Software Engineer (Linux)
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Job Title: Software Engineer (Linux)
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.
This position requires that applicants be fully vaccinated for Covid 19 or have a valid religious or medical exemption.
POST-OFFER BACKGROUND CHECK IS REQUIRED. Digital Prospectors is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.
Our client’s Tactical Networks Group specializes in advanced network and communications systems development, with a focus on tactical mobile, military airborne networks of the future. The Tactical Networks Group uses a combination of technical analysis, modeling, simulation, emulation, prototype development, and flight evaluation to develop new communication systems and evaluate and predict their performance under expected conditions.
This position is for a Software Engineer with extensive experience in software design, development, integration, testing and analysis in order to build networked applications and network protocols for tactical systems.
Developer should thrive in a rapid-prototyping environment with fast design-debug cycles.
Python, C/C++ and/or Java are the primary languages for development. Candidates that have strong skills in 2 out of 3 languages are preferred.
A strong background in software development of network protocols such as IP routing, multicast, transport layer protocols and socket programming is required. Additional experience in message-oriented and distributed systems is preferred.
Development experience in a native Linux environment is required. Linux kernel networking and Linux OS networking configuration experience is preferred.
In addition, experience in the following areas is preferred:
* Experience in military or DoD wireless communications
* Experience in network modeling and simulation using tools such as EMANE, CORE, OPNET, NS3
* Experience in network protocol design, network performance monitoring
* Experience in modern devops procedures using git, ansible, packaging, CI/CD tools
* Experience in radio communications concepts (software-defined radios, MAC, physical layer, RF)
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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