Senior-Level Software Engineer (C++ / QT)

Softworld Inc
Escondido, CA
$70 - $80 / Hour 
Senior level

Job Description

Job Title: Senior-Level Software Engineer (C++ / QT)

Job Location: San Diego CA 92027

Onsite Requirements:

  • QT
  • C++
  • Linux

Job Summary:

  • The Client is seeking a Sr. Software Development Engineer to join our established and growing team.
  • The candidate will collaborate in the analysis, design, development, and test of the application.
  • The ideal candidate will have cross-platform experience developing for a variety of operating systems (e.g., Linux, Android), use of a variety of application development platforms (Qt and Android) and programming languages (C++, C, Python), and database (SQLite) as well as experience integrating modules and libraries developed in these programming languages.
  • The candidate will work within an Agile Scrum development environment and use sound software engineering, object oriented, and functional programming principles to ensure that developed code has high quality, is maintainable, efficient, reliable, understandable, secure and fault tolerant.
  • The candidate will be knowledgeable about implementing secure software development principles and techniques and will use software tools in cooperation with continuous integration and test automation while supporting software reuse and refactoring.
  • The candidate will support the software configuration management process and understand software components and their interface requirements with other APIs and host systems (i.e., virtualized, containerized, or hardware).
  • The candidate will join a team of user interface/user experience (UI/UX) engineers, software engineers, system engineers, information assurance engineers, test/quality assurance engineers and other project team members to meet customer requirements.
  • The candidate will contribute to setting the standards and helping the team adopt Test Driven Development (TDD) practices within the Client Agile Framework to ensure accountability and quality are applied to all assigned tasks.
  • This position requires someone who is proactive and passionate about ensuring the quality of software deliverables and can communicate with the development teams (including Client, subcontractors, and customer representatives) what is required to achieve this effectively on diverse tasks.

What you will like about this position

  • Being part of an amazing team of professionals all passionate about the vision of the product and the positive impact it has on our many customers.
  • Implementing a wide variety of forward leaning technologies and the use of powerful industry-standard development tools and practices.


  • BS Degree in Computer Science or equivalent with 10+ years' experience.
  • 8+ years of experience developing Linux/Unix operating systems.
  • Excellent coding abilities and extensive experience with C++.
  • 5+ years' experience using Qt and Android application platforms a plus.
  • Experience with CMake and Bash scripting.
  • Proven experience in design and implementation of user interfaces for embedded applications / mobile devices with cross-platform development tools and modern UI design.
  • The candidate will have experience developing software structured to separate areas of concern (presentation, business logic, persistence).
  • The ideal candidate will have experience developing mobile applications with an eye for resource limited (and therefore optimized) software engineering.
  • Works well in a team environment and has excellent written and communication skills.


  • Experience in Scrum Methodology or other Agile practices.
  • Experience with Mobile Application Development.
  • Experience with Software CM (e.g., Subversion, Git, GitLab, GitHub).
  • Experience with UI / UX Development Frameworks (e.g., Qt, Android, AngularJS, Ionic, GWT, SmartGWT, Catch2, React, Node.js).
  • Experience with Agile Management Tools and Concepts (e.g., VersionOne, JIRA, Rally, etc.).
  • Experience with Automated Testing Tools/Technologies/Concepts (Squish for Qt, TDD, Selenium, Cucumber, Gherkin, BDD).
  • Experience with formalized API development methodologies (e.g., OpenAPI 3.0)
  • Experience with Docker
  • Experience with C, or Python is a plus.
  • Experience with Java is a plus.

**3rd party and subcontract staffing agencies are not eligible for partnership on this position. 3rd party subcontractors need not apply

This position requires candidates to be eligible to work in the United States, directly for an employer, without sponsorship now or anytime in the futur

This client is a US Federal Government contractor and is legally required to hire US Citizens. US Citizens will only be considered for this role.

Due to the nature of the work, a United States Government Clearance is required to be eligible for the position**

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