Polaris Alpha

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Sr Computer Scientist

Sr Computer Scientist

Req # 
Position Type 
Full Time
FLSA Status 
Engineering - Software Engineer
Security Clearance 
TS\SCI Full Scope Poly
Annapolis Junction, MD

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In addition to competitive compensation, Polaris Alpha offers excellent benefits:

Comprehensive Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage
Life and AD&D coverage at 3x annual salary
401k plan, 4% gifted contributions for all eligible employees - 100% vested in plan from date of enrollment
4+ weeks of PTO and 10 Paid Holidays observed
Education Assistance Program
Relocation programs

Job Description

Polaris Alpha develops innovative solutions to the most significant challenges affecting our Nation's ability to collect, utilize, and defend digital information. We’re passionate about developing cutting-edge, creative solutions, and fostering a highly sought-out place of employment for many of the brightest minds in the industry. We are the best because we hire the best. At Polaris Alpha, we have developed a culture of going above and beyond the normal expectations in the delivery of our work. Our clients and employees are the number one reason why we’re successful, and that formula won’t be changing!

Polaris Alpha is looking for individuals who can develop and apply advanced theories and research techniques to develop complex and advanced software applications. The individuals will plan, conduct, technically direct, and evaluate projects or major phases of significant projects, coordinating the efforts of engineers and technical support staff in the performance of assigned projects. May provide work leadership for lower level employees.

Required Skills

• Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering and 8+ years of applicable software design and development experience; or
• Various years of applicable software design and development experience
• Experience with Linux internals
• Experience with reverse engineering
• Experience with C programming
• Experience with Python

Desired Skills

• Experience with Linux kernel development
• Experience with Windows internals
• Various years of applicable design and development experience

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