Software Engineer in Tewksbury at Curtiss-Wright

Date Posted: 4/28/2022

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Job Description

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Tactical Communications Group (TCG) is looking for motivated and energetic people to join and have a voice in growing our world-class organization. TCG is part of Curtiss-Wright's Defense Solutions group and specializes in delivering Tactical Data Link (TDL) network solutions.

Have you ever watched an F-15 fly and felt a sense of pride?

TDLs are military communications links, developed for the transmission of digital tactical information using standardized message formats, protocols, and bearer characteristics. TDLs facilitate secure, jam-resistant, high-capacity communication between military assets over an extended range, included beyond line-of-sight. TCG's TDL solutions allow military units, government organizations, and defense contractors to quickly achieve better communication connectivity and capability at the tactical edge.

TCG offers challenging and rewarding work where you will be recognized for your accomplishments and see the fruits of your labor making a difference to our national and coalition defense. We offer a flexible work environment, opportunities to travel, competitive pay and benefits, and the chance to learn from our experts. Be part of making "Data Links Simplified" a reality!

Software Engineer

The Software Engineer is responsible for designing and developing application-level software for TCG's Tactical Communications Manager (TCM) software suite, providing Tactical Data Link (TDL) connectivity and capability for operational, test, and training applications for US and coalition forces.

The Software Engineer will be part of small team (3-6) of software engineers under the supervision of a Lead Software Engineer. The Software Engineer will be assigned to one or more software development projects typically 6-9 months in duration. In addition, the Software Engineer will be responsible for assisting in the maintenance of TCG's TCM software at the direction of the Lead Engineer.

Your Challenge:

  • Develop new software applications within the TCG TCM software architecture
  • Modify existing software and troubleshoot issues
  • Help maintain code quality, organization, and documentation
  • Travel to customer sites for debugging/testing of software

Your Expertise:

  • BS/BE degree in Computer Science or a similar field of study or 3+ years equivalent experience
  • 3+ years of Software Development (design & programming) experience
  • Java and/or C++ development in Windows and/or Linux environments
  • Experience with full lifecycle of the software engineering process including functional specification, design, implementation, and testing
  • Ability to work well both independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to focus on and complete tasks with attention to detail and organization

Highly Desired:

  • MS Visual Studio or Eclipse/InteliJ
  • Experience with GUI design and development
  • Experience developing multi-threaded applications
  • Any prior experience with Tactical Data Links would be a strong bonus

This position may require exposure to export-controlled information and subject to additional security screening. In the event information provided during the security screening reveals ineligibility to access export-controlled information, any offer of employment may be reconsidered or withdrawn.

Curtiss-Wright values diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact Talent Acquisition and we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request.