Software Engineer

Reston, VA
Job Type
Contract, C2C
Senior level

Job Description

About Metron

Metron is an employee-owned company dedicated to delivering innovative solutions for the most challenging national security problems. For over 35 years, our principled approach to problem-solving has yielded creative solutions at the intersection of advanced mathematics, computer science, physics, and engineering. Our people are leaders in their technical fields and are passionate about solving challenging problems. We look for individuals who share this same passion and can apply their experience in real-world settings.

Our Reston office is seeking talented programmers with strong computer science, math, and/or physics backgrounds for complex and challenging projects. As a Software Engineer you will be responsible for writing software that incorporates probabilistic models of physical systems. Project teams range from 2 to 20 people and include a mix of Research Scientists and Software Engineers. Each team member is involved in the entire problem-solving process, from initial concept through data visualization and analysis, algorithm design, exploratory prototyping, software implementation, demonstration, deployment to both hardware-based and cloud-based platforms, and sustainment. Roles within a team are flexible, giving employees space to contribute to their areas of strength, and to develop new skills. The ideal candidate has experience writing well-designed, maintainable, and extensible code, and will support the team as a technical resource to solve complex mathematical problems.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, mathematics, physics, applied math, or related field
  • At least 5 years of industry experience in advanced software development in a team environment
  • Java programming experience
  • Experience writing algorithmic code, including complexity analysis, performance optimization, and multithreading
  • Ability to communicate design concepts and performance metrics clearly
  • US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED; Successful candidates will be subject to a security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Desired Qualifications

  • Advanced degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, Applied Math, or related field
  • Experience in Probability/Statistics, Linear Algebra, Multivariate Calculus
  • Experience in advanced algorithm integration and/or data analytics applications
  • Experience with additional languages including TypeScript, Go, Clojure, Scala, Kotlin, Python, Matlab, R, Julia, C, C++, Zig, Rust, Haskell, Erlang, etc.
  • Experience designing and implementing user interfaces
  • OpenGL and/or WebGL experience

Position Location: Reston, VA

  • The selected individual(s) will be required to work from the Reston, VA office however we are flexible with our relocation timelines.

Perks and Benefits

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Accompanying FSA and HSA options
  • Additional Voluntary Benefits
  • Paid Time Off
  • 9 Observed Holidays and 2 Floating Holidays
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Professional Development Reimbursement
  • Annual Salary Reviews
  • Profit Sharing
  • 401(k) Traditional and Roth Options
  • Gym and Fitness Reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Referral Program

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status. Metron takes affirmative action in support of its policy to employ and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

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