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Software Engineer (JAVA), Principal


A Principal Software Engineer will have experience with Java 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-oriented capabilities
  • Create intuitive interfaces and interaction layers using industry best practices, latest web trends/technologies and associated tools
  • Developing and performing automated builds, testing, and deployments
  • Developing high quality technical documentation, as needed, including user guides, test plans, and contract deliverable items.

US Citizenship required

Candidate must be willing to be processed for a TS/SCI clearance

  • Eight (8) or more years of software development experience required

    • (Note: 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

    • (Note: Ten (10) years of experience (for a total of eighteen (18) or more years) may be substituted for a degree)

Required skills include:

  • 8+ years of directly relevant experience
  • 4+ years of hands-on experience with Java development and related technologies
  • 2+ years of experience with Agile software development
  • Solid understanding and experience with Windows and/or Linux operating systems
  • Ability to create well-modularized, maintainable software and willing to follow group coding standards and design
  • Possesses or quickly develops a comprehensive understanding of Government Information Security policies, regulations, and guidelines
  • Must be able to work collaboratively across agencies and physical locations.

Desired skills include:

  • Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) knowledge and experience
  • Technical understanding of cybersecurity attack techniques and associated mitigation techniques
  • Strong experience and/or familiarity with one of more of the following program languages: Perl, Ruby, Python, JavaScript
  • Demonstrated experience and/or familiarity with one of more of the following database technologies: SQL, Oracle, MySQL, JBDC, NOSQL
  • 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
  • DHS experience
  • Experience working on projects that implement analytic models into production systems.


  • DoD 8570.1 IAT Level II
  • 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)


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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Dulles, Virginia
United States
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