Software Engineer

Job Locations US-VA-Vienna
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 8 months ago(2/16/2020 10:14 AM)
Location : Location
Clearance Requirement
Job Requires Relocation



SOS International LLC (SOSi) - Technology, Collection and Exploitation (TCE) 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
  •  Continuous learning and engaging in new technologies
  •  Manage competing priorities to meet deadlines
  •  Maintain a positive work atmosphere
  •  Communicate effectively internally and with clients
  •  Mentor Junior Developers



  • ability to obtain a Top Secret Clearance 
  • Bachelor's in Computer Science or related field
  • 5+ year’s experience in software engineering/development 
  • An understanding of version control using Git, or Bit Bucket
  • An understanding of the Linux command line
  • Proficiency in some or all of the following languages:
    • Python,
    • Java,
    • JavaScript - client- and server-side,
    • TypeScript,
    • C/C++
    • Scala/Kotlin/Go or similar languages
  • Proficiency in the some or all of following frameworks:
    • Spring Boot
    • Meteor
    • Angular
    • React
    • GraphQL
  • Capable of learning and applying new skills when demands exceed existing capabilities

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with continuous integration / continuous deployment tools and automated testing
  • 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 
  • Experience with some or all of the following Technologies:
    • Kafka
    • Message Queues - RabbitMQ
    • No-SQL databases – MongoDB and Solr
    • Docker and Docker Swarm containers
    • Low level IP, IP-protocols and IP-layers (desired)
  • High performance systems
  • Microservices
  • Stream processing
  • Repeat and idempotency over transactions
  • 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


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