Sr. Software Engineer

Confidential Company  •  Linthicum Heights, MD

8 - 10 years experience  •  Software

$80K - $110K
Posted on 10/18/17
Confidential Company
Linthicum Heights, MD
8 - 10 years experience
$80K - $110K
Posted on 10/18/17

THE COMPANY is in search of a senior level software engineer to lead parts of our agile production development team working on several cutting-edge cyber operation tools. Applicants should be highly motivated and have a passion for software development. Eat. Sleep. Code. Live. Have fun.

THE COMPANY provides government and commercial customers with a diverse selection of cyber and information security offerings that include engineering, research, development, assessment services, and products. We perform groundbreaking work, leading efforts in all areas of cyber and information security. When you join our team, you will collaborate with leading experts and an incredible cadre of energetic, visionary thinkers, innovators and schemers.

We provide an environment to flourish through a collaborative, team-based approach, with a management group that supports and guides rather than controls. Our mission is to stay out in front—years out in front—of the “cutting edge” in cybertechnologies. We’re a company of down-to-earth overachievers, technology pioneers making a difference for our customers, our country, and the security of cyberspace.

Our overall easy-going atmosphere inspires a relaxed dress code for most of our employees and very flexible hours. THE COMPANY offers a very comprehensive benefits package including 4 weeks of paid time off, 10 paid holidays, 100% company-paid family health insurance and life insurance, 7% company-contributed 401k retirement plan, tuition reimbursement and much more.

We encourage all engineers to contribute to the entire design process. THE COMPANY has a very active internal research and development program to foster your ideas for new projects. There are opportunities to work on other projects with other teams within THE COMPANY; including relocating to one of our growing remote locations.

Applicants should be highly motivated and have a passion for software development. Let's get something straight, not everyone is cut out for working at THE COMPANY. It takes a lot of talent, hard work, collaboration, a handful of healthy debates and the ability to overcome adversity in order to create world-class products. You will be challenged by your colleagues. You will challenge yourself. You will have a rewarding work/life balance and you will be the best software engineer you have ever been.

 About the Team

The team focuses on research and development of cutting edge, highly-integrated and customizable tools for cyber operations. From embedded systems to servers, drivers to distributed backend services - and all points in between - we help the cyber warfighter be adaptive, efficient and effective.

Roles and Responsibilities:

o   Design and develop production-level software covering a broad spectrum of cybersecuritytechnologies.

o   Participate in projects that combine front-end clients, back-end services, and low-level applications using many different programming languages including C, Python and HTML on all types of Linux systems.

o   Lead an agile development team with quarterly release cycles.

o   Contribute on white papers and proposals.

Required Education, Skills & Experience:

o   Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related discipline and at least 8years of work experience or equivalent combination of education and experience

o   At least 2 years of previous work experience in development, debugging, and testing in C or Python

o   Strong understanding of data structures and object-oriented design

o   At least 2 years of experience using and developing software for Linux

o   At least 1 year of experience leading a development team

o   Solid understanding of network fundamentals

o   Previous work experience with network and database development

o   Solid understanding of multi-threading/multi-processing

o   Ability to obtain/maintain a DoD TS/SCI clearance

Preferred Skills:

o   C++, Java and Assembly development

o   HTML5 web development

o   Embedded Linux development

o   Code optimization

o   Cross-platform design

o   User interface design

o   Encryption and secure software design

o   Technical writing


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