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Mid/Entry Level Software Developer

QuEST Global Engineering

Software Engineer Full Time

Essential Job Functions:

  • Entry level position - Primary focus will be executing projects involving the engineering design and development of software used to support the development and certification of aircraft engine control systems
  • Develop software tools, using Python, SQL databases, Jenkins and any other languages needed to get the job done.
  • Support software verification and validation testing, development and running of test vectors, and model-based code development
  • Follow and work to improve the team’s coding practices.
  • Assist with the maintenance of tools created by the customer and fellow team members.
  • Document, comment, and train others in the operation and maintenance of your code.
  • Interact with engineering customers to understand and realize new opportunities

Secondary Job Functions:
At QuEST, we often challenge our team members to temporarily work outside the scope of their primary job functions to broaden their skills and help the organization. Some of these roles and opportunities include:
  • Execution within multiple services
  • Project Management: Execution and Support
  • Technical Leadership and Technical Reviews
  • Develop work instructions to ensure repeatability
  • Collaborate with QuEST Team Members
  • Cross-functional teaming
  • Quality Management and Continuous Improvement

  • Required
    • BS or higher in Computer Science or equivalent
    • Knowledge of several of the following languages: Visual Basic, Perl, Unix shell scripts, bash scripts, Python, Java, SQL, DXL
    • Ability to work in a customer facing, hands-on, team environment
  • Nice To Haves
    • 1 -3 years of experience with the work scope described above
    • Knowledge of automation software: Jenkins
    • Experience with version control: GitHub or Synergy
    • Experience in an Agile working environment
    • Experience with data analytics: SQL databases, Tibco Spotfire
    • Understanding Model Based Development tools: Matlab / Simulink, SCADE Suite®, BEACON
    • Understanding of gas turbine engines, controls, and their functions

Personal Work Attributes
  • Self-motivated, disciplined, passionate, and organized
  • Focused on maintainable code
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Great interpersonal and networking skills

Core Value Alignment:
Customer Focus: Strive to exceed our customers’ expectations each and every time
Teamwork: Draw strength from teamwork / collaboration irrespective of geographical, organizational, and cultural boundaries.
Accountability: We shall be quality conscious, process disciplined and strive for continuous improvement.
Change Championship: The speed at which we adapt is critical to our success.

QuEST’s continued success is based on the sustained alignment to the core values. Please be prepared to discuss the alignment of your personal values to these core values.

Typical Career Paths
  • Senior Software Engineer: mentor junior engineers. Oversee engineering design, architecture, and development of software for the customer.
  • Technical Leadership: provide technical guidance, review other team members’ work, evaluate capabilities, develop team competencies, develop and improve technical processes, create technical collateral, and create technical tools.
  • Managerial Leadership: project management, personnel management, alignment of team members’ efforts, set and evaluates annual goals, performance feedback, hire and onboard, and strategic business decision-making.
  • QuEST is a rapidly growing world-wide company with a need for future global engineering leaders in our operations and sales organizations. Potential future roles could include operational business unit leader, global sales leader, or technical service line leader.

Physical Requirements & Work Environment:
  • Work is in an engineering office environment with the ability to work remotely based on the project.
  • Flexibility to meet business deadlines by staying late or arriving early.
  • Flexible schedule, typical 8-hour days / 40-hour weeks / core hours are 9 AM to 3 PM
  • Ability to use personal transportation to visit customer locations.
  • Due to the nature of the work, all candidates must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident.

Location: Cincinnati, OH
Travel: Less than 10%
Compensation Type: Salary, Exempt
Status: Full Time
Reports to: Program Leader
Contact: [email protected]