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Unmanned Systems Software Support Engineer

Company: Serco, Inc
Location: San Diego
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Position Description
If you love high profile and challenging projects supporting the U.S. Navy and Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD), Serco has a great opportunity for you! Serco is looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Unmanned Software Support Engineer to join our team supporting our contract with NIWC Pacific.
Discover this great opportunity working onsite Naval Information Warfare Center (NIWC) within San Diego, California specifically at the Unmanned Vehicles (UMV) Laboratory. - The NIWC UMV Lab serves as the materiel, maintenance, and logistics support commodity manager for EOD and USMC commands using Remote Operated Vehicles (ROV). - Bring your expertise and collaborative skills to make an impact towards our military defense and safety of our sailors by discovering your new role supporting this critical mission.
As the Unmanned Software Support Engineer, you will maintain existing operational software, perform updates and fixes, and support configuration control for current and future ROV systems. - Future systems will be part of the Maritime Expeditionary Standoff Response (MESR) Family of Systems program of record.
This position is Contingent on your ability to obtain, maintain, and transfer your secret clearance post employment. -
In compliance with state and local laws regarding pay transparency, the salary range for this role is $72,337.57 to $120,562.62 -however, Serco considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role and associated responsibilities, a candidate's work experience, education/training, and key skills. -
In this role you will: -

  • Assists in defining specifications for software programming applications and/or oversees the maintenance of existing programs to ensure continued performance and compliance with current guidelines and standards.
  • Has ability to work independently and under general direction ensuring daily reporting requirements are upheld to ensure continuous support to customer missions.
  • Possesses knowledge of a variety of software development environments.
  • Performs software tests/investigation and provide clarification to the team about how the software works in order to assist them in development efforts.
  • Possesses ability to work well with a team of engineering support staff from all disciplines.
  • Performs all necessary aspects of the programming phase of software development including coding, testing, debugging and documenting using current guidelines and standards.
  • Develops architecture requirements and performance standards to meet customer specifications.
  • May perform systems modeling, simulation and analysis.
  • Receives guidance from experienced software developers/architects.
  • Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned by onsite lead system engineer and upper management.

    To be successful in the role you will have:

    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related discipline plus 2 to 4 years of directly related experience. -
    • US citizen with the ability to obtain a Secret Clearance Post employment. -
    • In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted for comparable work experience. Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience for positions involving new technology or labor market shortages as reflected by market survey dat
    • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
    • Familiar with the principles, practices, and procedures used in software and systems development
    • Eligibility for a Secret Clearance, although not required prior to date of hire
    • 25% travel required

      Company Overview
      Serco Inc. (Serco) is the Americas division of Serco Group, plc. Serco serves every branch of the U.S. military, numerous U.S. Federal civilian agencies, the Intelligence Community, the Canadian government, state and local governments, and commercial clients. We help our clients deliver vital services more efficiently while increasing the satisfaction of their end customers. Headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, Serco Americas has over 9,000 employees and is part of a $4 billion global business that helps transform government and public services around the world. At Serco, our employees are our most valuable asset - we listen, respect and support them throughout their career at Serco. We invite you to become part of our dynamic team. Serco is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying our workforce (Race/ Color/ Sex/ Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/ Religion/ National Origin/ Disability/ Vets).
      To review Serco benefits please visit:
      If you require an accommodation with the application process please email: or call the HR Service Desk at 800-628-6458, option 1. Please note, due to EEOC/OFCCP compliance, Serco is unable to accept resumes by email.
      Serco does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies without being a contracted approved vendor. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Serco and will not be obligated to pay a placement or contract fee. If you are interested in becoming an approved vendor at Serco, please email
      COVID-19 Regulations: Serco complies with all applicable COVID-19 requirements. This may require employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19, provide attestations regarding vaccination status and/or COVID-19 testing, or satisfy other conditions of employment that Serco deems appropriate, and employees may be required to show proof of vaccination and/or negative COVID-19 test results as a condition of employment (except in limited circumstances where an employee is legally entitled to an accommodation).

Keywords: Serco, Inc, San Diego , Unmanned Systems Software Support Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , San Diego, California

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