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Principal Software Engineer

Company: Spear Research
Location: Nashua
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Spear Research is an engineering research and development company that supports U.S. Government customers. Our team is composed of highly motivated engineers with a broad mix of domain experience in Radar, EW, SIGINT, and Communications. Our engineers are experts in signal processing, novel algorithm development, big data analytics, hardware design and development, and integration and test. We innovate in areas that traditional defense contractors may consider higher risk, using rapid prototyping to yield advanced technologies for insertion into upgrade and/or new development programs. Our business environment is centered on team members driven to deliver the best value for our military and intelligence services. Our team is empowered to innovate, build our competitive edge, and discriminate our capabilities. We have established an excellent reputation in our professional community and need to grow our team to take advantage of new opportunities. We are seeking talented Software Engineers to join our team who can both design algorithms and write excellent code. We are seeking an engineer who can distill complex requirements into a well-documented design, and is proficient at crafting code that is testable, maintainable and reusable. Our existing products include elements of real-time processing, complex mathematics, distributed systems, and highspeed computing. Our projects are highly diverse, and our needs continue to evolve providing ample opportunity for our team to grow in new areas of development. The ideal candidate should be comfortable learning new skills, and teaching others. Requirements Basic Qualifications/Experience: * 8-15 years software design and development (multiple opportunities at different experience levels) * Software design skills: UML, 4+1 views, data flow diagrams, sequence diagrams * 3+ years of experience in C++ (11, 14 or 17), knowledge of CMAKE and boost is preferred * Standard practices: code reviews, requirement tracing, documenting designs / code as needed * Python 3 and Java experience (1+ years each) * Capable of performing on multiple projects simultaneously * Demonstrated past performance of continuous learning and leadership * Work with system architects to develop product architectures * Attend engineering, customer, and business meetings * Support, communicate, reinforce, and defend the mission, values, and culture of the organization * Lead and direct the work of others as assigned * Provide technical knowledge and assistance to other engineers and support personnel * Participate in preparation of proposals * U.S. Secret security clearance is strongly preferred (must be willing and eligible to obtain a clearance otherwise) * B.S. in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, Physics or other relevant technical discipline with demonstrated software experience Preferred Experience: * Domain experience in Radar, EW, SIGINT, Cyber, Signal Processing, and Machine Learning * Mobile platform development experience (Android or Xamarin) * Agile development principals: communicating, iterating, testing and focusing on quality * Complex software design experience: CUDA, real-time, drivers, numerical techniques, networks * Hands on integration experience, especially with hardware / other systems * Knowledge of multiple languages (C#, JavaScript, HTML, MATLAB, VHDL, Verilog, others) * M.S. or Ph.D. in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, Physics or other relevant technical discipline with demonstrated software experience Benefits Spear Research provides competitive salaries, performance bonuses at all levels, and immediately vested 401K match. We cover 100% medical, dental, vision, and life insurance premiums, as well as a flexible spending account for incidental health care expenses. We offer paid time off and federal holidays to spend time with family, pursue outside interests, or just get some extra rest. Spear Research is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected factor.

Keywords: Spear Research, Nashua , Principal Software Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Nashua, New Hampshire

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