AASKI Technology

  • Sr. Software Architect

    Job Location US-MD-Aberdeen Proving Ground
    Posted Date 3 months ago(3 months ago)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    AASKI Technology is a dynamic government services and solutions provider to multi-faceted Military and Commercial sectors. By creating a highly stable work environment centered on fulfilling our customers’ needs, AASKI fosters a challenging work environment for its employees. 


    US Citizenship and the ability to maintain a DoD security clearance required.


    The candidate will derive and maintain a cohesive program software architecture based on customer requirements, customer interactions, subject matter expert inputs, system architecture artifacts, and business objectives. Assess software architecture goodness based on CMU SEI software architecture principles – including the application of quality attribute analysis and architecture tactics analysis. Document program software architecture using standard UML artifacts in No Magic Cameo and MagicDraw tools. Communicate architecture concepts to software developers, program management, and customer representatives in written form, during meetings, and as part of program milestone events. Review software team artifacts – including sprint plans, detailed designs, and code – to ensure compliance with chosen architecture tactics. Create software architecture inputs to service oriented component design activities, including inter-component service definitions and inter-component interaction sequences. Work with system engineering personnel to assess requirements, and to ensure consistency between system architecture and software architecture. Work independently as a contributing member to multiple software sprint teams, and as a guide/mentor for a small team of software architect personnel. Use Jira, Confluence, Git/Bitbucket collaboration and source control tools to communicate information. Plan and estimate software architecture related tasks. Support creation and updating of program milestone briefings and documents, including PDR and CDR. Participate in design reviews, sprint planning/estimating, release planning, demonstrations and retrospectives. Expert in documenting software architecture and design using UML. Experience with Cameo and/or MagicDraw. Agile Software development experience, experience with Atlassian tools, including Jira, Confluence, and Bitbucket. Experience in Java/J2EE technologies, experience with Service Oriented Architectures (SOAs) and specifically, OSGi. Experience with Objected Oriented Analysis, Design and Programming. Experience designing and building web services, including REST-based services. Experience designing and building network communication software using TCP/IP. Able to multi-task, self-assign work, and function in a dynamic, fast-paced environment. Excellent verbal and written skills; Proficiency with MS Office Products (Word, Excel, Visio, & PowerPoint).



    • Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance required
    • BS degree in related technical field and 8-12 years of prior relevant experience or Master’s degree with 6-10 years of prior relevant experience
    • Experience in User Interface development technologies, such as HTML5, NodeJS, AngularJS, etc.
    • Experience analyzing software architectures using CMU SEI approaches
    • Experience with AFATDS, Army Common Operating Environment (COE) or other PM MC systems
    • Familiarity with VMF (and other Army communication standards)
    • Familiarity with MIL-STD-188-220
    • Experience in C++ and JNI
    • Good understanding of concurrency (C++ threading models and patterns)
    • Understanding of RS-232/422, TCP/IP, UDP/IP, NLB network protocols
    • Experience working with Raytheon Taclink modems and tactical radios (R/T 1523, AN/PRC 152(A), AN/PRC 117G, AN/PRC 155
    • Familiarity with both SINCGARS and IP waveforms (SRW, ANW/2)
    • Minimum of 25% travel required

    AASKI provides an excellent package of comprehensive benefits for full-time employees beginning the first day of employment.

    • Medical, Dental and Vision insurance.
    • 10 Paid Holidays; 3 weeks Paid Time Off.
    • 401k Retirement Plan with employer match.
    • Life Insurance and AD&D; Voluntary Supplemental Life Insurance and AD&D.
    • Long and Short Term Disability.
    • Flexible Spending Account.
    • Discounted Legal Service, Income Protection, Discounted Home & Auto.
    • And more!

    Experience working in a CMMI Level 3 project/business environment a plus for all open positions. US Citizenship and the ability to obtain and maintain a Security clearance required. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled. Solicitations/Advertisements for Employees shall state that all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their veteran status or on the basis of disability. All employees of the Company are employed “At Will.” This means that either the employee or the Company is free to end the employment relationship at any time, for any reason, with or without cause and with or without notice.

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