Windows Software Engineer

  • Location: Canonsburg, Pennsylvania
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #76928

Our DOD/Aerospace client is looking to fill a Windows Software Engineer position that just opened in Canonsburg, PA. In this role you will design, develop, test, integrate and configure software applications and components as well as provide engineering expertise in diagnostics/debugging issues in existing code. To be considered, you will have a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, or a related and have 5+ years of job-related experience. You must also be a US Citizen.

Location: Canonsburg, PA
Position: Windows Software Engineer
Contract: 12-24 months with possibility of going direct/permanent  

Pay: $52.96/hour
Schedule: Hybrid

Duties and Tasks:

  • This position will involve the design, development, testing, integration and configuration of software applications and components as well as engineering expertise in diagnostics/debugging issues in existing code.
  • You will collaborate across the functional teams to resolve issues and recommend solutions to ensure that your Software and the system meets requirements with the performance needed for deployment. Strong problem-solving and communication skills
  • In addition, this position will require the documentation of software development including development of test plans, design documentation, and maintaining design requirements.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Proficiency with one/more of the following:
    • C/C++
    • Object Oriented Development.
    • National Instruments Lab Windows/CVI software/MATLAB/Coder/Compiler/MEX
    • Windows/Visual Studio
    • SQL/SQL Server or relational database experience.
  • Comfortable in implementing ideas from scratch, owning major application features, and take responsibility for their maintenance and improvement over time.
  • Experience participating in technical architecture decisions for complex products.
  • A significant level of Windows application development architecture expertise (e.g., Win32 apps, WPF apps, WinUI 3 apps).
  • Deep understanding of software design patterns such as MVVM, MVP, etc.
  • Experience with Windows kernel level debugging and diagnostics using tools such as Windows DDK or WinDBG or equivalent.
  • Demonstrated in-depth experience developing, testing and debugging software for Windows OS using Visual Studio IDE and Windows SDK.
  • Demonstrated in-depth understanding of Windows Low Level Systems development and API.
  • Compiling and assessing user feedback to improve software performance.
  • Experience with DevOps concepts such as:
    • Implementing Version Control and standing up branching strategies.
    • Automating processes for build, test, and deploy.
    • Applied experience with agile/lean principles in software development.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficiency with utilizing basic lab equipment like Oscilloscopes, DMMs, Spectrum Analyzers, and other test equipment
  • Proficiency with different communication protocols like GPIB, RS232, SPI, etc
  • Experience with interfacing and integrating hardware devices, control, sim/stim, data acquisition, specifically with National Instruments Hardware like PXI, CRIO, CDAQ, etc.

About our client:
Our client is a mission critical DOD – Aerospace defense contractor developing solutions that will lead, serve, and protect our country.  Our client develops strategic systems for defense, civil government, intelligence and cyber end users on a international basis.

About APR:
Since 1980 APR Consulting, Inc. has provided professional recruiting and contingent workforce solutions to a diverse mix of clients, industries, and skill sets nationwide.

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Don't miss out on this amazing opportunity! If you feel your experience is a match for this position, please apply today and join our team. We look forward to working with you!


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About APR Consulting
APR Consulting, Inc., is one of the most trusted talent acquisition and workforce solutions providers in the United States. Known for exceptional responsiveness, agile strategies, and consistently high-level talent, the firm has become a go-to for organizations and managed services providers navigating complex change and urgent challenges. Since its founding in 1980, APR has transformed from a California IT-focused staffing firm to a full-service solutions provider filling a wide range of positions and serving over eight industries — including aerospace and defense, healthcare, IT, telecom, hospitality/gaming, sports/entertainment, government, and utilities –– in all 50 states, with a loyal roster of more than 850 specialized professionals.