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Application Lead

Reston, VA

CLEARANCE:             TS/SCI w/CI Poly
LOCATION:                Reston, VA 
TRAVEL:                     None 
JOB DESCRIPTION:   Lead shall lead & manage an application development project using an Agile lifecycle methodology compliant with client-approved and/or provided design, development, testing, security, integration & deployment policy & procedure, including the RMF, system/application specification, configuration & change management, scrums & sprints, & ATO processes. Project team may include 6 - 12 software engineers/developers, subject matter experts, testers, systems engineers/administrators, database developers/administrators, & configuration management staff.  Ensure application sustainment including monthly patching, daily monitoring, backups and trouble ticket resolution.  Remote work is not possible for this position as work takes place at/on client site.  Create & maintain an accurate project work breakdown structure (WBS) & schedule. Provide weekly WBS/Schedule updates & status reports to company leadership (& possibly directly to client). Participate in user engagement meetings & sprint demos.  Provide guidance, thought leadership, mentorship, and educate/train individuals & teams on best practices, tips & tricks, and emerging technologies to competencies

    • Minimum of 10 years of relevant experience (with Bachelors degree)
    • Technology knowledge including the AWS Cloud and how to sustain an application.
    • Experience leading scrum teams.
    • Experience reporting to senior leadership.
    • Relevant industry certifications such as Security+ are a "plus" but not required.
  • EDUCATION:     
    • Bachelors degree in a relevant computer field.
    • OR
      • Masters degree in a relevant computer field & 8 years of experience.
      • 4 years additional relevant experience in lieu of a Bachelors degree.
  • COVID-19 Vaccination - Federal Government Compliance:  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, your employment shall be contingent upon your ability to either (i) provide proof of vaccination, or (ii) submit and have approved by the client 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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