Minimum experience

Demonstrated expertise in software engineering principles, including software design, development, integration, and verification.

minimum education

A bachelor’s degree in computer science, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a related field. A master’s degree or higher is preferred.


We provide a comprehensive compensation package, including a range of benefits to support our employees’ well-being and professional growth.

The salary range for this position is between $73,734 and $179,453, reflecting our commitment to rewarding expertise and performance.


Pasadena, California

functional description

As a Software Systems Engineer, you will play a pivotal role in designing, integrating, and optimizing software systems to deliver exceptional performance and user experiences. Your responsibilities will encompass a variety of strategic and technical tasks.

  • Leading and performing overall software design so it meets functional, performance, and interface requirements, and integrates with external systems hardware, software, and users.
  • Establishes and enforces design patterns and coding standards.
  • Oversee software system verification and validation, as well as configuration management.
  • Allocates requirements to elements within the software system using model-based engineering designs and methods or other acceptable techniques.

Certifications / Other


additional required knowledge and skills


  • Strong understanding of systems engineering principles and the ability to apply systems thinking to software design and integration.
  • Proven experience in leading and performing software design to meet functional, performance, and interface requirements, integrating with external systems, hardware, software, and users.
  • Proficiency in establishing and enforcing design patterns, coding standards, and best practices to ensure consistency, maintainability, and scalability of software systems.
  • Experience in overseeing software system verification and validation processes, ensuring that software meets defined requirements and quality standards.
  • Knowledge of configuration management practices and tools to track software changes, version control, and ensure the integrity of software artifacts.
  • Familiarity with model-based engineering (MBE) designs and methods for allocating requirements to software elements and ensuring traceability.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams, including hardware engineers, software developers, systems architects, and other stakeholders.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills for documenting software designs, presenting technical information, and collaborating with team members.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Previous experience as a Software Systems Engineer, Systems Engineer, or similar role with a focus on designing and integrating software systems.
  • Proficiency in software development languages and technologies.
  • Experience in integrating software systems with external hardware, software, sensors, and user interfaces to create holistic solutions.
  • Familiarity with software design tools, modeling languages, and methodologies to streamline the design process.
  • Understanding of software performance optimization techniques to ensure efficient and responsive software systems.
  • Ability to lead and guide software design teams, provide technical leadership, and mentor junior engineers.
  • Demonstrated ability to drive innovation and apply emerging technologies to enhance software system design and performance.
  • A master’s or doctoral degree in a relevant field is a plus.

other details

Veterans Highly Desired

Candidate must be US citizen (or be able to prove the right to work in the US for an extended period of time).

Must successfully pass a background check as a condition of employment; based on security clearance level required.

EEO statement: Concordant is an equal-opportunity employer. All employment opportunities are provided without regard to race, religion, sex (including sexual orientation and gender identity), marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.