C++ Software Developer

Full Time

    Job Description

    Our Federal client is working on research that focuses on the development and evaluation of computer algorithms for automated text analysis. This area of research works primarily with text from the biomedical literature or electronic medical records and examines a wide variety of Natural Language Processing (NLP) tasks, including information extraction, literature searches, question answering, and text summarization. To enhance this research, we are adding a C++ 17-20 Software Developer to the team. This Bethesda, MD based position is currently remote but subject to client requirements in the future.

      • Upgrade De-Identification software (written in Perl) using C++20
      • Integrate De-Identification software algorithms with various machine learning algorithms (including neural networks)
      • Developing new data structures, algorithms, and information flow architectures for increased efficiency and effectiveness
      • Daily reporting using existing reporting templates (incl. descriptions of what to do and what has been done) by the end of the day
      • Presenting the written reports at the beginning of the following day during the daily briefing and discussion (Scrum w/ documentation)

      • B.S. in Computer Science
      • Demonstrable skills on developing algorithms with advanced data structures
      • C++ (C++17 and knowledgeable about C++20 specifications)
      • Experience using vcpkg with CMake
      • Experience using Git
      • Python and pandas library
      • Developed multithreaded Windows and Linux applications
      • Experience on unit, integration, and regression Testing
      • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
      • Excellent problem-solving skills

    Desired Skills and Experience (Ideal):
      • NLP, Machine Learning, Tensorflow
      • GUI development using QT/QT creator both on Windows and Linux platforms
      • Client/Server architecture based application development
      • Google Benchmarking on C++ codes
      • Experience in Anaconda
      • Experience in EC2 and S3 at the AWS cloud
      • Python/C++ programming using relational database interfaces communicating with MS-SQL, Oracle, or MySQL
      • Developed applications and adhered deadlines in a high-pressured research environment
      • Developed math-heavy software applications
      • CI/CD
      • Open-source software publication on GitHub or elsewhere

    About A-TEK, Inc.

    Headquartered in McLean, VA, A-TEK is comprised of a team of experts in managing the data that drives federal missions. With employees in 13 states, and a 26-year partner to U.S. government agencies including the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Department of Justice (DoJ), and the Department of Commerce (DoC). We deliver IT services and solutions coupled with a scientific capability across a myriad of government mission areas including public health, law enforcement, national security, environmental, and science.

    A-TEK, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or status as a qualified individual with a disability, or Vietnam era or other protected Veteran status.