Senior Software Engineer

Chesapeake Technology International California , MD 20619

Posted 5 days ago

Looking to be part of a world-class team of software developers creating cutting-edge tools for our nation's war fighters? Come join our team!

Chesapeake Technology International (CTI) is a rapidly growing software, systems, and operational support corporation dedicated to providing user-focused technologies for military and other security applications including spectrum dependent operations (e.g. electronic warfare and signals intelligence), tactical & unmanned systems, C4ISR, and training & simulation capabilities. We believe in the power of collaborative development, and we are committed to engineering our solutions on open, government-owned platforms, ensuring that industry proprietary tools do not stand in the way of the right capabilities being employed on the battlefield.

We are looking for people who are intellectually curious, self-motivated, committed to excellence, and constantly seeking to learn and grow. Our typical toolset includes the Atlassian tool suite, Git, Gradle, IntelliJ, and Slack but we strive to use the best commercial, open source, or internally developed technologies for each problem. We work in small teams where each person is able to impact the technical direction of the project. At CTI, you will be exposed to a range of technologies and have opportunities to support a variety of unique projects in Java, Android, and/or various web technologies. Here are some examples of solutions we develop:

  • Real-time geospatial visualization of spectrum, including command and control of integrated platforms/sensors
  • Tools to collect, process, exploit, and disseminate large amounts of telemetry and sensor data
  • Immersive 3D scenario modeling for planning, analysis, and training
  • Open platform of APIs and services for desktop, mobile, and web applications to interface with devices such as radios and UAVs

If you thrive on solving challenging problems like these and desire to do so with a fun group of bright people, we want to hear from you!

Roles and responsibilities

  • Architect, design, develop, document, test, and debug new and existing software systems and applications
  • Participate as a primary voice in code reviews, constructively and humbly guiding/mentoring more junior developers
  • Proactively and constructively advocate for improvement on behalf of the organization, your team, and yourself
  • Analyze user needs to determine technical requirements
  • Write technical specifications based on conceptual design and stated business requirements
  • Identify and evaluate new technologies for implementation that improve the stability, performance, and quality of the multiple projects and teams.
  • Analyze code to find causes of errors/inefficiency and revise software as needed
  • Lead and mentor other engineers in meeting technical requirements


  • U.S. Citizenship - all positions require a U.S. Security Clearance
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related technical field
  • 10+ years of experience in programming, engineering, or related work
  • Production level experience in Java, preferably with Java Enterprise technologies
  • Version control systems, such as Git or Mercurial
  • Build tools, such as Gradle or Maven
  • Considerable understanding of testing, continuous integration, build, deployment, and continuous monitoring
  • Experience driving technical decisions, including the ability to break down problems, identify solutions, and communicate the process and conclusions to an engineering team and senior leadership
  • Initiative and the ability to work independently and collaborate within a team
  • Ability to communicate effectively via multiple mediums and with management, co-workers, and customers, both technical and non-technical
  • Ability to lead a team of engineers in order to meet a projects technical goals
  • Ability to write clean code and leverage best practices for implementation, documentation, and testing
  • Experience architecting software and distributed infrastructure, including thoroughly documenting all phases of design to convey concepts to leadership, the team(s) implementing the design, and end users
  • Experience as significant technical contributor and technical leader for delivered products (or significant features of a product)

Beneficial skills and experience

  • Excellent problem analysis and solving skills
  • Excellent communication and teamwork
  • Excellent organization, attention to detail, and time management
  • Strong foundation in algorithms and data structures and their real-world use cases
  • Solid understanding of computer systems and networks
  • Production quality coding standards and patterns
  • Passion for developing customer-focused solutions
  • Other JVM Languages such as Kotlin, Groovy, Scala or Clojure
  • Front end development experience with RESTful API design, JavaScript, TypeScript, Angular, HTML, ClojureScript, NodeJS, and/or ReactJS
  • Experience with relational and key value data stores, such as PostgreSQL, Cassandra, MongoDB, or Redis
  • Experience with NASA WorldWind, OSGi, Netty, ATAK, Android, Apache Camel, OMG DDS, Protocol Buffers, Avro, OpenGL/GLES, and/or AWS
  • Domain experience with software defined radios, GNU Radio, Redhawk, electronic warfare, signals processing/intelligence, and/or geospatial data/visualization


About CTI

CTI is a rapidly growing company offering the following:

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • H.S.A. (partially funded by CTI) and Flex Spending
  • Company-paid life insurance/AD&D and disability insurance
  • Optional supplemental life, critical illness, hospital indemnity and accident insurances
  • Paid vacation, sick leave and holidays
  • 401k plan with Safe Harbor contribution
  • Tuition reimbursement/professional training options
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Travel Assistance
  • Financial Planning Assistance
  • Voluntary Pre-Paid Legal
  • Flexible schedules with telecommuting options
  • Service awards program

CTI is an Equal Opportunity employer and shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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