The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL), a national leader in scientific research and development, is located midway between Baltimore and Washington, DC ISRT Scientific Applications Software Development Team Lead.
- Software Development Activity Oversight, Coordination, and Planning (25%): Provide overarching leadership to the combined software development activity. Align efforts to exploit efficiencies from common components, processes, and test activities. Interface with program and line managers to ensure effective planning and execution and most effectively utilize available resources and time. Maintain an integrated master schedule. Lead the formulation and documentation of use cases, requirements, specifications, design, VV/test plan, and user interfaces. Establish processes, methodologies, and tools for development, build, configuration control, documentation, quality assurance, and other essential functions. Manage repositories for code, data, and engineering models. Promote innovation and ensure quality and integrity of software products, test results, and formal communications.
- Software Development Contributions (15%): Perform software development as a contributor to the team efforts as needed.
- Software Systems Design (15%): Design robust software systems capable of supporting research and development efforts and real-world applications in operational environments. Define and design interfaces among components and sub-systems including those external to APL.
- Test and Evaluation (15%): Establish and oversee test and evaluation processes. Document and communicate results.
- Systems Engineering Lead Engagement (15%): Interface with the systems engineering lead and other stakeholders to ensure realistic plans and designs and to align development efforts with system level requirements and designs.
- User Engagement (15%): Interface with potential capability users to ensure utility of intended applications.
Note: This job summary and listing of duties is for the purpose of describing the position and its essential functions at time of hire and may change over time.
Special Working Conditions: Position requires working a significant portion of the time in secure, closed areas at APL; and occasional travel to Government sites and contractor facilities (local and non-local).
Security: Applicants selected will be subject to a Government security investigation and must meet the eligibility requirements for an SSBI and access to Sensitive Compartmented Information. Preference for current SSBI. Eligibility requirements include US citizenship.
Benefits: APL offers a comprehensive benefits package including a liberal vacation plan, a matching retirement program, significant educational assistance, a scholarship tuition program for staff with dependents, and competitive salaries commensurate with skills and experience. For more information about our organization, please visit our web site at www.jhuapl.edu.
Equal Employment Opportunity: Johns Hopkins University/Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that complies with Title IX of the Education Amendments Acts of 1972, as well as other applicable laws. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.