By Light HQ

Software Engineer

Job Locations US-FL-Orlando
Posted Date 3 months ago(9/6/2022 4:48 PM)
# of Openings
Tier 3 - Secret/ADP II


Cole Engineering Services is seeking highly motivated software engineers to join a team to develop a next generation 5G wireless simulation and training capability for the US Army. This opportunity will allow you to pioneer new software & hardware development activities for the Department of Defense. This involves developing a deep understanding of complex software systems, identifying requirements, designing solutions, and integrating these designs in a rapid and agile manner. You will also help identify, diagnose, and implement innovative solutions to solve software defects as appropriate.


  • Applied experience with Windows, Linux versions of NVIDIA applications and GPU architecture for Live, Virtual, and Constructive (LVC) based training systems.
  • Applied experience with various Head Mounted Displays and AR/VR development, integration, and test
  • Applied experience with leading gaming engines and various world terrain formats
  • Motivated DevOps software & hardware development and integration.
  • Ability to gain deep knowledge of complex hardware and software quickly.
  • Ability to work as part of both large and small development teams.
  • Clearly and effectively communicate problems and solutions with the team, both verbally and electronically.
  • Efficiently diagnose and debug software issues.
  • Ability to travel as required to support program objectives

Required Experience/Qualifications

  • Minimum 3+ years full-stack software engineering experience.
  • Strong object-oriented design background.
  • Familiar with industry agile software development standards and with the capabilities of related Department of Defense software systems.
  • Experience in server-side languages such as C, C++, C#, Python, Ruby, Java, PHP and .Net desired.
  • Experience in Linux/windows shell scripting.
  • Demonstrated expertise in integrating disparate software systems.
  • Exposure/experience to services/microservices architectures.
  • Deploying code to various production environments including cloud and private servers
  • Knowledge in any of the following areas would be considered a plus:
  • Experience with Industry best-practice software development and collaboration tools, such as DI2E, JIRA, Confluence and Bitbucket or similar. 
  • Knowledge of military simulation systems.
  • Maintaining software using version control tools (Git preferred)
  • Familiarity with JavaScript frameworks such as Angular JS, React and Amber
  • Familiarity with database technology such as MySQL, Oracle, and MongoDB
  • Familiarity with commercial game development platforms (Unity, Unreal).
  • Knowledge of Head Mounted Displays and AR/VR integration
  • Container development and deployment (Docker preferred)
  • Cell site design and 4G/5G networking
  • Radio Frequency design circuitry and wireless network parameters
  • RF licenses or certifications such as FCC operators licenses or
    • iNARTE Telecommunications Engineer (International Association for Radio Telecommunications and Electromagnetics)
    • IPEP (SCTE) (Internet Protocol Engineering Professional)
    • Certified Wireless Network Administrator (CWNA)
    • RCDD (BICSI) Registered Communications Distribution Designer
    • CTNS (TCO) (Certified Telecommunications Network Specialist)
  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline such as electrical engineering, computer science, information technology, systems or software engineering from an accredited college or university, or equivalent experience. 

Preferred Experience/Qualifications

  • Military experience in the electronic communications field preferably radio, or TCP/IP networks.
  • CompTIA Network + or higher certification would be very useful.
  • Understanding of network infrastructure.
  • Proficiency with Linux, and possibly even Comp TIA Linux + Certification.
  • Experience with automated testing or ability to develop test scripts using Python or any other industry standard scripting language

Special Requirements/Security Clearance

  • Please note that pursuant to a government contract, this specific position requires U. S. Citizenship status with ability to obtain a SECRET to TOP SECRET security clearance.
  • By Light does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters; vaccination requirements and testing are subject to the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements; testing is at the cost of the employee.


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