Lead Software Engineer-Must be a US Citizen Active TS/SCI clearance with Polygraph

Herndon, VA 20190

Posted: 12/11/2018 Industry: Information Technology Job Number: 540

Lead Software Engineer - Full Stack Developer (TS/SCI w/Poly)

We are  seeking a Lead Software Engineer to build a set of Insider Threat risk avoidance solutions for our intelligence community customer.  This is an opportunity to drive long-lasting impact in the areas of security and efficiency through the implementation of cleverly conceived solutions. You will have the opportunity to define software architectures and lead a team of developers in building products using the latest advancements in web technology from the front to the back-end on a platform of AWS services.  We embrace Agile values and use continuous integration inside of a robust DevOps environment.  As the lead, you will interface directly with the project manager,  scrum master, testers, and developers.  The successful candidate will be expected think creatively, and use judgement to prioritize multiple efforts to meet evolving Insider Threat challenges. 

Place of work: Herndon, VA

You’ ll be a great fit if…
  • You have the desire and experience to lead other Software Engineers
  • You’ re able to operate independently and collaboratively with your team as well as external interface partners
  • You have an interest in working across multiple software projects
  • You like to keep up to date with the latest trends in UI/UX, DevOps, and Cloud
  • You are passionate about delivering solutions that make an impact to mission

Required Skills and Qualifications:
  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Active TS/SCI clearance with Polygraph is strictly required
  • 6+ years of experience writing code with languages such as Java, C++ or C#
  • 3+ years demonstrated experience developing user interfaces with HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery, Angular2, Bootstrap, and other front-end libraries
  • 3+ years demonstrated experience developing with Java-based MVC frameworks such as the Spring Framework and Spring Boot
  • 3+ years demonstrated experience developing software with Hibernate ORM on relational databases such as MySQL and Oracle, and ability to write SQL queries
  • 3+ years experience interfacing with SOAP and RESTful web services and APIs
  • Experience with Java-based unit testing frameworks such as JUnit, Spock, and EasyMock
  • Experience managing Linux operating systems and developing shell scripts

Desired Skills and Qualifications:
  • Experience writing front-end unit tests with Jasmine
  • Experience building and managing infrastructure on Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Understanding of PKI certificates


Mike Smith
Managing Principal

I have been a recruiting and business development professional for over 30 years, I have extensive experience in all aspects of recruiting, business development, management and corporate hiring strategies. I have worked with large corporations such as DigitalGlobe, GeoEye, TAC Worldwide and RCM Technologies as well as several startups such as CleverSource, SPADAC, TechWizards and DTRI, and that has given me a broad perspective of the different hiring processes and a wide range of experiences to draw from. I started my career in the Air Force as an Intelligence Analyst which gave me a foundation of analytical thinking, and team spirit supporting a mission I wholeheartedly cared about. I was born in to Foreign Service parents, and lived in many countries, which has also contributed to my professional and culutrualdevelopment. Nothing succeeds like success, and my goal is to always create an environment around me of can do spirit and to mentor others to achieve their potential.
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