CAREERS WITH SKAYL

Passionate?  Driven?  Are you an Emerging Rock Star?  Or have you proven your mettle as an Experienced Sage?  Have a passion for the leading edge, for learning and solving challenging problems?  If so, Skayl is looking for you!  Turn your motivation, creativity, and talent into solutions that are revolutionizing industries including Smart Cities, IoT, Autonomous Vehicles, Defense and Exploration.

Exciting opportunities, great benefits, creative team members, and the chance to learn from and collaborate with leading industry experts. Skayl is a a fast-moving, rapidly growing high-tech startup on the cutting edge.  Our innovative data architecture solutions are being sought out by industry leaders, and we need to further build our team to meet the demand.

Candidates must show a passion for innovation, a sophisticated understanding of software systems and applications, and the ability to effectively manage, grow and evolve.

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Why Apply?

  • High growth opportunities
  • Cutting edge projects and applications
  • Great benefits
  • Exciting industries
  • Awesome team members
  • Casual office environment
  • Opportunities for travel

The Location

Skayl is hiring for openings in its Westminster Headquarters in scenic Carroll County, Maryland. In close proximity to Frederick, MD, Westminster is also conveniently located about an hour’s drive to Washington DC, Baltimore, the Appalachian Mountains and the Eastern Shore.

Junior Software Engineer

Ideal candidates are PASSIONATE engineers and emerging rock stars. They’ve been programming for years as a hobby and are ready to apply their craft professionally. They will have a portfolio of personal projects they’ve developed over the years.

A junior software engineer can take a software development project from early stages through release while working with a more experienced engineer. Candidates should be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of design patterns, programming languages, and software development methodologies. Most importantly, candidates should demonstrate a true passion for learning, problem solving and software development.

A junior software engineer is expected to be able to take a software development project from early stages through release while working with a more experienced engineer.  Candidates should possess a strong math background and should be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of design patterns, programming languages, and software development methodologies.  Most importantly, candidates should demonstrate a passion for learning and software development. We are a service-based solutions company, so providing outstanding customer service is our number one priority; candidates should be able to communicate effectively both internally and with clients on a daily basis. Additionally, strong candidates will be self-motivated, dependable and willing to dive into difficult problems and able to successfully deliver results on schedule.

Candidates should have 3+ years of casual experience and a bachelor’s degree in software engineering, electrical engineering, computer science or a related discipline. Preferred programming experience in Java, C++, PHP, data modeling or data architecture. Expected travel up to 15%.

Mid-Level Software Engineer

We’re looking for someone who has an interest in system architecture but also a passion for getting things done. Someone smart enough to work at one of the top companies, but picky about finding the right position that’s more than just a job. They’ll be experienced, but also enjoy learning new things. They want to work with smart people and have fun building solutions on the leading edge.

Candidates should demonstrate strong mathematical abilities, expertise with design patterns, programming, and software development methodologies.   We are a service-based solutions company, so providing outstanding customer service is our number one priority; candidates should be excellent communicators in person and in writing. Strong presentation skills are a plus.  Additionally, strong candidates will be self-motivated, dependable and willing to dive into difficult problems and able to successfully deliver results on or under schedule and budget.

The Mid-Level Software Engineer position requires a bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or a related field. Candidates should have 3+ years of full-time, related experience; or master’s degree and 2+ years of related experience. Expected travel up to 25%.

Senior Software Engineer

Ideal candidates are programming magicians. They understand (and laugh at) the joke that says, “there 10 kinds of people in the world, those who understand binary and those who don’t.”  They dream in code and remember a time they awoke, went straight to their computer, and promptly coded the thing that had troubled them so much the day before.  New programming languages are quickly mastered and they think in design patterns.

A senior software engineer is expected to be able to take a complex software development project from conception all of the way through release and into maintenance.  Candidates should have a strong math background and be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of design patterns, programming languages, and software development methodologies.

For senior level engineers, it is desirable to have experience in writing proposals and capturing new business.

Candidates should have 10+ years of experience and a bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related discipline.  Expected travel 20%.

 


Senior Data Model and Tooling Engineer

A senior data model and tooling engineer is an expert in data model construction, implementation, and manipulation.  Candidates should have a clear understanding how data models can be leveraged across the enterprise independent of a specific representation or implementation (tool agnosticism).  Candidates should have a proven track record of developing software tools that can make it easier to implement model-based approaches as well as facilitate integration of other systems.

Candidates should have 10+ years of experience working as a software developer and 5+ years of experience with data models and data model tooling.  Ideal candidates will have 5+ years of experience in domain-relevant government and industry standards.