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Senior C++ Software Engineer

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Develop production quality software
  • Interface with teams of engineers to design and implement software systems
  • Design and develop modular software components to support various needs and domains
  • Participate and conduct design and code reviews
  • Implement and maintain software development and configuration control best practices to reliably deliver software

Required Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science or equivalent discipline
  • 2-3 years of professional software programming experience required. 
  • Strong technical knowledge and experience with C++
  • Experience with C++ 11 (C++14 or higher preferred)
  • Strong understanding of data structures and algorithms
  • Knowledge of how to write and test software
  • Strong communication skills
  • Experience with Linux

Preferred Experience

  • Python or other scripting language
  • ROS (Robot Operating System) experience
  • Google Test or similar Code Testing Framework


  • Compensation compatible with qualification
  • Stock options
  • 401(k) plan
  • Health, dental, and vision benefits
  • Paid-time off and parental leave
  • Life insurance, long-term and short-term disability benefits


Company Overview

At Near Earth Autonomy, we are building the future of flight by creating autonomy systems that enable aerial vehicles to fly themselves safely and efficiently.  When you join our company, you will get a spot on a team with the best minds in robotics and aerospace working to solve some of the hardest problems in the industry. You will write algorithms to keep aircraft safe by detecting wires hundreds of feet away, implement programs that map the world by processing hundreds of thousands of lidar data points per second, design sensor enclosures that can withstand the vibrations of helicopter blades spinning at 400 rpm, and participate in flight tests to watch your technology in action. You will collaborate with mentors and teammates who are happy to share their expertise and help you grow professionally.

Here, you will find the reputation of a well-established company combined with the meritocratic structure, dynamic culture, and personal ownership of a start-up. You will be able to discuss the company strategy with our CEO over tacos, talk shop with our CTO on a walk through the 640-acre park next to our office, share your cooking skills with your colleagues in the annual chili cook-off, and wear the company uniform playing on our soccer and rowing teams.

We are a community of valued individuals who understand that life happens outside of the office. We are flexible and accommodating to our staff’s needs, particularly when unexpected situations arise such as needing to take care of home life and family. Our compensation package includes a salary that enables a comfortable life, stock options that reward employees for long-term loyalty, a 401k retirement plan, and medical, dental, and vision benefits.

We are looking for women and men who want to revolutionize aerial delivery, transport, and inspection. If you are up for the challenge, please submit your application, come on board, and let your passion take flight.

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