Sotera Defense Solutions

Software Developer

3 months ago
Information Technology
TS/SCI with CI Polygraph


Sotera, a KeyW company, is looking for top talent to join our team!


We're looking for a Software Developer in Herndon, VA. 


Qualified candidates will have an active TS/SCI with CI polygraph.


As a member of a 20-30 person project team, this individual will be assisting with the development and maintenance of complex, multi-tiered application software systems used to support the command and control of space vehicles.  This team member works under general supervision to complete assigned software development task.  The employee participates in all phases of software engineering, including requirements analysis, algorithm design, coding, integration, test and documentation.  

  • Develops and maintains Java and/or C# code and integrates software components into a fully functional software system.
  • Develops design documentation prior to coding, and user training documentation for delivery with the finished product
  • Develops and executes software test procedures
  • Adheres to team development standards for software processes, tools and metrics
  • Participates in multiple application development specialties, including graphical user interface development, mathematical and logical algorithm development, and database structure design


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree
  • A minimum of 3 years of experince; 5 years of experience is preferred

Qualified candidates will have an active TS/SCI with CI polygraph.


Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience developing GUI applications or components
  • Experience developing C# code within the .NET framework using the Visual Studio development environment 
  • Experience with Linux or any Unix-based operating system
  • Knowledge and experience with J2EE-based architectures and web services
  • Experience with relational database systems, especially Oracle
  • Experience with SQL and relational table design
  • Experience with the Eclipse software development environment 
  • Experience with the Subversion configuration management system
  • Experience with Atlassian development tools. 
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services and AWS SDK
  • Experience with AWS development topics such as cross-VPC communications, security group management, IAM role-based code execution, etc.
  • Experience with automation/configuration management tools such as Puppet, Chef, Ansible, SaltStack, etc.


About The Organization

Sotera Defense Solutions, Inc. (Sotera) is an agile, mid-size national security technology company that delivers innovative systems, solutions and services in support of the critical missions of the Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security and federal law enforcement agencies charged with ensuring the safety and security of our nation. Our 1,200 employees are focused on delivering essential counterterrorism, cyber operations, intelligence, data analytics, C4ISR and force mobility solutions to our customers throughout the national security community.


Sotera Defense Solutions is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.


If you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a position with Sotera through its online applicant system, please contact Sotera’s recruiting team at  


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