Principal Software Engineer
at Geologics Corporation

Date Posted: 10/29/2019

Job Description

Opportunity:  Principal Software Engineer / DOD-Aerospace / PA-Pittsburgh / (Immediate need…)
 
Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.
 
Education:
Bachelor's degree in software engineering or a related technical field is required (or equivalent experience), plus a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience. Agile experience preferred
 
Department of Defense Top Secret security clearance is preferred at the time of hire or obtainable within a reasonable time period. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required. 
   
REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND TASKS:
As a Principle Software Engineer, you will:
  • Work on the hardest technical problems facing the company, often these problems are unusually complex and require the utmost creativity and innovation
  • Ensure the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints
  • Perform functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into software solutions utilizing whatever development lifecycle techniques or model will yield the optimal results
  • Research and analyze data, such as customer design proposals, market trends, state of technology and industry, specifications and manuals to determine feasibility of design or application
  • Participate as a Subject Matter Expert in internal review of software components and systems
  • Work on advanced applications that may result in new business and revenues for the company
  • Serve as a technical spokesperson to senior management and customers on projects and applications

Candidates should have demonstrated strengths and experience in the following areas:
  • User Interface development
  • Computer science theory (e.g., data structures, algorithms, computational complexity)
  • Appreciation for user-centric design
  • Full use and understanding of software engineering concepts, principles, and theories
  • Effective communication and attention to detail
  • Deep exposure to Unix/Linux systems as well as Windows
Programming Skills:
  • Strong fundamentals in data structures and algorithms
  • Solid object oriented programming and software design skills
  • Proficient in one of the following: Java, C++, C, or JavaScript (using object oriented techniques)
  • Web Services knowledge such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript, React, and Redux
Other beneficial common programming patterns/paradigms:
  • Seasoned, experienced professional having a wide range of professional experience
  • Experience with version control systems
  • Experience leading software teams using Agile methodologies
  • Detailed and fully proficient knowledge of technology trends and champions new ideas and product and process improvements
  • Concurrent programming and building multi-threaded systems
  • Memory and CPU profiling
  • Data modeling and writing efficient data access methods
  • Experience building large-scale mission-critical applications
  • Experience with distributed systems
  • Direct-manipulation user interfaces
  • Information visualization


Job Snapshot

About Us

GeoLogics is a high-technology and technical services company with over 25 years of successful participation in development and experimental programs for aerospace and defense contractors, government agencies, and research laboratories. GeoLogics specializes in creating mission critical solutions and provides technical support in the areas of R&D, engineering, communications, software, and systems development.

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