Description: PDS Tech is seeking a candidate for the Software Engineer-Top Secret Clearance position located in Dulles, VA. A software/computer/electrical engineer, motivated to learn and excel in an avionics software development environment, is needed for immediate support of National Security Space programs. The ideal candidate will have experience programming in C/C++, be knowledgeable of realtime operating systems and be comfortable writing software and debugging it in an avionics integration and test environment. Excellent writing and reading skills are required as the candidate will be involved in the entire software development, test and operations lifecycle. Candidates will participate in software requirements analysis and specification, test planning from unit to system level, planning and performing software qualification tests and writing test reports as part of teams developing software for both existing and in-development spacecraft programs. In addition to writing and testing software, candidates will coordinate test platform development projects from specification through design, procurement, certification and checkout. Familiarity with typical spacecraft avionics communication standards and basic electrical engineering practices is required. The ability to work in a team setting and effectively communicate among diverse engineering teams is essential.