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Software Engineer 

Category Engineering  

Every Analyst a Scientist - One of our primary goals is to empower intelligence analysts to be able to study their data like scientists. The tools we develop focus on streamlining intelligence analysis through integrated algorithms and software that provide insight into the geopolitical landscape for use in operational intelligence missions around the world.

The Role:
As a Software Engineer, you will be part of a team that transforms large and complex customer data into real-world, high-impact solutions. You will work with researchers and engineers to design and implement solutions to challenging national security problems. You will be responsible for building the software infrastructure to clean, ingest, and expose datasets and algorithms to both developers and end users. You will deploy algorithms, generate workflows, create engineer-facing tools, and design customer-facing prototype systems. You will occasionally travel to customer sites to engage with end users, demonstrate prototypes, and integrate analytics into customer systems.

If you would like to help intelligence and defense analysts keep pace with technology-driven innovation, then this role is for you!

Position Requirements

Who you are:

  • A U.S. Citizen with the ability to obtain a Security Clearance
  • A degree in a scientific or engineering field, such as Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, or Software Engineering
  • Proficiency with a scientific programming language such as Python, Java, or C++
  • Experience with database management and common query syntax
  • Motivated collaborator and excellent communicator of ideas to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Knowledge of AWS, Spark, Dask, and/or similar technologies for working with data at scale

Even better:

  • Active Security Clearance
  • Track record of architecting, developing, deploying, or maintaining enterprise software
  • Experience with software development best practices and tools
  • Understanding of web development and visualization technologies, such as d3, Leaflet, Bootstrap, or others
  • Familiarity with machine learning or statistical modeling techniques
About the Organization Systems & Technology Research (STR) is a rapidly growing technology company with locations north of Boston, MA, Arlington, VA and near Dayton, OH. We specialize in advanced research and development for defense, intelligence, and national security, trying to understand how to protect our society: from stopping malicious botnet attacks, to understanding cyber vulnerabilities, providing next generation sensors, radar, sonar, communications, and electronic warfare to developing artificial intelligence algorithms and analytics to make sense of the complexity that is exploding around us.

STR is committed to creating a collaborative learning environment that supports deep technical understanding and recognizes the contributions and achievements of all team members. Our work is challenging, but you go home at night knowing that you pushed the forefront of technology and made the world a little safer. We recognize that the world is changing, that it is becoming more connected than ever before, making things change faster than before, and reshaping society in the process. We all want to understand this changing world and leave it better for our work.

We're not just any company. Our people, culture, and attitude along with their unique set of skills, experiences, and perspectives put us on a trajectory to change the world. We can't do it alone, though - we need fellow trailblazers. If you are one, join our team and help to keep our society safe!

EOE Statement STR is fully dedicated to hiring the most qualified candidate regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation and pregnancy), marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any portion of the employment process, email us at and provide your name, phone number and email address.

US Citizenship is required for all positions.

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