VariQ

Software Engineer

Job Locations US-VA
Job ID
2020-3754
Posted Date
8/20/2020
# of Openings
1
Category
Information Technology
Clearance
Secret
Work Authorization
US Citizens, preferred
Type
Contract - W2

Overview

VariQ is seeking a Software Engineer to support the design, development, and deployment of advanced cybersecurity capabilities.

 

Additional Information:

  • Salary: Dependent upon experience
  • Security Clearance: Active Secret clearance and be able to obtain a TS/SCI clearance
  • Location: Dulles, VA
  • Available: Immediately

Responsibilities

  • Collaborating within Agile Scrum teams as a key contributor responsible for the design, test and implementation of advanced cybersecurity software capabilities
  • Developing and performing automated builds, testing, and deployments
  • Developing high quality technical documentation, as needed, including user guides, test plans, and contract deliverable items and supporting product training
  • Supporting risk assessments and developing risk mitigation countermeasures.

Qualifications

Required Skills:

  • Must have a Secret clearance and be able to obtain a TS/SCI clearance
  • Must be able to obtain DHS Suitability
  • 4+ years of directly relevant software development experience, ideally in an agile development environment
  • Experience with one of more of the following program languages: Java, Perl, Ruby, Python, or JavaScript
  • Solid understanding and experience with Windows and/or Linux operating systems
  • Ability to create well-modularized, maintainable software and willing to follow group coding standards and design
  • Possesses or quickly develop a comprehensive understanding of Government Information Security policies, regulations, and guidelines
  • Experience working on projects that implement analytic models into production systems
  • Must be able to work collaboratively across agencies and physical locations.

 

Desired Skills:

  • Experience and/or familiarity with DevOps, DevSecOps, Continuous Development/Continuous Integration concepts, and automated test tools such as Docker, Jenkins, Rational Team Concert, JIRA, Git, Chef, Ansible, Puppet, Junit, JMeter, RSpec, and/or Cucumber
  • Experience and/or familiarity with one of more of the following database technologies: SQL, Oracle, MySQL, JBDC, NOSQL, etc.
  • Experience with cloud development and technologies
  • Technical understanding of cybersecurity attack techniques and associated mitigation techniques
  • Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) knowledge and experience.

 

Required Education:

  • BS Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Computer Information Systems, OR Computer Systems Engineering. Two years of related work experience may be substituted for each year of degree level education.

 

Desired Certifications:

  • DoD 8570.1 IAT Level I
  • CSSLP
  • Certifications related to Agile development and Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) such as Scrum Master, Product Owner, SAFe Agilist (SA), SAFe Practitioner (SP) or SAFe Program Consultant (SPC)

 

OTHER DUTIES

  • This job description is not designed to cover a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities are subject to change at any time. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these functions.
  • While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands or fingers, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate. 

NOTE

  • All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the employee will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship.

 

VariQ is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other protected class. We consider diversity and inclusiveness to be core to our culture, and central to our commitment to fostering an empowering and supportive workplace.

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