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Software Engineer

1 day ago
$55 - $65/hour (Estimated)Dulles, VAWood Consulting
Senior DevSecOps position.

The Software Engineer develops, maintains, and enhances complex and diverse software systems (e.g., processing-intensive analytics, novel algorithm development, manipulation of extremely large data sets, real-time systems, and business management information systems) based upon documented requirements.
  • Design and develop new software
  • Maintain existing software and resolves software problem reports
  • Modify existing software to add new features
  • Perform individually and as part of a team
  • Utilize software development and software design methodologies appropriate to the development environment and in compliance with customer and industry lifecycle development approaches
  • Develop, execute and document software testing, including test cases
  • Perform software requirement analysis, derivation and allocation
  • Provide input to the software components of system design to include hardware/software trade-offs, software reuse, application security, and use of Commercial Off-the-shelf (COTS)/Government Off-the-shelf (GOTS) in place of new development
  • Provide input to hardware (COTS/GOTS/capacity/etc.) recommendations
  • Prepare software documentation, including user guides
US Citizenship required
Active Top Secret Clearance required
Candidates must be willing to be prrocessed for a TS/SCI clearance
  • Ten (10) or more years of software development experience required
    [A Master’s degree in a related discipline may substitute for two (2) years of experience. A PhD may substitute for four (4) years of experience.]

  • Bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science or a related discipline is required
Required skills include:
  • Experience leading multiple software development teams. Experience developing system performance, availability, scalability, manageability and security requirements for mid- to large-scale programs
  • Experience with cloud computing, multimedia storage, knowledge databases and data-mining analytics
  • Agile development methodology experience required
  • Demonstrated experience and/or familiarity with one of more of the following: Java, Perl, Ruby, Python, HTML, C, C++, .NET, ColdFusion, Adobe, etc.
  • Demonstrated experience and/or familiarity with one of more of the following: SQL, Oracle, MySQL, JBDC, etc.
  • Demonstrated experience and/or familiarity with one of more of the following: Windows, Linux, Apache, TomCat, Ozone Widgets, Spring, Struts, JUnit, Hibernate, etc.
Desired skills include:
  • Experience with software configuration management and control tools (e.g., CVS, Eclipse, ClearCase, etc.)
  • Experience with automated testing tools (e.g., RSpec, Cucumber, etc.)
  • DoD 8570.1-M Compliance at IAT Level I (e.g., Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)) certification highly desired
  • Agile software development methodology certification (e.g. SCRUM Master) highly desired

An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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Sr. Devops Engineer

9 days ago
$60 - $70/hour (Estimated)Reston, VAKMM Technologies
“US citizens and those authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor H1b candidates at this time.”
Senior DevOps Engineer @ Reston, VA
Contract to Hire
  • Working within the Information Technology division and key business units, the Senior DevOps Engineer will support internal development teams by building self-service Continuous Delivery systems using Ruby, Rails/Sinatra, Docker, and React on the AWS cloud.
  • The ideal candidate will have designed, developed, and automated solutions that support business functionality, but who has a passion for automation and learning new technologies. The candidate must possess the technical skills and experience using Ruby or React to build applications and services. We operate using Scrum and Kanban at the client, so experience using Agile methodologies to deliver software is a plus.
  • Our Senior DevOps Engineers must have excellent written and oral communication skills and be adaptive to the changing needs of the department and the organization.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
  • Passion to learning new things (Voice interfaces, mobile development, Data Science)
  • Experience writing full stack web applications using Rails/Sinatra/AWS Lambda and React
  • Enjoys writing clean, concise code, and automated tests
  • Create CI/CD infrastructure, infrastructure as code, and integration tests for the software you create
  • Provide personalized support to the internal customers of the tools you build and maintain.
Education/Years of Experience:
  • A bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or MIS.
  • At least 5 years of experience using Ruby and/or Rails
  • 1 – 3 years of experience using React, Docker, and AWS
Related Skills and Other Requirements:
  • Ruby developer who values code simplicity and readability.
  • Experience with Git, Docker, AWS Ruby SDK
  • Experience with RESTful web services design, development and automated testing
  • Experience with automated testing tools (i.e. rspec, or
  • Knowledge of continuous integration systems like AWS CodeSuite or Jenkins a plus
  • Ability to self-manage assigned tasks and projects
  • Strong interpersonal skills, written and verbal communication

Software Engineer

22 days ago
$60 - $70/hour (Estimated)Dulles, VA 20101Novel Applications of Vital Information


Clearance: Active Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility (SSBI within the last five years)

Time Type: Full-Time

Relocation Fees: No

Company Overview:

Novel Applications of Vital Information Inc. (Novel Applications) is a premier technology services company that provides solutions in the areas of Cyber Security, Information Management, Systems Integration. Novel Applications is a business that combines experience, creativity, flexibility, pragmatism, and cost-effective solutions in order to deliver measurable business value to our clients.

Headquartered in Springfield, Virginia, Novel Applications employs engineers, analysts, IT specialists and other professionals who strive to be the best at everything they do.

Novel Applications is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.

Job Description:

NAOVI is seeking Software Engineers to support the design, development, and deployment of advanced cybersecurity capabilities.

  • Collaborating within Agile Scrum teams as a key contributor responsible for the design, test and implementation of advanced cybersecurity software capabilities.
  • Developing and performing automated builds, testing, and deployments.
  • Developing high quality technical documentation, including user guides, test plans, and contract deliverable items and supporting product training.
  • Supporting risk assessments and developing risk mitigation countermeasures.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or a related discipline or equivalent experience.
  • Multiple Openings:
    • Must have 4 years of professional experience or 2 years with a Master’s degree.
    • Must have 6 years of professional experience or 4 years with a Master’s degree or 2 years with PhD in a related discipline.
    • Must have 8 years of professional experience or 6 years with a Master’s degree or 4 years with PhD in a related discipline.
  • DoD 8570.1 IAT Level 2 certification or the ability to obtain certification within three months of employment.
  • Strong experience and/or familiarity with one of more of the following program languages: Java, C, C++, Perl, Ruby, Python, .NET, and Javascript.
  • Demonstrated experience and/or familiarity with one of more of the following database technologies: SQL, Oracle, MySQL, JBDC, NOSQLetc.
  • Experience and/or familiarity with Agile development methodology.
  • Experience and/or familiarity with DevOps, Continuous Development/Continuous Integration concepts, and automated test tools such as Docker, Jenkins, Rational Team Concert, JIRA, Git, Chef, Ansible, Puppet, Junit, JMeter, RSpec, and/or Cucumber.

Desired Qualifications:

  • DoD 8570.1 IAT Level III certification preferred.
  • Six years of professional experience preferred.
  • Certifications related to Agile development and Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) such as Scrum Master, Product Owner, SAFe Agilist (SA), SAFe Practitioner (SP) or SAFe Program Consultant (SPC).
  • Technical understanding of cybersecurity attack techniques and associated mitigation techniques.