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Careers at Aware

Aware, Inc. is a leading global provider of biometrics software products to governments, system integrators, and solution providers for identity-centric security applications including law enforcement, border management, credentialing, access control, defense, and intelligence.   We are a NASDAQ-listed company founded in 1986 and based in Bedford, Massachusetts with approximately 60 employees. Aware offers competitive salaries and benefits, and provides challenging and rewarding work with leading-edge technologies in a congenial and collaborative environment. We are conveniently located in Boston’s technology corridor, near Route 128.

 


Biometrics and Imaging Software


Software Engineer Java

Aware seeks a qualified candidate for the position of Software Engineer to join its team of software engineers at its headquarters in Bedford, MA. The ideal candidate will be a self-motivated software engineer with understanding of server application development for commercial software. This position requires a team player with strong technical skills to develop commercial-grade software based upon Aware’s existing and new product ventures. This position requires an organized individual, adept at implementing technical plans as directed. The engineer will possess the personal skills to interface directly with Aware’s customers requiring support and service of Aware’s products.

Job Responsibilities:

The primary job responsibilities will include developing commercial software products for imaging and biometric applications. This includes development of libraries, sample applications and tools for image acquisition and analysis, and performing system-level test and release procedures. The candidate must be able to work independently, research and solve problems quickly, and work effectively with other software developers.

Requirements:

  • BS Computer Science degree, or related technical degree with Computer Science experience
  • Java language (threading, file/stream IO, collections, etc.)
  • Object-oriented design and development background
  • Good understanding and application of design patterns and UML
  • Knowledge of web and workstation UI technologies (HTML, Javascript, Flex, Java Applets)
  • Knowledge of SOA based applications (Web Services, XML, SOAP, WS-*)
  • Experience working in MS Windows environments and knowledge of Unix/Linux
  • Knowledge of build and using source control tools
  • Experience in C++ programming helpful
  • Experience developing code in the MS .NET Framework using C# or VB.NET helpful
  • Knowledge of signal processing and image processing including algorithmic implementation experience helpful

 

All qualified candidates may submit cover letter and resume to: jobs2015@aware.com.

NOTE: Please include "Software Engineer Java" in the subject line.



Senior Software Quality Assurance Engineer

Aware’s Advanced Products Group is seeking a Software Quality Assurance Engineer to join its team developing biometric solutions. The ideal candidate will have experience with manual software testing, programming, and automated software testing. Experience with biometrics is a plus. The Advanced Products Group works on a variety of projects in the biometrics market including fingerprint, face, and iris collection and analysis. This analysis includes matching, quality metrics, and compression. The software is deployed in a large variety of software environments including client and server applications on multiple operating systems (Windows, Linux, UNIX, and HP).

The individual must be a self-motivated QA engineer with understanding of programming and commercial software development. This position requires a team player with very strong technical skills to develop and assure commercial-grade software based upon Aware’s existing and new product ventures. The individual should posses the personal skills to interface directly with Aware’s customers requiring support and service of Aware’s products. This position requires an organized individual with very strong technical skills who is adept at implementing complex technical plans as directed.

Responsibilities include a team-based approach to writing software product engineering specifications, designing, implementing, and assurance and documentation to support the specifications. The ability to shift focus quickly from one project to another and to allocate personal resources to more than one project at a time is important. The individual will be a significant contributor in a small team of software engineers, focused on delivering quality software in short time-cycles.

Senior Software Engineer Requirements:

  • Experience with Software Quality Assurance
  • Excellent communication skills and a team player
  • Full Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field

The ideal candidate would also have experience or familiarity with the following concepts and technologies:

  • Experience performing manual software testing
  • Some software programming experience
  • Hardware setup and configuration
  • Experience writing automated software tests
  • Experience with Windows and Unix/Linux
  • Biometrics (Finger, Face, Iris, Smart Card)
  • Image Processing (Compression, Analysis)
  • Knowledge of Cryptography
  • Source Control

 

All qualified candidates may submit cover letter and resume to: jobs2015@aware.com.

NOTE: Please include "Senior Software Quality Assurance Engineer" in the subject line.



Imaging Scientist

Be part of leading edge research and development at Aware, Inc., a global provider of commercial off-the-shelf, standards-based biometrics software since 1993. We are looking for world-class engineers and scientists who excel at algorithm development and are not intimidated by challenging problems. Aware seeks a qualified candidate for the position of Imaging Scientist to join its research team at its headquarters in Bedford, MA.

The ideal candidate will be a self-motivated, team-oriented experienced research scientist or engineer with a good understanding of image processing, machine learning and pattern recognition. This position requires an organized individual with very strong technical skills who is adept at understanding and solving complex technical problems and eager to explore uncharted territories in biometrics and pattern matching.

Responsibilities include performing advanced algorithm research and development in areas deemed complimentary to Aware’s digital image-based software products with a focus on biometric applications. The Imaging Scientist will work with the engineering staff to implement research results into commercial-quality software for product development and enhancement.

Requirements:

  • degree: Ph.D. in computer science, mathematics, EE or related discipline
  • proven track record of algorithm development and software implementation
  • training or work experience in clustering, pattern classification, machine learning, image analysis
  • experience with large datasets, empirical testing, experiment design, statistical data analysis
  • fingerprint matching experience a plus
  • strong background in mathematics, statistics and AI
  • good writing and oral communication skills
  • thorough knowledge and use of modern programming languages and operating systems, including: C/C++/C#, .NET, Java, Visual Basic, in Windows and Linux/Unix environments

 

All qualified candidates may submit cover letter and resume to: jobs2015@aware.com.

NOTE: Please include "Imaging Scientist" in the subject line.



Senior Software Engineer Biometrics (C++)

Aware seeks a qualified candidate for the position of Senior Software Engineer to join its team of software engineers at its headquarters in Bedford, MA. The ideal candidate will be a self-motivated, experienced software engineer with an understanding of image processing and commercial software development. This position requires a team player with very strong technical skills to develop commercial-grade software based upon Aware’s existing and new product ventures. This position requires an organized individual, adept at implementing complex technical plans as directed. The engineer will possess the personal skills to interface directly with Aware’s customers requiring support and service of Aware’s products.

Job Responsibilities

The primary job responsibilities will include architecting and developing commercial software products for imaging and biometric applications. This includes development of applications and tools for image acquisition and analysis, and performing system-level test and release procedures. The candidate will also provide assistance to Aware's customers as they install the software at their sites. The candidate must be able to work independently, research and solve problems quickly, and work effectively with other software developers.

Requirements

  • 5+ years experience developing commercial applications
  • Significant knowledge of C++ programming language (threading, file/stream IO, collections, etc.)
  • Significant experience developing code in the MS .NET Framework using C# or VB.NET
  • Strong object-oriented design and development background
  • Good understanding and application of design patterns and UML
  • Experience with performance optimization of software applications
  • Significant knowledge of web and workstation UI technologies (HTML, Javascript, ActiveX, .NET Framework)
  • Knowledge of signal processing and image processing including algorithmic implementation experience
  • Significant experience working in both Unix/Linux and MS Windows environments
  • Experience with creating customer builds and using source control tools
  • Knowledge of open source or proprietary grid computing platforms is a plus
  • Knowledge of Biometrics a plus
  • US Citizenship

All qualified candidates may submit cover letter and resume to: jobs2015@aware.com.

NOTE: Please include "Senior Software Engineer Biometrics (C++)" in the subject line.

 


Senior Software Engineer (C#)

Aware seeks a qualified candidate for the position of Senior Software Engineer to join its team of software engineers at its headquarters in Bedford, MA. The ideal candidate will be a self-motivated, experienced software engineer with an understanding of image processing and commercial software development. This position requires a team player with very strong technical skills to develop commercial-grade software based upon Aware’s existing and new product ventures. This position requires an organized individual, adept at implementing complex technical plans as directed. The engineer will possess the personal skills to interface directly with Aware’s customers requiring support and service of Aware’s products.

Job Responsibilities

The primary job responsibilities will include architecting and developing commercial software products for imaging and biometric applications. This includes development of applications and tools for image acquisition and analysis, and performing system-level test and release procedures. The candidate will also provide assistance to Aware's customers as they install the software at their sites. The candidate must be able to work independently, research and solve problems quickly, and work effectively with other software developers.

Requirements

  • Excellent communication skills and a team player
  • 5+ years’ experience with C# and .NET 2.0 / 3.5
  • Expertise in Windows Forms Programming
  • Experience writing complex SQL queries and stored procedures for Microsoft SQL Server
  • Full Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) experience
  • Master’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Demonstrable ability to capture and maintain both business and technical requirements via UML 2.0
  • Experience working with software, hardware, data and testing standards
  • US Citizenship

The ideal candidate would also have experience or familiarity with the following concepts and technologies:

  • Knowledge of Biometrics a plus
  • UML 2.0
  • Tortoise SVN
  • Enterprise Architect
  • Design Patterns / Architecture Patterns

All qualified candidates may submit cover letter and resume to: jobs2015@aware.com.

NOTE: Please include "Senior Software Engineer (C#)" in the subject line.

 



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