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C++ Programmer, Washington, D.C. area

We are looking for a talented C++ programmer to develop and maintain our indexing engine and content delivery framework. The indexing engine processes and makes searchable terabytes of rapidly growing biomedical information. The Portal System is a primary web content delivery application and handles over 10 million hits from 1 million unique users every day. Both are high-performance, multi-threaded, distributed software systems running on hundreds of Linux based servers.

Must have a minimum of a BSCS.

The candidates for this position should be able to perform the following duties:
  • Develop innovative software in small teams using cutting-edge technologies;
  • Perform monitoring and performance tuning;
  • Collaborate with program managers and prospects to gather and define requirements;
  • Deliver projects on-time and to specification with an appropriate level of quality;
  • Develop automated functional tests;
  • Collaborate with technical writers to create customer-relevant documentation;
  • Provide patches and upgrades to existing systems;
  • Prepare operating instructions and documentation of program development;
  • Analyze system capabilities to resolve possible issues;
Essential Skills:
  • C++;
  • Object-Oriented programming;
  • Multithreaded applications;
  • Networking;
  • Distributed computing;
  • Dynamic linking and loading;
  • Debugging tools: gdb, strace, valgrind, totalveiw, etc;
  • Experience with version control tools: CVS, SVN;
  • Web technologies, Web application framework;
  • Text indexing;
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
Knowledge of the following operating systems and platforms:
  • UNIX / Linux
  • MS Windows
  • Must complete a Technical Assessment;

Contact us if you found this position attractive.