Full Job Description
Do you have experience developing software that integrates multiple disciplines to enable something greater than the sum of its parts?
Are you passionate about creating new concepts and making new capabilities a reality?
If so, we’re looking for someone like you to join our team at APL to research and develop capabilities that augment human decision making.
As a Software Engineer, you will...
Build prototypes to develop concepts, algorithms, and software to support sponsors in building decision aids for warfighters to help them better employ the expanding set of complex capabilities and systems at their disposal.
Integrate capabilities from third parties in sometimes novel, unconventional ways.
You meet our minimum qualifications for the job if you have...
Bachelor's in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or related field.
At least 3 years of experience in complex software development and significant knowledge of C in a Linux environment.
Highly creative and interested in novel challenges. Self-starter able to work effectively in a demanding, multi-tasking environment.
Excellent communication skills.
Ability to work collaboratively in a close team environment.
Hold an active Secret level security clearance. If selected, you will be subject to a government security clearance investigation and must meet the requirements for access to classified information. Eligibility requirements include U.S. citizenship.
You'll go above and beyond our minimum requirements if you have...
Master's in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or related field.
5 years of experience with complex software development
Desire to build computer science/software development expertise to address cutting edge challenges.
Strong ability to successfully apply educational background to real-world engineering problems.
Interest and initiative to grow into a leadership position.
Experience with Python and Matlab.
Active Top Secret or TS/SCI clearance.
Why work at APL?
The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) brings world-class expertise to our nation’s most critical defense, security, space and science challenges. While we are dedicated to solving complex challenges and pioneering new technologies, what makes us truly outstanding is our culture. We offer a vibrant, welcoming atmosphere where you can bring your authentic self to work, continue to grow, and build strong connections with inspiring teammates.
At APL, we celebrate our differences and encourage creativity and bold, new ideas. Our employees enjoy generous benefits, including a robust education assistance program, unparalleled retirement contributions, and a healthy work/life balance. APL’s campus is located in the Baltimore-Washington metro area. Learn more about our career opportunities at www.jhuapl.edu/careers.