Lead Software Engineer

Job Description

The engineer will serve as a lead software engineer in support to an Air Force Research Laboratory contract. The engineer will be an integral member of a joint Government and contractor team that operates in a very dynamic environment. The engineer’s duties will span systems engineering, strategic planning, engineering process management, and business development. Secondarily, the engineer may be required to assist on other tasks as needed.


  • - Ph.D. and 15+ years of experience, Master of Science and 17+ years of experience, or Bachelor of
      Science or equivalent and 20+ years of experience

  • - Current TS/SCI clearance or adjudication within the last 2 years

  • - Experience directing several supervisors or team leaders

  • - Prior military or civil service experience supporting the space and/or intelligence

  • - Experience developing and maintaining an integrated baseline to capture the architecture,
      performance, utility, and costs associated with programs (operational, in development, and

  • - Experience analyzing system level and system-of-systems level requirements, needs, and

  • - Experience exploring opportunities for integration as well as for migrating into new and emerging
      technologies and concepts from multiple organizations within the SSA community

  • - Experience identifying integration opportunities across the SSA community including the
      integration of space with non-space (terrestrial, maritime, and air) capabilities

  • - Experience providing subject matter expert support for engineering reviews

  • - Experience collaborating with external systems engineering organizations

  • - Experience identifying, supporting, and directing a broad range of technical efforts requiring
      highly specialized and diverse personnel

  • - Experience briefing senior officers


  • - Master of Science degree in Computer Engineering or Software Engineering

  • - Experience in Aerospace, Computer Engineering, or Software Engineering

  • - Prior military or civil service experience supporting AFRL and/or SMC

  • - Recognized national expert; spokesperson for profession

  • - Experience in business development and creating new program opportunities with new and existing

Primary Location: Kirtland Air Force Base, Albuquerque, NM
Education Level: PhD and 15+ years, MS and 17+ years, or BS/equivalent and 20+ years
Travel: Yes, approximately 10% of the time
Relocation Available: Yes

ATA is an EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability employer. Please send all resumes, including cover letters, to Human Resources at Applied Technology Associates, 1300 Britt Street SE, Albuquerque, NM 87123.  You may also fax them to (505) 998-2397, or e-mail them to  PLEASE REFER TO DOCKET No. ATA20170821.

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