Velocity Staff

Software Engineer II

Location US-GA-Savannah
Posted Date 1 week ago(2/8/2018 4:06 PM)
# Positions


Velocity Staff, Inc. is currently working with our client located in Savannah, GA to identify a Software Engineer II become a key member of our client's software team responsible for their Cabin Management system and related components within the cabin of advanced aircraft. This is a long term contract opportunity. 


Principal Duties/Responsibilities:


1) Designs, develops, tests, and integrates software modules of varying scope and complexity to meet program objectives

2) Works within a team environment, promoting cohesiveness and continuous improvement

3) Maintains and troubleshoots multiple software projects designed for various platforms, with primary focus on Java platforms & products

4) Interfaces with other groups and customers as needed during design/development and troubleshooting

5) Maintains a current knowledge of developments, both process and technical, related to software development in order to recommend innovations to improve quality and effectiveness, as well as to offer creative and informed opinions in the course of troubleshooting and debugging. 


Position Purpose:

Performs engineering work related to the investigation and the solution of technical problems associated with research, design, development, service and manufacture of client aircraft. 
Essential Functions: 
1. Solves typical engineering problems within assigned discipline 
2. Provides technical assistance to engineering staff and contributes to completion of project milestones 
3. Responsible for a complex engineering assignment, or a full project of lesser complexity 
4. Follows established schedules while developing plans for engineering assignments 
5. Obtains appropriate level of supervisor approvals for work accuracy and adequacy 6. Proficiently applies company/organization policies and procedures 
Additional Functions: 
1. Actively works to improve daily processes, and ensures all work meets customer requirements 
2. Maintains a current and up-to-date knowledge of developments and application of technical principles, theories, and concepts in assigned field of expertise 
3. Performs other duties as assigned 
Other Requirements: 
1. The level of technical skills and abilities appropriate for this grade will be established by each discipline 
2. Applies knowledge to provide solutions to a variety of technical problems of moderate scope and complexity, using a combination of judgment with defined practices and procedures 
3. Failure to achieve results, or erroneous decisions or recommendations, may cause delays in program schedules and/or allocation of additional resources 
4. Ability to convey technical concepts in both written and verbal formats 
5. Contacts are primarily within the organization, with occasional customer contacts on routine issues 
6. Works under general supervision for routine tasks of minor complexity 
7. With supervision/mentor-ship, can coordinate the activities for lower level engineering staff




  • Self-motivated and able to work under limited supervision when required
  • Proficiency developing/maintaining Java applications 
  • Experience using revision control, git preferred 
  • Ability to follow a software development process, such as Agile 
  • Experience with one or more of the following a plus: UI/UX design/development, Design Patterns, Spring 
  • Network engineering skills are a plus


Education Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree in engineering, a related curriculum, or equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. 
  • See Other Requirements in Job Description. 18 months related engineering experience with Bachelors degree. 
  • Experience credit will be considered for related advance degrees limited to 2 years for Masters Degree and 4 years for PhD in fields applicable to this job position.


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