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Software Engineer

Department: Engineering - RI
Location: Middletown, RI

SUMMARY:  Responsible for the development and sustaining of KVH Industries’ next-generation satellite communications and navigation products and services.  Cross-functional role on team that designs and implements embedded and cloud applications/solutions using Linux, web, networking, mobile and media technologies.  Work in a team environment and implement code to build applications and services as is critical for the success of the company.  Challenging and rewarding position and highly visible. 


  • Bring fresh ideas and employ contemporary coding patterns
  • Implement code based on agile stories and use cases
  • Work in Agile + Scrum team-based collaborative environment
  • Participate in agile conventions
  • Develop code in TDD fashion
  • Provide detailed code documentation and hold design reviews
  • Develop code for Linux based products and services
  • Use build tools including Jenkins, GIT, Ansible, Virtualization, Docker
  • Package and deploy code to Ubuntu


  • Minimum 5+ years working experience required
  • Linux OS, bash experience required
  • Familiar with current best and exciting software in the industry
  • Familiar with installing and customizing Linux
  • Proficient in Python, including scripting and module creation
  • Familiar with Java, C++, Golang
  • Familiar with test frameworks
  • Familiar with AWS is a plus
  • Good with IDEs, including PyCharm or Eclipse
  • Experience with databases is helpful, SQL and NoSQL
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • BS or higher in Computer Science/Engineering (or equivalent)
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident

U.S. citizens and those authorized to work in the U.S. are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor at this time. KVH Industries is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, veteran status or disability. We offer a full suite of benefits to include paid time off, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, flexible spending account, employee stock purchase program, and 401k/Roth. 

All persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire. KVH also conducts background checks and drug screening after acceptance of an offer. 

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