Wireless/Mobile Software Engineer

Software Engineering Fort Meade, MD Columbia, MD


** Active Top Secret (TS/SCI) clearance with polygraph required.**

For over 10 years Visionist has been solving the Intelligence Communities toughest software and analysis challenges. Our staff enjoy the benefits and career growth opportunities of an established organization with the amazing culture of a small company. We are an employee-owned small business, meaning our employees see the benefit of their contributions and have a stake in our overall success.

Visionist is seeking individuals have a passion for developing software and embedded products that work with today’s cutting-edge wireless technologies. Are you a software developer or electrical engineer who enjoys working with wireless technologies and developing software tools for traditional computers and mobile devices? Do you like working in small teams to tackle tough challenges? Are you familiar with product development and enjoy the reward of seeing annual releases to end user? In our mission to support our customer’s advanced wireless technology needs, we seek engineers who are enjoy technology research and analysis, reverse engineering of harder and/or software, hardware exploitation, driver development, mobile applications development, and integration with other platforms and frameworks using 802.x standards-based technologies.


  • Engineer software in primarily in C++ with emphasis on wireless integration and API extraction.
  • Collaborate with customer to define clear requirements, performance specifications, deliverables, and milestones for applications.
  • Debug mobile applications and x86 based operating systems.
  • Research new trends, techniques, and packaging of malicious software to stay current and ready to integrate new capability and respond to manufactured upgrades.
  • Analyze software and firmware using reverse engineering techniques to understand security vulnerabilities, working closely with teammates who value innovation and execution.
  • Test and integrate software with a variety of devices and platforms.


  • Able to communicate design decisions, trade-offs, code walk-through and bugs, thoroughly, clearly, and concisely.
  • Efficiently implement new features and bug fixes while writing elegant, maintainable code.
  • Implementation knowledge of contemporary commercial wireless devices.
  • Experience in software engineering and related technologies.
  • Experience in sizing and scoping, in design, implementation and delivery of wireless application solutions using popular commercial mobile development environments.
  • Excellent debugging, problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Application development in C, C++, with emphasis on prototyping and API design and development.
  • Proven track record of mobile application development.
  • Experience with two or more IDE environments and tool sets.
  • 5+ years of experience with projects of similar scope.
  • Bachelors degree in CS, CE, EE or related field.

Nice to Haves:

  • Background in popular commercial mobile technologies.
  • Background in 802.x wireless standards and APIs (Wi-Fi, Bluetooth).
  • 3+ years' experience in communications device design or embedded platform-level engineering for mobile communication devices.
  • 2 years' experience with reverse engineering software packages (IDA Pro, IDA Python PyDgb, OllyDbg, etc.).

Who We Are:

Are you ready to create, modernize, and deploy software that changes the world? In support of the Department of Defense, Visionist offers the most cutting-edge software engineering, design, and analysis services to the Intelligence Community. Our interdisciplinary team of engineers develop a wide range of products, from high level software UX/UI design to low level reverse engineering and spans everything in between. Our tools are used throughout the agency and our expertise is sought out by industry leaders. Our focus in cyber (CNO), data science and analytics, and user experience design has made the tools we create unlike any in the world. If you’d like to join a group of individuals supporting mission critical tasking in a cleared environment, then Visionist is the place for you. Our collaborative work environment harbors creativity and innovation which makes us the front runners in our field. The mission is our focus, and our people are our passion.

Benefits Highlights:

  • 15% retirement combined contribution (5% matching + 10% additional) to 401k and Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) each year.
  • 4 weeks paid time off.
  • 12 paid holidays.
  • Carefirst BCBS Medical, Dental, and Vision.
  • Continuing education via tuition reimbursement, training and conferences.
  • $7,500 employee referral bonus.
  • Parental benefits including extra leave, take-out meals and more.
  • Lifestyle reimbursement (fitness, tech and/or charitable matching).
  • Annual raises and bonuses.

U.S. Citizenship required (green card holders and permanent residents not eligible). Applicants selected will be required to obtain/maintain a government security clearance. Visionist Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.