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Software Engineer - Principal I - Full Performance

Dulles, Virginia
20 Nov 2023


Dulles, VA



Software Engineer - Principal I - ESW05 - Full Performance

Our Client is supporting a U.S. Government customer on a large mission critical development and sustainment program to design, build, deliver, and operate a network operations environment; including introducing new cyber capabilities to address emerging threats. They are seeking a Principal Software Engineer with Python expertise to support the design, development, and deployment of advanced cybersecurity capabilities.

Responsibilities Include:
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

Required Skills:
U.S. Citizenship
Active Secret clearance. Must be able to obtain a TS/SCI clearance
Must be able to obtain DHS Suitability
8+ years of directly relevant experience
4+ years experience developing code with Java using modern technologies and tools
Experience with Agile software development
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.
Strong experience and/or familiarity with Python

Desired Skills:
Experience and/or familiarity with DevOps, DevSecOps, Continuous Development/Continuous Integration concepts, and automated test tools such as Docker, Jenkins, JIRA, Git, Terraform, Ansible, Junit, JMeter, RSpec, and/or Cucumber
-Experience and/or familiarity with AWS Services (AWS Glue, ETL Processing, Lambda, RDS, Redshift)
Demonstrated experience and/or familiarity with one of more of the following database technologies: SQL, Oracle, MySQL, JBDC, NOSQL, etc.
Technical understanding of cybersecurity attack techniques and associated mitigation techniques
Experience and/or familiarity with Programming IDEs and Web Based notebooks (VScode, Apache Zeppelin, Jupyter Notebooks)
Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) knowledge and experience
Knowledge of STIX, TAXII specifications

Required Education:
BS Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Computer Information Systems, OR Computer Systems Engineering. [Ten (10) years of experience (for a total of eighteen (18) or more years) may be substituted for a degree.]

Desired Certifications:
Certifications related to AWS such as AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner or AWS Certified Developer Associate
DoD 8570.1 IAT Level II
Certifications related to Agile development and Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) such as SAFe Practitioner (SP) or SAFe Program Consultant (SPC)

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  • Job Reference: 1170154944-2
  • Date Posted: 20 November 2023
  • Recruiter: Gables Search Group
  • Location: Dulles, Virginia
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering