Job ID: 5228

Senior Software Developer

  Dahlgren, VA         Senior Level


We are seeking creative and innovative staff for software development and sustainment. Our team provides technical IT services for systems engineering and information management systems to multiple major DoD programs. Our systems include CM, Modernization Planning, and System Engineering tools. If you are searching for the opportunity to work with a skilled and highly motivated team on leading-edge work come join us!


As a developer, you will join a skilled development team of expert testing and development personnel. Each member of our team is afforded opportunities to take on responsibilities according to their experience level and professional growth goals. Our staff mentors each other in their areas of expertise continuously enhancing the synergistic capability of the team. 

  • Design and develop software functionality according to requirements using scripting languages like Bash, Python, JavaScript, and Powershell
  • Debug, analyze logs and system behavior, and find efficient solutions to improve performance and security
  • Automate deployment, scaling, and management of applications
  • Participate in iterative development cycles
  • Share information on technical skills and mentor coworkers
  • Participate in Change Control Boards and Technical Reviews
  • Work in Windows, Unix, and Linux environments
  • Adapt to changing requirements and priorities, crucial in Scrum or Kanban in DevSecOps

Position Requirements

Operating in a DevSecOps (Development, Security, and Operations) environment as a software developer requires a combination of technical and non-technical skills.

Key Skills:

  • Knowledge of Object Oriented Programming
  • Familiarity with common security vulnerabilities and mitigation techniques
  • Knowledge of secure coding practices, encryption, access controls, and authentication mechanisms to help develop secure applications
  • Familiarity with CI/CD tools and processes, including knowledge of build automation, code merging, testing frameworks, and deployment automation
  • Familiarity with popular CI/CD tools like Jenkins, GitLab CI/CD, or Azure DevOps
  • Experience with, and knowledge of containerization technologies like Docker and orchestration tools like Kubernetes, to automate deployment, scaling, and management of applications
  • Familiarity with working in AWS Clouds is a definite advantage.
  • Strong problem-solving skills to identify and resolve issues quickly
  • Familiarity with Agile methodologies and Agile principles
  • Linux+ or Red Hat Certified Systems Administrator (RCSA) Certification preferred
  • 4+ years of experience in Linux Systems Administration within a professional work environment
  • Professional experience managing Storage Arrays, NetApp preferred
  • Experience with scripting languages such as Bash, Python, or Shell

Essential Skills and Experience: 

  • Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in one of the following fields of study: Information Systems, Computer Science, Engineering, or Math plus 2 years of experience; or five (5) years of technical experience in developing complex applications
  • Security+ CE Certification
  • Experience and a strong desire to invent new ways of approaching problems and developing innovative solutions
  • Strong skills in debugging and troubleshooting applications to facilitate fixes and improvements
  • Ability to clearly communicate ideas to coders, teammates, and management
  • Experience building information management applications and working with relational databases – Oracle preferred
  • Experience working as part of a team of developers, coders, testers, and Configuration Management specialists

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Experience working with Python, Powershell, and Javascript
  • Five (5) years of experience using two (2) of the following applications: C++, Java, Python, C#, Javascript, or Powershell
  • Two (2) years of experience in Agile development and peer programming

If you have a portfolio of your work on GitHub or similar sites please include the link in your application. Also include current certifications you hold (A+, Security+, etc.), if any.

      Work Eligibility Requirements

      • MUST be a US Citizen
      • Must have and be able to maintain a current TS/SCI clearance

      Travel Required: No
      Potential for Telework: No

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