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Associate Software Engineer

Sterling Heights, MI

Posted: 03/07/2024 Employment Type: Contract Job Industry: Defense/Government Job Number: 24-00123

Job Description

About the Role:

Join a self-motivated team of engineers responsible for the development of cyber security software products for a family of ground combat vehicles. The function of this position is to assist in the implementation and integration of an advanced first of its kind cybersecurity application/environment. A software engineer with experience and passion for cyber security is the ideal candidate for this exciting position.

Position Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline preferably in the area of Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited university (Relevant cyber technical certificates will be considered).
  • Minimum of 1+ year of software engineering experience.
  • Programming experience in high level languages such as C#, Java, C++, Rust or Ada. Openness to learning customer specified languages required.
  • Significant experience and familiarity operating in a Linux Environment.
  • Experience with board support, including Linux device drivers, bootloaders, or other system programming is a plus.
  • Familiarity with Networking and IPC - specifically socket programming.
  • Working knowledge of software tools such as Integrated Development Environments (IDE), version control (git), defect reporting.
  • Currently possess or has the ability to obtain a DoD Secret clearance or higher (interim required before start. This position will require eligibility to obtain a US security clearance. (Non-US Citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance).
  • The flexibility to work non-duty hours or on weekends as needed by the project (We pay overtime unlike many software companies –but we try to not ever need it)
  • Must satisfy Anthropometric Size Restrictions for access to military vehicles and be able to climb on vehicles and pass through hatches.

This assignment is a US Government Contract which requires all applicants to be US Citizens.

No third-party applicants will be considered. If you are a third party contracting company, please do not respond to this position.

Meet Your Recruiter

Joe Fisher
Technical Recruiter

I am a seasoned Technical Recruiter and retired U.S. Army Human Resources Specialist with two decades of experience building high-performing teams within government and defense; holding active Secret Clearance. Recognized for demonstrating a natural aptitude for directing the full recruiting cycle while providing the optimal candidate and stakeholder experience, as well as for building robust candidate pipelines and relationship networks to proactively meet hiring and staffing needs.

Currently, I am a Technical Recruiter with Contract Professionals Inc. I conduct full cycle recruiting, sourcing specialized engineering and IT positions for civilians and veterans, while piloting the successful placement of qualified candidates into approved government projects and programs. In addition, I liaise with senior leadership, business partners, and hiring teams to ensure the company’s recruitment support structure is driving the business forward with minimal expenditures.

Colleagues describe me as a loyal, progressive, driven, down-to-earth, strategic and innovative recruiting expert who can be relied on to offer superior human resources solutions for complex corporate challenges.

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