Digital Prospectors Visualization Software Developer in Lexington, Massachusetts

Visualization Software Developer

Lexington, MA

Job Type: Contract

Recruiter: Steve Merriman at

Phone: 603.637.4084

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Job Title: Visualization Software Developer

Location : Lexington, MA

Duration: 36 months and 40 hours per week

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.

Applicants must meet the eligibility requirements to obtain a Security Clearance for access to classified information. An Active Secret Clearance is desired.

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.


Our client’s Tactical Networks Group specializes in advanced network and communications systems development, with a focus on rapid prototyping of radical next generation tactical mobile, military airborne communications systems.

Position Scope/Job Functions

The Tactical Networks Group is seeking to hire a software developer that will participate in developing and deploying visualization software for successful execution of tests conducted for various wireless communication systems. The group develops novel wireless waveforms and is involved in conducting performance analysis for these waveforms via emulation and field tests. The key of this performance analysis depends on automation, visualization and data processing tools that interface with actual waveform. This individual will be a key member of the overall wireless waveform development team, and will work closely with waveform designers to create an interface to collect key metrics, store these metrics in a non-volatile location (databases) and develop a front-end user interface where these metrics will be displayed, both in real-time as well as produce detailed post analysis charts.

Skills: Required

  1. Strong experience with Linux shell based tools

  2. Strong experience with scripting languages such as Perl, Python, Javascript, PHP

  3. Strong experience with UI design

  4. Strong experience with databases

  5. Experience with field tests

  6. Experience with co-ordination tools such as XMPP chat

  7. Experience with unit testing and version control systems

  8. Experience with virtualization tools

Skills: Preferred

  1. Experience with CSS, D3, SVG

  2. Experience with KML or Cesium

  3. Knowledge of MySQL or other SQL based languages

  4. Knowledge of other database tools such as InfluxDB and Redis

  5. Full stack web development experience ? front end, back end and storage

  6. Knowledge of version control tools such as GIT

  7. Knowledge of virtualization tools such as VMWare, Docker and Vagrant

Education/Professional Certifications:

BS in Computer Engineering or Computer Science plus 5 years minimum experience.


Founded in 1999, Digital Prospectors is an award winning recruiting and consulting firm that specializes in placing contract, contract to hire and direct hire engineers into rewarding opportunities with our impressive and ever-growing client base.

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Phone: 603-772-2700