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SOLUTE Careers Software Engineer, Aviation Engineering & Integration in Jacksonville, Florida

Sigma Defense Systems is a leading technology company serving the Department of Defense (DoD), providing tactical communications systems and services for digital modernization since 2006. Through our acquisitions of SOLUTE in January 2022 and Sub U Systems in May 2022, we have expanded our software and communications hardware solutions to better support JADC2, C5ISR, SATCOM, and DEVSECOPS for customers in the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and Space Force. Through a combination of hardware, software, and industry expertise, we provide a complete portfolio of solutions and services that accelerates information collection and sharing for faster decision making and better mission outcomes.

Why would you work for us? Quite simply, the work we do is meaningful and stimulating. We promote initiative and independent thought; we encourage direct client engagement to ensure we are delivering what the customer wants; and our engineers and scientists are working on cutting-edge projects that move the state-of-the-art closer to the people who need them. If you're looking for technical challenges and an opportunity to take a leadership role in an environment that encourages you to excel, then WE are your destination.

We are a company of innovative professionals thriving in a highly motivating work environment that fosters creativity and independent thinking. If you are a motivated individual with a desire to support our service men and women, now is a great time to join Sigma Defense!

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We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, marital status, veteran status or any other applicable legally protected status or characteristic.

We are seeking talented and inspired Software Engineers who are interested in a career working with US Navy combat and supporting aircraft and associated mission, weapon and combat systems. These state-of-the-art systems require on-going software development and revisions to keep up with emerging technologies, and we are seeking candidates with practical software development experience to assist with these tasks.

This position requires that one work with other senior architects to translate the overall system architecture into day-to-day requirements for developers. Furthermore, this position will interact directly with customer representatives and will require one to tackle day-to-day integration challenges on-site.

This Software Engineer position could be transitioned to a remote role for the right candidate.


  • 10+ years of practical experience in an engineering or computer science field supporting DoD Aircraft Weapons Systems, Mission Systems, or Flight Systems.

  • Experience in software development, maintenance, or support in an Open/Layered Architecture Environment, Operating Environments; Model-based tools, Information Assurance, Tools Development, Safety Analysis, Real-Time System Data Analysis, Problem Analysis, System Integration.

  • Strong skills with Integrated Development Environments (IDE) such as Eclipse.

  • Ability to work on-site in Jacksonville, FL USA.

Personnel Clearance Level:

  • Candidate must possess an active, DoD issued Secret security clearance.

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering or Mathematics.

Software/Programs Experience:

  • Experience developing software with Java, C++, or Python.

  • Experience developing software with Agile scaled principles.

  • Experience with Objected Oriented design/development including the employment of Design Patters to facilitate the utilization of software insulation techniques and plugins.

  • Experience working with Linux and UNIX environments.

Essential Job Duties (Not All-Inclusive)

  • Define implementation details for system architecture in conjunction with other senior architects.

  • Resolve day-to-day implementation challenges with development team.

  • Breakdown overall technical architecture into lower-level development tasks for developers.

  • Create, monitor, and manage developer tasking in an agile task management system (e.g., JIRA)

  • Map and document system requirements in conjunction with the system stakeholders and developers.

  • Ensure mission goals are effectively addressed in a timely manner.

Salary Range: $120,000 - $160,000 annually.


  • Dental and Vision Insurance

  • Medical Insurance to Include an HSA Plan and HRA Plan Which Features a $6,000 Health Reimbursement

  • Life and A&D coverage

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • 401(k) Plan with Company Matching Contributions

  • 160 Hours of Paid Time Off (PTO) with Carry-Over up to 240 hours

  • 12 (Floating) Holidays

  • Educational Assistance

  • Highly Competitive Salary