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Software Engineer, Level 3


Senior Software Engineer, Level 3


Job Overview:

This position requires a candidate to develop, maintain, and enhance 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. Candidate will build software by writing code, as well as modifying software to fix errors, adapt it to new hardware, improve its performance, or upgrade interfaces. Will work directly with customers on technical issues including software system design.


Position Details:

This position requires all candidates to be U.S. Citizens and possess an active TS/SCI with Polygraph security clearance.

  • Analyze user requirements to derive software design and performance requirements
  • Debug existing software and correct defects
  • Provide recommendations for improving documentation and software development process standards
  • Design and code new software or modify existing software to add new features
  • Integrate existing software into new or modified systems or operating environments
  • Develop simple data queries for existing or proposed databases or data repositories
  • Write or review software and system documentation
  • Serve as team lead at the level appropriate to the software development process being used on any particular project
  • Design or implement complex database or data repository interfaces/queries
  • Develop or implement algorithms to meet or exceed system performance and functional standards
  • Assist with developing and executing test procedures for software components
  • Develop software solutions by analyzing system performance standards, confer with users or system engineers; analyze systems flow, data usage and work processes; and investigate problem areas
  • Modify existing software to correct errors, to adapt to new hardware, or to improve its performance
  • Design, develop and modify software systems, using scientific analysis and mathematical models to predict and measure outcome and consequences of design
  • Design or implement complex algorithms requiring adherence to strict timing, system resource, or interface constraints; Perform quality control on team products
  • Implement recommendations for improving documentation and software development process standards
  • Oversee one or more software development teams and ensure the work is completed in accordance with the constraints of the software development process being used on any particular project
  • Confer with system engineers and hardware engineers to derive software requirements and to obtain information on project limitations and capabilities, performance requirements and interfaces
  • Coordinate software system installation and monitor equipment functioning to ensure operational specifications are met
  • Recommend new technologies and processes for complex software projects
  • Serve as the technical lead of multiple software development teams
  • Select the software development process in coordination with the customer and system engineering
  • Ensure quality control of all developed and modified software
  • Delegate programming and testing responsibilities to one or more teams and monitor their performance

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of (20) years of Software Engineering experience in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity.
  • Knowledge of Software Languages (C, C++, Java, SQL, PHP, JavaScript, and jQuery).
  • Demonstrated experience with technologies: (NiFi, JDBC, JSON, AJAX, Spring boot).
  • Experience developing REST interfaces.
  • Experience with JavaScript frameworks/ preference Angular2 but React and Cue are fine also.
  • Typescript experience.
  • Database SQL experience/ preference for PostgreSQL some NoSQL datastore experience.
  • Network Programming.
  • Vulnerability Research.
  • Exploitation-Ethical Hacking.
  • Data Mining in a cloud computing environment.
  • Software/ Hardware Reverse Engineering.

Required Education:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field from an accredited college or university.
  • In lieu of a technical Bachelor’s degree, candidate must have (25) years of applicable software engineering experience.


Desired Certifications:

  • System Security Certified Professional
  • Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)
  • Ethical Hacker
  • Reverse Engineering Malware
  • Cyber Defense
  • Penetration Testing
  • Incident Response and Forensics


This position requires all candidates to be U.S. Citizens and possess an active TS/SCI with Polygraph security clearance.





WOOD Consulting Service, Inc. is a Management Consulting and IT Services firm providing innovative results to our Federal customers. Our diverse array of services and solutions are designed to help our clients leverage, protect, and maximize their information technology investments. We offer a fantastic benefits package including, but not limited to:


  • 4 weeks PTO, 10 paid holidays
  • Company Sponsored Health, Dental and Vision through BCBS
  • Matching 401K
  • Educational Reimbursement up to $4500 annually
  • Continued training and learning through WOOD University
  • PMI certified training
  • Competitive salary and much, much more…




WOOD is 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.

Company Name:
Security Clearance:
Top Secret / SCI + Poly
Ft. Meade, Maryland
United States
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