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Principal Software Engineer / Application Developer

Cyber Defense Solutions has an opportunity for an Application/Software Analyst to support one of our Federal Customers in the DC Metro Area!

Join a fast-growing company highly experienced in cyber security, cloud computing, virtualization, big data analytics, and project management!  CDS offers very competitive compensation, excellent benefits including tuition reimbursement and employer-contributed 401K, free training and referral bonuses.  We work with the best customers on-site at top government agencies.


Position Criteria

Clearance Level: TS with SCI eligibility
Citizenship: US Citizenship
Location: Reston, VA

Program Overview and Responsibilities:

Help develop and deploy a relatively small but complex data repository that integrates and communicates with broader systems on classified platforms. While this is primarily a software development position, the small team environment also requires the candidate to contribute to other parts of the project, e.g., planning and design, aid in client requirements refinement, and interaction with other development teams.

Required Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of full-stack web application development experience using any of the following languages: Java, Python, Ruby.
  • Familiarity with SQL and interacting with relational databases such as Oracle, Postgres, or MySQL. (Oracle is preferred.)
  • Experience with front-end development using JavaScript and libraries such as jQuery, AngularJS, or ExtJS.
  • Proficient in a Linux/Unix environment at the command line. Ability to deploy and troubleshoot web applications, review logs, write shell scripts, manage processes, etc.
  • A self-starter able to research and learn new technologies independently.

Desired Qualifications:

• DHS Suitability.

• Experience with web service development (SOAP or REST).

• Strong oral and written communication skills.

• Experience working with agile methodologies such as Scrum or Kanban.

• Familiarity with tools such as Subversion, Git, and JIRA.



Interested! Apply Now for immediate Consideration!

Main Number: 855-292-3710 or 804-539-8278


***CDS, LLC is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status***


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