Software Developer

Lexington, MA 2420

Posted: 03/16/2023 Employment Type: Contract Industry: IT Job Number: 239507

Job Description

Software Developer
Hybrid - Lexington, MA

As a Software Developer, you will be responsible to develop and integrate distributed data architecture solutions, and implement prototypes of relevant architectural elements to jump start transition and final production of capabilities. You will provide support to modernization efforts which align with the Department of Defense (DoD) efforts for sharing data and information across multiple platforms and domains in a cloud environment. You will research and assess emerging technologies and intelligence tradecraft to support program initiatives.


Skills Required:

o Proficiency in Python and/or Java

o Familiarity with web frameworks (for example angular, nodejs, django)

o Proficiency with containers and container orchestration (for example docker and kubernetes)

o Experience with pub-sub/streaming/event-based architectures (for example kafka and activemq)

o Experience with distributed data architectures

o Experienced reviewing and assessing existing enterprise data-driven applications, to support new features, performance improvements, upgrades, and ongoing sustainment

o Ability to work as part of a team applying agile development methods, and independent with minimal direction and oversight

o Have an active DoD Secret Clearance


Skills Preferred:

o Have an active DoD TS/SCI Clearance

o Proficiency in developing very large distributed systems applying techniques for low-latency system performance

o Proficiency with React or other modern frontend framework

o Experience with Data Bus, Data Ops, and Extract-Transform-Load (ETL) technologies

o Familiarity with microservice based architectures

o Familiarity with DevSecOps pipelines, practices, techniques, and technologies (for example jenkins and maven)

o Familiarity with Kubernetes, Istio and associated tooling

o Skilled at analyzing a large, complex system to determine performance bottlenecks, application bugs, and opportunities to improve efficiency


Work location: Hybrid - Individual works from home or off-site for a portion of their schedule and within a routinely commutable distance from the Lexington facility. **The position is hybrid but candidates MUST be flexible and work on-site when required.


Interview Process: Initial zoom screen with hiring team, with follow on zoom interview with the broader team.


Experience: Seeking candidates with a minimum of three years, however the group is open to and will consider more senior candidates (5-20 years of experience).


Clearance: Candidates must possess an active secret clearance to be considered for these positions.
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