Security Clearance: Secret
Washington DC / Arlington VA Area
CENTRA Technology, Inc. is a leading provider of engineering, scientific, and program management support services to some of the top agencies in the U.S. government, including the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), NASA, the Department of Homeland Security and the intelligence community. CENTRA is currently seeking talented, enthusiastic, and dynamic individuals to support DARPA in formulating, coordinating, monitoring, and transitioning advanced research and development programs to the U.S. military.
The Arlington, Virginia office is seeking an engineer to support cutting-edge, advanced aerospace technology development efforts at DARPA to include advising program managers on complex software development efforts, reviewing system designs, trade studies and performance analysis
Providing technical support and subject matter expertise in monitoring the execution of advanced technology development and demonstration programs
*Performing independent technical assessments and feasibility analyses of new technologies and system designs
*Aiding in the test planning, monitoring, and reporting on tests and demonstrations
*Supporting technical interchange meetings and design reviews
*Leading programmatic and technical discussions with government and industry teams
*Performing oversight of program activity scheduling and milestones to ensure all critical elements are addressed
*Providing program management and acquisition support
*Authoring and presenting program plans, status briefings and technical reports
*Supporting a geographically dispersed Government team
Candidates will work closely with Government Program Managers as well as high level personnel throughout the government and industry research and development communities. Applicants must be technically strong and possess superior oral and written communications skills. Candidates should be self-starters capable of working both independently and as part of a team. Travel is required.
A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering with 7 years of relevant experience or a PhD or Master’s degree will not offset experience required. Experience with aircraft platform flight critical software development
* Demonstrated experience in Agile software development and test approaches
*Experience in the application of software and hardware in the loop testing
*Experience with real time operating systems
*Experience in the development and certification of mission critical software
*Experience in leading programs or development activities with technical teams in the S/W domain
*Demonstrated experience managing schedule, budget and program risks for fast-paced advanced technology programs
*Systems engineering experience to include requirements and UML artifact development
*Experience in defense-related technology research and/or development programs Familiarity with cyber security related software requirements and test techniques
*Experience with various government standards (ex. UCS, UCI, FACE)
*Experience with machine learning algorithms
*Experience managing suppliers
*Ability to quickly identify and resolve program execution issues
CENTRA Technology, Inc. provides analytic services and systems engineering to US Government and commercial customers. We have offices in Burlington, MA and Arlington, VA. EOE/Veterans/Disabled.
CENTRA offers a full range of benefits, including competitive salary, comprehensive health plan including dental coverage, company-paid life & disability insurance policies, 401(k) plan with company match and profit-sharing, ESOP, incentive bonuses, and a generous educational reimbursement program.
Interested candidates should send a resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please reference job code 3-DASSE-10-17 in the subject line