Software Developer

Job Description

Protection Engineering Consultants (PEC) is a unique and diverse small-business engineering firm.  PEC’s services range from security consulting and risk mitigation support to the design, research, analysis and testing of protective structures subject to extreme loads, such as weapons effects, blast, vehicle impact, forced entry attack and natural hazards.  We provide structural and mechanical engineering services; use machine learning (ML) and uncertainty quantification (UQ) techniques to deliver novel solutions to engineering problems; create specialized software for defense and anti-terrorism applications; perform advanced numerical modeling; develop, oversee and perform nonlinear and dynamic testing; develop criteria for protective applications; and, provide training. We work domestically and internationally.

As we continue to expand our services, PEC is looking for a creative software developer or coding-capable engineer to support the development of software that address the unique engineering challenges of our military and civilian clients. Preferred areas of expertise include C++ and Python programming, database management, cloud computing, and knowledge of version control systems (e.g., git, etc.). The ideal candidate would have a background in plugin development for Endgame Framework (or similar), cross-domain familiarity with structural or mechanical engineering, and experience with data science and machine learning.

Your role initially will be to provide support for our ongoing efforts.  We will provide opportunities for you to grow into project management, marketing, and business development, as your interests dictate; you can also stay in a technical role if that is your preferred career path.

This position offers both in-office and remote work options. Office locations include San Antonio and Austin, Texas. Remote work options are available within the contiguous United States.


  • BS or MS in Computer Science, Data Science, Engineering, Information Systems, or a similar field.
  • No professional experience required (3-5 years of experience considered a plus).
  • Proficiency in C++, Python, and version control systems.
  • Ability to clearly communicate verbal and written technical information.
  • This position requires the ability to obtain a U.S. security clearance for which the U.S. Government requires U.S. citizenship.


PEC offers a competitive compensation package for the successful candidate. Benefits include:

  • Competitive salary.
  • Flexible work schedule.
  • Relocation expenses.
  • Annual performance bonuses.
  • Opportunity for company ownership.
  • Professional development and training support.
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance paid in full.
  • 401(k) match plan.

Protection Engineering Consultants LLC (PEC) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, PEC complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfers, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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