Serco Inc.

Senior Software and Computer Engineer

Recruiting Location : Location
US-OH-Wright-Patterson AFB
Position Type
Security Clearance
Top Secret
No - Teleworking not available for this position

Position Description

Support cutting edge Air Force programs as a member of the dedicated Serco-WBB team at Wright Patterson Air Force Base, OH!  As a Senior Software and Computer Engineer, you will be supporting the Special Programs Division (AFLCMC/WAG) at Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio.  (This is not an EPASS contract).  


The Fighters and Advanced Aircraft, Special Programs Division develops, tests, and rapidly fields classified Air Force aeronautical capabilities. AFLCMC/WAG conducts studies to identify new capabilities; transitions laboratory technologies to operational platforms; executes demonstrations; and develops, tests, and rapidly fields new capabilities for the warfighter.


In this role, you will be providing bold and innovative computer engineering solutions on multiple programs by working with labs, test organizations, operational users, prime contractors, and subcontractors.  If you are interested in supporting and working with our Air Force and airmen and a dedicated Serco-WBB team, then submit your application now for immediate consideration.  It only takes a few minutes!


In this role, you will:

  • Develop software and computer engineering strategies in support of the acquisition, development, and sustainment of weapon systems, subsystems, and/or support equipment
  • Assess the interfaces and interaction of a computer system’s software, firmware, and hardware Includes real-time operating systems and embedded processing for mission or safety applications
  • Actively participate in software-centric technical reviews and transitioning efforts from traditional methodologies to Agile and continuous delivery
  • Design workflows and production processes for software capabilities
  • Translate user requirements into system requirements
  • Conduct assessments of DoD contractor software deliveries for aircraft / test equipment
  • Analyze software performance deficiencies; make recommendations for corrective action
  • Audit DoD contractors for software configuration and control measures and verify appropriate quality accreditation
  • Evaluate contractor proposed design changes and solutions, perform systems analyses and technological/trade-off study assessments
  • Review the system design software architecture and interoperability requirements
  • Evaluate system test plans for software and participate in the conduct of system, subsystem, and component testing; review and analyze test data; make recommendations
  • Assess communication bus architectures, Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGA), and firmware & hardware layer development
  • Support development and review of program and contract documentation
  • Conduct technical evaluations of contractor proposals


To be successful in this role, you will have:    

  • A current TOP SECRET security clearance with Background Investigation within the last six years or on Continuous Evaluation. Eligibility for access to Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI)
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering
  • 12 years of relevant DoD, Aerospace, or Defense industry work experience (or Master's degree may be substituted for experience) 

Additional desired experience and skills:

  • Special Access Program or SCI experience 
  • Master’s Degree in an engineering related field
  • In-depth knowledge of DoD acquisition software and computer engineering support to include software design, integration, configuration, test/evaluation, and certification
  • Current knowledge of software development methodology and tools to include Agile and continuous delivery
  • Experienced with operating systems, software languages, computer hardware platforms
  • Experience in integrating DoD cybersecurity considerations into software architectures


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).


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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).


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