Senior Software Engineer
Patuxent River, MD 
Posted 2 days ago
Job Description
Senior Software Engineer
Job Locations US-MD-Patuxent River
ID 2022-1865 Category Engineering Type Full Time Regular Telecommute No Career Pathing Stream Consulting / Direct Career Pathing Levels Sr. Principal

AVIAN is searching for a Software Engineer, Senior to support work in Patuxent River, Maryland.

AVIAN (pronounced *ae-v-yin*) is an employee-owned, entrepreneurial-spirited company where creative, talented minds flourish, and where proactive, productive, proficient professionals feel valued.

We are resourceful, responsive and reachable for various government and commercial clients in program, financial, and logistics management; engineering and systems engineering; test and evaluation of crewed and uncrewed systems; workforce development and training; communication strategy and graphic design.

The type of work we do is a direct result of the creativity of our team, and the talents they bring. But in the end, we are all driven by the purpose of taking care of those around us.

We're seeking people that are passionate and excited about creating well-crafted products and memorable experiences with our customers. We are not in the market of automated transactions; we build lasting relationships.

    The incumbent will be part of an Integrated Product Team (IPT) in support of the software development and maintenance of the Core Level Software and Transport Services Segment used on the Mission Computer Alternative (MCA) system.
  • The incumbent should have a thorough understanding of software development practices: configuration management, code reviews, unit testing, and continuous integration with at least 5 years of C++ programming experience.
  • The incumbent will also develop software to perform IV&V tests on FACE conformant applications on various hardware configurations and be familiar with implementing software practices for DO-178C DAL A compliance.
  • The candidate must be a self-starter willing to work with, lead, customers, and train junior engineers, ESDPs, and interns.
  • The incumbent must obtain and maintain a SECRET clearance and the ability to obtain a Top Secret in the future.

SENIOR: A Senior level person within a labor category has over 10 years of experience related to the functional duties for that labor category and a MA/MS degree. A Senior level person typically works on high-visibility or mission critical aspects of a given program and performs all functional duties independently. A Senior level person may oversee the efforts of less senior staff and/or be responsible for the efforts of all staff assigned to a specific job.

6 years additional relevant work experience may be substituted for a Bachelor's Degree
Bachelor's Degree plus 4 years additional relevant work experience may be substituted for a Master's

Required experience:

  • 5 years of experience with C/C++, python
  • Embedded systems software development (avionics preferred)

Desired experience:

  • Experience using a variety of integrated development environment (IDE) and test environments (Visual Studio, Qt, Eclipse, etc.)
  • Experience with safety-critical Real-Time Operating Systems (RTOS) required (VX Works preferred)
  • Graphical User Interface (GUI) development experience (Qt preferred and avionics/ARINC 661 experience preferred)
  • Secure code experience (DO-178 and MIL-STD-882 preferred)
  • Digital engineering experience preferred
  • Modular Open Systems Approach (MOSA) standards experience preferred (FACE/ HOST/SOSA/OMS/VICTORY/RedHawk)

Our entire AVIAN workforce is required to comply with the Executive Order 14042 requiring employees to be fully vaccinated from COVID-19. An employee will be considered fully vaccinated when at least two (2) weeks have elapsed after the second dose in a two-dose COVID-19 series or at lease (2) weeks have elapsed after a single-dose COVID-19 vaccine.

AVIAN is a service-based organization. As an equal opportunity employer, our policy of business is to seek the most qualified candidate for each talent opportunity without regard to race, creed, color, sex, age,


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5+ years
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