Software Engineer - C++

Outside Analytics
Boulder, CO
Added: February 23, 2024
About Outside Analytics+SMX

Outside Analytics has recently become a proud subsidiary of SMX, marking an exciting collaboration that enhances our collective capabilities to deliver cutting-edge digital transformation solutions. You can see more about it at

At Outside Analytics, we know that sensor data is abundant and will continue growing. The true magic lives in crafting human valuable experiences from an ocean of data points. Based in Colorado, we are surrounded every day by evidence of nature's mastery of both engineering and art and we are inspired by it! With seven unique product lines, we include the best from human sciences and the creative fields. With machine learning expert systems and first principles, we're advancing the sensor data domain by going beyond data! Dive in with us, into the future of what's possible!

Position Description

We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer who is excited to apply their talents to delivering cutting-edge solutions on the FORGE MDPAP program as part of the messaging team. We seek people who desire application of their talent to Outside Analytics' core values of advancing people and mission across both commercial and US Government markets. The ideal candidate is a recognized professional with hands-on technical expertise with an excellent understanding of technical engineering concepts.

Position is located on-site at prime's office in Boulder, Colorado, 5 days per week.


  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams such as software architects, program managers, designers, and other engineers to design, develop and test software solution that meet the needs of our customers.
  • Analyze user requirements and develop software specifications.
  • Write clean, efficient, and well-documented code that follows software development best practices.
  • Conduct code reviews and provide feedback to other engineers.
  • Debug and fix issues.
  • Develop and execute test plans to ensure software quality.
  • Deploy software applications to production environments.
  • Maintain and update software applications to ensure they meet user needs and remain secure.
  • Develop and maintain documentation.
  • Mentor junior and mid-level team members.
  • Stay up to date with industry trends and advancements in technology.

Clearance Requirement

  • Position requires an interim or active DoD Secret clearance. U.S. Citizenship is required.
  • Candidate must agree to participate in a background screen.

Required Qualifications And Skills

  • BS or advanced degree in Computer Science or similar relevant field
  • 10+ years of experience specifically in a software engineering role
  • Relevant, recent experience developing in recent C++ releases (3-5 years); experience with C++ 23 with GCC 13 a plus
  • Experience with Space-Based Infrared System (SBIRS) and Real-time Transfer Service (RTS) communications
  • Detail oriented
  • Good verbal and written communication skill

Candidates who have one or more of the following skills will be preferred:

  • Building backend web services and/or native applications
  • Python
  • Containerization (eg: Docker, Kubernetes)
  • CI/CD and DevOps tools and methodologies
  • Database design (eg: Postgres, NoSQL)
  • Messaging middleware (eg: ZeroMQ, KAFKA)
  • Atlassian tools
  • Active DoD SECRET security clearance or higher

Salary Range: In compliance with Colorado's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, the salary range for this role is $135,000 - $175,000. This is not a guarantee of compensation. Final compensation for this role will be determined by various factors such as a candidate's relevant work experience, skills, and certifications.

At Outside Analytics we admire all people and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, considering qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, military or veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by state or local law.

Salary: $135000 - $175000 per year