Communications Software Engineer (Colorado Springs, CO)
Company: Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: April 3, 2021
Job Description - Communications Software Engineer (Colorado
Springs, CO) (24002) Job Description Communications Software
Engineer (Colorado Springs, CO) - 24002 Position Description Are
you passionate about developing innovative solutions for technical
challenges in support of critical, timely warfighting needs? Do you
have experience with solving operational challenges and applying
systems engineering principles to mission-focused capabilities? Do
you want to engineer prototype solutions while-- working in an
agile environment,--learning new programming techniques and
satellite communications software and working closely with your
sponsor and operational users? If so, we are looking for--someone
to join the Analysis and Applications Group within the Space
Exploration Sector at JHU Applied Physics Laboratory to embed with
our sponsor in Colorado Springs, CO.-- This is a rotational, 2-year
(negotiable) position primarily at sponsor facilities. We are
seeking someone to bring JHU/APL's technical discipline and culture
to our sponsors' development environment and bring operational
expertise and domain knowledge back to Laurel. After the initial
appointment, there would be a transition to work at the Laurel, MD
campus, and there may also be other potential efforts through the
APL field office in Colorado Springs. As a Communications Software
Engineer, your role will be....
- to work on-site with the sponsor to provide technical
- to develop and integrate software solutions
- to--evaluate techniques to address specific unique
sponsor-identified mission needs in collaboration with the
development teams in Laurel, MD Qualifications : You meet our
minimum requirements if you have....----
- A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Communications
Engineering or related disciplines.
- 5-10 years of strong software--development experience,
including proficiency in C++ and/or Java.
- Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
- Experience with the Agile development process and source
version control systems (e.g., Gitlab).
- The ability to work in a dynamic environment that includes
working with changing needs and requirements.
- Excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to work
independently, work as a team player and work closely with
- Strong written and oral communication skills and excellent
- Hold an active TS/SCI security clearance. If selected, you will
be subject to a government security clearance investigation and
must meet the requirements for access to classified information.
Eligibility requirements include U.S. citizenship. You will go
above and beyond our qualifications if you have:
- A Master's degree--in Computer Science, Communications
Engineering or related disciplines.
- 10+ years of strong software--development experience, including
C++, Java, GPU programming, and/or real-time embedded software
- E xperience with software-defined radio (SDR) solutions and/or
specified radio frequency (RF) communication systems, protocols,
- Domain knowledge in processes, systems, platforms, and sensors
used by the US military and intelligence community.-- Why work at
APL? The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL)
brings world-class expertise to our nation's most critical defense,
security, space and science challenges. While we are dedicated to
solving complex challenges and pioneering new technologies, what
makes us truly outstanding is our culture. We offer a vibrant,
welcoming atmosphere where you can bring your authentic self to
work, continue to grow, and build strong connections with inspiring
teammates. At APL, we celebrate our differences and encourage
creativity and bold, new ideas. Our employees enjoy generous
benefits, including a robust education assistance program,
unparalleled retirement contributions, and a healthy work/life
balance. APL's main campus is located in the Baltimore-Washington
metro area with field offices in several locations, including
Colorado Springs, CO. Learn more about our career opportunities at
www.jhuapl.edu/careers. Primary Location - APL is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants
will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,
creed, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual
orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability,
genetic information, veteran status, occupation, marital or
familial status, political opinion, personal appearance, or any
other characteristic protected by applicable law.
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