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Senior Software Engineer Principal

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Job ID: 218445
Location: LAKEHURST, NJ, United States
Date Posted: Jan 31, 2022
Category: Software
Subcategory: SW Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: Interim Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Remote Work:
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Job Description


The Software Engineer (Cyber) will provide support to the Aircraft Launch and Recovery Equipment (ALRE) programs at NAVAIR Lakehurst, NJ.  The Software Engineer will

  • Develop software and executing software test cases and procedures.
  • Develop test scenarios for non-obvious testing of software
  • Use automated testing tools for software development and testing.
  • Develop software test plan documents.
  • Document software test execution results and compiling test reports.
  • Plan and execute software regression testing.
  • Develop and maintaining software requirements traceability matrices.


Required Education and Experience: 

  • Must have at least 15 years’ experience performing the software development and testing functions listed above. It is preferred that at least 1 year of this experience be on DoD systems
  • A bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a related technical field is required 
  • Comptia Security+ certification (or the ability to obtain this certification within 3 months of hire)
  • Comptia Windows or Linux certification (or the ability to obtain this certification within 3 months or hire)
  • Must have an Interim Secret clearance prior to start date with the ability to obtain a Secret clearance.
  • Experience with DoD and DoN Cyber Security policies and standards.
  • Experience with implementation and assessment of system/software risk and Cyber vulnerabilities through the Risk Management Framework
  • Develop Cyber Security/Information Assurance strategies.
  • Define connectivity and interface requirements in compliance with Cyber Security/Information Assurance strategies and Policy
  • Must have very strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must be able to work collaboratively within a multi-disciplinary team



  • Experienced in the development of software and software test plans/cases/procedures.
  • Strong analytical skills in software development, troubleshooting, software testing methods and techniques, with a focus on test automation.
  • Familiarity with the planning and execution of functional and integration test scripts.
  • Experienced with architecting and developing system testing, configuration testing integration and deployment of Windows, and Linux platforms in complex network configurations.
  • Experienced in software development using Java, C++, C#, HTML, and or similar development languages.
  • Experienced in the recording of test results and producing software test reports.
  • Experienced in the development of requirements traceability matrices from a system level down to the software level.
  • Experienced with planning and performing regression testing on software applications.
  • Experienced using a requirements management and control tool such as DOORS
  • Strong MS Office skills, particularly Excel.
  • Experience with one or more automated testing tools such as Rational Functional Tester, Visual Studio Test Professional, or HP Sprinter.

Desired Skills:

  • Linux, networking, virtualization
  • Cybersecurity Workforce (CSWF) a plus

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