Engineer/Scientist, Software Development

Chantilly, Virginia 20151
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  • Job Type
    Employee
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Areté Associates, an employee-owned company, is a growing research and development firm recognized for contributing to national security objectives by supplying innovative solutions to challenging technical problems faced by the United States. Our Chantilly, VA office has an immediate opening for a Engineer / Scientist, Software Development professional.  This is an exempt non-supervisory full-time position.  We have opportunities in Arlington, VA; Chantilly, VA; and Northridge, CA. 

SUMMARY:

Designs, develops and analyzes software applications for the extraction of information from sensors, including implementation of signal and image processing with advanced computer architectures. Researches, designs, defines and develops computer algorithms for processing and dissemination. Develops requirements analysis, system architecture, and integrates new signal and image capture and processing technology systems.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Design and implement advanced signal and image processing algorithms to extract actionable information from remote sensing data
  • Design, develop, analyze, and test software applications from prototype to operational using modern software development languages and practices
  • Assess algorithm performance on real-world data
  • Document results via written reports and/or well-commented code
  • Additional duties as assigned

Required Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s, Master’s, or PhD in computer science, physical sciences, engineering, or mathematics

  • Proficiency in C/C++ and/or Python

  • Proven capability in software architecture and design with emphasis upon modular, maintainable, and extensible software designs and frameworks
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Capacity to work in a team with minimal supervision and agility to work multiple potentially disparate projects simultaneously
  • Proven capability to develop creative solutions to complex technical problems
  • Appetite to attack and solve interesting problems of critical importance to national security
  • U.S. Citizenship

Preferred Qualifications & Experience:

  • GPU acceleration of image processing algorithms using CUDA
  • Cloud computing and/or developing cloud applications
  • Experience in any of the following areas: sensor applications including EO/IR and radar, data analysis, signal processing, machine learning, algorithm development
  • Ability to present technical results to customers and at technical review meetings
  • Proficiency in High Performance Computing techniques such as: multithreaded programming, inter-process communication, GPU programming, and coprocessor programming
  • Active security clearance

Areté Associates offers an excellent compensation and a full benefits package.  U.S. citizenship, background screen and drug test are required to meet position eligibility.  Please submit your resume on-line at:  http://www.arete.com.

 

Areté is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact  Areté Human Resources Representative.

Areté will consider for employment-qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

 

Requirements

Required Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s, Master’s, or PhD in computer science, physical sciences, engineering, or mathematics

  • Proficiency in C/C++ and/or Python

  • Proven capability in software architecture and design with emphasis upon modular, maintainable, and extensible software designs and frameworks

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Capacity to work in a team with minimal supervision and agility to work multiple potentially disparate projects simultaneously
  • Proven capability to develop creative solutions to complex technical problems
  • Appetite to attack and solve interesting problems of critical importance to national security
  • U.S. Citizenship

Preferred Qualifications & Experience:

  • GPU acceleration of image processing algorithms using CUDA
  • Cloud computing and/or developing cloud applications
  • Experience in any of the following areas: sensor applications including EO/IR and radar, data analysis, signal processing, machine learning, algorithm development
  • Ability to present technical results to customers and at technical review meetings
  • Proficiency in High Performance Computing techniques such as: multithreaded programming, inter-process communication, GPU programming, and coprocessor programming
  • Active security clearance

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Arete
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