Principal Software Engineer

  Dahlgren, VA         Senior Level

Zekiah is seeking a Principal Software Engineer with knowledge and experience developing software systems in a DOD related organization.

Zekiah’s mission is to create a great workplace for our employees. We believe if we take care of our employees through a balanced work life, fair salaries, great benefits, and giving our employee’s voice in how we serve our customers, they will be a partner in our service to our customers. Our customers rely on our team to solve their most daunting challenges, create novel solutions and support their most vital missions at a great value.


You will be providing specialized technology to defeat traditional and non-traditional threats for Navy, Joint, and Interagency customers through rapid engineering and full life-cycle system development using government developed and integrated technologies. Specifically:

  • Executing full lifecycle software development
  • Programming well-designed, testable, efficient code
  • Producing specifications and determine operational feasibility

Position Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in an engineering, scientific, or technical discipline, or 4 years of a demonstrated and established knowledge base and subject matter expertise relevant to specific technical disciplines of the position
  • 10 years of experience as a software developer creating or maintaining operating systems, communications software, database packages, compilers, assemblers, or utility programs for software applications
  • 7 years of experience with multiple programming languages such as C, C++, C#, Java, DotNET, Ruby, Erlang, HTML5, JavaScript, Eclipse, JQuery, Ajax and Rails web development framework, Voice over IP (VoIP) and Session Initiated Protocol (SIP), XAML, Microsoft Silverlight/Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF), Microsoft Windows Communication Foundation (WCF), Microsoft SQL Server/TSQL, and Oracle PL/SQL and with software development lifecycle, architecture, and design experience
  • Experience with UML, MS Project, and MS Office tools
  • Experience in the analysis and interpretation of user requirements and in the development of design documentation
  • Experience in designing, coding, benchmark testing, debugging, and documentation of software programs
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and support technical positions, to justify technical recommendations, and to write technical publications and reports

Work Eligibility Requirements

  • MUST be a US Citizen
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a secret security clearance

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

Zekiah Technologies, Inc. does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), ethnicity, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

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