CDSI is a relatively new small business that has already provided leadership
in digital beamforming technologies and radar/telemetry simulation
environments. We are looking for someone to lead and grow our software
development team. We develop ground-breaking 'first-of-its-kind' products
that have ranged from complete phased-array antenna systems, radar
calibration tools, application modeling, and data visualization. Our
customers include the US Army and Air Force, NASA, and NOAA.
The ideal candidate will draw upon extensive experience to plan and
direct all CDSI software activities. This person must demonstrate expertise
in a wide variety of topics related to modern-day software development
Our environment provides unique challenges and opportunities to develop
skills in many areas related to software development; such as advanced hardware
interaction (requiring near real-time response),
sophisticated data manipulation using map/reduce, MVC style UI's,
NoSQL, ORM's, and Web 2.0 toolkits like Django and Rails.
This candidate will lead and grow a team to improve our current software
activities, develop a more flexible and extensible architecture and framework
for adding features, and automate many of our software processes, e.g., testing.
A wide degree of creativity and latitude can be expected.
This position is located in Van Nuys, CA, and reports directly to the CEO.
Work closely with customers and senior scientists to create software
product requirements and resource planning with established and evolving
procedures. Provide architectural direction and cohesion across all
products. Provide company-wide software leadership and
mentorship. Lead Open-Source philosophy and Test-Driven Development best
practices, including Rapid Application Development.
Lead software/architecture communications with customers to provide status
updates, and gather feedback for future features. Plan development and production
Improve industry credibility of CDSI software through various speaking
engagements, and other networking activities.
At least 10 years software development experience: team-driven and products with multi-year life spans.
Extensive hands-on experience with GNU/Linux and Open-Source Development Practices
Experience in building and leading software teams
Ability to communicate complex software concepts to non-software teams
Ability to work under ITAR and other similar restrictions as dictated by the US government
US Citizenship or Permanent Resident status
Advanced degree in Science or Engineering
Extensive hands-on experience with C, Java, Python, Scipy and Numpy.
Understanding of Physics, Mathematics, Engineering or Electronics