Software Engineer - Robotic Systems with Security Clearance

Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
Laurel, Maryland
Jun 12, 2024
Jul 10, 2024
Engineering, Software
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Description Are you searching for challenging software engineering work for state-of-the-art robotic systems? Do you thrive in a dynamic and collaborative environment? If so, we're looking for someone like you to join our team at APL. We are seeking a Software Engineer to help us perform rapid prototyping for the Navy's future uncrewed, robotic, and autonomous systems. You will be joining a hardworking team of engineers who cultivate a fast-paced collaborative development environment to build perception, navigation, and decision-making algorithms; integrate them into complex systems; and test the software in the real world on robotic platforms. You will contribute to the development of technologies that enable the Navy's future uncrewed fleet. As a Software Engineer for Robotic Systems Your primary responsibility will be to perform software engineering for uncrewed platforms. This is to include object-oriented design, agile software development, laboratory system integration and testing, and field testing.
You will propose and develop innovative ways to apply cutting-edge technologies to extend the capabilities and performance of existing naval systems.
You will document software development activities and test results. Prepare for and conduct periodic design reviews, as well as, technical reports and other briefing materials for presentation to all levels of staff and government agencies. Qualifications You meet our minimum qualifications for the job if you Have a B.S. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related technical field
Have 1+ years of relevant experience working in software engineering with C, C++ in an area applicable to robotic systems.
Are highly skilled in a breadth of software development knowledge
Have experience effectively communicating with all levels of staff and clients
Are willing and able to travel up to 10% of the time
Are able to obtain an Interim Secret level security clearance by your start date and can ultimately obtain a final Secret level 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 a M.S. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related technical field
Have 3 or more years of experience working with software development and collaborative development practices
Have familiarity with Linux environments, robotic middleware (i.e., Robot Operating Systems) 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 About Us APL is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, occupation, marital or familial status, political opinion, personal appearance, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. APL is committed to promoting an innovative environment that embraces diversity, encourages creativity, and supports inclusion of new ideas. In doing so, we are committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals of all abilities, including those with disabilities. If you require a reasonable accommodation to participate in any part of the hiring process, please contact . Only by ensuring that everyone's voice is heard are we empowered to be bold, do great things, and make the world a better place.