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Scientific Software Engineer - Arlington, VA 

Category Engineering  

STR is a privately-owned, rapidly growing business focused on research and development (R&D) for the defense and intelligence communities. STR has approximately 200 employees at sites in Woburn, MA, Dayton, OH and Arlington, VA. We are a nationally recognized leader in research areas including data analytics, sensors and signal processing, electronic warfare, cyber, video and image understanding, command and control, and precision navigation. Several programs have transitioned advanced technology to military and intelligence users. While our primary focus is on serving US Government customers, we are pursuing commercial applications as well.

Job Description:
STR is developing technologies to enable autonomous systems to operate in challenging and unpredictable environments. We are seeking exceptional candidates to work in tightly knit teams to:

  • Design, develop, and implement software that use advanced algorithms involving statistical estimation and control, for applications such as GPS-denied navigation, airborne sense and avoid, multi-target tracking, multi-sensor data fusion, and space situational awareness
  • Implement and test solutions on a range of platforms, such as UAV’s
  • Software implementations may range from research prototypes to integrated systems for live demonstrations in flight tests
Position Requirements


  • A degree in computer science or engineering, with a strong background in mathematics
  • Strong scientific programming skills in Matlab/Python and C++
  • Strong experience with algorithm development and implementation
  • US citizenship is required; must have ability to obtain a security clearance

STR seeks to provide an outstanding work environment for its employees with excellent benefits and competitive compensation. Full-time employees enjoy 401(k), profit sharing, health and welfare benefits, subsidies for training and conference attendance to foster continued learning and development, and a casual yet technically challenging work environment.

STR is dedicated to fostering a diverse and inclusive workforce where all employees, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, neurodiversity, or other personal characteristics, feel valued, included, and empowered to achieve their best. We recognize that each employee’s backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives are essential for providing our customers with innovative solutions to challenging national security problems. STR’s commitment to attracting, retaining, and engaging talented and diverse professionals is demonstrated by our participation, sponsorship, and support in local and national minority organizations.

Applicants must be US Citizens.

Req Number ENG-18-00169  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

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