Zel Technologies
  • 08-Oct-2018 to 07-Dec-2018 (EST)
  • Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, FL, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time


ZelTech is a veteran and minority owned professional services and information technology solutions business dedicated to bolstering US national security. We deliver expert advice, critical technologies and cost-effective solutions to help customers gather essential knowledge, collaborate efficiently, decide quickly and act decisively. Our staff includes experienced operational specialists, analysts, engineers, scientists, and program managers. ZelTech Team members and employees have the opportunity to connect with each other in a work environment of cutting-edge technology that is characterized by a strong sense of caring, community and mutual respect. We are committed to providing our employees with a comprehensive variety of elective benefits to include, but not limited to: Competitive Medical, Dental, Vision, Flexible Spending Accounts, Employee Assistance Program, Basic Life and AD&D Insurance, Short Term and Long Term Disability, Holidays and Paid Time Off, 401(K) Retirement Plan with employer matching, Referral and Merit Bonuses, Computer Purchase Program, and Education Reimbursement.


Senior Software Engineer-System Analyst 

Must be eligible to obtain a TS/SCI 


Job Summary

The Software Engineer  provides on-site digital signal processing to support to DIA/ST/ATI-7 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station (CCAFS), Florida.  They provide support for in-house technology development initiatives, including feasibility assessments of proposals and ongoing projects by other parties in government, academia, and industry.  The Software Engineer aides in the development and implementation of:

 Embedded systems (interdisciplinary electro mechanical systems)

  • Software in windows and Linux environments deciding on practical action;
  • Data aggregation,
  • Data exploitation
  • Sensor/system data modeling           
  • Data analysis as needed.

Essential Job Functions

Process, exploit, analyze and report results from tests, demonstrations and evaluations to aide in determining sensor/system overall effectiveness.

  • Work with existing software (both COTS and GOTS) tied to sensor packages and payloads to address complex integration activities so as to resolve software and hardware interoperability and compatibility challenges.
  • Ability to work in multiple programming languages including but not limited to C, C++, JAVA, Python, JavaScript, C#. Client/server programming on both ends. Graphical User Interface development.  Embedded programming in Linux and Arduino/C.
  • Support and participate in field tests and operational demonstration activities.
  • Position requires a thinker/innovator who when given a problem will brainstorm ideas, solicit input and when given approval to proceed will create solutions often as part of an integrated rapid prototyping team integrating computing, sensors, communications and programming to develop rapid prototype solutions.
  • Ability to create customized code to perform data harvesting, processing, exploitation and formatting. Includes ability to work code solutions which utilize data from multiple sites, sensors and/or data types.
  • Must be able to successfully work in high tempo environment creating efficient well documented and successful coding solutions resolving unique issues.
  • Participates in trade studies to solve technical problems and identify preferred solutions.
  • Participates in technical reviews to assess project progress from design through development and delivery.
  • Serves as a team member on Division wide, multidisciplinary efforts that involve critical IT issues.
  • Complies with CCAFS industrial hygiene requirements.
  • Performs other duties as assigned to accomplish the ATl7 mission
  • Applicant must during, the life cycle of a project, be able to communicate clearly with clients in order to explain the progress and results of the work to them.



  • DSP knowledge and hands-on experience
  • Linux and Windows OS
  • Command line scripting
  • Single Board Cumputer programming experience (i.e. Arduino, Beagle Bone, and RP)
  • C, C++, JAVA, Python, JavaScript, C#
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Effective communicator
  • Works well independently or as part of a group
  • Good writing skills, as there may be a requirement to write reports
  • Degree of judgment and multi-tasking associated with performing job duties
  • Contact with the customer/provide customer support (may be internal or external customer)
  • May conduct some research  


  • Analysis of software and hardware systems
  • Vulnerabilities research
  • Experience Reverse engineering hardware and software solutions
  • Data exploitation

Education and/or Training

  • Degree(s) Required: BA/BS + 11-15 years of experience
  • Degree(S) Desired: MS

Supervisory Tasks

  • None at present

Physical/Special Requirements

  • Eligible for Secret security clearance


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