Software Engineer III (Autonomy)

May 27, 2023
Offerd Salary:$89,200 - $133,800
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As a Software Engineer III (Autonomy) one works with and is mentored by a talented group of engineers in a fast moving, collaborative Agile development environment. In this role, one plans, designs, develops and tests software systems or applications for software enhancements and new products including cloud-based or internet-related tools.

Position Responsibilities

  • Works within a defined software life cycle development process
  • Understands the requirements and process. Participates in software design reviews
  • Creates software design documentation according to software process requirements and guidance from Senior Engineers
  • Implements coding according to coding standard. Writes a unique test, and validate software according to the process. Contributes in the process improvement efforts
  • Delivers work on time according to agreed completion dates and project schedule & budget
  • Supports and derives algorithm design from detailed software requirements
  • Works closely with multiple teams of software developers reusing developed software to support different programs
  • Operates in a continuous learning environment under moderate supervision. Provides guidance and mentoring to less experienced engineers
  • Works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Basic Qualifications (Required Skills & Experience)

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Math, or Physics is required or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience in Windows or Linux application software development. Object Oriented Design experience is required
  • Expertise in one of the following: C# .Net, Java, C++, and/or Web UI
  • Experienced writing unit tests and debugging code
  • Experienced with formal and structured lifecycle development process
  • Experienced with Agile Software Development Process Management
  • Demonstrated mathematical and analytical skills are required
  • Demonstrated familiarity with source code configuration management tools such as SVN and Git as well as familiarity with IDEs and debuggers
  • Willingness to travel locally (Occasionally)
  • Other Qualifications & Desired Competencies

  • Advanced degree is preferred
  • Experience with Android, iOS, or React/Redux web development is preferred
  • Experience with FitNesse test framework is preferred as is experience with UAS, drones, or robotics
  • Demonstrates understanding of object-oriented design, data structures, database, and operating systems. A basic knowledge of networking is preferred
  • Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions
  • Demonstrates effective listening, questioning, clarifying and summarizing skills to effectively communicate in one-on-one and small group settings
  • Demonstrates understanding of system design that one is working on and understands the role that assigned tasks play in the system
  • Able to excel in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment, where small teams share a broad variety of duties
  • Displays strong initiative and drive to accomplish goals and meet company objectives
  • Takes ownership and responsibility for current and past work products
  • Is committed to learning from mistakes and driven to improve and enhance performance of oneself, others, and the company
  • Has effective problem-solving, analytical, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Focuses on teamwork, collaboration and puts the success of the team above one's own interests
  • Physical Demands

  • Ability to work in an office environment (Constant)
  • Required to stand and sit for long periods; talk, hear, and use hands and fingers to operate a computer and telephone keyboard (Frequent)
  • The salary range for this role is:

    $89,200 - $133,800

    AeroVironment considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the location, the role and associated responsibilities, a candidate's work experience, education/training, and key skills.

    ITAR Requirement:

    This position requires access to information that is subject to compliance with the International Traffic Arms Regulations (“ITAR”) and/or the Export Administration Regulations (“EAR”). In order to comply with the requirements of the ITAR and/or the EAR, applicants will be asked to provide specific documentation to verify U.S. person status under the ITAR and the EAR. A “U.S. person” according to their definition is a U.S. citizen, U.S. lawful permanent resident (green card holder), or protected individual such as a refugee, or asylee. See 22 CFR § 120.15. Some positions will require current U.S. Citizenship due to contract requirements.

    Benefits : AV offers an excellent benefits package including medical, dental vision, 401K with company matching, a 9/80 work schedule and a paid holiday shutdown. For more information about our company benefit offerings please visit: https:// www.

    We also encourage you to review our company website at https:// www. to learn more about us.

    Principals only need apply. NO agencies please.

    Who We Are

    Based in California, AeroVironment (AVAV) is a global leader in unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and tactical missile systems. Founded in 1971 by celebrated physicist and engineer, Dr. Paul MacCready, we've been at the leading edge of technical innovation for more than 45 years. Be a part of the team that developed the world's most widely used military drones and created the first submarine-launched reconnaissance drone, and has seven innovative vehicles that are part of the Smithsonian Institution's permanent collection in Washington, DC.

    Join us today in developing the next generation of small UAS and tactical missile systems that will deliver more actionable intelligence to our customers so they can proceed with certainty – and succeed.

    What We Do

    Building on a history of technological innovation, AeroVironment designs, develops, produces, and supports an advanced portfolio of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and tactical missile systems. Agencies of the U.S. Department of Defense and allied military services use the company's hand-launched UAS to provide situational awareness to tactical operating units through real-time, airborne reconnaissance, surveillance, and target acquisition.

    AeroVironment Incorporated is an equal opportunity employer, M/F/D/V and works in compliance with both federal and state laws. We are committed to the concept regarding Equal Employment opportunity. Qualified candidates will be considered for employment regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, medical condition nor disability, genetics, veteran and all others that may apply.


    U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (Green Card holder) or asylee/refugee status as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3) required.

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