Zenetex LLC

Senior Software Engineer

Posted Date 1 month ago(4/20/2020 3:46 PM)
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Position Overview

ZENETEX specializes in management and technology support services for a variety of Federal agencies and commercial organizations nationwide. Our company is experiencing tremendous growth across all of our practice areas! In support of future work, we are reviewing resumes for the position of Senior Software Engineer to support future work in Orlando, FL. This is a contingent position - actual employment will be dictated by contract award. Candidates meeting the minimum requirements will be contacted by a member of our recruiting team. 


  • Conduct systems/software engineering integration analysis of hardware and/or software and assess the impact of integration on overall system operation, system of systems operation, and family of systems operation.
  • Review and analyze proposed interface designs, software code, and provide documented assessments. Provide efforts to support the efficient and accurate development of US Navy aircraft training systems as follows:
  • Analyze technical documentation and prepare technical design approaches for training system(s).
  • Develop cost and lead-time estimates for the training system to be developed.
  • Apply decision analysis techniques to ensure that the engineering approach is cost effective and satisfies the training objectives.
  • Develop quantitative criteria and recommend tradeoffs regarding inputs received from supporting personnel concerning training system change(s).
  • Develop engineering specifications detailing design, performance, testing, and provisions for the acceptance of the engineering changes.
  • Evaluate technical proposals and work statements submitted by commercial Contractors or in­house resources. Recommend the best technical approach submitted in response to the specification. Conduct market research.
  • Review training system Contractor's design approach, criteria, and design reports. Evaluate the design approach, criteria and reports, and provide evaluation comments.
  • Continuously assess training system Contractor performance and recommend appropriate action when Contractor delinquencies of deficiencies occur.
  • Recommend changes to the training systems contract based on revisions to military training characteristics, changes to performance characteristics, or for pre-planned product improvements.
  • Monitor the configuration management of the training system.
  • Monitor and assess training system hardware and software development status and resolve related programmatic issues.
  • Identify problems being encountered in hardware and software development and provide recommendations as to how to resolve these problems.
  • Review Training System Contractor's deliverables, and subsequently perform examinations and acceptance tests.
  • Analyze potential requirements for modifications on training systems in the operational phase of the training system life cycle. This involves extensive research and coordination, including contact with fleet activities, Government laboratories, and device/system users.
  • Facilitate the activities of the Information Technology staff (System Administrators, Network Administrators) to maintain and improve the reliability, functionality, and cybersecurity posture.
  • Troubleshoots complex technical problems and propose solutions.
  • Develop, program, test, and adjust technically complex elements of training scenarios in Semi­ Automatic Forces as specified by the Instructor/Analysts.
  • Develop, test, and modify configurations of integration tools and applications that manage the integration between disparate simulators to achieve maximum possible integration between simulators.
  • Design software modules and/or database based on requirements.
  • Write software programs and scripts to modify or support new programs based on capability needs.


  • BS degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering, or equivalent from an ABET-accredited institution is required. 
  • Effective and professional written and verbal communications skills
  • Proficient with MS Office products
  • Must be self-motivated and possess the ability to work independently



  • 24 credit hours (or equivalent) of coursework specializing in computer hardware and software (e.g., software design and engineering, system architecture, data structures, networks, operating system, digital design and real-time systems)
  • 10 years of practical experience in software systems engineering associated with modeling and simulation within the training and training systems domains
  • 5 years of acquisition experience with one (3) years in a DoD program directly supporting training and/or Training Systems acquisition
  • 5 years of experience with software engineering functions such as, requirement analysis and definition, configuration management, quality assurance, unit and system level testing, reliability and maintainability, cost estimating, risk analysis/assessment, and human factors
  • 5 years of experience with current and emerging software development methodologies, processes, and life-cycle models (e.g., CMM, CMMI, IEEE12207, Waterfall, and Spiral)
  • 5 years of experience with current and future military equipment and systems
  • 5 years of experience with a wide range of non-engineering, non-scientific information in the form of Federal Acquisition Regulations, Military Standards, Department of the Navy (DoN)/DoD/NAVAIR policies, directives, and instructions and must know the applicability of these documents.
  • 5 years of experience with software and technical Military and Commercial Standards (e.g., MIL-STD, DOD-STD, IEEE, ISO, and ANSI)

Security Clearance


  • This position will require U.S. citizenship and a DoD Top Secret Clearance with eligibility for access to Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) and a current Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) or Federal Investigation Standard Tier 5 (T5) or Tier 5 Reinvestigation within the last 6 years

ZENETEX is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.



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