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Software Engineer with Top Secret Clearance

As a team member, you will have the opportunity to closely support their mission partners, and your work will have a direct impact on mission imperatives.  In this role, you’ll work closely with other software developers as well our infrastructure and cybersecurity teams leveraging open-source tools to create and maintain a diverse range of applications.

The team is a multi-faceted software development and systems administration team working to build and maintain software applications backed by a self-managed cloud infrastructure with a true big-data footprint (over 10 petabytes). The team’s diverse background of experience in mission support and software development serves as a catalyst to solve unique and challenging intelligence problems in support of special operations analysts and their on-going activities. Prototyping and frequent, iterative feedback are core to their delivery approach, anchored by a need to work quickly in support of missions.

Your Core Responsibilities will include:

  • Helping to maintain an existing data pipeline tasked with automatically retrieving and ingesting data, web application development for search, discovery and triage, development and implementation of analytical models.
  • Maintenance and enhancement of existing custom applications specifically built to support mission partners.
Minimum Requirements:  
  • Must be a US citizen.
  • Current Top Secret security clearance w/ SCI Eligibility and willing to get a CI poly
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Software Engineering or a related field (4 additional years of experience may be substituted for a Bachelor’s degree. A Master’s degree may count as an additional 2 years of experience.).
  • 2+ years demonstrated experience with programming, design, and/or development.
  • Basic knowledge in Python, Java, Javascript, or similar programming language.
  • Working knowledge of agile software development practices and tools, such as Jira, Confluence, and git.
  • Must be able and willing to work onsite in Herndon, VA.
Preferred Qualifications:  
  • Full-stack development experience in Python and/or Java.
  • Experience with front-end development using React, Angular, or some other JS framework.
  • Elasticsearch experience.
  • API Rest Framework development/maintenance.
  • Data flow orchestration using Nifi or similar.
  • Experience with provision and configuration management tools such as Ansible, Terraform, or similar.
  • Exposure to building and supporting solutions in a cloud like environment (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, OpenStack, etc…).
  • Strong verbal, written, and organizational skills.
  • You are a creative problem-solver who wants to apply breakthrough technologies for the good of humanity and to keep our country safe.