Senior Software Engineer

Full Time Herndon, Virginia Applied Defense Solutions

Applied Defense Solutions currently has an opening for a Senior Software Engineer at our Herndon, VA office.


The Sr Software Engineer will perform as a member of a dynamic software engineering team developing cutting edge analysis and decision support tools. The Sr Engineer will develop software for ongoing J2EE development projects, to be responsible for developing astrodynamics-based solutions using Agile/Scrum software development methodologies, and to perform evaluations of COTS/GOTS/Open Source software products from business and technical perspectives.



* 10 years of experience with Java development, including J2EE technologies
* Experience with Application and Web Server technology (e.g. JBOSS, Apache Tomcat)
* Experience developing software using the Agile/Scrum methodology
* Experience integrating diverse COTS, GOTS, and Open Source software
* Experience evaluating and implementing new and state-of-the-art technology to address challenging customer problems in a research environment
* Strong oral and written communication skills
* B.S. or M.S. degree in Software Engineering or Computer Science or related technical field
* Experience with big data processing, data analytics, advanced visualization, and cloud technology
* Provide team leadership and influence application vision
* Active TS/SCI security clearance + CI Polygraph


* Work with aggressive timelines, in a team environment with a willingness to learn and grow
* Experience with the Atlassian Tool Suite & Certified Agile Scrum Master
* Experience with modern web client technologies (HTML5, WebGL)
* Experience with AWS, OpenStack, Docker, Git
* Experience using JavaScript UI Frameworks such as ExtJS (Sencha) and JQuery
* Experience with astrodynamics modeling tools including COTS (STK, ODTK, FreeFlyer), GOTS (GMAT, USAF Astro Standards), open source (Orekit), or custom software (e.g. Matlab, Python).
* Experience with SOAP and RESTful web service implementation and distributed computing standards
* Experience with Postgres or Accumulo
* Experience with continuous integration, build management, and automated test frameworks

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Applied Defense Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employerminorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity.

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