appropriate software coursework and/or experience.
  • Fluency and 3 + years experience in real-time C and/or C++ software development.

  • Fluency with dynamic data structures and data management.

  • Fluency and 2+ years experience in real-time software and systems development.

  • Experience with Code Management tools and principles.

  • Experience with dynamic data structures.



  • Experience with network/socket programming.

  • Experience with hardware/software integration.



  • Office and or manufacturing environment

  • Ability to stand and sit for long periods of time

  • Ability to perform repetitive motion (keyboarding, 10-key, phones)

  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds

  • May work extended hours or weekends.



5-10% May be required between other KUAS locations