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Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Columbus, Mississippi

About this job

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)