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Digital Prospectors Software Developer in Lexington, Massachusetts

Software Developer

Lexington, MA

Job Type: Contract

Recruiter: Steve Merriman (

Phone: 603.637.4084

Position: Software Developer

Location: Lexington, MA (Hybrid – 4 days onsite)

Length: 3+ years

Covid Requirements: N/A

Job Description:

Our client is looking for a Software Developer to develop application software. The Software Developer will write and implement efficient code. The Software Developer researches, designs, develops, and implements software applications and systems. The Software Developer will be involved in the planning of system and development deployment as well as responsible for meeting software compliance standards. The Software Developer will evaluate designs and implement interface between hardware and software operational requirements cloud offering system architecture security and characteristics of overall system. The Software Developer will research, design, implement, and manage software programs. The Software Developer will identify areas for modification in existing programs and subsequently develop these modifications. The Software Developer will determine operational practicality. The Software Developer will document testing client experience and maintenance of system corrections. The Software Developer may partner and collaborate with cyber security teams to ensure compliance with security standards. The Software Developer may develop and conduct unit tests.


  • Bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree, or PhD in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, or related scientific/engineering field is required.

  • Experience working with software defined radio hardware platforms (i.e., USRPs, GNURadio, UHD, AIR-T, or others) and developing software in C, C++, and/or Python to prototype communications systems.

  • Experience working with RF-related laboratory equipment (i.e., RF spectrum analyzers, oscilloscopes, RF power meters, etc.).

  • Experience working in the Linux environment including writing command scripts and compiling and installing software packages.

  • Strong verbal and written communications skills including collaborating with other onsite and/or remote technical team members, preparing and sharing technical results with others, and documenting work to aid other team members and activities.

  • Working knowledge of signals and systems, digital signal processing, basic communications theory, probability, and linear algebra is a plus.

  • Experience using MATLAB to analyze signals that are generated in simulation or collected experimentally in a laboratory or field setting is a plus.

  • Experience performing research or trade analysis that involves mathematical modeling, formulating and characterizing solutions, and drawing evidence-based conclusions is a plus.

  • Due to the nature of the work, an active Secret clearance is required, an Interim clearance is sufficient to start.

POST-OFFER BACKGROUND CHECK IS REQUIRED. Digital Prospectors is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

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  • Work as our full-time employee with full benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, STD, LTD, PTO, etc.) - OR - work as a W2 hourly contractor at a higher pay rate if you don't need the benefit package.

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  • Voted ‘Best Staffing Firm to Temp For’ five times by Staffing Industry Analysts as well as a ‘Best Company to Work For’ by Forbes, Fortune and Inc. magazine.