The Software Engineer works in Engineering Services and Technical Support Services and provides engineering support for the maintenance of system software, including development of new requirements and software changes on active National Airway Systems Engineering (NASE) systems and equipment.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Responsible for the integration of CNI Core Competencies into daily functions, including: commitment to integrity, knowledge / quality of work, supporting financial goals of the company, initiative / motivation, cooperation / relationships, problem analysis / discretion, accomplishing goals through organization, positive oral / written communication skills, leadership abilities, commitment to Affirmative Action, reliability / dependability, flexibility and ownership / accountability of actions taken.
Researches and designs hardware and software systems or enhancements to existing systems or networks.
Provides software support for development and maintenance of databases at the national and local level for Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) systems.
Provides inputs as required for the development of operator, programmer, operations and maintenance, software users, and computer system diagnostic manuals where equivalent FAA or commercially developed documents are unavailable.
Provides engineering review of software and hardware design data to ensure it meets the required performance criteria.
Performs analysis, design, programming, and testing in support of proposed acquisitions of operational and support software.
Responsible for aiding in own self-development by being available and receptive to all training made available by the company.
Plans daily activities within the guidelines of company policy, job description and supervisor’s instruction in such a way as to maximize personal output.
Responsible for keeping own immediate work area in a neat and orderly condition to ensure safety of self and coworkers. Will report any unsafe conditions and/or practices to the appropriate supervisor and human resources. Will immediately correct any unsafe conditions to the best of own ability.
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering, Electronics or Electrical Engineering from a school of engineering with at least one curriculum accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET). In lieu of the engineering degree, a degree in engineering technology or an appropriate professional field such as physics, chemistry, architecture, computer science, mathematics, hydrology, or geology may be substituted depending on other qualifications, and length and type of specialized experience.
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CERTIFICATES / LICENSES / REGISTRATION
JOB SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS / ABILITIES
Knowledge of professional engineering principles, practices and procedures
Specialized knowledge of NAS systems and equipment
Knowledge of computer hardware, systems software, and computer systems architecture and integration
Highly developed software programming skills in NAS applications software such as ‘C’, UNIX, Assembly, ADA, and FORTRAN
Knowledge of Unix shell scripting CM
Highly developed programming skills using Oracle/SQL, JAVA Core, Hibernate/EclipseLink, Spring, JSP, Weblogic, Siteminder and Linus, and other software as identified.
Skilled in software development and modifications, circuit analysis, and technical writing
Ability to work both individually and in a team environment
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.