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Sierra Nevada Corporation | SNC Sierra Nevada Corporation | SNC

Software Engineer III

  •  Posted 30+ Days Ago
  •   Full time
  •  Centennial, CO
  •  R0011465
  •  Security Clearance Required

Do you enjoy developing new products and services? Join us! Our Software Engineers work in an agile, collective environment. You will be using your skills and expertise to define, design, develop, test, certify and improve cutting-edge software products. These cover a very wide range from advanced mission payloads and electronic systems through highly integrated aircraft to orbital and space exploration systems. You'll perform coding, debugging, testing, and troubleshooting of systems and software throughout our development process. Your technical duties involve the design and development of new software products throughout the product lifecycle.

At SNC’s ISR, Aviation and Security (IAS) team we are a leading manned and unmanned aircraft systems integrator for high-performance intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, and aviation systems. IAS tailors solutions to customer cost, performance, and schedule requirements and designs to consistently exceed expectations and provide a turnkey approach to enable our customers to focus on their mission. Learn more about IAS

Success looks like:

  • Innovative and able to provide vision into the art of the possible to support program and customer needs
  • Passion for product development agility, velocity & quality
  • Innovative thinker with good problem solving and communication skills
  • Experience with software development methodologies such as Agile/Scrum, Waterfall, and Spiral
  • Familiarity with CM/build tools such as Jenkins and Subversion
  • Ability to release software changes cost effectively and easily
  • Strong understanding of object oriented programming design patterns
  • Strong mathematical fundamentals, including linear algebra and numerical methods

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Proficient with C++ and Java
  • 6+ years of experience in the required field
  • Hands-on experience with mainline programming languages such as Python, HTML, C#, Java, C
  • Hands-on experience with image processing
  • Bonus points for CUDA or MATLAB experience
  • Bachelor's degree in related engineering discipline and typically 6 or more years of relevant experience
  • Experience with Computer Aided Engineering tools
  • Demonstrated knowledge of engineering principles and practices
  • Experience working in multi-disciplinary teams
  • Bonus points for OMS/SOA experience
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret U.S. Security Clearance is required

What we offer:

The opportunity to be part of a growing global success story; a fun, fast-paced work environment and a relaxed, supportive team which encourages personal growth; competitive salary, shares in the company; generous 3-weeks of PTO, standard holidays and office closure between Christmas and New Year's; flexible work arrangements

  • 401K 
  • Relocation Packages
  • Remote Opportunities
  • Education reimbursement
  • Volunteering opportunities
  • World-class medical and dental insurance
  • Generous paid time off and flex time
  • Cross-training and professional development opportunities


This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a Secret U.S. Security Clearance. U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance for employment. Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance.  The Department of Defense Consolidated Adjudications Facility (DoD CAF), a federal government agency, handles the adjudicative aspects of the security clearance eligibility process for industry applicants. Adjudicative factors which affect the outcome of the eligibility determination include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and illegal drug use.

At Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) we deliver customer-focused technology and best-of-breed integrations in the aerospace and defense sectors. SNC has been honored as one of the most innovative U.S. companies in space, a Tier One Superior Supplier for the U.S. Air Force, and as one of America’s fastest-growing companies. Learn more about SNC