• Software Engineering Lead

    Location US-CA-Palo Alto
    Posted Date 3 months ago(3 months ago)
    Requisition #
    Full Time
    Security Clearance
    Public Trust
    Job Category
    Systems Engineering
  • Overview

    Noblis and our wholly owned subsidiary, Noblis ESI, are solving difficult problems that help our government and our country. We bring the best of scientific thought, management, and engineering expertise with a reputation for independence and objectivity. We support a wide range of government and industry clients in the areas of national security, intelligence, transportation, healthcare, environmental sustainability, and enterprise engineering. Learn more at noblis.org/about.


    Why work at a Noblis company?

    Our employees find greater meaning in their work and balance the other things in life that matter to them. Our people are our greatest asset. They are exceptionally skilled, knowledgeable, team-oriented, and mission-driven individuals who want to do work that matters and benefits the public.


    Noblis has won numerous workplace awards. Noblis maintains a drug-free workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race.


    NASA Ames has an ongoing requirement for scientific research, application development, and deployment of advanced information systems technology.  This is a critical requirement to the NASA mission and other federal government projects.  Join the Noblis team and help NASA research, design and develop next generation technologies that will shape the future of air and space flight missions and operations.


    Noblis is looking for qualified candidates to fill a Software Engineering Lead position that will lead multiple teams of engineers and scientists in the areas of research, development, and deployment of software tools in support of NASA’s ground and flight missions. The place of performance for the position is Mountain View, CA and will directly report to the Program Manager. This position will provide leadership, research, and direction to software engineering and scientist teams in the following areas:

    • Stay abreast of and monitor and report industry best practices and leading edge research results in software engineering and software tools development
    • Development of models and algorithms for reliable systems and software
    • Development of test, flight and ground systems software for space and aviation missions
    • Modeling and analysis techniques/frameworks for analyzing system performance, code quality and data outputs
    • Safety assurance technology
    • Advanced verification and validation techniques
    • Model-based systems engineering and applications


    Required Qualifications:

    • MS in computer science and/or related field and minimum of 10 years related experience (or PhD and 5 years)
    • Proven leadership and management experience of multiple concurrent software engineering tasks and team leadership
    • History of working within R&D science environments and proven record of applying cutting edge science into missions and operations
    • Deep experience in the follow areas:
        • Formal and quantitative techniques
        • Static code analysis
        • Model checking
        • Statistics-based testing
        • Search and optimization techniques
        • Novel safety and assurance techniques


    Desired Qualifications:

    • PhD preferred
    • Experience working on NASA R&D efforts, flight systems, space systems, or ground systems
    • Recent publications in the software research and engineering domain
    • Strong background in statistics
    • Experience performing research in artificial intelligence
    • Recognized thought leader with history of participating in industry events, conferences, and speaking panels

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