Senior Software Developer

Ascolta - Herndon, VA

30+ days ago

Ascolta is an up and coming name in the information security and cloud management field. We develop and deliver innovative technical solutions based on the best practices in cloud-based computing. We have partnered with industry leaders such as Red Canary and HashiCorp to show that we are serious about our ability to rapidly deploy secure and modular infrastructure.

As a Senior Software Developer working at Ascolta, you’ll collaborate with product management as well as fellow engineers. You will need to combine research and development techniques to provide solutions to highly complex problems. You should be a self-motivated individual who can interpret difficult problems, communicate effectively and clearly, and take pride in the software that you develop.

What this position entails:

  • Leading design and development efforts on new or existing software applications
  • Communicating with Product Managers to ensure that customer requirements are properly understood and met
  • Researching and utilizing new and emerging technologies to meet customer requirements
  • Providing technical support to ensure smooth integration of software applications to a production environment
  • Articulating software configuration and use through documentation
  • Identifying testing criteria and implementing acceptance tests for software applications

This position might be a good fit if you:

  • Have a minimum of 4 of years experience in object-oriented software development
  • Have experience leading a team of software developers
  • Clearly explain software design decisions and rationale via written and verbal communication
  • Work iteratively and are driven by feedback loops and critique
  • Enjoy working on a highly technical team
  • Enjoy teaching and mentoring junior team members
  • Think there is nothing cooler than information security
  • Are a passionate maintainer of open source projects (send us your GitHub username)

Additional perks include:

  • Flexible hours
  • Ability to work remotely
  • Brand new modern equipment
  • Employer-matched 401k
  • Medical and dental health coverage
  • Vision reimbursement

Job Type: Full-time


  • C++: 4 years (Required)
  • Python: 4 years (Required)
  • Vagrant, Packer, Terraform, Consul, Nomad and Vault: 2 years (Preferred)
  • AWS, Azure and/or GCP: 2 years (Preferred)
  • Java: 4 years (Required)
  • Go: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Ruby: 4 years (Preferred)
  • CI/CD: 2 years (Required)


  • Herndon, VA (Preferred)


  • English (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)