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Lead Software Engineer 15418350

Germantown, MD
Cordia Resources is partnered with a global leader in tech-development seeking a Lead Software Engineer to join their team. This opportunity offers a flexible hybrid work environment! Details Below!

Title: Lead Software Engineer
Salary: $200K
Location: Germantown, MD 
Job Type: Direct Hire
Target Start Date: 7/5/2022

Clearance Requirements: This position may require a security clearance in the future. Applicants must be able to obtain a U.S. Security Clearance

Lead Software Engineer Responsibilities:
  • Lead a team of engineers to develop software for robotic systems for DoD customers 
  • Design and implement software using C/C++ in a Linux environment.
  • Develop/improve algorithms for data processing and intelligent control of unmanned vehicles and sensor systems
  • Work alongside systems and hardware engineering teams to integrate software into robotic systems and subsystems
  • Work with subject matter experts to define hardware and software architectures for autonomous systems
  • Interface with customers
  • Mentor software team members
  • Document activities, prepare technical reports, present results, and demonstrate system capabilities
  • Travel for field tests and project meetings
  • Testing in outdoor, sometimes austere, conditions 
  • Identify capability gaps of the software team and plan/identify resources to fill those gaps

Required Skills and Abilities:  

  • The leadership skills to manage a team of engineers to develop and maintain autonomous systems
  • Strong programming ability in C/C++ and other programming languages
  • Strong software debugging skills
  • Strong familiarity with development in a Linux environment 
  • Experience in other fields with complex electro-mechanical systems (aerospace, automotive, medical) may be considered
  • Experience with leading small to medium software or mixed hardware-software teams 
  • Experience mentoring software engineers
  • Candidate should be a self-motivated, flexible team player with good written and oral skills, able to prioritize efforts on the fly in a fast-paced environment.

Education & Experience: 

  • B.S. in an Engineering Discipline, Computer Science, Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, or Physics
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience with algorithms, software development and field testing in the field of robotics
  • Experience in other fields with complex electro-mechanical systems (aerospace, automotive, medical) may be considered

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • M.S. or Ph.D. in an Engineering Discipline, Computer Science, Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, or Physics
  • Experience with Robot Operating System (ROS) 
  • Understanding of Python, MATLAB, Java, and other computer languages
  • A broad base of algorithm understanding, including in areas such as:
    • Sensor processing (LIDAR, cameras, RADAR, inertial, etc.) 
    • Computer Vision and Deep Learning 
    • Controls for ground vehicles
    • Path planning 
    • Localization/navigation algorithms 
  • Systems engineering experience, including requirements derivation, allocation, verification and validation.
  • Familiarity with safety critical software development practices
  • Experience with defense or other government contracts
  • Experience with continuous integration systems and containerization (e.g., Jenkins, Docker)
  • M.S. or Ph.D. in an Engineering Discipline, Computer Science, Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, or Physics.
  • 10+ years of experience in software development for robotics or other complex electro-mechanical systems.
Benefits:
  • Company holidays
  • Flex time
  • Paid time off
  • Health benefits including competitive medical, dental, vision plans
  • 401k employer match up to 4%
  • Employer paid short-term or long-term disability insurance
  • Employer paid basic life insurance
  • Voluntary life insurance
  • Dog friendly office!
  • Relocation reimbursement for qualifying situations
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Discretional annual bonus and profit sharing
  • Employee Assistance Program
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