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Software Engineer

Company: Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory (APL)
Location: Laurel
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Do you have experience developing software that integrates multiple disciplines to enable something greater than the sum of its parts?Are you passionate about creating new concepts and making new capabilities a reality?If so, we're looking for someone like you to join our team at APL to research and develop capabilities that augment human decision making.As a Software Engineer, you will...

  • Build prototypes to develop concepts, algorithms, and software to support sponsors in building decision aids for warfighters to help them better employ the expanding set of complex capabilities and systems at their disposal.
  • Integrate capabilities from third parties in sometimes novel, unconventional ways.QualificationsYou meet the minimum qualifications for this position if you have...
    • Bachelor's in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or related field.
    • At least 2 years of experience in complex software development and significant knowledge of C++ and Python in a Linux environment.
    • Highly creative and interested in novel challenges; Self-starter able to work effectively in a demanding, multi-tasking environment.
    • Excellent technical writing and communication skills.
    • Ability to work collaboratively in a close team environment.
    • Experienced in working in an Agile development framework.
    • Hold an active Secret level security clearance. If selected, you will be subject to a government security clearance investigation and must meet the requirements for access to classified information. Eligibility requirements include U.S. citizenship.
    • Can demonstrate that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. To ensure the safety and well-being of the community, APL has established a policy requiring that all staff be vaccinated against COVID-19. All staff members must provide proof of full vaccination or have an approved medical or religious accommodation by their start date.You'll go above and beyond our minimum requirements if you have...
      • Master's in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or related field.
      • 5 years of experience with complex software development.
      • Game development experience.
      • Desire to build computer science/software development expertise to address cutting edge challenges.
      • Strong ability to successfully apply educational background to real-world engineering problems.
      • Interest and initiative to grow into a leadership position.
      • Experienced in acting as a Scrum master or equivalent Agile development leadership role.
      • Experience with Javascript and Matlab.Why work at APL?The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) brings world-class expertise to our nation's most critical defense, security, space and science challenges. While we are dedicated to solving complex challenges and pioneering new technologies, what makes us truly outstanding is our culture. We offer a vibrant, welcoming atmosphere where you can bring your authentic self to work, continue to grow, and build strong connections with inspiring teammates.At APL, we celebrate our differences and encourage creativity and bold, new ideas. Our employees enjoy generous benefits, including a robust education assistance program, unparalleled retirement contributions, and a healthy work/life balance. APL's campus is located in the Baltimore-Washington metro area. Learn more about our career opportunities at

Keywords: Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory (APL), Baltimore , Software Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Laurel, Maryland

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