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3226 - Lead Cyber Software R&D Engineer

Hybrid / Silver Spring, Maryland
Top Secret


We are seeking for an ambitious, talented, and self-motivated individual, who will help us lead and build innovative solutions for Cyber Security research programs. This person will be working in a mostly remote capacity with occasional need for on-site attendance to the customer site in Silver Spring, MD (expected 1-2 days/week).

This candidate will work closely with the C-suite in a high visibility role in which their first order of affairs will be spearheading and growing a Research & Development organization. We are seeking a business-oriented, consultative professional with knowledge of cyber operations that has previous experience engineering complex software solutions for DOD and IC customers.


  • Report, consult, and interface directly with R&D Founder/CTO of client company as well as DOD/IC customer leadership
  • Function as key engineer and developer of custom cyber solutions for DOD/IC customer
  • Opportunity to build team of 3-4 supporting developers and engineers throughout 2023 to respond to customer needs
  • Seek opportunities for business growth through delivering high quality solutions
  • Experience developing in Python (pandas and/or pyspark)
  • Experience with a variety of data storage, processing, and analytics platforms and systems, such as ELK, Neo4J, Kafka, Spark, object stores (AWS S3/Azure Blob), etc.
  • Experience containerizing projects (Docker) and deploying to Kubernetes
  • Experience with schema development, data wrangling/entity extraction/NLP, ETL pipelines, data storage architecture, feature engineering, model development, etc.
  • Experience integrating/deploying to cloud services is a plus (Azure or AWS)
  • Experience working within DoD/IC cyber operations or intelligence processing (SIGINT, OSINT, etc.) mission environments is desired but not required
  • Familiarity with OCO/CNO mission planning and/or intelligence processing
  • Knowledge of CI/CD, github/gitlab, development environments and processes (agile), etc.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering is a minimum requirement, which can be substituted with impressive mission related technical experience
  • Previous work as Full-Stack Developer, ETL Engineer, Data Architect, Data Engineer, Data Scientist, or technical role in OCO/CNO or intelligence processing
  • Good understanding of functional programming
  • Familiarity with JS automated testing tools and frameworks
  • Familiarity with containerized development (Docker, Kubernetes)
  • Experience developing full stack software solutions
  • Experience with backend/API development


  • Top Secret minimum w/ SCI eligibility