***Due to the nature of the work being performed US Citizenship is required***

Job Title: Software Engineer

Job LocationGermantown MD 20876

Onsite Requirements:

  • C++
  • HTML/JavaScript/JQuery/node.js
  • Python

Job Description:

  • EchoStar has an exciting opportunity for a Contractor – Software Engineer in our company Standard division with Top Secret Clearance.
  • Candidate must have C/C++ skills, is energetic, creative and team oriented to work on latest SATCOM modem and networking technologies.
  • The individual will be part of an engineering team that develops embedded networking and application software using latest toolchains in an agile software development environment.
  • The position is based in our Germantown, Maryland office.
  • Work is onsite 5x weekly.


  • Software design, development, integration and support activities
  • Actively participate in software development
  • Complete development tasks within agreed timebox
  • Analyze and resolve software issues


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field
  • 5+ years of software development experience in C/C++ and automated unit testing
  • Must currently hold Top Secret Clearance for this position

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field
  • Experience with scripting languages Python/Shell, source control systems (e.g. GIT)
  • Experience with web development viz. HTML/JavaScript/jQuery/node.js
  • Experience in multi-threaded application development and inter-process communication
  • Experience with networking protocols, messaging libraries, socket programming
  • Experience of agile development methodology, especially Scrum and Atlassian tools like Jira
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and work collaboratively within a team environment
  • Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills

Numbers & Facts

Location Montgomery Village, MD
Job Type Full-time, Employee
Industry Computer Software
Company Size 500 to 999 employees
Year Founded 1993
Website http://softworldinc.com

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