Software Engineer IV

    • Job Tracking ID: 85347-339585
    • Job Location: Roseville, CA
    • Job Level: Mid Career
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 05/18/2022
    • Years of Experience: 11+
    • Radford Job Code: 05104
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Job Description

GENERAL JOB SUMMARY:

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

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

 

  • 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.
  • May act as Lead Engineer per procedure for very complex projects as assigned by their Manager.
  • Acts as Test Director when necessary.
  • Prepares and presents design review material in support of technical interchange meetings with suppliers and external/internal customers.
  • Plans projects and executes to the plan with attention to detail.
  • Provides direction and oversight, both technically and programmatically, to Software Engineers.
  • Manages the engineering team’s effort and time within the budget and schedule provided for the task.
  • Reports project status periodically (actual budget/schedule vs. proposed budget/schedule).
  • Reports progress in meeting customer requirements periodically.
  • Mentors Level I-III Software Engineers.
  • Ensures that the work area and equipment are kept clean.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:  

None 

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Experience and Skills

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:  

 

  • Requires BS degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or other Engineering, Mathematics, or Science discipline, with appropriate software coursework and/or experience.
  • Expert level fluency with 11+ years experience in real-time C/C++ development.

  • Expert fluency with dynamic memory management.

  • Experience with PSP/TSP or Agile software development methodology.

  • Experience leading medium to large teams of engineers in software and systems development projects.

  • Experience with Matlab.

  • Experience integrating components built in multiple languages for multiple target environments.

 

PREFERRED SKILLS:

  • 6+ years experience leading small teams of engineers in software development projects.
  • Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or other Engineering Discipline with relevant software development training and experience.

 

WORK ENVIROMENT / PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • 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.

 

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS: 

5-10% May be required between other KUAS locations

 

THE ABOVE STATEMENTS ARE INTENDED TO DESCRIBE THE GENERAL NATURE AND LEVEL OF WORK BEING PERFORMED BY INDIVIDUALS ASSIGNED TO THIS CLASSIFICATION. THEY ARE NOT INTENDED TO BE CONSTRUED AS AN EXHAUSTIVE LIST OF ALL RESPONSIBILITIES, DUTIES AND SKILLS REQUIRED OF PERSONNEL SO CLASSIFIED.

 

A REVIEW OF THIS CLASSIFICATION HAS EXCLUDED THE MARGINAL FUNCTIONS OF THE CLASSIFICATION THAT ARE INCIDENTAL TO THE PERFORMANCE OF FUNDAMENTAL JOB JUTIES. ALL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ARE ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND REQUIREMENTS AND ARE SUBJECT TO POSSIBLE MODIFICATION TO REASONABLY ACCOMMODATE INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES TO PERFORM THIS JOB PROFICIENTLY.   THE REQUIREMENTS LISTED IN THIS DOCUMENT ARE THE MINIMUM LEVELS OF KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS OR ABILITIES

Job Benefits

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Tax Savings Accounts (HSA / FSA)
  • Life Insurance
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401k
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • PTO
  • Education Assistance Program
  • Paid Holidays
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