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Cloud Software Engineer

JBAB, DC; Maryland Square, MD; or Herndon, VA
CLEARANCE:                       TS/SCI with CI Polygraph 
WORK SITE:                       Herndon, VA  -or-  JBAB, DC  -or-   Maryland Square, MD
TRAVEL:                                Local travel within the DMV area.
Seeking a motivated Software Engineer with experience developing enterprise C2S cloud applications supporting an exceptionally complex, interdisciplinary, inter-organizational.  As a senior member an integrated-contractor-program, shall lead & support multiple complex system design, development, test, & integration issues & vendor reviews, analysis, discussions & recommendations.  Shall provide technical expertise & support technical solution design meetings.  Shall oversee, monitor, track, troubleshoot & resolve system performance & issues across several disciplines.  Shall provides expert guidance & direction to Government and Vendor senior level technicians and managers.
    • Minimum of eight (8) years of full-stack development experience in C2S cloud environments.
    • Strong understanding of cloud computing concepts and fundamentals (serverless, scalability, high availability, and durability).
    • Relational and NoSQL database design, implementation, configuration, and query experience (MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB).
    • Experience designing, implementing, and maintaining data indexes (ElasticSearch or Lucene).
    • Experience with programming languages such as Python, Node.js, Angular.js, and React.
    • Comfortable working with Linux or Unix-based operating systems (i.e. command line operations, bash scripting).
    • Demonstrable Configuration Management (CM) experience using Git and familiarity with branching strategies.
    • Nice to Have
      • Experience building automation and Infrastructure as Code (i.e. CloudFormation).
      • Demonstrable knowledge of AWS services such as Lambda, DynamoDB, RDS, CloudFormation, EC2, ALB, IAM, and SQS.
      • Familiarity with RMF+ security accreditation process and experiencing coding to security standards and best practices (i.e. end-to-end encryption).
      • General awareness of / experience with popular open source frameworks, libraries, and packages.
      • Ability to determine technical direction from high-level requirements.
    • Bachelors degree in a computer science or relevant engineering discipline;
    • Or any of the following:
      • High School diploma or GED  +six (6) additional years of relevant experience; or
      • Associates degree  +four (4) additional years of experience, or
      • Masters degree  AND only six (6) minimum years of relevant experience, or
      • PhD  AND only four (4) minimum years of relevant experience.
    • DoD 8570 compliance or information assurance certification commensurate with technical objectives and services required within the task order.
  • COVID-19 Vaccination - Federal Government Requirement:  Note - Most, but not all of SoundWay's job openings support federal Government clients.  If SoundWay's job offer is for a job supporting a federal Government client, then your employment shall be contingent upon your ability to either (i) provide proof of vaccination, or (ii) your submission of, and the client's approval of, a Reasonable Accommodation Exemption.  
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MISSION: To help our clients succeed, our employees excel, and to have a positive impact in all we do.
MOTTO:  Continued Service to Country through Contracting.
WATCH US:  Check out SoundWay's YouTube site for videos on SoundWay, our capabilities and success.
BENEFITS & PERKS:  SoundWay values its employees, respecting the whole person, and recognizing their efforts & accomplishments.  True to our Mission Statement we offer competitive salaries, generous benefits, and an ethical & respectful company culture, including the following Benefits & Perks:
  • Healthcare Benefits.  
    • SoundWay pays 100% of an employee's premium (cost) for Medical, Dental, Vision, Short- and Long-Term Disability Insurance, & $50K Life Insurance, and approximately 25% of the additional cost to add spouse/partner/child(ren)/family coverage. 
    • Pre-Paid Health Reimbursement Debit Card. Minimum of $900/year to help offset deductibles.
    • Bonus in Lieu of Benefits.  $3000/year bonus in lieu of benefits if you don't need/want benefits through SoundWay.
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 3.5% Matching 401K Retirement Plan.  Up to 3.5% matching.
  • Professional Development Reimbursement.  $2500/year for qualified college courses, certification classes & testing, & professional association membership fees.
CAPABILITIES:  SoundWay's provides state-of-the-industry Information Technology (IT), Mission Support (MS), and Cybersecurity Compliance & Certification (NIST, CMMC, etc.) solutions and services to support and advance National Security and Government programs & operations for the Department of Defense (DoD), Intelligence Community (IC), Veterans Administration (VA) and other non-DoD Government  organizations & agencies. And, as a Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification - Accreditation Board (CMMC-AB) Registered Provider Organization (RPO) and candidate CMMC 3rd Party Assessor Organization (C3PAO), SoundWay provides Cybersecurity compliance and certification solutions & services to businesses, organizations, & individuals doing business with the federal Government & DoD. 
GIVING BACK:  Giving back is a great way to have a positive impact in our communities & industry, and with our colleagues & clients.  We encourage staff to recommend opportunities to give back via donations, sponsoring, mentoring, membership, participation, etc..  Our commitment to giving back & positive impact includes sponsoring a local youth softball team and the Bea Gaddy Family Centers for several years.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disable
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