PAE, Inc Software Engineer in Reston, Virginia

Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the World

Software Engineer

The candidate is expected to write scripts to exploit and collect user generated content across global social media and mobile platforms while understanding the offensive and defensive aspects of internet based collection. The Engineer is expected to keep abreast of technology trends in order to develop innovative exploitation tools and techniques to maintain and expand access to the collection environments.

Job Qualifications:

  1. Minimum of 5 years demonstrated on-the-job experience with Object Oriented Programming (Python experience is preferred but will consider other languages, e.g., C++, Ruby, GO, R, etc.)

  2. Minimum of 5 years demonstrated on-the-job experience designing, developing and integrating software solutions.

  3. Minimum of 3 years demonstrated on-the-job experience with Linux systems for development, testing and/or task automation (BASH Scripting, Cron, etc.)

  4. Minimum of 3 years demonstrated on-the-job experience with REST API interfaces.

  5. Minimum of 1 year demonstrated on-the-job experience parsing XML, HTML, JSON and other nested/complex data structures.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. PAE’s hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations. With over 60 years of experience, PAE supports the execution of complex and critical missions by providing global logistics and stability operations, technical services and national security solutions to customers around the world. PAE has a workforce of approximately 15,000 people in over 60 countries on all seven continents and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), should you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a currently open position with PAE, please call Recruiting at (703) 656-6064 or email with "Disability Assistance" in the subject line.