Senior Software Engineer / Computer Scientist (Connote)

ABOUT PRAESES

Praeses is a dynamic software and services company, offering solutions to customers in both the public and private sectors. With over three decades of IT experience, Praeses serves as a trusted technology advisor and as a technology product innovator. 

The Government Programs division focus on delivering better information to decision-makers in our nation’s toughest missions. Whether it be coordinating disaster response or AI-driven analysis automation, we take a visionary approach to solving hard problems and moving our nation forward. Our mission is simple – to support the missions of our customers through technology innovation. 

OUR WORK IS CHALLENGING AND GAME CHANGING

We are a team of technologists and researchers that work with government agencies, research labs, and academia on hard problems.  The kind of problems that have plagued organizations for years and have gone unsolved by traditional contracting companies. We dive head first into those problems, come up with the mad-scientist ideas that haven’t been tried before, and then make them a reality.  Our work is product-focused, with an eye to bring all our technologies to global markets.  Example initiatives include:

  • Real-time data sharing for Natural Disaster Response across organizations like FEMA, DoD, local jurisdictions, and volunteer groups
  • Automated analysis and modeling tools for software engineers
  • Modeling and Simulation software for avionics
  • Command Center modernization for military operations
  • AI analysis of radar, sensor, and video data
  • Smart hearing protection for soldiers that lets in voices and environment, but not ear-damaging gunfire
  • Mobile Situational Awareness for warfighters

WE’RE A GREAT PLACE TO WORK

Praeses will give you an opportunity to work with cutting edge technology and alongside some of the brightest people in the industry. The environment is energetic and fast-paced – we’re a bunch of nerds working on hard and exciting projects. Every engineer here has a voice in what we do and how we do it, and we’re all passionate about our work. We believe in collaboration and creating an open platform to share ideas. We are focused on your success and provide an environment designed to foster personal and professional growth. Our benefits are competitive, and our culture makes this both a fun and rewarding place to be.

Job Description

We are seeking a Senior Software Engineer / Computer Scientist for a product called Connote. Connote is a software analysis engine designed to automatically parse, analyze, and model complex software systems. The technology leverages existing and original research in computer science, human cognition, and linguistics. The challenge – how do you rapidly get complex technical information into the mind of an engineer?

Connote addresses classic problems in software engineering – problems that are so systemic that they have always been assumed to be inherent to the software development lifecycle. Connote allows engineers to quickly gain a deep understanding of what a system does, how it works, and how independent systems are interconnected. This analysis is fully interactive – fidelity can be scaled up and down, scopes and relationships can be traced, functional and structural relationships separated, and irrelevant information can be identified and abstracted.

The goal of Connote is to become a force multiplier for software engineers, enabling them to dramatically reduce time spent manually analyzing existing code. Through improved human cognition of how software systems operate, Connote is poised to forever change how software engineers engage in their craft.

 

This individual will be responsible for the following:

  • Act as a key contributor and help drive the product vision
  • Architect solutions and solve large, complex problems
  • Actively participate in code development across the entire stack
  • Help apply the right technologies to problems in a dynamic environment and deliver shippable results
  • A holistic view of planning, developing, delivering, and supporting critical systems through tools and processes like Agile, systems engineering methodologies, continuous integration pipelines, and continuous monitoring
  • Provide mentorship to junior developers

Required Qualifications

  • Experience with multiple database paradigms, software languages, and frameworks
  • 5+ years’ experience in end to end software development/engineering in multiple software languages
  • 2+ years’ experience in scalable software system design/architecture
  • Strong experience with Agile software development methodologies
  • Willingness to learn new languages and technologies
  • Bachelor’s in Computer Science or related technical field
  • Motivated by solving challenging problems and continuously learning
  • Work well in an ever-changing, exploratory environment
  • U.S. Citizenship required

Desired Qualifications

Master’s Degree or Ph.D. in Computer Science or a related technical discipline

Praeses is a leader in software development and services, offering proven and consistent business solutions to customers in both the public and private sectors. With over three decades of IT experience, Praeses serves as an independent, trusted advisor helping clients re-engineer processes and leverage emerging technologies to optimize operations.

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