The Abacus staff can be used to complement and supplement customer staff on activities at the customer site.   This service proves particularly useful in meeting peak requirements or immediate needs in which special expertise is required.

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In business for over 40 years, Abacus is a well-established professional software and systems development company.
Abacus, founded in 1966, provides industry and government with services and experience in software and system design, development, maintenance, quality assurance, and general consulting.
Abacus develops custom software products and provides software development services to our clients.
Abacus Systems Engineering involvement includes advanced systems concept analysis, systems analysis and evaluation, modeling, simulation and trade studies, requirements specification, systems design, system development, risk management, systems test and systems integration.
Abacus leads in the application of proven AI technology to the solution of real-world problems.
Abacus is active in the design and development of major aerospace and avionics systems, including guidance, navigation and control, telemetry, surveillance, displays and controls, and radar systems.
Abacus supports major ground system projects with a variety of capabilities in C4ISR, air defense systems and operations stations.
Abacus provides integrated services to bring the benefits of office automation to the workplace.  Abacus also utilizes a vareity of proprietary and commercial toolsets to develop state-of-the-art eCommerce products and applications for use on the Internet.
Abacus designs and develops net-centric ("Internet-like") systems, relational database systems, and systems software.
The Abacus staff can be used to complement and supplement customer staff on activities at the customer site.   This service proves particularly useful in meeting peak requirements or immediate needs in which special expertise is required.
Abacus is proud to be involved in several major activities of national importance.  Also, we are developing several innovative proprietary products.
At Abacus, we are very concerned with task performance and customer satisfaction.
Many Abacus clients are Fortune 500 companies.
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Staff  Category  Definitions

Staff categories at Abacus depend on the experience and the technical abilities of the employee.  Abacus does not have a separate salary grade or title structure that distinguishes between “software” and “systems engineering.”  Employees at each level may have skills in both areas.  The more senior categories do have either “Software” or “System” in the title, but this is largely a matter of personal preference.

Here are the Abacus Technical Category Titles.

The experience level is determined by a combination of educational achievements and actual working experience within the engineering and computer industry.  The technical ability of the employee is a subjective evaluation of the employee’s capabilities to perform tasks required of personnel in the category.

The translation of educational achievement to experience is considered only if the major field is Computer Science, Engineering, or a closely related field such as Mathematics, etc.  The completion of the Junior year is equivalent to 1/2 a year’s experience; a bachelor’s degree is equivalent to 1-1/2 years; a Master’s to 2-1/2 years and a Ph.D.  is equivalent to 4 years.

The approximate minimum experience level (including the educational background ) and average upper experience level for the four Abacus categories are:


Category
Title
Experience Level
1
Technical Manager
Principal Software Specialist
Principal Systems Specialist
12 years and above
2
Senior Software Specialist
Senior Systems Specialist
9 years and above
3
Senior Software Analyst
Senior Systems Analyst
6 to 12 years
4
Software Analyst
Systems Analyst
3 to 10 years


There may be exceptions to the experience level.  There may be employees in a category with experience levels above the upper limit indicated.  Such exceptions are more frequent in the upper categories where the type of past experience and an individual’s preference for job assignments is taken into account.

Category Descriptions




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