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Software Architect

Fuse Integration

San Diego, california

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Do you thrive in innovative, design-driven environments with a high level of both accountability and trust? Are you passionate about integrating secure functions and practices throughout every stage of software development and deployment? If so – we want to hear from you! This role will support the agile development of innovative communications, networking, and computing solutions for U.S. defense agencies that improve the sharing of information among warfighters distributed throughout airborne, maritime, and ground environments.


  • Provide technical leadership in System Software Engineering for leading edge wireless communications system development ensuring our software adheres to architectural best practices and is efficient, cybersecure, maintainable, scalable, and repeatable.
  • Provide coherent software architectural design for large-scale, embedded tactical applications, ensuring scalability, reliability, and performance.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to gather requirements, define technical solutions, and drive architectural decisions.
  • Create prototypes and proof of concepts to validate architectural designs and assess technical feasibility.
  • Maintain relevancy with emerging technologies (including hardware) and evaluate their potential impact on our software architecture and development processes.
  • Identify and mitigate technical risks throughout the software development lifecycle.
  • Provide oversight for architectural designs, decisions, and technical specifications to ensure clarity and maintainability of the software systems.
  • Mentor and coach junior developers, fostering a culture of learning and continuous improvement.
  • Maintain and drive forward the current Fuse technical software portfolio consisting of modern C++, python, CMake, Javascript, React to create an optimized wireless networking solution for the DoD
  • Leverage your deep understanding of all layers of tactical communications solutions including application layer (track management and communications applications), network layer (routing and IP), and physical layer (radios and encryptors). 


We are looking for:

  • B.S. in an engineering field (Computer, Software, Math, Physics, Electrical, etc.)
  • 8-10 years of experience in leadership roles in software development
  • Solid understanding of all OSI layers of networking technologies from the application layer to the physical layer  
  • Profound interest in communications technology development in challenging RF and compute environments  
  • Hands on experience writing and deploying C++ 11 (or greater) for complex systems and processes
  • Familiarity with agile development process
  • Ability to obtain US Secret clearance

Must be a nimble self-starter who is excited about technology and has the ability to think out of the box and suggest powerful new ideas

Nice to have:

  • Embedded system development
  • Deep understanding of Linux networking and network troubleshooting
  • Experience with Ansible, Kubernetes, microservice/mesh architectures, gitlab flow software development  
  • Experience with STIG compliance and security applications
  • Solid Linux OS knowledge: CentOS/RHEL, RPM, UNIX build process
  • Experience with Jenkins and Gitlab CI/CD


  • Medical, Dental, and Vision
    • Covered for employee, and a portion of dependents' coverage is covered as well
  • 11 paid Federal Holidays
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
    • Date of hire through second year: 10 days/year (accrued)
    • Third year and beyond: unlimited
  • 40 hours of paid sick leave per year
  • 401k with employer matching
  • Annual bonuses
  • Cell phone reimbursement: $100/month

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