Application Software Developer

phia - Arlington, VA

OVERVIEW: phia LLC is seeking a highly skilled Application Software Developer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals.

Develop procedures and documentation on the usage, troubleshooting, and maintenance of analysis tools and/or software.

Conduct performance testing and tuning configurations on analysis tools and/or software to support analysis of log data and up to 10Gbs of network traffic per sensor
Provide technical documentation support for analysis tool and/or software accreditation
Perform data collection, analysis, and reporting
Research/identify/implement commercial or open-source technology or create/maintain in-house tools to accomplish tasks
Integrate commercial products
Automate the reset, deployment, testing, and configuration of kits
Improve the efficiency of network capture rates
Use well-known programming and scripting languages (Python, Bash, PowerShell, C#, etc.) for all in-house projects
Write and maintain technical documentation of all tools built or customized in-house
Use version control and/or source control for all generated source code
Use proper Software Development Lifecycle methodology for all development
Utilize a work tracking tool (based on Scrum or Kanban, for example) to manage and store issue reports
Identify new technologies that support the HIRT and NCATS mission
Conduct gap analysis and provide technical recommendations of HIRT’s operational capabilities, compared to the latest known adversary tactics and tools
Build and maintain a simulated customer network for the purpose of testing field kits
Troubleshoot/diagnose/resolve any reported issues with the equipment
Maintain a safe environment for performing analysis of artifacts to determine if they are malware
Train personnel, as necessary, on all tools and equipment used by lab environment(s)
Utilize analysis tools and/or software integration into the Technical Engagement Network (TEN) kits and NCATS lab network as well as software security hardening configurations (e.g. utilizing NIST, DISA STIGS)

To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below.

Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of 5 years of experience, a Master's Degree and a minimum of 3 years of experience, or a PhD
Experience with well-known programming and scripting languages (Python, Bash, PowerShell, C#, etc.)
Familiarity with a work tracking tool (based on Scrum or Kanban, for example)

Candidates with these preferred skills will be given preferential consideration:

Department of Homeland Security experience desired.

TRAVEL: < 5%




phia LLC ("phia") is a Northern Virginia based, 8a certified small business established in 2011 with focus in Cyber Intelligence, Cyber Security/Defense, Intrusion Analysis & Incident Response, Cyber Architecture & Capability Analysis, Cyber Policy & Strategy, Information Assurance/Security, Compliance, Certification & Accreditation, Communications Security, Traditional Security, and Facilities Security. phia also provides cyber operations support functions such as: Program and Process Management, Engineering, Development, and Systems Administration that allows for Cyber Operations to efficiently integrate our customer’s missions and objectives. phia supports various agencies and offices within the Department of Defense (DoD), Federal government, and private/commercial entities.

phia offers excellent benefits to enhance the work-life balance, these include the following:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Short Term & Long Term Disability
  • 401k Retirement Savings Plan with Company Match
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Tuition and Professional Development Assistance
  • Parking Reimbursement