Linthicum Heights, MD

Test/Software Engineer – TS/SCI w/ FS Polygraph Clearance Required

Security-Cleared Test/Software Engineer

Location: Linthicum Heights, MD

Our Client is seeking a highly motivated and customer-focused team player to work on-site in a mission-oriented environment. The ideal candidate should have excellent communication skills, be a self-starter, and have the ability to collaborate with multiple teams throughout the design, development, and test process.

We currently have an opportunity for a Test/Software Engineer with a strong emphasis on software development to test and validate cryptographic products. As an engineer, you will be responsible for the installation, integration, and testing of operational equipment and software to ensure compliance with system design, requirements, and standards. Additionally, you will conduct in-depth security verification testing of cryptographic product designs and equipment while maintaining a broad knowledge of the system. We are looking for someone who is adaptable, motivated, customer-oriented, and willing to mentor others while staying updated with new technologies.

Qualifications:

  • Must possess an active TS/SCI Clearance with Full-Scope Polygraph
  • Proficiency in Python coding language
  • Proficiency in C coding language
  • "Hands-on" testing and debugging experience
  • Ability to analyze system requirements and derive tests to validate the requirements
  • Experience in writing tests using Python to test the system
  • Experience in debugging existing software and correcting defects
  • Ability to work with hardware and software engineers to define and develop systems to test cryptographic products
  • Ability to draft or review test plans and system documentation
  • Assist with recommendations for improving documentation and development process standards
  • Assist with developing and executing test procedures for software components
  • Assist with the modification of software to correct errors, adapt to new hardware, or improve performance
  • Coordinate software system installation and monitor equipment functioning to ensure operational specifications are met

Other Highly Desirable Experience:

  • Embedded software development
  • FPGA experience
  • Knowledge of cryptographic protocols, hardware, and software

Education/Experience:

Mid-Career: Four (4) years of test and/or software development experience and a Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Computer Science. An additional four (4) years of experience may be substituted for the education requirement.

Senior: Ten (10) years of test and/or software development experience and a Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Computer Science. An additional four (4) years of experience may be substituted for the education requirement.

About Us:

Our Client is a locally owned small business that specializes in delivering high-end engineering products and services to our customers. Our team consists of highly skilled professionals in hardware, software, and system engineering who solve complex technical problems for our customers. We value attention to detail, customer-focus, and thrive in a dynamic and productive team environment.

We offer long-term employment opportunities that provide mutual benefits. We encourage our employees to learn and contribute their talents on various projects. Our close collaboration with customers enables us to deliver timely and incremental solutions. Our Client provides a great work environment with excellent compensation and benefits. Benefits include employer-paid medical, dental, and vision insurance, 25 days of paid time off, 11 government holidays, a generous 401K (6% employer contribution and 9% profit sharing), and a flexible work schedule and comp time policy.

Our Client is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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