As a software engineer in our development team, you will be part of a team of experts building a secure real-time middleware platform with extreme performance and scalability. The RTI Connext software enables 100s and 1000s of applications and devices to exchange data in a timely and reliable way. Our software features direct peer-to-peer connections, reliable multicast, automated application discovery, and unique, contractual quality-of-service control. 

Real-Time Innovations (RTI) is the largest software framework provider for smart machines and real-world systems. Our software runs the largest power plants on the continent, connects perception to control in over 200 autonomous vehicles, drives the new generation of medical robotics, controls hyperloop and flying cars, and provides 24x7 medical intelligence to hospital patients and emergency victims. We are the best positioned small company in the world to create the very real future of intelligent, distributed systems.

RTI leads the world market for software that connects real-world devices. Our diverse and global workforce believes in working hard and enjoying the journey. We recognize employees for their achievements, offer great opportunities for career growth and development, and provide the tools they need to succeed. We also offer great benefits and flexibility. We commit to making your life as satisfying as your career. And, RTI’s team is unmatched; our collaborative, transparent, and creative culture truly sets us apart from the rest.

We solve some of the greatest challenges in technology. Our mission is to transform industries: automotive, medical, power, defense, and control. Our core values emphasize excellence, teamwork, and your potential.  Few small companies can truly claim to make the world run better like RTI. Come help make a real difference.

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Design, develop, support, test, and document core infrastructure software, part of the RTI Connext Data Distribution Services (DDS) products. Your focus will be on DDS Secure and the RTI Security Plugins. Some of the tasks that may be part of your day are:

  • Design and develop new security features and participate in architecture reviews for the overall product
  • Discover and resolve software vulnerabilities in the product.
  • Test and maintain the software on a variety of operating systems and real-time embedded platforms, and for interoperability with other DDS-based products
  • Investigate, understand and debug customer issues. Find timely creative solutions to customer problems, including implementing bug fixes.
  • Evaluate and analyze the performance


  • Degree in Computer Science or related field (Advanced degree preferred). Studies related to security, distributed systems, peer-to-peer networks, and computer networking preferred.
  • Experienced programmer (through internships, university projects, open-source projects, etc.).  At RTI, you will work primarily in C but may also work in C++/Java/C#. We are looking for somebody who knows how to program in C/C++. Don't worry if you do not master the other programming languages. We believe a good programmer will pick up other languages quickly.
  • Excellent debugging skills in a wide variety of technologies, networking protocols, operating systems, and programming languages. 
  • We’re looking for a software engineer who can learn quickly, be effective in a large variety of technologies, and has an interest in focusing those skills on security-related problems.
  • 2-6 years of experience

Bonus Points:

  • Experience with resolving software vulnerabilities and implementing security solutions: e.g., authentication, integrity, confidentiality, and non-repudiation. Experience with key management solutions is a plus.

Please submit your resume or curriculum vitae in English.

About RTI

We have a collaborative and inclusive environment where individuals strong on aptitude and attitude will have an opportunity to grow their professional careers. Our culture embraces transparency, learning, and fun. We offer an attractive compensation package consisting of competitive salary, benefits, vacation bonuses, and equity participation.

RTI is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color national origin, sex, age status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.




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