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Software Engineer, Senior - JASSM

Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
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Software Engineer, Senior - JASSM

Computer Scientist/Software Engineer, Senior


Eglin Air Force Base

Fort Walton Beach, Florida


HX5 is an award-winning provider of engineering, research and development, and technical services to clients such as NASA and the Department of Defense. Founded in 2004, HX5 is a fast-growing veteran- and woman-owned company with locations nationwide.


HX5 is currently seeking a Software Engineer to join our team in Fort Walton Beach, Florida at Eglin Air Force Base to support the Joint-Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile (JASSM) Program Office in software management to include software design, requirements management, schedule development, cost estimates, configuration management, and acceptance testing within the Long Range Systems Division, AFLCMC/EBJ. This division is responsible for the development, test, fielding, and sustainment of long-range armament and electronic attack systems, guided direct attack/standoff wide-area weapons, guided/unguided sub-munitions, and advanced electronic warfare systems. Programs within the Division include Future Hypersonics (FHYP), the Stand-In Attack Weapon (SiAW), Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile (JASSM), and JASSM-ER (Extended Range) production, development, sustainment, and Foreign Military Sales.


As a Software Engineer, you will:

  • Support the JASSM Program Office Software Lead with managing the development of Operational Flight Profile software for all JASSM missile variants, to include contract and finance activities.

  • Meet weekly with the JASSM prime contractor for Software Evaluation Boards, schedule reviews, engineering calls, status reviews, and classified Video Teleconferences.

  • Travel to and attend quarterly Engineering Management Council meetings.

  • Manage software requirements and schedule.

  • Track and estimate costs in consultation with the Software Program Manager.

  • Coordinate with baseline weapon Software Engineer to incorporate applicable changes.

  • Coordinate milestone reviews (PDR, CDR, TRR, etc.), including generation of entry and exit criteria.

  • Coordinate Software-In-the-Loop (SIL) activities and witness SIL testing.

  • Coordinate and witness formal acceptance testing (ATP) and accept the software on behalf of the Government.

  • Manage risks.

  • Review/approve software updates.

  • Support Failure Review Boards as required.


Education, Experience, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must have one of the following combinations of education and experience:

    • BS and fifteen (15) years of relevant experience; MS and 10 years; OR Ph.D. + 5 years including 10 years of software experience with a minimum of 5 years of software coding experience in an agile development project.

  • Ability to manage large scale software development on mission-critical hardware.

  • Demonstrated ability to use critical thinking skills.



  • Proficiency in ADA and C++ programming languages used in the JASSM missile variants preferred.

  • Experience in AntiTamper and Cybersecurity preferred.


Must be a US Citizen and successfully complete a U.S. government background investigation.


Must have a Top-Secret clearance.


Willing/able to travel as needed (approx. 30%) and rent/operate rental cars while on travel.


Must be able to work varied/flexible hours.


HX5 offers a competitive salary and benefits package to include:

  • Medical/dental/vision insurance

  • 401(k) plan with company match

  • Paid holidays

  • Accrued Paid Time Off


HX5, LLC is an equal opportunity (M/F/D/V) and a Drug Free Workplace employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. 


ACCESSIBILITY NOTICE: If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process due to a physical or mental disability, please send an email to: employment@hxfive.com or call (850) 362-6551.



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Posted: 2020-10-12 Expires: 2020-11-11

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