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Software Engineer Level 2

Software Engineer Level 2

Job ID 
Work Location 
US-MD-Annapolis Junction
Regular Full-Time
Clearance Level 
TS/SCI with Polygraph

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Company Overview

Come join the company voted Top Ranked Benefits by The Baltimore Sun in 2014, One of the Best Places to Work 2015-2016, and newly awarded Best Government Contractor Overall in Howard County Maryland for 2016 by the HoCo Chamber of Commerce!


We are located in Columbia Maryland and have over 85 employees. We have a rich military service history with focused subject matter expertise supporting RF SIGINT Collection projects, Hardware / Software Systems Engineering Integration and Testing, and Wireless Network Information Assurance Products and Services.


INNOPLEX, LLC is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.




To support C/C++ software development and maintenance on a government led software development effort. Design, develop and implement solutions to support a processing package for high-volume, low latency applications for mission critical systems.


Description of team activities include:


  • Participate in all aspects of the code design, development, review, and release process for existing and new capabilities
  • Develop processing for multiple digital network protocols and also multiple technologies including enterprise messaging, streaming data processing, and data storage and retrieval
  • Support software development environment, including application programming interfaces (APIs) and build and development tools
  • Development of unit, component, and system tests via standard test packages
  • Fully document code comments on applicable tickets (JIRA, Confluence)
  • Support SCRUM and agile processing methods: standups, sprint planning, review and retrospectives; backlog grooming and task definition sessions, planned and ad hoc design
  • Support analysis and resolution of bug fixes on lab, live/dev and operational systems
  • Refactor software for performance, reliability, and/or maintainability
  • Identify new capabilities, and/or new or enhanced processes, tools, technologies or techniques that may contribute to software improvement
  • Dedication to open, constant, sharing of achievements (via Scrum)

The following special technical skills are also required:


  • Experience with UNIX/LINUX development environments
  • Extensive C/C++ software design and development experience
  • Ability to create user information solutions by developing, implementing, and maintaining C/C++ based components and interfaces
  • Experience in full life cycle iterative development, requirements gathering, technical design, development, testing and implementation
  • Ability to develop maintainable and extensible software framework to accommodate rapid integration of new capabilities
  • Familiarity with configuration management and continuous integration using tools such as Git with Jenkins/Hudson or Atlassian tools including JIRA, Crucible, Bamboo, Confluence, and Bitbucket/Stash
  • Experience with scripting languages such as BASH, python, or perl
  • Familiarity with deployment configuration tools such as Ansible or puppet
  • Familiarity with new UNIX/LINUX system configuration and management

These additional skills are desirable but not mandatory:


    • Extensive and recent uses of the C/C++ flex, bison, & pcap libraries or similar parsing technologies
    • Extensive knowledge of network applications or communications protocols
    • Experience with WIRESHARK and TSHARK (command line) Experience with Maven for building code and Git for version control
    • Experience with system and software security practices
    • Familiarity or interest in learning to control complex environments with orchestration tools and containers such as Kubernetes and Docker
    • Familiarity or interest in learning analytic tradecraft for cyber or intelligence discovery

Additional Requirements / Qualifications

The Software Engineer develops, maintains, and enhances complex and diverse software systems (e.g., processing-intensive analytics, novel algorithm development, manipulation of extremely large data sets, real-time systems, and business management information systems) based upon documented requirements. Works individually or as part of a team. Reviews and tests software components for adherence to the design requirements and documents test results. Resolves software problem reports. Utilizes software development and software design methodologies appropriate to the development environment. Provides specific input to the software components of system design to include hardware/software trade-offs, software reuse, use of Commercial Off-the-shelf (COTS)/Government Off-the-shelf (GOTS) in place of new development, and requirements analysis and synthesis from system level to individual software components.

  • Fourteen (14) years experience in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required. Four (4) years of additional software engineering experience on projects with similar software processes may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree
  • Must currently hold a TS\SCI with Polygraph Clearance!