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System Administrator - ESSM

System Administrator - ESSM                                                


Job number: 171038

Location:  China Lake, CA

Position Type: Full-Time


Trowbridge & Trowbridge is seeking an Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile (ESSM) System Administrator that can help with modeling and simulation with basic knowledge of Python, Linux and C++ to join our outstanding T&T team in China Lake, CA.

Position Description:

The ESSM Systems Administrator will design, document, deploy, and maintain federate software that interfaces the ESSM simulation with the PRA Enterprise Testbed simulation environment.


Position Responsibilities

  • Test software in controlled, real situations before deliveries.
  • Analyze user requirements.
  • Support and enhance existing software.
  • Write and debug code.
  • Contribute to automated test environments
  • Develop and improve interfaces
  • Conduct code reviews
  • Provide technical leadership to junior IT staff
  • Conduct testing on new programs related to software development and maintenance
  • Process and analyze technical data output from code
  • Communicate with federate groups
  • Write code documentation: code comments, V&V documents, etc.
  • Participate in federation software test events and interchanges


Position Requirements:

  • Expertise in the following area(s):
  • Shell scripting
  • Programming languages
  • C/C++
  • Python
  • Software design concepts
  • Version control software: Svn, git
  • Linux operating system
  • Provide support on mathematical tasking
  • Develop software
  • Verify data analysis practices
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills with a proven history of working in a progressive IPT environment.
  • Ten (10) years of work experience in a computer or technical discipline.


Education Requirements:

  • Optional four (4) years of college work in a computer or technical discipline in addition to ten (10) years’ experience.


Clearance Requirements:

  • U.S. Citizenship
  • Current active or interim security clearance with SSBI investigation is required.


Additional Information:

·       The typical schedule is:

Flex Schedule: 44/36 alternating work weeks. Which include:

9-hour work days Mon-Thursday.
8-hour work day for working Fridays.

·       Every other Friday is a non-work day.

·       Typical day is 7am-5pm with one hour for lunch.

·       Attire is desert casual. Long pants, enclosed shoes, button or polo style shirt.




About T&T

Trowbridge & Trowbridge, LLC
is an award-winning woman-owned and managed small business providing premier IT, cloud computing, cyber security, and unified communications services to the Federal Government in the civilian, defense, and health markets.  We sustain vital systems and respond to emerging requirements for IT modernization, with broad experience supporting the mission-critical, performance-driven demands of our clients.  Our success has capitalized upon our commitment to an employee-centric corporate culture with a conscience.

At T&T we believe in investing in our employees. T&T provides competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefit package including health insurance coverage, 401 (k) Retirement Plan, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), and holiday and birthday recognition programs.

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Trowbridge & Trowbridge, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by law. We are an eVerify participating employer.

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