Software Engineer

Telecommunication Systems Germantown , MD 20874

Posted 2 months ago


Comtech has an opportunity available for a Software Engineer at our Germantown location.

Augment a small team of developers working with a variety of technologies to assist training and assessing individuals in the cyber security field. You will actively participate in the design and implementation of systems to help monitor a student's activity within a virtual environment, as well as the handling of scoring related to this system.

  • This team also monitors and maintain production servers, some of which must run with nearly no down time.

  • This team works with a variety of virtual technologies, and through the virtual technologies of various vendors and customers as needed.


At our core, Comtech employees are driven by innovation. We are leaders in the advanced global commercial and government communications market. A career at Comtech enables you to design, develop, produce and market innovative products, systems and services for advanced communications solutions. You will facilitate and enhance the way people, businesses, and governments communicate around the world.

Comtech Command and Control is a leading provider of mission critical solutions to government and civilian agencies with a focus on C4ISR solutions using any type of network, whether mobile, fixed, static, terrestrial, marine, airborne or in space. In order to help our customers, combat a growing number of cyber-attacks on their systems, we provide training and certification and vulnerability compliance assessment. Comtech designs, develops, produces and markets innovative products, systems and services for advanced communications solutions. We are technology leaders in the markets that we serve and conduct our business through Government solutions. Our market segments consist of: Tactical Communications, Space & Component Technology, Mobile Datacom, and Cyber Security Solutions.


The ideal candidate comfortably works with the following languages, but can quickly pick up others as needed:

  • C/C++

  • Ruby (on Rails)

  • PHP

  • JavaScript

  • SQL (post gres and MySQL)

  • The ideal candidate should be comfortable with the boost library in C++.

  • The ideal candidate should be able to generate complex SQL queries with conditional statements.

  • The ideal candidate also comfortably works with the following operating systems, enough to install the operating system on a completely clean machine and configure (and intentionally misconfigure) it for a wide variety of different scenarios:

  • Debian Linux and derivatives

  • CentOS and Redhat Linux

  • Windows from WinXP through Win10, Professional to Server.

  • The ideal candidate must also work with several different virtualization technologies:

  • AWS

  • Hyper-V

  • VMWare (to include ESXi, vCenter, and such)

  • The ideal candidate should also be comfortable working within a disciplined agile development (DAD) environment, using Redmine for tracking issues, and git for source control.

  • The ideal candidate must be comfortable working with people who work regularly from remote locations, using Skype for Business, email, and other tools for effective communication with peers.


  • 5+ years' experience as a software engineer

  • Systems level programming experience

  • Web development experience

  • Some background in cyber security, and teaching methodology, is a plus.

Comtech offers a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits and flexible paid time off options, for eligible employees:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision, Health Savings Account, Flexible Spending Account

  • STD, LTD, Supplemental Life insurance and AD&D

  • Comprehensive 401k plan and Employee stock purchase plan

  • Tuition Assistance

  • Vacation, Personal and Sick time

  • 10 paid holidays

  • Bereavement and jury duty leave

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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