Herndon, Virginia

SNC has an immediate need for an experienced software developer to help enhance its massive and successful cyber security platform. This developer will help develop new features and improve existing ones in the system’s middleware, data processing, and data access layers. They will work closely with other team members to successfully deliver features requested by the customer.

The Mission Solutions and Technologies (MST) business area provides affordable, turn-key command/control, communications, integrated ISR, force protection and security solutions worldwide. The MST team has a long legacy of supporting the Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security, commercial and international customers with years of experience in platform operations, engineering and full lifecycle management across domains – air, land, sea, space and cyber. Learn more about MST

 

Responsibilities:

  • Develop Java code to interact with Kafka, MongoDB, Elasticsearch, and other components.

  • Provide data to the user interface and external services using RESTful endpoints.

  • Design and develop scripts and code that perform data processing tasks.

  • Understand the existing software to be able to upgrade, improve, document, and test it.

  • Help design, plan, implement, document, and test new features.

  • Help lead other team members who are working on the middleware and data processing.

  • Follow the Agile development process.

  • Create specifications, verification and validation plans, procedures, reports, or other documentation in support of design and development activities.

  • Execute engineering design and development activities consistent with customer quality, cost and schedule requirements.

  • Ensure that all specifications, designs and developments adhere to company/program standards and customer requirements.

Must-haves:

  • Bachelor's of Science degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or other related discipline and typically 10 or more years of relevant experience

  • Strong experience with Java

  • Experience working with NoSQL databases

  • Strong experience with scripting languages like Python

  • Experience with deployment tools like Jenkins

  • Experience with Git source control

  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal)

  • Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills

  • Demonstrated skill in leading other developers

  • The ability to obtain and maintain a Secret U.S. Security Clearance is required. Learn more about the background check process for Security Clearances

Preferred:

  • Java expert

  • Very strong experience with REST

  • Scripting (for instance Python)

  • Data processing

  • Team leadership and mentoring

  • Relational and NoSQL databases

IMPORTANT NOTICE:

This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a Secret U.S. Security Clearance. U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance for employment. Non-U.S. citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance.  The Department of Defense Consolidated Adjudications Facility (DoD CAF), a federal government agency, handles the adjudicative aspects of the security clearance eligibility process for industry applicants. Adjudicative factors which affect the outcome of the eligibility determination include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the U.S., foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and illegal drug use.

At Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) we deliver customer-focused technology and best-of-breed integrations in the aerospace and defense sectors. SNC has been honored as one of the most innovative U.S. companies in space, a Tier One Superior Supplier for the U.S. Air Force, and as one of America’s fastest-growing companies. Learn more about SNC

SNC offers annual incentive pay based upon performance that is commensurate with the level of the position.

SNC offers a generous benefit package, including medical, dental, and vision plans, 401(k) with 150% match up to 8%, life insurance, 3 weeks paid time off, tuition reimbursement, and more.

At Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), our mission is to dream, innovate, inspire and empower the next generation to transform humanity through technology and imagination. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we welcome our employees to bring their whole selves to their work. SNC is committed to fostering an inclusive, accepting, and diverse environment free of discrimination on the basis of race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. Contributions to SNC come in many shapes and styles, and we believe diversity in our workforce fosters new and greater ways to dream, innovate, and inspire.

Herndon, Virginia

Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) provides customer-focused technology solutions in the areas of aerospace, aviation, electronics and systems integration, with applications including telemedicine, navigation and guidance systems, threat detection and security, scientific research and infrastructure protection. Founded in 1963 and headquartered in Sparks, Nevada, SNC operates under the leadership of owners, CEO Fatih Ozmen and President Eren Ozmen, with a global workforce supporting its customers

Sierra Nevada Corporation and owners Fatih and Eren Ozmen have been honored by numerous organizations as a result of their successful leadership, including: World's Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Space, Fast Company America's Fastest-Growing Private Companies, Inc. Tier 1 Superior Supplier for U.S. Air Force Aerospace Company of the Year Top Women-Owned U.S. Government Contractor Fastest Growing Women-Owned Company in North America Aviation Entrepreneurs of the Year Living Legends of Aviation Most Influential Turkish-American Woman, No. 2 TurkOfAmerica Top 10 Most Influential Turkish Americans, TurkOfAmerica Top Woman-Owned Firm for excellence in using innovative information technology solutions Women Role Model of the Year Distinguished Business of the Year Honorary Doctorate of Science -- University of Nevada, Reno (2016) Family Owned Business Award -- Nevada Business Magazine As a tribute to the Ozmen's exceptional leadership, successful vision and extraordinarily generous employee benefits, SNC was recognized by its employees as: Reno-Tahoe's Best Places to Work Denver's Best Places to Work Florida's Best Companies to Work

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