Senior Software Engineer

Company Details

Terma Inc (TUS), the US subsidiary of Denmark based Terma A/S, is searching for a highly qualified Senior Software Engineer to join our team of exceptionally dedicated professionals in an exciting and rewarding fast paced highly successful company. Leveraging the outstanding Terma reputation and our strong relationship with the US DoD, Homeland Security and large Prime Contractors for more than three decades, Terma has developed a significant presence in the U.S. as provider of mission critical solutions for aerospace, defense and security sectors. We are known as an independent, agile, and fast responding partner for mission customized solutions. For further information, please visit

The Challenge:

The Senior Software Engineer will participate in a complete embedded software development lifecycle. In addition to design, code development, and test, the Senior Software Engineer will ensure that requirements are correctly interpreted through participation in:

  • Architecture and requirements reviews
    • Peer reviews of work products derived from requirements specifications o Design, develop, test and debug system software
    • Design and implement software for embedded devices and systems, throughout lifecycle from requirements to deployment
    • Design and implement MS Windows desktop software from requirements to deployment
    • Review code and design
    • Estimate software development tasks and resource requirements

Job Duties:


Minimum Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, IT or Engineering and 15 years work experience in Software Engineering OR equivalent experience

Required Skills and Experience:

  • US Citizenship with ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense (DOD) Security Clearance
  • Proven experience in embedded systems design with preemptive, multi-tasking real-time operating systems (e.g. VxWorks, Green Hills)
  • Proficient in C, C++
  • Knowledge of IBM Rational-DOORS
  • Knowledge of OS coding techniques, IP protocols, interfaces and hardware subsystems
  • Experience developing software requirement specifications and software documentation
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Willingness to travel 10% CONUS and OCONUS

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Knowledge of EW Self-Protection Systems (e.g. RWR, LWS, MWS) and performance
  • Systems or networking programming experience
  • Familiarity with C#, Python, and WinForms
  • Experience with development and execution of verification and validation procedures
  • Basic understanding of Software Security
  • Knowledge of DO-178C
  • Experience with development of avionics software


  • Zero premium health coverage for employee and family
  • 200% match on 401k
  • Educational Assistance
  • Flexible schedule that allows remote work days
  • Optional 9/80 work schedule

Terma Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, and requires affirmative action to ensure equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. Executive Order 11246, as amended, protects applicants and employees from discrimination based on inquiring about, disclosing, or discussing their compensation or the compensation of applicants or employees.

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