Software/Applications Architect/Developer/Engineer

Cleared Solutions Inc. - Reston, VA

Full-timeEstimated: $130,000 - $190,000 a year
Position Title: Software/Applications Architect/Developer/Engineer

Description: Candidate will work closely with a diverse client project team responsible for architecting, building, maintaining, deploying, and/or administering mission software and web applications distributed across multiple networks that collect, process, store, search, visualize, or deliver unique mission data. These functions will be applied to specific client IT programs or across a large enterprise of federated programs developed by different organizations. The development environment is fast-paced, spans the full application stack, and increasingly leverages agile development methodologies, Dev(Sec)Ops tools and processes, and an expanding cloud-based infrastructure. Depending on current team needs, responsibilities may include: identify and document system scope and objectives; design, code, test, debug, and document new programs; prepare detailed specifications; contribute to development of security authorization documentation; represent program in design reviews and demonstrations; and mentor junior developers.

About Cleared Solutions Inc.: Cleared Solutions is a national security-focused, small business platform for highly skilled IT consultants and strategic advisers specializing in transforming legacy technical environments into modern, agile, and secure IT enterprises. Our expertise in Data/Information, IT Services/Applications, Cybersecurity/Information Assurance, and Counterintelligence/Insider Threats enables us to effectively operate from the C-Suite to the Dev-Suite working with partners and clients to solve the most difficult challenges. We drive towards rapid decision making and high-quality, trusted, and comprehensive deliverables. Our consultants thrive in integrated contractor teams where collaboration with our corporate and government partners yield targeted, measurable, and mission-oriented results. We have multiple national security clients in the Washington Metro Area across multiple contract vehicles in need of top-notch talent.

Clearance: Positions require U.S. Citizenship and active TS/SCI security clearance with polygraph
Degree: Bachelor’s, Master’s, or Doctorate Degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Information Systems, Information Technology, or a closely-related Engineering or IT discipline
Certifications: None required
Experience: Minimum 7 years (with minimum 3 years in the IC) developing, securing, integrating, deploying, maintaining, and evaluating software and systems

Knowledge/Skills/Expertise: Our clients have very complex environments often requiring demonstrated experience in multiple programming languages, layers of the application stack, and modern integration techniques. We are seeking candidates experienced in one or more of the following areas representative of our clients’ IT environments:
Architecting and leading the development and integration of complex and secure information systems
Directing and assisting software/system engineers in the application of system engineering principles to secure systems design problems
Full application stack systems analysis and software/application development life cycle based on modern agile development practices
Object-oriented programming development concepts and design patterns
Programming Languages: Java, Javascript, Python, C/C++, JSON, PHP, Perl, SQL, Scala, Groovy, Ruby, Pig/Hive, Elixir, XML
Frameworks: Angular, React, ExtJS, Spring, Spring Boot, Hibernate
Architectural Styles: REST, Microservices, Service Oriented, Event Driven
Cloud: Amazon Web Services (e.g., Commercial and Government Cloud Services for DoD and IC, EMR w/Spark and RDS, EC2, EBS, S3, Route 53, RDS, VPC, ELB, CloudWatch, CloudFormation, CloudTrail, Blue Green deployment, Auto scaling, Trusted Advisor, Identity & Access Management, Simple Notation Service, Billing Console), Microsoft Azure
Containers: Docker, Kubernetes, OpenShift, Ansible, Nexus, Software defined networking
Data Ingestion/ETL: Spark, Nifi, Kafka, Flink, ActiveMQ, Pentaho, machine translation, language identification
Databases/Indexing/Analytics: PostgreSQL, RDS, Microsoft Access, Oracle 10g/11g, MqSQL/Workbench, MongoDB, Hbase, Cassandra, MapReduce, Lucene, ElasticSearch, Spark, Latent Semantic Indexing
Security Integration: Auto scaling, Anti-virus, Identity and access management software (Centrify), Auditing/logging, VPC Flow Logs, Continuous Risk Evaluation, Trusted Advisor, STS, LDAP, Active Directory, Non-standard person entities (NSPEs) including non-person entities (NPEs) and non-standard entities (NSEs), X.509 Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) certificates
Authentication: LDAP, Oauth, AWS STS, Active Directory
Infrastructure: AWS/C2S, proxies between stacks, encrypted data, Cisco Cloud Center, Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS), Cisco ACI Fabric, OpenStack, Vormetric, F5 Big-IP, CloudWatch, CloudFormation, CloudTrail
DevOps/DevSecOps: Chef, Puppet, Jenkins, Ansible, GitHub, GitLab, BitBucket, Docker, CloudFormation, ANT); development-related tooling such as IDE, build, source control, and test applications (e.g., Eclipse, IntelliJ); and test-driven-development methodologies

Compensation/Benefits: Cleared Solutions offers a comprehensive and attractive package of compensation and benefit offerings that are selected and tuned to provide the greatest benefits to our employees. Our compensation packages are largely driven by the market and what our clients and partners are willing to pay for our services and consultant expertise. Our benefits target near-term financial stability, long-term retirement planning, important time away from the workplace, and the health and well-being of our employees and their families. Highlights include: 100% covered medical, dental, orthodontia, vision, and prescription insurance premiums; 401(k) with company match; Section 125 flexible spending accounts; and a flexible leave policy.

Apply today to join a company of consultants who are sought after for our broad, multi-disciplinary technical qualifications and unique and extensive knowledge of complex operational environments.

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Cleared Solutions Inc. is Virginia Small Business incorporated since 2004. We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.