Solidus is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans)

System Development Software Engineer
Job CategorySoftware Engineering /Development
Clearance LevelEligible to Obtain
LocationMassachusetts, Westford
Req Code18:BC-D9-030
Job Description
Solidus is searching for a Software Engineer to participate in the analysis of existing and future space related systems through modeling and simulation of system performance; development, enhancement and validation of space weather and effects models; and analysis of data related to space environment effects

Responsibilities include:
-Design, develop, and support technical programs utilizing modern software engineering techniques, programming tools, and support processes for  program managers and technical staff.
-Participate in defining, describing and implementing program deliverables/functionalities.
-Evaluate and propose use of open source and commercial software, frameworks, and tools where applicable.
-Participate in the on-line gathering, reduction and analysis of data to validate model performance.

The successful candidate will join a group that identifies and evaluates threats to U.S. use of space for military, intelligence, civil, and commercial purposes. In addition, the team investigates and develops techniques to specify and mitigate space environment effects on command, control, communication and intelligence systems. 
-US Citizenship and the ability to obtain a DoD Secret Clearance; current clearance preferred
-PhD plus 5 years minimum experience, or MS plus 8 years minimum experience

Knowledge and significant experience in:
-Software/applications: MATLAB, Fortran, C/C++, Linux
-Hardware: PCs and Linux servers.
-Domains: Software/application design, development, and support; coder; web interface; graphic design; system configuration management; system troubleshooting. 
-Developing, debugging, and executing software in a Windows and Linux environment.
-Specifying, developing, and verifying models and simulations.
-Strong knowledge and experience in space weather and numerical modeling.
-Experience validating model performance with space environment data.
-Ability to communicate well, work with a team and support quick-turn analysis

Experience with any of the following is a strong plus:
-Software configuration management.
-Formal software development processes, software architecture, and VV&A processes, including for example CMMI and DoD VV&A.
-Ionospheric and radiation belt models is a plus.
-Porting software to large computational grids

Applicants selected must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. U.S. Citizenship may be required. Solidus is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. NOTICE OF AFFIRMATIVE ACTION PLAN FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES, DISABLED VETERANS AND OTHER PROTECTED VETERANS. It is the policy of this Company to seek and employ qualified individuals at all locations and facilities, and to provide equal employment opportunities for all applicants and employees in recruiting, hiring, placement, training, compensation, insurance, benefits, promotion, transfer, and termination. To achieve this, we are dedicated to taking affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified individuals with disabilities, disabled veterans, and other protected veterans. The objective in adopting the Affirmative Action Programs is to place qualified individuals with disabilities, disabled veterans and other protected veterans in all job classifications. These Affirmative Action Programs are available for inspection by any applicant or employee by contacting the Company's EEO Coordinator, in the Human Resources office, Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm