Harris Corporation C++ Software Engineer in Herndon, Virginia

C++ Software Engineer 1/7/19--Software, EngineeringUSA - VA - Herndon




Job ID: SIS20180410-27852


C++ Software Engineer

Job Code: SIS20180410-27852

Job Location: Herndon, VA

Job Description:

Do you want to protect some of our nations critical assets? Join our team! Harris is looking for high performing individuals who can design, develop, deploy, and sustain systems that provide the geospatial intelligence community with critical information to protect our nation. Our team of highly technical problem solvers, intrigued by creating one-of-a-kind systems. You can solve the most demanding technical challenges while knowing that your efforts are protecting our nation.

Duties and key responsibilities:

Working with senior software engineers, design, develop and integrate software solutions that enhance Harris’ Geospatial intelligence offerings. You will be responsible for developing Image and Video Processing Software for a variety of Geospatial Intelligence Applications including: analyzing data for critical decision making, collecting imagery from satellites and examining relationships between resources, locations and people.


  • Bachelor’s Degree with 9+ years of related experience in software development; or equivalent

  • Active Top Secret or TS/SCI Clearance Required

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Fluent in Object Oriented C++ Cross Platform Development experience (Linux, Solaris, Windows, etc.

  • Experience with multi-threaded development

  • Exposure to Image Science / Image Chain Analysis

  • Familiar with Agile SCRUM

  • Experience with High Performance Computing environments

  • Software experience in C, JAVA, Python

  • Ability to work with MatLab or IDL source code

  • Experience with PERL scripting or other scripting language

  • Knowledge of 3D mathematic

Harris Offers:

  • Engaging culture that promotes from within (54% internals promoted)

  • Work/Life Balance: Flexible Scheduling, discretionary vacation and unlimited sick time

  • Culture of Diversity & Inclusion: many established employee resource groups and exciting guest speakers (including astronauts!)

This position requires the candidate to already possess an active Top Secret or TS/SCI clearance. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that Harris Corporation may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

Harris is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.

Candidates will support Environment, Health and Safety by fulfilling the Harris EHS Policy, complying with Harris EHS programs and applicable regulations, and striving for continual EHS improvement.


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Expertise--Software, Engineering

LocationUSA - VA - Herndon