Software Architect - Senior
at Ronin Staffing

Date Posted: 8/30/2019

Job Description

Title: Sr. Software Architect
Pay: DOE
Location: Pasadena, CA 91105
Length: 1 year contract + possible extension

Job Summary:

Looking for a Sr. Software Architect to support exciting projects with NASA.

The successful candidate will be a leader in establishing, communicating and following software processes and procedures for development, architectural compliance, documentation, external and internal interfaces, as well as other software engineering work products/artifacts.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Developing data processing software for a special studies ground team to implement in a U.S. Government enterprise architecture
  • Responsible for all stages of the software product life cycle – planning, analyzing, coding, designing, integrating, testing, deploying and providing support for production
  • Mentoring of developers on development lifecycle
  • Define software use-cases, requirements and interfaces
  • Interacting with data scientists to convert prototype algorithms into automated, robust data processing software
  • Developing, modernizing and managing critical infrastructure and applications for intelligence customers
  • Providing software architecture, preliminary design and detailed design
  • Defining and implementing software prototypes to demonstrate capabilities and burn down risk
  • Defining software tasks and schedules
  • Troubleshooting software problems and provide solutions across the development team

Education / Work Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in STEM with a minimum of 8 years of software engineering or related experience

Required Skills:

  • Experience developing with one or more of the following technologies:  Python, C, C++
  • Software development experience in team environment using software support tools for version control, issue tracking, collaboration, automation, containerization, document generation (JIRA, GIT, Artifactory, Confluence, Jenkins, Docker, Sphinx)
  • Ability to establish and follow an enterprise framework for all phases of software development: requirements, design, development, testing, and delivery
  • Experience working with structures and/or thermal design and analysis
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities, including mentoring of teammates
  • Demonstrated decision making, including the ability to provide justification of decisions
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills including:
    • experience with customer interaction
    • end-user engagement including preparing and presenting status information and technical material
    • ability to communicate complex and diverse engineering topics to achieve team consensus
  • Multi-disciplinary team player
  • Ability to work closely with systems design team, developers and other team members to implement system/project requirements
  • Proven ability to complete assigned tasks to achieve program milestones
  • Skilled and understanding and designing software interfaces

Desirable Skills:

  • Advanced degrees and certifications
  • Familiar with JPL, NASA, or DoD practices and standards
  • Knowledgeable of software languages (MATLAB, XML, JSON, Java, CUDA, Markup)
  • Understands data file formats and image processing software and tools
  • Experienced Familiar with software code analyzers/audit tools (Coverity, Semmle)
  • Ability and willingness to learn new software skills as needed to perform project tasks
  • Ability to work in a complex multi-task, schedule-driven environment
  • Ability and initiative to perform effectively with minimal day-to-day oversight
  • Familiarity with providing Basis of Estimates and software bids

This position requires a U.S. Citizen who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Contractor
  • Location: Pasadena, CA
  • Job Type: Other
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 8/30/2019

About Us

Founded in 1999 as a woman- and minority-owned IT staffing organization, Ronin Staffing has grown into a full-service staffing search firm that recruits and places qualified and quality candidates with expertise in a wide range of areas, including Engineering, Aerospace, Administration, Accounting/Financing, to name a few. We offer contract-only, contract-to-hire or direct-hire services to our clients and our contractors alike.

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