Software Engineer

Job Locations US-VA-Vienna
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 1 year ago(5/1/2020 4:34 PM)
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
  • 4+ year’s experience in software development 
  • An understanding of version control using Git/Github/Gitlab/Bitbucket
  • An understanding of the Linux command line (bash, zsh, etc...)
  • Proficiency in some or all of the following languages:
    • Python 3,
    • JavaScript/TypeScript
    • Go
    • C/C++
    • Scala/Kotlin/Java
  • Capable of learning and applying new skills when demands exceed existing capabilities

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with:

  • Continuous integration / continuous deployment tools and automated testing
  •  Modern relational, non-relational databases, and/or file storage solutions
    • Postgres
    • Redis
    • MongoDB
    • S3
    • Solr/Zookeeper
    • ArangoDB
  • Some or all of following frameworks:
    • Meteor
    • Angular
    • React
    • Vue
  • Virtualization/containerization (e.g. Docker, VMware, XenServer)
  • Distributed systems (e.g. concurrent processes and managing shared state)
  • Building and interacting with RESTful APIs
  • HTTP/Proxy servers (eg. Nginx, Squid, Privoxy)
  • Machine Learning/Artificial Intelligence
  • High-performance systems and stream processing
  • Developing microservices
  • Fluency in a foreign language is desirable, but not required

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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