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Software Engineer – Sensor Systems

Software Engineer – Sensor Systems

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Software Engineer – Sensor Systems

Clearance Level: None

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 Engineer – Sensor Systems to join our team in supporting one of the country’s premier defense research organizations. The engineer will join a team that designs and develops modern sensor systems and components to enable a ballistic missile defense system.

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.)
  • Reside within 100 miles of Lexington, Massachusetts.

What You’ll Do:
The group is in need of software engineers (5) for the development of advanced sensor control and signal processing systems. The software will be developed within a modern, object-oriented, modular open-systems architecture primarily using C++, Linux, and publish-subscribe middleware. The focus will be primarily on software for controlling radars, but could also extend to telemetry and optical systems.

What You’ll Bring:

    • Bachelor’s Degree
    • 3 years of Software/Algorithm Development
    • 3 years of C/C++ Programming
    • 3 years of Development experience on a Linux platform
    • 3 years of Object Oriented Software Design and Development
    • 3 years of Middleware, DDS, Publish/Subscribe, IDL
    • 3 years of Hardware and Software Integration

    Working Knowledge of the Following:

    • In-depth knowledge of C++ object-oriented programming with several years of experience applying this knowledge to complex software architectures
    • Proven ability to quickly and effectively learn new technologies and programming languages, adapt to new environments and methodologies, and work outside one’s comfort zone
    • Experience with modern software development practices (e.g. spiral development), version control systems, debugging tools, and coordination/collaboration tools
    • Experience with software development within a Linux/UNIX environment
    • Experience with publish-subscribe middleware

    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, 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.

    Location: Lexington, MA

    Work Schedule: This position is hybrid – The candidate should expect to be onsite 3 days a week on average. Must be within commutable distance of Lexington, MA.

    Clearance: Interim secret sufficient to start.

    Travel: Not a requirement but if candidate has ability to travel there could be opportunities (domestic/international).

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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