Software Engineer (Clearance Required)

Praxis Engineering
Annapolis, MD
Jan 18, 2022
Jan 27, 2022
Full Time
Praxis Engineering creates exciting and novel mission solutions in the chaotic world of cyber related technologies and products. At the heart of Praxis Engineering are talented and motivated engineering teams empowered to create cutting edge technologies and systems to solve difficult problems for a wide variety of cyber mission operations. We are looking for Software Engineers who are looking to achieve the kind of game-changing leap forward that our customers need across a spectrum of cyber capabilities.What you will need:A Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, or a VISTA-relevant field An additional three (3) years of related experience can be substituted for a degree.A minimum of twenty (20) years general software development experience.Within the last twenty (20) years, a minimum of ten (10) years combined experience with a minimum of three (3) programming languages.Minimum of eight (8) years combined experience working within a minimum of two (2) operating systems.Within the last five (5) years, a minimum of three (3) years in-depth knowledge of a VISTA-related domain.Demonstrated experience leading multiple software development teams and ensuring that all work is completed within the constraints of the software development process being used on the project.Required Skills:Minimum of 2 years of experience developing software that performs video processing or that interfaces with open-source video processing libraries (eg FFMPEG, libav, etc )Minimum of 10 years of experience with Python, C++, and/or JavaMinimum of 2 years of experience using Nvidia GPUs for parallel data processing, either directly with CUDA or with libraries like pytorch, tensorflow, triton, etc.Minimum of 2 years of experiencing in image and/or video processingStrong Linux skills, to include bash scripting and use of standard Linux toolsMastery of software version control tools like git or mercurialGood communication skills - experience in working with engineers and researchers in developing requirements and ability to produce documentationDesired Skills:Experience with TensorFlow/Keras, PyTorch, JAX/Flax, and/or ONNX for ML engineering or researchExperience processing large volumes of static data on distributed systemsExperience developing RESTful APIs, web services, and basic web-based application front-ends/UIs for demonstration purposesExperience with large-scale databases and storage systems, eg ElasticSearch, Accumulo, S3, NFS, etc.Experience working with Machine Learning experimentation and supporting technology transitions into production environments**COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, Praxis may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.**Who are we? Praxis Engineering* was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Annapolis Junction MD - with growing offices in Chantilly VA and Aberdeen MD.Praxis Engineering is a consulting, product, and solutions firm dedicated to the practical application of software and system engineering technologies to solve complex problems. With over 350 employees supporting more than 50 contracts, Praxis brings together world class engineers with proven engineering best practices, domain expertise, commercial technologies and proven agile management approaches to create high value solutions aimed at helping our customers meet their most critical business and mission objectives. *Praxis Engineering is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics IT.Why Praxis? We are focused on continual learning and evolution. We don't do things because "that's the way we've always done things"; we listen to our employees and adapt to the changing marketplace. We look at the big picture and encourage our engineers to get training and certifications in emerging technologies that will help shape our customer's mission. We've been profitable year after year. We're always on the lookout for great engineers to join the team and we recognize that our employees are the heart and soul of what we do. We focus on recruiting talented people, treating them right, and then allowing them to do what they do best. No red tape. No micromanagement. Smart people want to work with smart people, and we love people who are passionate about what they do, and finding ways to do it better.And then there is the BenefitsCompetitive salaryOffice perks such as free soft drinks and snacks (both healthy and not-so-healthy)Praxis swag (annual gift certificate to purchase top brand Praxis apparel)Comprehensive health insurance plansParental leave401k contribution/match: combination of profit share/contribution (4%) and employer match (up to 4%) for a total of 8%.Annual bonus planFour weeks Paid Time Off + 10 holidays + comp time eligibilityTraining is a priority! Take advantage of our endless in-house training opportunities - or seek out vendor offered (paid) training opportunities like conferences, certification courses and seminars. Conferences (recently attended by Praxis employees): AWS Summit, IoT World, Black Hat and DefCon.Training & Certifications: Splunk, AWS, Big Data/Cloudera, VMWare, Scrum Master the list of certifications goes on and on!Praxis University: Cyber Research, Data Analytics, IoT, AWS and RedHat course offerings and hands-on training.We truly believe the right work-life balance can exist, and it's here at Praxis. Our work is extremely important, but your job is just a part of who you are. When you enjoy your life outside of our walls, you're at your best the next time you walk through our doors. We do all we can to assure that happens every day.Praxis Engineering provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, or any other protected class.

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