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Columbus, MS

Software Design Engineer

Software Design Engineer

FPC of Savannah

FPC of Savannah

Defense manufacturer seeks experienced Software Design Engineer to join close knit team in developing leading edge defense technology. This client is a subsidiary of a global defense firm which means you can stand out in a small community while enjoying the stability and resources of larger organizations. This role is onsite in Northeastern Mississippi. 



  • Software Development. Create and maintain defense system software, emphasizing efficiency and maintainability
  • Testing and Validation. Develop and execute comprehensive test plans to ensure software functionality and performance
  • Compliance and Documentation. Ensure adherence to standards, security protocols, and documentation for ease of understanding and maintenance
  • Optimization and Version Control. Identify and implement performance optimizations while using version control for traceability and collaboration
  • Support and Compliance. Provide ongoing support, updates, and ensure compliance with safety and industry standards
  • Cross-Functional Collaboration. Collaborate across teams for successful project execution and troubleshoot technical issues independently or within a team
  • Continuous Improvement. Stay updated on industry trends and best practices to continually enhance software designs

Required Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Strong knowledge of software development methodologies and design patterns
  • Software security and encryption techniques
  • Experience with version control systems and collaboration tools
  • Knowledge of defense industry regulations and standards

 Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related engineering field. Master's degree preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience in software design and development for defense systems or similarly complex, safety-critical applications
  • Security clearance or eligibility to obtain required


  • 4-day work week!
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Disability insurance
  • 401(K)


  • $140,000-$160,000 base (exact salary dependent on individual skills and experience)

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