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Junior Software Engineer

Location: Colorado Springs, Colorado Categories: Software Engineering Req ID: 2022-6509 Potential to Telecommute: No

Job Description

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Position Overview:

Modern Technology Solutions, Inc. (MTSI) is seeking an Junior Software Engineer to join our team in Colorado Springs, CO. 

Why is MTSI known as a Great Place to Work?

  • Interesting Work:  Our co-workers support some of the most important and critical programs to our national defense and security.  
  • Values: Our first core value is that employees come first.  We challenge our co-workers to provide the highest level of support and service, and reward them with some of the best benefits in the industry. 
  • 100% Employee Ownership: we have a stake in each other's success, and the success of our customers.  It's also nice to know what's going on across the company; we have company wide town-hall meetings three times a year.  
  • Great Benefits: 
    • 20 days PTO/year + 10 holidays/year
    • Flexible schedules
    • 6% 401k match with immediate vesting
    • Semi-annual bonus eligibility (July and December)
    • Company funded Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) - a separate qualified retirement account
    • Up to $10,000 in annual tuition reimbursement
    • Other company funded benefits
    • Optional zero deductible Blue Cross/Blue Shield health insurance plan
  • Track Record of Success:  We have grown every year since our founding in 1993

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As an Junior Software Engineer with MTSI you will be responsible for parser processing different layers of the TCP/IP stack in the Linux environment.  This position will be located in Colorado Springs, CO.

Your essential job functions will include but may not be limited to:

  • Software Protocol Analysis.
  • Create parsers to process TCP/IP suite of protocols.
  • Interact with technical team members from multiple organizations in a team environment.
  • Provide engineering level documentation to enable testing and reporting.


  • 2+ years’ experience in C/C++ programming.
  • 2+ years’ experience developing with the TCP/IP suite of protocols.
  • Strong programming skills.
  • Willingness to embrace new tools, languages, processes
  • Competence in C/C++ and Bash.
  • Experience developing with Python.
  • Experience developing with Docker containers.
  • Possess network troubleshooting skills.
  • Deep understanding of the TCP/IP suite of protocols.
  • Experience with Linux/Unix networking, including sockets API.
  • Demonstrated ability to shift from one project to another in an agile work environment.
  • Ability to communicate technical approaches and details within small project teams, including team interaction and presentations.
  • Ability to capture technical approaches, designs, block diagrams, algorithms, and implementations in written and graphical form.
Desired Experience:
  • 5+ years’ experience in C/C++ programming.
  • 5+ years’ experience developing with the TCP/IP suite of protocols.
  • High degree of competence with Wireshark.
  • Experience developing at the Linux Kernel level.
  • Experience with cloud computing and remote systems (REST-ful Architectures).
  • Enthusiasm and interest in keeping up with trends/research in networking transports /protocols.
  • Ability to approach classical problems with new ideas and innovation.
Education Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering.
Travel Requirements:
  • This position will require overnight travel up to 10 percent of the time.
  • Trip durations may range from overnight to several weeks.
Clearance Requirements:
  • TS with SCI eligibility. Clearance must be at least 1 year away from next 5 year update.
  • U.S. Citizenship is required for this position.

The pay range for this position in Colorado is $80,000/year to $130,000/year; however, base pay offered may vary depending on established government contract rates, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience, and other factors. MTSI also offers a full range of medical, financial, and other benefits, dependent on the position offered. This information is provided per the Colorado Equal Pay Act. Base pay information is based on market location. Applicants should apply via MTSI’s internal or external careers site

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Opportunities at MTSI

MTSI maintains an outstanding work environment that includes competitive compensation, outstanding benefits, the opportunity to be an employee-owner, and challenging work assignments with significant opportunities for advancement/career growth. To be considered for employment opportunities at MTSI, you must complete an online application.

EEO Statement: MTSI embraces nine core values including our first core value of Employees come first. Consistent with our Core Values, we are committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, military/veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by law. MTSI is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with MTSI and need special assistance or accommodation to use our website or to apply for a position, please send an e-mail with your request to Determination on requests for reasonable accommodation is made on a case-by-case basis.

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