Software Engineer

Kastle Systems
Falls Church, VA
Feb 20, 2019
Feb 21, 2019
Full Time
Overview Kastle Systems is the leader in managed security, with a track record of introducing innovative technologies to serve over 460M square feet of real estate globally. Clients span the commercial and multifamily real estate, education, and construction industries and the customers they serve. With delivering a world class customer experience driving everything we do, Kastle's mission is to be our customers' best service provider and to make their security the most effective, efficient, and convenient it can be. Kastle's integrated security solution, including access control, video, and remote video monitoring, significantly reduces costs and improves the critically important 24x7 performance for building owners, developers and tenants.Kastle Systems is looking for an experienced software engineer to join our team to help us grow our product offerings. As a Kastle Systems software engineer, you will have an opportunity to contribute to our award winning, highly available and distributed platform that is deployed on platforms ranging from microcontrollers, headless Linux IoT controllers, datacenters, and the AWS and Azure clouds. Our products work to keep people safe while adding convenience and providing excellent customer service to the building managers and enterprise customers that use our Security-As-A-Service platform.The successful candidate will feel most at home writing C++ against the STL on Linux, but they will also know their way around writing C# .Net code on Windows platforms. When faced with an engineering problem, they tackle the problem head-on and crave the feeling of accomplishment that comes with solving a problem end to end. Responsibilities Determines operational feasibility by evaluating analysis, problem definition, requirements, solution development, and proposed solutionsDocuments and demonstrates solutions by developing documentation, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, charts, code comments, and clear codePrepares and installs solutions by determining and designing system specifications, standards, and programmingImproves operations by conducting systems analysis; recommending changes in policies and proceduresObtains and licenses software by obtaining required information from vendors; recommending purchases; testing and approving productsUpdates job knowledge by studying state-of-the-art development tools, programming techniques, and computing equipment; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizationsProtects operations by keeping information confidentialProvides information by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing development and service issuesAccomplishes engineering and organization mission by completing related results as neededDevelops software solutions by studying information needs; conferring with users; studying systems flow, data usage, and work processes; investigating problem areas; following the software development lifecycle Qualifications Required Skills:Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or similar degree that provides a solid foundation in computer programming.3+ years experience with C++ on LinuxSTL and BoostThreading and sockets3+ years experience programming with relational databases (SQL)1+ years experience programming using Amazon cloud technologies including S3, EC2, and IAMSolid understanding of networking concepts and programming (TCP/IP, UDP, NAT, Port Forwarding, etc)Demonstrated ability developing and maintaining large-scale deployments of code to high value customers with little oversight.Preferred Skills:2+ years experience programming in C#, T-SQL and SQL Server, and other Microsoft technologies2+ years developing, specifying, or implementing REST APIs.2+ years experience in DevOps methodology and tools, including artifact/issue tracking in JIRA, containers (Docker), Puppet, automated testing, etc.Experience developing on microcontrollers with FreeRTOSThorough understanding of public key infrastructure and OpenSSLKastle Systems is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.This position requires that you are a US Citizen.

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