Digital Prospectors Software Systems Engineer in Lexington, Massachusetts
Software Systems Engineer
Job Type: Contract
Recruiter: Steve Merriman at https://digitalprospectors.com/our-team/steve-merriman
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Job Title: Software Systems Engineer
Location : Lexington, MA
Duration: 36 Months and 40 hours per week
Applicants must meet the eligibility requirements to obtain a Security Clearance for access to classified information. An Active Secret Clearance is desired.
Our client’s Optical Communications Technology Group develops advanced laser communications technology for use in a wide range of challenging environments including terrestrial, space and underwater applications. Primary areas of research include the development of sensitive, single-photon detector arrays, coherent modems, integrated photonic circuits, and novel modulation and coding approaches. Using these technologies, the group conducts research and development for a wide range of space, airborne, and terrestrial system applications, including terabit-per-second direct-to-Earth small-satellite constellations, near-Earth wideband relay laser communication terminal hardware, and next-generation beam-director prototypes inherently scalable to deep-space systems. The group has also initiated new research efforts into extending the range and utility of extremely photon-starved undersea communication transceivers and entanglement-based quantum communication networks.
Position Scope/Job Functions
The project is built around NASA Goddard ITOS Command/Telemetry software. Responsibilities involve working closely with a small team to develop software based on high-level specifications as well as testing and integrating the software, while maintaining configuration control throughout the design and test cycle.
Candidate will need to have experience integrating custom C++ code with COTS software via socket interfaces. The project is built around NASA Goddard ITOS Command/Telemetry software, so experience with programming and interfacing to ITOS is required. Responsibilities involve working closely with a small team to develop software based on high-level specifications as well as testing and integrating the software, while maintaining configuration control throughout the design and test cycle. Candidate must be experienced with Atlassian software reporting and documentation tools such as Confluence and JIRA as well as SVN software configuration management tools.
-Candidate must be able to architect software that interfaces with a system based on high-level specifications.
-Experience with both Windows and Linux
-Fluent in Matlab
Ability to communicate effectively with other team members.
Experience integrating custom C++ code with COTS software via socket interfaces.
Experience with Atlassian software reporting and documentation tools such as Confluence and JIRA as well as SVN software configuration management tools.
Experience with the C or C++ programming language in a soft real-time Linux environment
Familiarity with application of electronics components for aerospace electronics and use of test equipment such as oscilloscopes, frequency response analyzers, and logic analyzers
- Experience with ITOS
-Architecture and implementation of interactive graphical user interfaces
Education/Professional Certifications/Substituting Off-Set
MS plus three years minimum experience, or BS plus five years minimum experience
POST-OFFER BACKGROUND CHECK IS REQUIRED. An essential function of this job is physical attendance. Digital Prospectors is an Equal Opportunity Employer which includes providing equal employment opportunity for all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Our client, one of the most prestigious Research and Development Labs in the country, is working on solutions to our nation's most complex defense and commercial related challenges. We have placed hundreds of talented engineers with this client over the years - If you are qualified - we can get you in!!!
The mission is critical and the work is as cutting-edge as it is rewarding. The teams are superbly managed groups of world class engineers from all types of interesting and diverse backgrounds - AND THEY ARE HIRING!
Make this your next career move as one of our many long-term contractors or employees!
Work as our full-time employee with full benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, PTO, Retirement, etc.) - OR - work as a W2 hourly contractor at a higher pay rate if you don't need the benefit package.
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