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Vadum’s focus is on innovative scientific research and development of  cutting edge technology.  We can’t break the laws of physics, but we do try to bend them.  Our staff has a broad background in RF, microwave, digital and mixed-signal systems design and high-precision electro-mechanical instrumentation.  We leverage this extensive background to develop novel solutions for our customers.  The environment at Vadum encourages creativity, innovation and teamwork with an overall focus on successful technology implementation.

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Located in the Research Triangle Area of North Carolina, Vadum offers competitive health and retirement benefits.  If you want to become part of our  results-oriented company, please apply for our open positions through our career portal.

Vadum Career Areas

Vadum is continually expanding its technological and operational expertise in the following areas:

Algorithm/Software Design

RF/Microwave Design

Electronic System Design

Mechanical System Design

Current Open Positions

Software Engineer

Description

Since 2004, Vadum has built a brand known for practical innovation that delivers solutions to customers in the competitive field of national defense research and development. Vadum’s expertise is bringing concepts to life in the form of products or prototypes to address challenging national defense problems. The Vadum team has a wide range of deep operational and technical expertise to develop concepts that work in conjunction with legacy capabilities or create new capabilities.

We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated Software Engineer to join our team. As a Software Engineer at Vadum, you will assist with the design and development of prototyping, concept design and analysis under the direct (or limited) supervision of a senior engineer.  The ideal candidate will have a strong background in software development, excellent problem-solving skills, and a passion for creating innovative solutions. This position offers an opportunity to work on cutting-edge projects and collaborate with a talented team of engineers.

Reponsibilities

  • Provide general, entry-level or junior level support to the engineering team.
  • Verify and test assigned metrics on projects.
  • Enter test results into a quality control database.
  • Identify potential areas of project improvement; recommend and assist with development of appropriate solutions.
  • Ensure compliance with applicable company and client quality requirements in all assigned programs, functions, products, and areas.
  • Identify and report problems with specific processes or products to senior engineers.
  • Assist senior engineers in the development of new methods to improve product quality and process efficacy and efficiency.
  • May interact with external clients/suppliers with supervision.


Requirements

Must be a U.S. citizen to receive a security clearance from the Department of State.

  • Strong problem-solving skills and a willingness to be flexible and learn new concepts and technologies on the job.
  • Analytical skills to interpret complex data sets.
  • Excellent communication skills, oral and written.
  • Public speaking skills to give presentations to Software Engineers and the  management team.
  • Experience with programming languages (JAVA, C/ C++,  Python/TensorFlow/Scikit-Learn, MATLAB, and ML frameworks)
  • Familiarity with streaming data processing frameworks such as Kafka/Spark/Hadoop, is a plus.
  • Familiarity with Functional Programming concepts and styles, is a plus.
  • Ability to work effectively with senior engineers, and translate results from complex analytics into elegant data products.
  • Ability to work effectively and comfortably with multidisciplinary teams of engineers and support staff.
  • Organization and delegation skills to break large projects down to milestones and assign tasks best suited to team members.
  • BS or higher in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field.
  • MS and/or professional certifications are a plus.
  • Entry level to 5 years related professional experience.

To apply, please submit your resume. We look forward to reviewing your application.

Vadum offers a comprehensive benefit program, including:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 401(k) with up to 4% company match
  • Paid Time Off (Sick, Vacation)
  • 13 Paid Holidays
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Voluntary Benefit Offerings (STD, Critical Illness and Hospital Indemnity Insurance, Legal Plan)
  • Work/life balance

Vadum, Inc. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, age, genetic trait, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Vadum, Inc. is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact the Human Resources Manager at (919) 341-8241 ext.: 180.

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Systems Engineer

Description

Since 2004, Vadum has built a brand known for practical innovation that delivers solutions to customers in the competitive field of national defense research and development. Vadum’s expertise is bringing concepts to life in the form of products or prototypes to address challenging national defense problems. The Vadum team has a wide range of deep operational and technical expertise to develop concepts that work in conjunction with legacy capabilities or create new capabilities.

We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated Systems Engineer to join our team. The successful candidate will be responsible for working closely with key technical team members to understand the technology underpinning core Vadum products and business area leads to drive new opportunities and provide internal feedback obtained from the customer. This role will serve as a trusted technical consultant, influencing customer and Vadum technical direction to ensure mutual long-term success. This role requires strong technical and analytical skills, as well as excellent communication and collaboration abilities.

Reponsibilities

  • Customer interface, requirements development, design reviews, and technical interchanges, and all aspects of prototype/product system development, test, integration, demonstration, and evaluation.
  • Prioritize and manage own workflow on multiple projects while meeting deadlines and exceeding expectations.
  • Architect and document hardware, software, and interface specifications and support implementation where appropriate.
  • Manage and guide teams designing and developing end-to-end capability solutions including the development of reasonable schedules and progress metrics.
  • Instruct junior engineers in execution of prototype/product system development, demonstration preparation, and field testing.


Requirements

  • Must be a U.S. citizen to receive a security clearance from the Department of State.
  • Technical knowledge of RF/communications, Radar, and associated applications.
  • Technical background in digital signal processing techniques and implementation.
  • Ability to work independently with little direction on day-to-day tasks.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Must be flexible and adaptable to changing responsibilities.
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity, to accept and manage risks, and to learn quickly.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Engineering or related discipline.
  • 5+ years of relevant experience, required.
  • Experience programming in a high-level programming language (e.g. C, C++, Python, MATLAB etc.).
  • Experience with measurement or test applications and Software-Defined Radios (SDRs).
  • Experience developing and implementing real-time system architectures for one or more of the following applications: signal detection, geolocation, modulation/demodulation of modern digital communications waveforms, beamforming, adaptive array processing, radar range and Doppler processing, spread spectrum and or MIMO communications.
  • Experience integrating prototype RF systems for one or more of the following domains: communications, radar, signals intelligence, or electronic warfare.
  • Understanding of machine learning concepts, a plus.

To apply, please submit your resume. We look forward to reviewing your application.

Vadum offers a comprehensive benefit program, including:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 401(k) with up to 4% company match
  • Paid Time Off (Sick, Vacation)
  • 13 Paid Holidays
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Voluntary Benefit Offerings (STD, Critical Illness and Hospital Indemnity Insurance, Legal Plan)
  • Work/life balance

Vadum, Inc. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, age, genetic trait, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Vadum, Inc. is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact the Human Resources Manager at (919) 341-8241 ext.: 180.

Apply Here

Program Manager

Description

Since 2004, Vadum has built a brand known for practical innovation that delivers solutions to customers in the competitive field of national defense research and development. Vadum’s expertise is bringing concepts to life in the form of products or prototypes to address challenging national defense problems. The Vadum team has a wide range of deep operational and technical expertise to develop concepts that work in conjunction with legacy capabilities or create new capabilities.

We are currently seeking an experienced and highly motivated Program Manager to join our team. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in project management, excellent communication skills, and the ability to collaborate with engineering leadership to propose new programs as well as execute programs within the Business Area.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and execute a program plan with engineering leadership that is consistent with the program budget, requirements, deliverables and aligns with the overall business area strategy.
  • Manage the overall program execution, actively mitigate risks to the program and promptly resolve issues that are impacting program performance.
  • Be the primary customer interface and ensure that contract deliverables are delivered on time.
  • Help grow the business by defining a growth/transition strategy for each assigned program; manage and actively engage with the customer base to drive achievement of the plan.
  • Present formal and informal project status/plan briefings to the customer and corporate management through oral and written communications.
  • Help mentor the technical team and lead select efforts to standardize best practices across the company.
  • Actively participate in program definition and capture for existing and new customers.
  • Lead proposal and/or capture efforts as assigned and ensure timely and successful delivery.

Requirements

  • Must be a U.S. citizen to receive a security clearance from the Department of State.
  • Extensive knowledge of software systems and programming languages.
  • 3+ years of industry experience in a technical leadership or program management position for defense R&D software programs with experience in supervising personnel, technology assessment, systems design, system analysis, managing multiple technical programs including budgetary responsibility, planning and estimating work loading requirements, acquisition planning, communicating and interfacing with government customers.
  • Ability to engage key client stakeholders to identify needs, and discuss Vadum capabilities and services.
  • Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary opportunity capture team in a matrixed organization with a collaborative and a team-centric culture.
  • Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate.
  • Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics or related field required.
  • At least 5 years of related professional (technical) experience required.
  • At least 3 years of management experience or the ability to demonstrate management capabilities through equivalent leadership experiences.

Education/Training/Experience:

  • Bachelor degree or higher in Engineering, Computer Science, Math, Physics or related scientific discipline, required.
  • 5+ years of related, professional (technical) experience, required.
  • 3+ years of industry experience in a technical leadership or program management position for defense R&D software programs with experience supervising personnel, technology assessment, system design, system analysis, managing multiple technical programs; including budgetary responsibility, planning and estimating work loading requirements, acquisition planning, communicating and interacting with government customers.
  • 3+ years of management experience or the ability to demonstrate management capabilities through equivalent leadership experiences.

If you are looking to work on exciting projects with cutting-edge data software, we’d love to hear from you. To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter detailing your relevant experience and interest in the position.

Vadum offers a comprehensive benefit program, including:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 401(k) with up to 4% company match
  • Paid Time Off (Sick, Vacation)
  • 13 Paid Holidays
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Voluntary Benefit Offerings (STD, Critical Illness and Hospital Indemnity Insurance, Legal Plan)
  • Work/life balance

Vadum Inc. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, age, genetic trait, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Vadum Inc. is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact the Human Resources Department at (919) 341-8241 ext.: 180.

Apply Here

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Vadum Inc. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, age, genetic trait, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Vadum Inc. is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact the Human Resources Department at (919) 341-8241 ext.: 180.

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