Software Engineer III


Share This Job

Job Description

Job Summary

Looking for a motivated and experienced software engineer to lead and contribute to the development of software projects for a variety of applications. Sound knowledge of data structures, algorithms, and software engineering best practices is required, experience with task/project management tools and processes (e.g., JIRA) is a plus. Prior experience with computer vision and/or machine learning algorithms and applications, databases, and/or a strong math background are a plus.


Duties and Responsibilities

Responsibilities include the management and execution of the entire software development process from requirements generation to specification, implementation, documentation, and maintenance / life cycle management. Must work closely with other systems and software engineers, including government and/or customer personnel as required.

Skills & Requirements

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Expert knowledge of C++, Python, or Java required, experience with libraries such as OpenCV , Boost, BLAS, etc. are a plus. Experience with CUDA/GPU programming is a plus. Experience with databases such as SQL or Mongo is a plus. Experience with version control preferred and a willingness to learn git/Mercurial required. Must have strong written and verbal communication skills and be willing and able to work both individually and in teams, including leading and managing a groups of other developers as needed.



BS Degree or higher in computer science / computer engineering required, MS/PhD preferred. Exceptional applicants with other degrees (e.g., systems engineering, information systems, applied math) or 10+ years of experience and a strong track record of past performance with references will be considered.


This position requires the applicant to obtain and maintain a DoD Clearance.


To learn more about the Benefits offered by Progeny Systems, including a minimum $1,000 sign-on bonus for all new hires, please visit our website at

About Progeny Systems

Progeny Systems is a privately held, high-tech small business that provides premium systems, services, and products for the Department of Defense, government agencies and commercial clients. We are a technology leader in numerous areas including: technology insertion; acoustic sensors; signal processing; combat systems; torpedoes; cyber security; biometrics; knowledge management; undersea vehicles; open architecture; electromagnetic maneuver warfare; electronics packaging; and image/video processing/analysis.

As a small business, Progeny Systems is a participant in the Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs. Progeny Systems has a proven track record of transitioning numerous SBIR contract awards into full-scale production, and has also successfully competed with large defense corporations.  Progeny System's ability to leverage flexibility, rapid turnaround, customer responsiveness, and encourage an environment for experimental research has been critical to our success in developing, producing and supporting numerous mission critical national defense systems.

Progeny has provided highly complex products/programs to the United States Government in collaboration with the following agencies, among others:

-       United States Navy

-       United States Air Force

-       United States Army         

-       Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)

-       National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA)