QTEC Aerospace
  • Colorado Springs, CO, USA
  • 120000-183000 per year
  • Salary
  • Full Time

QTEC Aerospace is seeking multiple SOFTWARE ENGINEERS to join our team of professionals in Colorado Springs, CO. The successful candidates will become part of a team of professionals representing both industry and government in support of a Missile Defense System (MDS) with a mission of protecting the United States and our allies. The successful candidate will be detail oriented, have a proven track record and a positive work ethic.

Job Summary

QTEC Aerospace is looking for highly capable and motivated individuals. The successful candidates will function as an integral member of a multi-contractor team providing program, engineering, and technical support to Missile Defense programs. Selected candidates will solve complex problems that require the regular use of ingenuity and creativity. More experienced candidates may function in project leadership roles and represent the organization as customer contact on significant technical matters.

Job Duties/Responsibilities

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

  • Software development using Java
  • Provide in-depth analysis and technical support of a large, distributed system written in Java
  • Perform complex problem resolution, design, development, testing, integration, and user-support for a large code baseline
  • Follow specifications in order to develop or modify functionality within the code
  • Assist with design, benchmark testing, debugging and documentation Interface with other system support groups to resolve problems, set standards and improve overall efficiency of the system
  • Design, code, test and implement tools for automation

Minimum Education and Experience

  • Bachelors degree in software engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics, or related engineering field with minimum 5 years' experience; or Masters degree and 3 years of experience; or equivalent combination of education and related experience

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Java experience
  • Experience with command and control system application development
  • Previous experience with message translation software
  • Automated test and pipeline development experience
  • Experience developing software for Unix/Linux and Windows platforms
  • Experience with Software Integration testing including developing automated test scripts
  • Experience with Risk Management Framework (RMF)/STIG/Fortify mitigation
  • Prior experience designing and developing microservices and deploying with containers; experience setting up a container environment
  • Knowledge of software practices and coding standards
  • Strong problem-solving skills, including the ability to review performance issues, identify root cause, recommend and develop a solution
  • The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams, and prepare and brief presentations to the customer as needed
  • Self-starter with ability to work both independently and in a team environment

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Experience working as part of an Agile team
  • Familiarity with Java Spring
  • Familiarity with containerization tools such as Docker/Kubernetes
  • Knowledge of server-side development and message passing
  • Experience developing enterprise applications
  • Good working knowledge of MS Office products
  • Flexibility and willingness to take on unanticipated tasking
  • Use of common software development and management tools such as git, Nexus, JIRA, Confluence, Maven or Gradle and Eclipse
  • Understanding of standard system engineering design artifacts such as Use Cases and UML diagrams

Security Clearance

Candidates must currently have a minimum DoD SECRET level security clearance with the ability to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI.

Salary Range

$120,000 - $183,000

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results.


QTEC Aerospace offers a variety of benefits including healthcare, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, 401(k) retirement plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business. Employees may choose among the offered benefits to design the best benefits package to suit their individual or family needs.


Colorado Springs, CO

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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