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Java Software Engineer - Top Secret Clearance or above

Job Title
Java Software Engineer - Top Secret Clearance or above
Job ID
Herndon,  VA
Other Location
Springfield, VA
Java Software Engineer
Top Secret Minimum Required to Start
Herndon, VA (OR) Springfield, VA

@Orchard LLC is retained by a top space technology company in their search for an independent, creative and driven Software Developer to join their team in Northern VA. This role can be based in Herndon or Springfield, and will support a government customer by analyzing and characterizing big data and a range of other data sources for National Security purposes.

Our Client builds advanced algorithms to gain analytic insights from a large range of open source and government data, enables machine learning systems, automates workflow, and designs and develops custom applications for unique national-security missions. They operate an end-to-end predictive analytic platform unlike any other within the US Government and provide training to expand your skills and challenges to develop them. Their customer’s missions are vital to national security, so they are mission-first always!

Responsibilities will include:
  • Contributing to the development of data analytics, user workflows and interfaces, security authentication, and service call architecture comprising a family of applications in our software suite.
  • Creating rapid prototypes and designing and implementing complex, cutting-edge systems with a focus on collecting, parsing, managing, analyzing, and visualizing large sets of data to extract meaningful knowledge.
  • Working with emerging technologies and data science techniques in support of endeavors to address critical needs of the Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, and other government agencies.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Must be a US Citizen with an active Top Secret clearance to start and willingness to obtain SCI with CI Polygraph.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field.
  • 5-7 years of experience as a professional software engineer.
  • Strong Java developer.
  • Willing to work onsite in Herndon, VA or Government customer site in Northern Virginia.

Desired Qualifications:
  • Strong object-oriented programming language (Java, Python) skills.
  • Familiarity with Spring framework.
  • Cloud services (AWS, GCP, Azure, IBM, Rackspace).
  • Containerization (Docker, Linux containers, Jails).
  • Familiarity of IC analyst workflows.
  • Experience with SSL/PKI, to include ability to isolate and resolve SSL-related server and client issues.
  • Experience with Agile development methodologies and tools (e.g. Atlassian Jira and Confluence).
  • Experience in machine learning and data science.
  • OGC web services (WMS, WMTS, WCS, WFS).
  • Experience with IC analytic tools (e.g., Analyst Notebook, Palantir, etc.).
  • Experience with development tools such as Git, Eclipse, Maven.
  • SQL/database experience.
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills to include active listening.
  • Linux experience.
  • JavaScript web frameworks (Angular, React, Backbone, jQuery, Ember).
  • C++ experience, particularly modern C++ is a plus.

If this opportunity sounds like a good fit, or if you would simply like more information, please apply so that we can paint the full picture.

Established in 2010, @Orchard LLC, also known as, Talent Orchard has an exceptional reputation, providing staffing solutions to time-sensitive, talent scarcity issues to deliver better talent management ROI.  Our specialty lies in the critical area of program talent acquisition and resource management, not in one narrow skillset, but across many areas of technical and functional delivery. To learn more about our other exciting opportunities, visit our Jobs Page at www.atOrchard.com.


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