Senior Software Development Engineer - C++/Java
Company: The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Labor
Posted on: February 10, 2024
Do you have experience with developing software for warfighter
capabilities and are you passionate about using innovation and
technology to solve technical challenges? We are looking for a
Software Developer to join our close-knit prototyping team
developing capabilities that enable warfighters to harness a
diverse set of sensors and data sources to accomplish a variety of
missions that are of high importance to the defense of our
nation!As a Senior Software Development Engineer, you will...
- Prototype solutions to unaddressed, crucial military
operational shortfalls through research, conceptualization, design,
implementation, and evaluation as a member of an established team
that has fielded numerous highly regarded capabilities Subject
areas differ widely over time, but current projects focus on
cognitive communications systems, non-kinetic warfare, and
improving the exploitation of airborne sensor data through object
tracking, multi-sensor correlation, data management, and
operational data display.
- Perform system design and software implementation of
proof-of-concept prototypes incorporating several engineering
fields: software development, signal/video processing, pattern
recognition, high-performance computing, applied mathematics,
network/web services, and visualization.
- Support prototype evaluation, experimental operations at
military facilities, and transitions of capabilities to government
You meet the minimum qualifications for this position if you:
- Earned a BS in EE, CS, or related field.
- Have at least 7 years of experience in complex software
development particularly in the areas of database system design,
signal processing, environmental sensing, or software defined
radios. Significant knowledge of C++ or Java in a Linux/Unix
environment is also needed.
- Are highly creative and interested in novel challenges.
Self-starter able to work effectively in a demanding, multi-tasking
- Possess excellent interpersonal skills.
- Have the ability and interest to work collaboratively in a
close team environment.
- Can support occasional travel and work at government and
military facilities including underway on US Navy ships and
aircraft, requiring work outside of and in excess of normal working
- Are able to obtain a Top 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.You'll go above and beyond our minimum requirements if
- An advanced degree in EE, CS or related field.
- 12 years of demonstrated ability with complex software
- Desire to build computer science/software development expertise
to address challenges with groundbreaking solutions.
- Strong ability to successfully apply educational background to
real-world engineering problems.
- Experience in leading software development efforts.
- Active Secret clearance. 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
APL is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, gender
identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age,
physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status,
occupation, marital or familial status, political opinion, personal
appearance, or any other characteristic protected by applicable
APL is committed to promoting an innovative environment that
embraces diversity, encourages creativity, and supports inclusion
of new ideas. In doing so, we are committed to providing reasonable
accommodation to individuals of all abilities, including those with
disabilities. If you require a reasonable accommodation to
participate in any part of the hiring process, please contact
Accommodations@jhuapl.edu. Only by ensuring that everyone's voice
is heard are we empowered to be bold, do great things, and make the
world a better place.
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