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Software Engineer 

Category Engineering  

Job Description:

STR is hiring a Software Engineer who will work as part of a tightly knit team to design, develop, implement, and demonstrate advanced algorithms and software systems. Ongoing work includes software for distributed mission planning for both manned and unmanned platforms, graph database relationship inference/discovery, natural language processing algorithms and toolchain infrastructure, causal reasoning systems, and novel data visualizations to provide decision support to human analysts/planners. Develop a range of software from early prototypes to integrated systems. Seeking candidates at all levels – from established technical leads with experience designing modular architectures and managing teams of developers, to talented recent graduates who want to make an impact.

Position Requirements

Basic Qualifications:

  • A degree in computer science or engineering from a rigorous program
  • Knowledge of some subset of the following: Java, Python, C/C++, Docker, Spark, Play, React, GraphQL, Elastic Search, AWS / Cloud Services, Graph Databases, and CI/CD tools and workflows.
  • A demonstrated ability to pick up new languages and technologies
  • US citizenship is required; must have ability to obtain a security clearance

Desired Qualifications:

  • Active Security Clearance
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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