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Digital Prospectors Software Engineer in Burlington, Massachusetts

Software Engineer

Burlington, MA

Job Type: Direct Hire

Recruiter: Denise Reha (

Phone: 6173374251

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Job Title: Software Engineer

Location : Burlington, MA

Duration: Direct-Hire

POST-OFFER BACKGROUND CHECK IS REQUIRED. An essential function of this job is physical attendance. 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.


You will work cross-functionally with researchers and engineers in the development of bleeding-edge technologies that impact our nation's security. Our client believes that each employee brings a unique skillset, background and ideas that are critical to providing our customers with innovative solutions.

In this role, you will be developing software tools, aiding cyber security research and operations. Our client seeks strong team players who are able to work in an environment with technically challenging customer requirements. Our client is proud of their development of meaningful technologies through collaborative teamwork, while keeping high standards of craftsmanship and quality.

We're looking for candidates with proficiency in programming using at least one high-level languages (such as. C/C++ or Python) for building software tools, and distributed applications. A background working with standard networking libraries, SQL/No-SQL databases, and message queue technologies is valuable. Being familiar with containerization or VM technologies such as Docker or QEMU is preferred. Software systems developed and delivered must adhere to standards of quality, maintainability, and reuse. Expertise with sound software engineering principles and software unit test tools and methodologies is preferred.


  • You will work with a small team in designing, developing, and testing software applications and tools, in C or Python.

  • Ensure software quality through the practice of unit- and system-level tests and verification.

  • Integrates software components using networking/messaging technologies

  • Packages software for ease of configuration control, delivery and deployment

  • Communicates technical foundations of software designs and implementations with reports and presentations


  • Able to obtain a Top-Secret Security Clearance

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related field with five years of experience (or Master's degree and three years)

  • Proficient in C/C++ and Python

  • A background with software scripting and build automation tools (such as bash or make)

  • Applying skills utilizing collaborative source code management and software engineering tools such as Git, Subversion, and Gitlab.

Desired Skills:

  • Active Top-Secret Security Clearance

  • Familiar with common software vulnerabilities and secure programming principles

  • Knowledge of static and dynamic analysis.

Make this your next career move as one of our many long-term contractors or employees!

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


Founded in 1999, Digital Prospectors is an award-winning recruiting and consulting firm that specializes in placing contract, contract-to-hire and direct hire engineers into rewarding opportunities with our impressive and ever-growing client base. We believe that all people should love their jobs.

Come see why Digital Prospectors has been voted “ Best Staffing Firm to Temp For ” by Staffing Industry Analysts, " Best of Staffing " for candidate satisfaction by Inavero /, " Top Temporary Placement Firm " by Boston Business Journal, " Best Company To Work For " by Business NH magazine, " Excellence in IT and Engineering Staffing ” by TechServe Alliance, " Top IT Services Company " by Inc. Magazine, " Most Reliable Staffing Agency " in Forbes Magazine and " Top Ranked Staffing Firm " by Staffing Industry Analysts.

Phone: 603-772-2700