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1635 - Principal Cyber Software Engineer

Ballston, Virginia
Top Secret with SCI eligibility

We are seeking motivated professionals to join our team as Principal/Senior Principal Cyber Software Engineer(s). These positions will be located in Arlington, VA.


  • Conduct requirements gathering and analysis to scope the development effort.
  • Design, develop, test, implement, maintain, and document software applications.
  • Participate in the change management process.
  • Produce and maintain software/change documentation.
  • Interface and work closely with other CS&C components and stakeholders.
  • Enhance software to cope with newly discovered faults and requirements.
  • Work with the training POCs to coordinate training necessitated by new technology insertions.
  • Conduct training on the applications as determined by the customer.
  • Assist in compliance evaluations to maintain certifications and accreditations.
  • Support and conduct presentations and briefings as required.
  • Provide software integration with new and legacy systems.
  • Facilitate the identification and documentation of innovative technologies and technology requirements.
  • Conduct analysis of operational gaps and provide technical recommendations.
  • Participate in troubleshooting/diagnostic efforts to replicate problems and test solutions.
  • Assist with developing and maintaining Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Identify and propose software development technology, process improvements and best practices for implementation.


  • Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of 5 years’ experience required. An additional 4 years of experience may be substituted for degree.
  • Ability to develop technical solutions to complex problems which require the regular use of ingenuity and creativity.
  • Enjoy working in a multifunctional technical environment, sharing, and collaborating with team members.
  • Relational database development experience (e.g., MySQL, MariaDB, MS Access).
  • Familiarity with object-oriented design and development practices.
  • Front end development experience using technology such as Bootstrap, HTML, CSS, React JS, Angular or JavaScript
  • Back-end development experience using Java
  • Experience working with systems infrastructure. Knowledgeable in regard to: setting up and configuring Linux or Windows servers, network architecture, preparing the system and dependencies for software deployment, security protocols and file storage services.


  • Active Top Secret Security Clearance with the ability to obtain a TS/SCI is required. In addition, selected candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a favorably adjudicated DHS background investigation (EOD) for continued employment.