KEYW Corporation

  • Computer Scientist

    Job Locations 1 week ago(4/17/2018 8:59 AM)
    ID
    2018-17802
    # of Openings
    1
    Posted Date
    Software Engineering
    Default: Location : Location
    US-MD-Hanover
    Job Locations
    US-MD-Hanover
  • Responsibilities

    The Computer Scientist shall have an expertise and knowledge and be able to apply this knowledge in the design, development, test and documentation of software code. The Computer Scientist shall apply sound planning, analysis and programming and coding practices.

    • Software driver development
    • Software application development
    • Digital signal processing applications
    • Client/server applications
    • Legacy and current processor technology
    • Operating systems, architectures, and interfaces
    • Assembly and high-level programming languages
    • Software/code reverse engineering
    • Embedded software development
    • Moderate and participate in software peer reviews
    • Provide technical management using project management best practices
    • Lead a small team of contractor technical personnel
    • Effectively communicate, both written and verbally, to the technical team, management, and customer so as to inform
    • them of progress, plans and potential problems and viable solutions
    • Apply sound planning, analysis, and programming and coding practices

    Qualifications

    • Experience with the C and C++ programming languages. (Candidates with experience using embedded C are preferred.)
    • Experience with the Linux operating system (and variants). Candidates with experience using embedded Linux are preferred.)
    • Experience with the Microsoft Windows operating system, and Microsoft Office productivity suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, etc.)
    • Experience with the Atlassian suite of software development and management products (Confluence and Jira), Apache's Subversion source version control system, agile development methodologies, XML, and Python are preferred.
    • Test automation experience.
    • Eight (8) years of experience in software and firmware design, development and test to include writing clear, concise, functioning and fully commented code that follow applicable Government standards and a Master’s degree in Engineering, Physical Science, Computer Science, or Systems Engineering from an accredited college or university is required OR Ten (10) years of experience in software and firmware design, development and test to include writing clear, concise, functioning and fully commented code that follow applicable Government standards and a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Physical Science, Computer Science, or Systems Engineering from an accredited college or university is required.

    About the Organization

    KeyW is a pure-play national security solutions provider for the Intelligence, Cyber and Counterterrorism Communities' toughest challenges. We support the collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of information across the full spectrum of their missions. We employ and challenge more than 2,000 of the most talented professionals in the industry with solving such complex problems as preventing cyber threats, transforming data into intelligence and combating global terrorism.

     

    KeyW, together with its direct and indirect subsidiaries, encourages and actively supports a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and commits to provide equal opportunity to each individual, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin or ancestry, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other classifications protected by Federal, State or local law. In fact, we foster an environment that promotes diversity, balance and fun—because we believe in the importance of having a workplace as unique as the challenges we solve.

    Clearance

    Positions require a Top Secret security clearance, based on current background investigation (SBI), as well as the favorable completion of polygraph.  Clearance and polygraph processing will be completed by the U.S. Government.

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