Software (Data) Engineer

Job Locations US-VA-Vienna
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 1 year ago(12/28/2019 8:11 AM)
Information Technology
Location : Location
Clearance Requirement
Job Requires Relocation


SOSi's Special Program Division, is seeking a Software Engineer to develop and maintain several data collection, management, processing, and analysis projects.  A successful candidate will possess a solid foundation in CS principles (data structures, asynchronous memory management, and OOP), the ability to write maintainable code, and above all else a desire to learn.


  •  Produce software to solve challenging problems involving large datasets
  •  Work well in a small team in a fast-paced development cycle
  •  Identify areas where the efforts of the software team can increase efficiency for the organization as a whole
  •  Provide technical support to customers and co-workers for existing software
  •  Manage competing priorities to meet deadlines
  •  Maintain a positive work atmosphere
  •  Communicate effectively internally and with clients
  •  Mentor Junior Developers



  • Current/ability to obtain Secret Clearance
  • Bachelor's in Computer Science or related field
  • 2-5 years experience in software engineering/development 
  • An understanding of version control using Git
  • An understanding of the Linux command line
  • Proficiency in Python
  • Proficiency Go or similar languages
  • Capable of learning and applying new skills when demands exceed existing capabilities

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proficiency in JS, C, C++, or Java
  • Experience with continuous integration / continuous deployment tools
  • Experience with modern relational, non-relational databases, and/or file storage solutions (e.g. Postgres, Redis, S3)
  • Experience with virtualization/containerization (e.g. Docker, VMware, XenServer)
  • Experience with distributed systems (e.g. concurrent processes and managing shared state)
  • Experience building and interacting with RESTful APIs
  • Fluency in a foreign language
  • Experience with HTTP/Proxy servers (eg. Nginx, Squid, Privoxy)
  • Experience with Machine Learning/Artificial Intelligence
  • Fluency in a foreign language

Working Conditions

  • Normal office working conditions with possible requirement to lift and/or move objects or packages of up to 25 lbs
  • Periods of non-traditional working hours including consecutive nights or weekends when necessary

SOSi is an equal employment opportunity employer and affirmative action employer. All interested individuals will receive consideration and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or protected veteran status. SOSi takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance diversity and inclusion of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.



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