Software Engineer

Location: Herndon or Springfield

Mid-Level (6 to 12 years experience)

Overview and Deliverables: Mid-Level Software Engineers lead the systematic engineering approach to ensure cybersecurity is built into software as itis developed. They conduct threat modeling, employ cybersecurity software and conduct risk assessments to detect and analyze cybersecurity threats. They attack software as itis developed to ensure security is built in while itis created using secure coding. They work with DEVOPS engineers to ensure security vulnerabilities are assessed and fixed during development and share knowledge of threats with the IPO team. 

  • Lead Needs and Collection Management software cyber security design and development.  
  • Analyze software development for cybersecurity threats and vulnerabilities.  
  • Analyze current Needs and Collection Management systems/services and provide recommendations and alternatives to ensure cybersecurity.  
  • Analyze Needs and Collection Management cybersecurity metrics and provide recommendations to eliminate vulnerabilities.  
  • Identify and recommend Needs and Collection Management improved cybersecurity tools, processes and models to reduce vulnerabilities.  
  • Facilitate program epic planning ensuring inclusion of cybersecurity objectives. 

Skill/Position Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science, Information Technology, Management Information Systems, or related STEM degree.  
  • Mid-level experience in DevSecOps processes, practices, tools and methods.  
  • Demonstrated experience with DevSecOps culture and practices.  
  • Demonstrated experience with Ruby, Perl, Java and Python. 

Desired Skills: 

  • Demonstrated experience with Puppet, Chef, ThreatModlerCheckmarxImmunio, or Aqua  
  • Demonstrated experience with Kubernetes, Docker and Amazon Web Services.  
  • Certified DevSecOps Engineering (DSOE). 

Clearance: Candidates need to be TS/SCI-cleared with polygraph. 

Senior-Level (12 to 18 years experience)

Overview and Deliverables: Senior Software Engineers provide software engineering services to support quarterly deployments of the software baseline -- new capabilities, adaptive maintenance, and hardware recapitalization. Senior Software Engineers ensure the complexity of the systems and the criticality of the mission for Tasking is managed by applying a systematic, engineering approach to the design. 

  • Determine operational feasibility by evaluating analysis, problem definition, requirements, solution development and proposed solutions.  
  • Document and demonstrating solutions by developing documentation, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, charts, code comments and clear code.  
  • Develop software solutions by studying information needs; studying systems flow, data usage and work processes; investigating problem areas.  
  • Tailor and deploy software tools, processes and metrics as needed.  
  • Provide information by collecting, analyzing and summarizing development and service issues.  
  • Automate tasks through appropriate tools and scripting.  
  • Develop architectures that are inherently secure, robust, scalable, modular, and API-centric.  
  • Provide software design recommendations to the program manager and Chief Software Engineer.  
  • Coordinate software development activities within product lines.  
  • Ensure product line software development follows industry and SEI best practices.  
  • Assist the Product Line Program Manager in establishing and tracking software metrics.  
  • Report software risks to the Chief Systems Engineer and Chief Software Engineer through the ERB.  
  • Ensure software is documented and brought under Configuration Management.  

Skill/Position Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science, Information Technology, Management Information Systems, or related STEM degree.  
  • Senior-level experience deploying microservices into cloud environments.  
  • Senior-level experience using software development tools to estimate functions points, estimate complexity, develop virtual machines, cloud environments.  
  • Senior-level experience with history of successful software deployments. 

Desired Skills: 

  • Master’s degree or higher in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology, Management Information Systems, or related STEM degree.  
  • Senior-level experience in designing, maintaining and recapitalizing IT systems.  
  • Senior-level experience in refactoring, containerization and hosting applications in a LINUX platform and infrastructure as a service environment.  
  • Demonstrated experience with MBSE, processes, tools and languages. 

Clearance: Candidates need to be TS/SCI-cleared with polygraph. 

Incentive: ASG will pay $5000 for referrals to candidates successfully placed into these positions, payable six months after hire. 

ASG is an EO employer – M/F/Vets/Disabled