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Parsons Corporation Software Engineer in Fredericksburg, Virginia

Senior Software Engineer

QRC, a Parsons Company

Fredericksburg, VA

About QRC Technologies a Parsons Company:

QRC Technologies specializes in RF Test and Measurement products, especially for cellular communications. QRC develops and produces survey tools for cellular communication systems, phone based measurement, stimulation tools, forensic tools, and integrated RF recording and playback equipment.

QRC Technologies was founded in 1987 and has been serving as a systems integrator since its inception, and in the last decade has expanded with a portfolio of RF Test and Measurement products. The company has over 80 employees in multiple locations, including Gaithersburg, MD, and the world headquarters located in Fredericksburg, VA. QRC tools cover CDMA, WCDMA, GSM, EvDO, WiMAX, LTE, and WIFI protocols.

QRC Technologies was acquired by Parsons in July 2019.

The Opportunity:

QRC Technologies is actively seeking a Software Engineer with a focus in C++ development. The Software Engineer will work to help build and design the next generation of QRC's software defined radio products. Working as part of a Scrum team, she will experience the triumphs and challenges of working on a fast-paced product team.

The successful candidate will create data structure and algorithms to process signal information, apply object-oriented design principles to real world design problems, collaborate with other team members via a git-based workflow, write effective unit and functional test to improve code reliability, and troubleshoot software defects before they reach customers.

Essential Duties:

  • Solve challenging problems to meet customer needs

  • Create well-designed, testable, and efficient code

  • Collaborate with other team members

  • Participate in an Agile Development Process

  • Expand your knowledge of platform and application development

Additional Requirements:

  • Proficiency in C++ Experience with Linux

  • Experience with software design fundamentals

  • Candidate must have an understanding of data structures, algorithms and their performance

  • Exposure to software design methodologies (OOD, OOP), multi-threading, synchronization, and blocking mechanisms

  • Should have strong written and interpersonal communication skills

  • Must be able to work independently and produce measurable results Candidates must be eligible to obtain a security clearance when sponsored by QRC

Preferred Skills or Experience:

  • BS in Electrical Engineering, Compute Science or similar work experience

  • Candidate should have at least 3 years of application implementation experience using C++ in a Linux environment

  • Past experience with designing ruggedized hardware/software is a plus

  • Technical experience in the areas of signal processing, signal analysis, direction finding, geolocation, embedded systems, antennas, or communications systems is a plus

  • Previous experience producing products rapidly in a small team environment is a strong plus

  • API Development Experience

  • Python Experience

  • Knowledge of DSP Principles

  • Knowledge of High-Performance Computing Methods (FPGA, GPU, etc.)

  • Experience writing unit tests for C++ applications is a strong plus

  • Knowledge of the following tools and technologies are strong pluses: Git, Qt Framework, Python, and inter-process communication

  • An active US government security clearance is a plus

Parsons' History

Founded in 1944, Parsons is a leading provider of technology-driven solutions in the defense, intelligence and critical infrastructure markets. By combining our talented team of professionals and advanced technology, we help solve complex technical challenges to enable a safer, smarter and more interconnected world.

Parsons' Mission

Delivering innovative infrastructure, defense, and security solutions to enable a sustainable, safer, smarter, and connected world.

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