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Solidus Technical Solutions, Inc. C++ Software Engineer in Westford, Massachusetts

Solidus is searching for a System Development Software Engineer.

The successful candidate will join a group that identifies and evaluates threats to U.S. use of space for military, intelligence, civil, and commercial purposes. In addition, the group investigates and develops techniques to specify and mitigate space environment effects on command, control, communication and intelligence systems. The group is working to develop an advanced optical space surveillance network to support critical national needs, and is in need of a system development software engineer to lead the development of a distributed space surveillance telescope network.

Responsibilities: The work will involve participating in the design, planning, development, implementation, and testing of real-time and near-real-time system software that support national-level data collection campaigns for the Department of Defense.

Required Skills:

  • US Citizenship and the ability to obtain a DoD Clearance

  • PHD + 5 years of experience, MS + 8 years of experience or BS + 11 years of experience

  • Experience leading clean-sheet architecture and development of complex systems software from high-level requirements

  • Experience in developing REST web services in Python and/or C++

  • Experience with programming user applications on Linux and Windows

  • Familiar with simple image processing techniques

  • Motivated and capable of working with little management direction

  • Possess strong communications skills and be able to report results effectively

Preferred Skills:

  • Familiarity with control theory, astrodynamics, image processing and/or detection theory are desired but not required

  • Experience with agile software engineering methodology, such as scrum

  • Knowledge of MATLAB would be helpful

  • Experience with containerization technology, such as docker would be highly beneficial

Req ID 3801

Applicants selected must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. U.S. Citizenship may be required. Solidus is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. NOTICE OF AFFIRMATIVE ACTION PLAN FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES, DISABLED VETERANS AND OTHER PROTECTED VETERANS. It is the policy of this Company to seek and employ qualified individuals at all locations and facilities, and to provide equal employment opportunities for all applicants and employees in recruiting, hiring, placement, training, compensation, insurance, benefits, promotion, transfer, and termination. To achieve this, we are dedicated to taking affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified individuals with disabilities, disabled veterans, and other protected veterans. The objective in adopting the Affirmative Action Programs is to place qualified individuals with disabilities, disabled veterans and other protected veterans in all job classifications. These Affirmative Action Programs are available for inspection by any applicant or employee by contacting the Company's EEO Coordinator, in the Human Resources office, Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm.