Software Engineer

Job Title
Software Engineer
Job ID
Springfield,  VA
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Software Engineer, Python
Springfield, VA

@Orchard, LLC, has been retained by a fast-growing geospatial technology services firm in their search for a Software Developer with Python experience to join their team in support of Defense, Intelligence, and Federal clients to achieve mission success and solutions for varied mission-critical programs. Projects can span a wide range of software and analytical methodologies and lie at the intersection of software development and geospatial intelligence. Our client works with soldiers and geospatial analysts to produce solutions that allow them to develop better situational understanding of complex operational pictures. They do everything from data collection to UI/UX development and advanced deep learning, using a broad toolset including Python, C#, and ArcGIS. Their projects include cutting-edge R&D efforts, as well as large mission programs incorporating data processing/optimization, data dissemination techniques, visualization, and collaboration across the commercial and government sectors. 

As a Software Engineer, you will:
  • Updating all application workflows to improve performance and resiliency
  • Work in a multi-faceted software development team, working to build and maintain software applications backed by a self-managed cloud infrastructure with a true big-data footprint (over 10 petabytes)
  • Solve unique and challenging intelligence problems in support of special operations analysts and their on-going activities.
  • Support a diverse background of experience in mission support and software development
  • Prototyping and frequent, iterative feedback are core to our delivery approach, anchored by a need to work quickly in support of our missions.

Your Background should include the following:

  • US Citizenship required. 

  • ​​​​Active Top Secret clearance with an ability to obtain SCI access and willingness to obtain CI Polygraph 

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Science or related field.

  • 5+ years development experience in modern languages (Python, Java, JavaScript) 

Additional Skills/Certifications Preferred:

  • Full-stack web frameworks: Django, Python, Flask

  • Front-End frameworks: React, Angular, Typescript

  • Cloud computing environments: Openstack, AWS, Azure

  • DevOps & automation tools: Docker, Ansible, Gitlab.

  • Big Data Technologies: Spark, Elasticsearch, Hadoop, Neo4j 

  • Geo-related mapping experience 

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


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