Numerical Algorithm Software Engineer

SciTec, Inc.
Boulder, CO
Added: February 19, 2024
SciTec has been awarded multiple government contracts and is growing our creative Team! SciTec, Inc. is a dynamic small business with the mission to deliver advanced sensor data processing technologies and scientific instrumentation capabilities in support of National Security and Defense. We support customers throughout the Department of Defense and U.S. Government in building innovative new tools to deliver unique world-class data exploitation capabilities.

SciTec has immediate opportunities for talented software & algorithm developers and engineers to support programs focusing on low-latency data processing, fusion, and tracking algorithms for exploitation of remote sensing systems. Our ideal candidate will work well in multiple software languages as part of a rapid pace, collaborative, small-team environment consisting of Scientists, Engineers, and Developers and be able to prototype and develop advanced algorithms leading to eventual integration in C++ on Linux operating systems as part of government frameworks.


  • Research new algorithms and analysis techniques for remote sensor data exploitation.
  • Demonstrate fluent, idiomatic mastery of Python and C++; comfortable with software design and architecture.
  • Develop proof-of-concept signal processing, image processing, and data exploitation tools in Python.
  • Improve Python tools surrounding our machine learning, modeling, and simulation efforts.
  • Characterize quality/performance of algorithms and sensor systems.
  • Work as part of an Agile team and contribute to shared tools.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • A Bachelor's degree in the physical sciences, mathematics, engineering, or computer science.
  • At least five years ongoing professional experience and fluency in the following languages: C++, Python
  • At least five years ongoing professional experience using Linux operating systems (Additional years of education may be substituted for years of experience)
  • Experience with the exploitation and analysis of OPIR, E/O, SAR, Spectral, RF, or other remotely sensed data
  • Ability to work full-time in-person in Boulder, CO office location
  • Detail oriented
  • Good verbal and written communication skills

Candidates who have any of the following skills will be preferred

  • A current active DoD SECRET security clearance or higher
  • An advanced degree in the physical sciences, mathematics, engineering, or computer science
  • Professional experience with application orchestration and/or deployment to the cloud
  • Professional experience with Agile software development


SciTec offers a highly competitive salary and benefits package, including:

  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • 3% Fully Vested Company 401K Contribution (no employee contribution required)
  • 100% company paid HSA Medical insurance, with a choice of 2 buy-up options
  • 80% company paid Dental insurance
  • 100% company paid Vision insurance
  • 100% company paid Life insurance
  • 100% company paid Long-term Disability insurance
  • 100% company paid Hospital Indemnity insurance
  • Voluntary Accident and Critical Illness insurance
  • Short-term Disability insurance
  • Annual Profit-Sharing Plan
  • Discretionary Performance Bonus
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Generous Paid Time Off, including Holiday, Vacation, and Sick Pay
  • Flexible Work Hours

The pay range for this position is $93,000 - $193,000 / year. SciTec considers several factors when extending an offer of employment, including but not limited to the role and associated responsibilities, a candidate's work experience, education/training, and key skills. This is not a guarantee of compensation.

SciTec is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.