QTEC Aerospace
  • Huntsville, AL, USA
  • Full Time

QTEC Aerospace is seeking a Software Applications Team Lead to join our team of professionals in Huntsville, AL. The qualified applicant will become part of a team of professionals representing both industry and government. The successful candidate will be detail oriented, have a proven track record and a positive work ethic.

Job Duties/Responsibilities

Responsibilities will include, but may not be limited to the following:

  • Overall responsibility to ensure Program software development and integration staff has the required tools and processes in place to develop and integrate the command-and-control (C2) system.
  • Define, implement, and maintain an integrated software development environment across the two primary software development sites.
  • Research new technology and tools to determine their applicability to the C2 environment.
  • Oversee the incorporation and integration of the selected tools into the Software Development Environment (SDE); including performing the required coordination with Configuration Management, Security, and Information Assurance representatives.
  • Document the configuration and use of the SDE and act as a trainer and mentor for the software developers using the toolset.
  • Perform periodic upgrades and maintenance on the toolset.
  • Coordinate the activities of team at other development sites.
  • Work with Configuration Management and Program Operations to manage software licenses for the two development sites.

Minimum Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering discipline, or related field and minimum 6 years of related professional experience; 6 additional years of related professional experience may be considered in lieu of a degree
  • DoD 8570 certification at IAT Level II or higher (Security+, GSEC, SCNP, SSCP, CISSP, CISA, GSE, SCNA)

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Substantial expertise in the full life-cycle software engineering practices and procedures applicable to large software systems to include:
    • Recent hands-on application development experience and expertise in the use of the Java programming language.
    • Experience with software unit testing strategies, automated software builds, continuous integration and continuous deployment.
    • Experience managing a code baseline which supports multiple hardware and software baselines in the field utilizing a trunk-based development.
    • Familiarity with Software Configuration Management tools and procedures.
    • Awareness of emerging technologies and experience with the use and selection of Free and Open Source Software (FOSS).
    • Experience evaluating different toolsets and providing recommendations for use.
  • Experience on both Windows and Linux platforms is required.
  • Hands on experience with Software Development tools such as Eclipse, Git, Gradle, Maven, Nexus, JUnit, Confluence, Collaborator, SonarQube, JIRA, Jenkins, UCC and Fortify.
  • Familiarity with Information Assurance (IA) implications and processes, which is critical to the selection of applicable products that meet the overall system sustainability.
  • Perform trade studies and make recommendations about which technologies provide the most cost effective, lowest implementation risk while providing a high-performance software development environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams are required in order to coordinate activities within the Development organization
  • Must be a self-starter who is able to initiate research and evaluate new software development tools, processes and procedures.
  • Possess the ability to work independently and the poise and flexibility required to work in a highly dynamic environment

Security Clearance

Candidates must currently have and be able to maintain a minimum DoD SECRET level security clearance.


Huntsville, AL

Qualified candidates should send Application for Employment and resume to careers@qtecinc.com.

It is the policy of QTEC, Inc. not to discriminate on the basis of gender, age, race, religion, disability, veteran status or any protected statuses and to take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified individuals within the company.

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