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Software Developer

Software Developer

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Software Developer

Clearance: Active Top Secret 

At Aquila Technology, you will see our team’s passion every day, whether we are building a robust, policy-compliant IT system or stress-testing a system to identify gaps and security vulnerabilities. To own the advantage, we ensure our team owns results and gets the work done right the first time by deploying smart, purposeful solutions that work. Aquila is the right people with the right skills driving the right outcomes. We call this the Aquila Advantage.

About the Role:

Aquila is seeking a Software Developer to join our team in supporting one of the country’s premier defense research organizations. Software Developer is involved in a synergistic combination of research, proof- of-concept test beds, and system engineering/application efforts focused on the goals of enhancing the capacity, the robustness to interference, and the flexibility of future generations of communications satellites, as well as line-of-sight radio communications systems.

There are a few requirements for the position:

  • Must be a U.S Citizen (Green Cards / Visas do not qualify)
  • Willingness to undergo a comprehensive background investigation and maintain a personal security clearance. (Aquila would sponsor you for the security clearance.)
  • Must be within commutable distance of Lexington, Massachusetts.


The Software Engineer will work on a team environment to design, develop, and integrate control software for use in wireless communications systems such as communication satellite payloads and associated ground terminals. The software will primarily be run on both commercially available single-board computers in an embedded environment and general purpose processors. The software will be integrated and then tested with a mix of commercial and proprietary digital hardware boards used to perform advanced digital signal processing functions, commercial networking equipment, and application layer services. The individual will be responsible for having a system level understanding to lead the hands- on diagnosis of issues which arise during the integration and testing process. The individual will then work closely with other software and ?rmware developers to remedy the issues.

What You’ll Bring:

  • Degree Level Bachelor’s Degree
  • 8 years Software/Algorithm Development
  • 8 years AEHF and Milstar Satcom Systems
  • Currently holds a Top Secret Clearance
  • 8 years Protected Tactical Waveform
  • 8 years Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)
  • 8 years Software Documentation
  • 8 years C/C++ Programming
  • 5 years C++11 or later, Stand Template Library,Boost library
  • 2 years GIT/GITHUB
  • 5 years Java Development
  • 5 years JavaScript Development
  • 2 years MATLAB
  • 8 years Object Oriented Software Design and Development
  • 5 years Python
  • 8 years Software Architecture
  • 8 years Software Design/Development
  • 2 years XML and SQL
  • 8 years Maven or Gradle, Git / Gitlab, Make / Autotools
  • 8 years Systems Hardware and Software Integration
  • 8 years Linux Environment

Our interview process is designed to let you get to know us as much as for us to get to know you!

  1. You’ll meet with someone from our Recruiting team so we can learn more about you and answer some of your questions.
  2. You’ll meet with the Hiring Manager to learn more about the team, and the role, and get to tell us more about what you’d bring to the team
  3. You’ll meet team members who will be your peers to help you get a feel for a “real day in the life” at Self.

Benefits and Perks:

Aquila team members experience the opportunity to be part of a fast-paced, customer-focused, and technically innovative work environment. Aquila strives to deliver the best of the best in technical services to our customers. Candidates that possess a love for technical challenges, a desire to constantly learn, and the desire to establish themselves as critical players within a team will enjoy calling Aquila Technology home.

Our Perks Include:

  • PTO – 15 days (vacation/sick) 10 paid holidays – 6 standard (New Year’s, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas) – 4 floating holidays prorated based on your day of hire
  • 1.5 paid days, or 12 hours, for approved volunteer work
  • 1 week of paid maternity/paternity LOA after 1 year of Full-time employment
  • Tuition & Training Reimbursement – 5K annually for pre-approved, job-related tuition, certification, or professional conferences
  • 401K with Fidelity 100% immediate vesting; Plan eligibility begins 90 days following the date of hire. Aquila matches 50 cents on the dollar, up to 6%.
  • Cell Phone & Internet Reimbursed up to $150 monthly to cover cell phone, data, and home internet expenses.
  • By Your Own Device (BYOD) Allowance Reimbursed up to $1500 for the purchase of a qualified technology device. Eligible after 90 days of employment, and benefit renews every three years.

Candidate will be onsite 50% of the time based on the workload requirements.

Travel: None

TS required. Candidates must have an active TS in order to be considered.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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