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American Electronics, Inc. (Amelex) is a woman-owned small business with a proven track record for exemplary customer service.  Our company seeks to recruit and retain a qualified and diverse group of professionals who are dedicated to providing high-quality products and outcomes.  Amelex has experienced exponential growth for more than 25 years, and continues to be an employer of choice among defense contractors in the region.

Amelex is committed to the principles of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity in employment. Amelex will recruit, hire, train, and promote for all job classifications without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, creed, religion, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status.

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Department: Program Management Contract
Location: Patuxent River, MD

Responsibilities: Applies advanced engineering principles to investigate, analyze, plan, design, test or evaluate digital equipment, hardware, RF system concepts, or software development tasking. Applies software engineering experience in, but not limited to, circuit board layout and design, real-time operating systems, software design and implementation, and system design architecture to perform engineering design and feasibility evaluation, component and system design engineering, or installation testing and evaluation of ID, ECMS, ATC equipment, systems and subsystems, and advanced technologies development. Reviews and prepares engineering and technical analysis, reports, change proposals, and other engineering documentation. Uses IEEE ISO/IEC 26702:2007, Systems engineering - Application and management of the systems engineering process; 12207:2008 - IEEE Systems and software engineering - Software life cycle processes and the SEI CMMI for Development, Version 1.3 model for guidance in providing systems and software engineering products and services.

The positions are located at a US Navy facility in Southern Maryland in support of Identification, Friend or Foe (IFF) technology and involve direct customer interaction and cross-organization teamwork. The successful candidatess must either possess, or can obtain, at minimum, a Secret security clearance.

Education: BS or BA degree from an accredited university in electrical engineering, computer engineering, or another engineering discipline from an ABET accredited school.

Experience: A total of six (6) years performing the foregoing functions.

Specific Requirements:

  • Experience in both procedural and object-oriented computer programming languages and techniques (typically C, C++, and Java)
  • Experienced in Assembler Language (x-86 or PowerPC)
  • Demonstrated understanding of computer organization & architecture
  • Experienced in developing real-time-embedded systems for high-criticality applications such as medical or (preferably) avionics equipment
  • Experienced with Software/Hardware integration techniques
  • Experience in developing software, through the entire development process including certification, under a highly disciplined standard such as RTCA DO-178B or similar
  • Demonstrated expertise in Software Engineering and Architecture practices
  • Experienced in Estimating Engineering Effort for planning, bids, and proposals
  • Experienced in project management for software engineering
  • Experienced with Earned Value (EV) reporting techniques

Other: Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance. 




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