Software Engineer - PEO AVN

Job Locations US-AL-Huntsville
Job ID
# of Openings
Regular Full-Time


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About GaN:


Wanted - Big Brains & Huge Hearts: We are looking for creative and passionate geeks, nerds, thinkers, tinkerers, and builders. 


Geeks and Nerds is a company that encourages ingenuity, defies the norm, fosters teamwork, and defines the future for the community where we live.  Our dedicated employees are also the owners of Geeks and Nerds. When you join GaN you are not just an employee, you are the future owner of Geeks and Nerds. 


Come join the company and develop innovative solutions to make a positive difference for our community. Come join the exceptionally talented and dedicated co-owners. Come join a company of significance! 


Do you enjoy developing solutions to support Open Architecture Software? We are looking for exceptional candidates for a Software Engineering role. Apply today and become an owner where big hearts and big brains meet.


Job Overview:


GaN is seeking an experienced Software Engineer to join our team in Huntsville, Alabama.




  • Evaluate and provide recommendations for:
    • Open Architecture (OA) Standards
    • Interoperability
    • Software Quality Program Plans
    • Software and Firmware Development Plans
    • Future Airborne Capabilities Environment (FACE) v2.1, v3.0, v3.1
    • OA Proof of Concept demonstrations
    • Data Architectures and data models aligned to the FACE v3.0 & 3.1
  • Analyze, define, and develop:
    • Software reuse life cycle strategies
    • Software support techniques and development tools
  • Identify impacts to safety, security, and Common Operating Environments (COE)
  • Investigate/assess the incorporation of OAs into future and current systems.
  • Support analysis of:
    • System requirements
    • Plans/procedures
    • Evaluation of interfaces with other systems
    • Development, integration, testing, and sustainment of aviation system SW
  • Participate in:
    • OA standards bodies
    • FACE Consortium
    • Design/test implementation reviews
    • System Safety Working Groups
    • SW System Safety Technical Review Panels (SSSTRPs)


  • Must understand Open System Architecture 
  • Must have experience with data architecture and data models.

Requirements (minimum):


  • BS in Engineering field or equivalent AND 10+ years in engineering roles of increasing responsibility.
  • Demonstrated leadership, and business acumen.
  • Demonstrated ability to always maintain professional demeanor.
  • Effective management of multiple priorities and deadlines
  • Exceptional interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Strong customer service, quality, and team orientation
  • Excellent organizational skills and detail focus
  • Self-motivation, self-direction, and ability to work independently.
  • Commitment to continuous improvement of knowledge, skills, and abilities

 Additional Preferred Requirements:

  • FACE experience


Special Requirements:

  • Applicant selected must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • Applicant selected must possess or be able to obtain a Secret Security Clearance
  • Some travel may be required.


 Equal Opportunity Employer:

Geeks and Nerds Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other legally protected classifications. Geeks and Nerds Corporation participates in E-Verify.



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