Senior Software Developer with Security Clearance

Sigma Defense Systems LLC
Arlington, Virginia
Apr 11, 2024
May 01, 2024
Engineering, Software
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia, Corporate
Description Sigma Defense is seeking a Senior Software Developer/Engineer to fulfill the on-site requirements at our customer location in Crystal City, VA. This position will support a broad range of engineering and testing support for a Maritime unmanned vehicle program. The scope of the project encompasses software development, software web interface development, software integration, software configuration management, maintenance of software continuous integration environments, software containerization, development of data analysis scripts in support of evaluation of autonomous system performance, and system engineering and analysis in support of evaluation of autonomous system performance. This position will entail both technical and team leadership responsibilities and require customer reporting duties. Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled: Sigma Defense Systems is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Requirements At minimum 5 years of experience with a Master's Degree or 7 years of experience with a Bachelor's Degree in research, design, development, debugging, and testing of computer and network software of specialized utility programs which may include database maintenance within an application area. Shall have experience applying programming concepts in a professional or academic setting, and notable experience with applying modern software development methodologies (e.g., Agile, DevSecOps/DevOps) in a professional or academic setting. Should be capable of working independently or collaboratively on moderately complex software solutions with reviews for accuracy or solutions in alignment with project goals and specific functional requirements. Candidate Differentiators: CSEP and or MBSE certifications.
Personnel Clearance Level: Candidate must possess an active, DoD issued Secret security clearance. A clearance will be sponsored for the right candidate. Education Requirements: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Engineering or Mathematics (Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Systems).
Essential Job Duties (not all inclusive): Assist in on-going implementation of the Agile Development methodology. Support all efforts to remove impediments of the engineering team to ensure on time delivery and completion of sprints and deliverables (A003). Participate and assist with on-going implementation of DevSecOps. Support development cycles with security as an integral part of the process. Support and participate in continuous integration and continuous delivery efforts. Support the development, design, and architecture recommendations for current and future PEO C4I Software (SW) and hardware (HW) baselines. Support design solutions integrated into any common network/hardware baseline or environment. Support process and engineering improvement initiatives such as Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) and retrospectives. Support the creation of systems engineering plan to describe the program's overall technical design and approach including process, resources, metrics, risks, and associated risk mitigation plan (CDRL A003). Develop and provide inputs to functional, allocated, and product baseline engineering documentation (CDRL A003), design-related technical briefs (CDRL A003). Work with Information Assurance (IA)/Security Engineer to ensure design decisions do not change or impact IA/security posture of the capability or system. Document the approach in a Software Development Plan (SDP) (CDRL A007). Ensure the SDP meets the criteria specified in the CDRL DD1423 using IEEE Std 12207:2017 (E) and the PWS, engineering and technical development of current and future system baselines. Implement Agile development methodology and participate in planning activities using PO directed Agile tools. Support or participate in Agile frameworks at scale such the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe). Implement DevSecOps principles and related technologies using PO directed tools such as Git, PowerShell, Ansible, Ansible Tower, Windows and Linux server administration, Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) pipelines, Amazon Web Services (AWS) Elastic Computing Cloud (EC2), Microsoft Azure Cloud Computing Services, cloud storage, REST (Representational State Transfer) application programming interfaces (REST APIs) and the Atlassian suite of tools (Jira, Confluence, and Bitbucket). Implement and support hybrid cloud architectures using Amazon Web Services (AWS) Elastic Computing Cloud (EC2), Microsoft Azure Cloud Computing Services, cloud storage, and other emerging cloud offerings. Provide management support of enterprise Windows and Linux architectures, and support building, configuring, and securing Windows, Linux, and CoreOS virtual machines, operating systems/applications and integrating these into an enterprise architecture. Configure Windows and VMware hypervisors. Integrate and configure infrastructure as code (IaC) capabilities such as terraform. Develop, configure, and secure Software Defined Networks (SDN) and integrate these into an enterprise architecture. Install, configure, and develop edge computing devices. Configure Systems Center technologies such as Operations Manager, Configuration Manager, and Service Manager. Install, integrate, configure, and develop Power BI and Power BI report server. Install and configure backup and recovery technologies. Install and configure Windows enterprise domain technologies such as Active Directory, Exchange, and SharePoint. Integrate, configure, and implement: machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI) technologies; platform as a service (PaaS) capabilities to include containers and container technologies; authorization, authentication, single sign-on, and identity management capabilities to include Identify, Credential and Access Management (ICAM); geospatial mapping capabilities and services; and data analytics capabilities. Develop and utilize Powershell, Ansible, VMware automation tools/scripts for automated install, build, configuration, testing and patching. This will include supporting the automated test framework. Develop test plans and functional test objectives to ensure that SW and HW baselines are satisfying all requirements. Develop system installation procedures. Configure and integrate various hardware infrastructure components such as Uninterruptable Power Supplies (UPS). Create automated Windows and Linux bare metal deployment strategies. Install and configure applicable technologies; hardening applicable technologies in accordance with Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs), Security Requirements Guides (SRGs), Risk Management Framework (RMF), Computer Task Orders (CTOs), and other best practices. Create, update, and manage assigned design artifacts in accordance with program engineering and configuration management processes. Artifacts include Bill of Materials (BOM), Cable Table, Rack Elevation, Topology, Ports Protocols and Services (PPS), Network Templates, Storage Templates, Internet Protocol (IP) Address Allocation, DIG, CICD, and Build Media. Salary Range: $130,000 - $150,000 annually. Benefits Dental and Vision Insurance Medical Insurance to Include HSA, FSA, and DFSA Plans Life and AD&D coverage Employee Assistance Program (EAP) 401(k) Plan with Company Matching Contributions 160 Hours of Paid Time Off (PTO) with Carry-Over up to 240 hours 12 (Floating) Holidays Educational Assistance Highly Competitive Salary