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Senior Software Architect (Defense & Space)

  • Sector: ICT
  • Location: San Jose, California
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 21/10/2020
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:

Developing mission-critical systems that help keep people safe is what we do. At our client's space, you'll be part of the team that helps heroes make a true impact. The work we do is important. The challenges we face are career-defining. The opportunity we can offer is one-of-a-kind. We apply advanced technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, AR/VR, Cloud Native and Quantum Physics to solve our customers' missions in cyber, RF, undersea, interstellar space and everything in between. As a Senior Software Architect, you'll perform software requirements analysis, system integration activities, lead research and design, develop and test software and tools, to include development of new work products or enhancing existing applications, systems or embedded products. We will rely on your experience and knowledge to solve the hardest technical problems facing the company, often requiring the utmost creativity and innovation. It's your chance to step up to the challenge and prove you're ready to lead the world.

What you'll experience:


*Technologies that aren't just top-notch, they're often top-secret
*A team of bold thinkers committed to exploring what's next
*Opportunities to gain new knowledge - as it's discovered

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in software engineering or a related technical field is required (or equivalent experience), plus a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience; agile experience preferred.

Clearance Requirements:

Department of Defense TS/SCI security clearance is required at time of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.



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