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Software Engineer

Software Engineer

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Software Engineer

Clearance: 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 Engineer to join our team in supporting one of the country’s premier defense research organizations. The group supports the Missile Defense Agency in the development, deployment, testing, and enhancement of the ballistic missile defense system. This system is currently being developed to defend the United States, deployed forces, and allies from ballistic missile attacks. This group performs detailed system and component engineering, flight and ground test analysis, and advanced capability development in collaboration with the contractors and government program offices that are building the missile defense elements and components. The group has a need for an experienced software engineer to support a Missile Defense Agency (MDA)-sponsored program.

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.

What You’ll Do:

The group has a need for an experienced software engineer to support a Missile Defense Agency (MDA)-sponsored program.

What You’ll Bring:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 5 years of Software/Algorithm Development
  • Currently holds a Secret Clearance (OR a higher clearance)
  • 5 years of Software Documentation
  • 5 years of Java
  • 5 years of MATLAB
  • 5 years of Object Oriented Software Design and Development
  • 5 years of Programing Languages (e.g., Python, C, C++)
  • 5 years of Software Design/Development
  • 5 years of Linux/Unix
  • 5 years of Windows OS

Working Knowledge of the Following:

  • At least 5 years of software development experience with Linux/Unix, Windows, MATLAB, Java, Python and C/C++.
  • Experience working with configuration and control packages to maintain software baselines.
  • Must possess an active secret security clearance

And These Skills are a Bonus:

  • The ideal candidate will have experience and understanding of basic radar functions and general radar recording methodologies. This includes radar tracking and signal processing concepts such as ballistic/Keplerian motion, pulse compression, and Coherent processing.
  • Experience with DevSecOps and developing in a secure environment a plus
  • Experience with developing for operational platforms a plus
  • Experience with web services and Net Centricity a plus
  • Familiarity with Solaris and Fortran a plus

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.

Location: Lexington, MA

Work Schedule: Onsite – The candidate should expect to be onsite 5 days a week. Must be within commutable distance of Lexington, Massachusetts.

Travel: None

Clearance: Candidates must possess an active secret clearance to be considered for this position.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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