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Herndon, VA · Information Technology


Our client, and award winning Federal Integrator,  is seeking a Full Stack Software Developer with a TS/SCI clearance to join one of our top projects in Herndon, VA.  


Our client's team solves unique and challenging intelligence problems for a Special Operations customer.  This work is as close to the mission as a technologist can get, so the environment is fast-paced: team members face rapidly-changing requirements and priorities as mission needs evolve.  If you hate monotony and want to use your skills to have a direct impact on real-world operational success, this is the project for you.  Two main software systems are involved: a proprietary cloud environment leveraging OpenStack and a Big Data system managing multiple trillions of records.  The technical stack is quite robust and includes Java, Python, C#, C/C++, Geospatial tools, Big Data and Graph Products (Hadoop, MapReduce, Spark, ElasticSearch, Neo4j), Linux, OpenStack, AWS, Ansible, SQL/NoSQL, Text Processing, Cloud Services, Containerization, Infrastructure as Code (IAC), and more. 

Work on this program takes place in the Herndon, VA area (we cannot support remote work) and requires a TS/SCI clearance and a willingness to obtain a CI Poly: a current TS/SCI + CI Poly is preferred.


We are seeking a Software Developer to work in an agile and fast paced development environment supporting analysts whose mission is to solve unique and challenging intelligence problems for special operations. You will be part of a small multi-disciplinary team and have the unique opportunity to interact directly with analysts and other technologist to ensure applications and tools meet the needs of the customer. You will be required to do a multitude of tasks including:

  • Automatically retrieving and ingesting data
  • Web application development for search and discovery
  • Development and implementation of analytical models
  • Maintenance and enhancement of existing custom applications.

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Science or related field.
  • 5 years of experience with software development.
  • Experience developing software using Java, C#, Python, C++, C, etc. to answer hard questions and enable analytics.
  • Must be a highly motivated, self-driven team player who can interact well with others and advise/consult with other team members and customers on software development related issues.

Desired Skills

  • Experience with Hadoop, MapReduce, Spark, Elasticsearch, Neo4j or other big data and graph products.
  • Experience with geospatial data and the development of geospatially based analytical models.
  • Experience with text processing such as entity disambiguation, entity extraction, searching (e.g., Lucene, Solr, ElasticSearch), topic extraction, summarization, clustering, etc.

Our client offers exceptional compensation and benefits:

  • very strong salaries;
  • 100% company-paid medical, dental, and vision premiums for you and all dependents;
  • the ability to get increased salary if you don't need medical/dental/vision;
  • 100% company-paid disability and life insurance benefits;
  • a generously-funded HSA;
  • an 8% 401(k) contribution; 
  • 31 days of PTO/holidays to start (more with tenure);
  • the ability to flex time across pay periods without using your PTO;
  • a generous training budget;
  • business development / growth incentives; and
  • top notch company swag.
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