Software Research Engineer

Job Location US-MD-Aberdeen Proving Grounds
Posted Date 5 days ago(2/16/2018 5:03 PM)
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Minimum Clearance
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About Engility

Engility delivers innovative solutions to critical challenges facing the nation and the world. As a premier provider of integrated services for the U.S. government, we support the Department of Defense, intelligence community, space communities, federal civilian agencies and international customers. Engility is dedicated to making lives better, safer and more secure.


Engility is seeking a Software Research Engineer to join our team in Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD.


The ideal Software Research Engineer will be able to:

  • Integrate algorithms on individual and teams of robots
  • Evaluate the quality of performance of the desired behaviors
  • Develop and abide by safe testing protocols
  • Travel and test in real-world setting, including outdoors

Required Qualifications

  • Programming of micro-controllers (e.g Pixhawk, Snapdragon, etc.), including the integration of RF comms, motors / servos, imaging and sensing generally, and data storage
  • Programming / scripting with the Robot Operating Systems (ROS) and possibly C/C++ & python
  • Experience with Linux
  • Comfort trouble shooting and repairing mechanical systems applying some basic machining skills
  • Engineering or Computer Science Bachelor’s Degree
  • 2–7+ years of experience

Desired Qualifications

  • Engineering or Computer Science Master’s Degree
  • 2–7+ years of experience


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