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Autonomous Systems Software Engineer, Reston, VA

Metron is an employee-owned company dedicated to delivering innovative solutions for the most challenging problems. For over 35 years, our principled approach to problem-solving has yielded game changing solutions at the intersection of advanced mathematics, computer science, physics, and engineering. Our people are leaders in their technical fields and are passionate about who we are and what we do. We look for individuals who share this same passion and can apply their experience in real-world settings. 
Our autonomous systems team is adding a talented software engineer with interests in autonomous systems, robotics, and/or machine learning. In this position, you will develop software and contribute ideas for technologies in autonomy, navigation, command and control, decision making, and simulation. Our team is dedicated to creating resilient mission autonomy by increasing the capability, reliability and longevity of autonomous vehicles. You will be part of a dynamic and motivated team that designs and implements solutions for some of the most capable and advanced autonomous systems on or off the planet. 

Required Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, robotics, mathematics, engineering, or other relevant field of study 
  • Object-oriented programming proficiency in Java, Python and/or C++ 
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of a team  

Desired Qualifications

  • At least 1 year of software programming experience gained from academic or personal projects, or internship experience  
  • Programming experience in C++ 11 or newer 
Position Location:  Reston, VA
Workplace Safety 
Metron follows the CDC and OSHA guidance for workplace safety. Metron expects all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they have an exemption for an underlying medical condition or strong religious conviction. We also listen to our employees to create a safe and workable office environment for everyone. Metron continues to support flexible/hybrid telecommuting options when project work allows for working from home. If you have any questions about the safety precautions we are taking, we encourage you to ask during the interview process. 
Perks and Benefits
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance 
  • Accompanying FSA and HSA options 
  • Additional Voluntary Benefits  
  • Paid Time Off  
  • 9 Observed Holidays and 2 Floating Holidays  
  • Paid Parental Leave  
  • Tuition Reimbursement 
  • Professional Development Reimbursement 
  • Annual Salary Reviews  
  • Profit Sharing  
  • 401(k) Traditional and Roth Options  
  • Gym and Fitness Reimbursement  
  • Employee Assistance Program  
  • Employee Referral Program 
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status. Metron takes affirmative action in support of its policy to employ and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. 
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