Nuclear Applications Sr. Software Engineer
Rolls-Royce - Huntsville, AL

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Rolls-Royce, a world-leading provider of power systems and services for use on land, at sea and in the air, operates in four global markets - civil aerospace, defense aerospace, marine and energy. We continue to invest in core technologies, products, people and capabilities with the objective of broadening and strengthening the product portfolio, improving efficiency and enhancing the environmental performance of its products.

Rolls-Royce personnel have been providing real-time plant monitoring systems to the nuclear power industry for over 30 years. We are growing and are seeking qualified personnel to gain an expert knowledge of our offerings and work with project team members to perform software enhancements and assists in integration, project delivery, and future product enhancements.

This position designs, develops, documents, tests and debugs application software and systems that contain logical and mathematical solutions. Conducts multidisciplinary research and collaborates with equipment designers and/or hardware engineers in the planning, design, development, and utilization of electronic data processing systems for product and commercial software. Also, determines computer user needs, analyzes system capabilities to resolve problems on program intent, output requirements, input data acquisition, programming techniques and controls. This position prepares operating instructions, designs and develops compilers and assemblers, utility programs, and operating systems, as well as ensuring that software standards are met.

SUMMARY OF ROLE:
Performs software design, development, and testing activities for Plant Process Computer for Nuclear Power Plant I&C Systems.

Activities will primarily be associated with Nuclear Applications but occasionally will work with core product software and/or interfaces.

OUTLINE OF ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
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Participate in the design and development of Nuclear Applications Software for our PMS Plant process Computer Product in accordance with approved policies and procedures

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Work with representative to develop software design documentation required to support the software development effort.

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Specify software according to sub-system specifications

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Provide budgetary and schedule estimate to support the bid and proposal process

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Organize and manage the software development project: project organization, planning, tracking and oversight, configuration and change management,

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Understand and implement a structured a software development process for nuclear safety systems

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Use software development tools for the development of application software

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Understand and implement the quality standards applicable to nuclear safety systems

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Ability to interpret functional specifications as they relate to software

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Recommend improvements to the software development process

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Propose R&D and improvement topics and contribute in those proje

Rolls-Royce has a customer base comprising 600 airlines, 4,000 corporate and utility aircraft and helicopter operators, 160 armed forces, more than 2,000 marine customers including 70 navies, and energy customers in 120 countries. Rolls-Royce is a technology leader, employing 38,000 people in offices, manufacturing and service facilities in 50 countries. Rolls-Royce is a Military Friendly Environment. Rolls Royce is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and a barrier-free employment process.

Qualifications and experience

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
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BS or MS in EE, Computer Science, or Computer Engineering

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At least 10 years in software design in real-time systems application environment

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Strong experience in software design for plant process monitoring systems

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Experienced in the development of nuclear applications software using Fortran and C language.

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Knowledge in Nuclear Power domain (process and monitoring systems)

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Experience in applying nuclear quality standards for software development

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Willing to travel domestically and internationally

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Direct experience with Rolls-Royce Plant Monitoring Software a plus

Base location for this position could be either Huntsville, Alabama or Chattanooga, Tennessee.

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