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Junior Software Engineer

Position Description:

  • Hughes Network Systems is seeking a junior Contractor Software Engineer with C/C++ skills who is energetic, creative and team oriented to work on hub software and SATCOM products used in secure communications networks. The individual will be part of an engineering team that develops software using latest toolchains from Atlassian in an agile software development environment. The position is based in our Gaithersburg, Maryland office on a 4/1 hybrid schedule with Wednesday as an optional WFH day.

Labor Requirements:

  • Software design, development, integration and support activities
  • Actively participate in software development and automated unit testing
  • Complete development tasks within agreed timebox
  • Analyze and resolve software issues
  • Highly proficient in C/C++ programming
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient in Multi-threaded application development and inter-process communication
  • Hub software development (protocols, messaging libraries, socket programming etc.)
  • Ability to multi-task and work collaboratively within a team environment
  • Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
  • Experience of agile development methodology, especially Scrum and Atlassian tools like Jira

Minimum Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field
  • 1 to 3 years of software development experience in C/C++ and automated unit testing
  • 1 to 3 years of experience with scripting languages Python/Shell, source control systems (e.g. Git)
  • Must be able to obtaining and holding a US government Security Clearance.
  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field
  • TS/SCI with Polygraph Required

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