Software Engineer

KEYW Corporation   •  

Fort Meade, MD

Industry: Aerospace & Defense


11 - 15 years

Posted 42 days ago


The Software Engineer develops, maintains, and enhances complex and diverse software systems (e.g., processing-intensive analytics, novel algorithm development, manipulation of extremely large data sets, real-time systems, and business management information systems) based upon documented requirements. Works individually and as part of a team. Reviews and tests software components for adherence to the design requirements and documents test results. Resolves software problem reports. Utilizes software development and software design methodologies appropriate tothe development environment. Provides specific input to the software components of system design to include hardware/software trade-offs, software reuse, use of Commercial-Off-the-Shelf (COTS)/Government-Off-the-Shelf (GOTS) in place of new development, and requirements analysis and synthesis from system level to individual software components.
Develops or implements algorithms that meet or exceed system performance and functional standards.
Assists with developing and executing test procedures for software components.
Writes and reviews software and system documentation.
Develop software solutions by analyzing system performance standards, conferring with users or system engineers; analyzing systems flow, data usage and work processes; and investigating problem areas.
Modify existing software to correct errors, to adapt to new hardware, or to improve its performance.
Design, develop and modify software systems, using scientific analysis and mathematical models topredict and measure outcome and consequences of design.
Candidate will provide integration support of third-party TDOA geolocation algorithm into an existing software baseline


Fourteen (14) years software engineering experience in programs and contracts of similar scope, type and complexity is required. Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required. Four (4) years of additional software engineering experience on projects with similar software processes may be substituted for a bachelor's degree.
Basic Qualifications

Experience in the following:
1) Developing and maintaining software systems in a Linux Development Environment
2) Reviewing and testing components for software design
3) Designing, implementing, and maintaining complex database or data repository interfaces/queries
4) Current Software Programming Tools
5) Seven years of Software Engineering experience on programs or contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity.
6) Proficiency in C++

*Desired skills
RedHawk, Matlab, and XMidas experience


Positions require a Top Secret security clearance, based on current background investigation (SBI), as well as the favorable completion of polygraph. Clearance and polygraph processing will be completed by the U.S. Government.

KeyW EEO Statement

KeyW, together with its direct and indirect subsidiaries, encourages and actively supports a policy ofEqual Employment Opportunity and commits to provide equal opportunity to each individual, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin or ancestry, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other classifications protected by Federal, State or local law. In fact, we foster an environment that promotes diversity, balance and fun—because we believe in theimportance of having a workplace as unique as the challenges we solve.

About the Organization

KeyW is a pure-play national security solutions provider for the Intelligence, Cyber and Counterterrorism Communities' toughest challenges. We support the collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of information across the full spectrum of their missions. We employ and challenge more than 2,000 of the most talented professionals in the industry with solving such complex problems as preventing cyber threats, transforming data into intelligence and combating global terrorism.

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