Software Developer II

Washington, D.C.
Federal / Civilian – Cyber / Security /
Regular /
At Agile Defense we know that action defines the outcome and new challenges require new solutions. That’s why we always look to the future and embrace change with an unmovable spirit and the courage to build for what comes next.

Our vision is to bring adaptive innovation to support our nation's most important missions through the seamless integration of advanced technologies, elite minds, and unparalleled agility—leveraging a foundation of speed, flexibility, and ingenuity to strengthen and protect our nation’s vital interests.

Requisition #: 293

Job Title: Software Developer II

Location: 1155 21st St NW Washington DC, District of Columbia 20036

Clearance Level: Active DHS - Public Trust

XOR Security, An Agile Defense Company is currently seeking a talented Senior Software Developer to support an Agency-level Cybersecurity Program with the development of a Power BI end-to-end data visualization tool. The ideal candidate is self-motivated and detail oriented with a passion for data analytics and transforming raw data into actionable information for leadership and cyber/IT stakeholders. The Senior Software Developer will join a team of cross-functional cybersecurity experts supporting a spectrum of cybersecurity disciplines in support of a government agency's Cybersecurity Program.
The Senior Software Developer will be responsible for interfacing with Cyber and IT stakeholders and leadership and implementing requirements using a variety of data sources to deliver custom dashboards and visualizations in support of a maturing common operating picture (COP) project. The ideal candidate has full stack development experience, a strong desire to work in the cybersecurity field and a willingness to join a dynamic team of cyber practitioners tackling a diverse set of challenges. Strong written and verbal communications skills are a must. The ideal candidate will have a solid understanding of the cybersecurity domain and experience integrating with related technologies and systems.

·       Support the on-going development and maintenance of a cyber common operating picture using Power BI and a variety of data sources to deliver a unified user experience.
·       Collaborate with cyber and IT leaders and GRC team members to understand information needs and translate them into effective Power BI solutions.
·       Develop custom visuals and dashboards that communicate business metrics and key performance indicators (KPIs).
·       Contribute to ongoing efforts to develop, implement, and report on security measures using the Power BI platform.
·       Generate detailed documentation on all SQL Queries and DAX/R/Python code used to create Power BI Reports, Dashboards, and visualizations, along with any custom slicers, measures, calculated fields, etc.
·       Proactively identify data visualization opportunities.


Education, Background, and Years of Experience
·       Bachelor’s Degree required (Computer Science, Data Analytics, Business Information Systems, Mathematics, Statistics, or equivalent).
·       Minimum of three (3) years of experience in software development, data analytics, data science or similar role.


Required Skills
·       Practical experience working in the cybersecurity industry - processing cybersecurity data, familiarity using or integrating with enterprise cyber technologies, etc.
·       Strong working knowledge of Power BI, Power BI Service, Power BI report development, DAX calculations and visualization techniques. 
·       Experience with front-end dashboard development and Microsoft Power Platform.
·       Experience with Microsoft SQL Server.
·       Experience building data models and integrating data from a variety of sources using Power Query.
·       Familiarity with analytic scripting languages including R, Python.
·       Ability to query databases/data sources and establish data feeds from data sources to existing/new dashboards.
·       Advanced written, verbal and presentation skills.

Preferred Skills
·       Advanced DAX experience desired.
·       UX/UI design experience desired.
·       Experience with multiple programming languages desired.
·       Familiarity with CDM, Qualys, Crowdstrike, Sentinel preferred.


Environmental Conditions
·       Contractor site with 0%-10% travel possible. Possible off-hours work to support data updates. General office environment. Work is generally sedentary in nature but may require standing and walking for up to 10% of the time. The onsite working environment is generally favorable. Lighting and temperature are adequate, and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust, etc. Work onsite is generally performed within an office environment, with standard office equipment available.

Strength Demands
·       Sedentary – 10 lbs. Maximum lifting, occasional lift/carry of small articles.  Some occasional walking or standing may be required.   Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally, and all other sedentary criteria are met.

Physical Requirements
·       Stand or Sit; Walk; Repetitive Motion; Use Hands / Fingers to Handle or Feel; See
Employees of Agile Defense are our number one priority, and the importance we place on our culture here is fundamental. Our culture is alive and evolving, but it always stays true to its roots. Here, you are valued as a family member, and we believe that we can accomplish great things together. Agile Defense has been highly successful in the past few years due to our employees and the culture we create together. What makes us Agile? We call it the 6Hs, the values that define our culture and guide everything we do. Together, these values infuse vibrancy, integrity, and a tireless work ethic into advancing the most important national security and critical civilian missions. It's how we show up every day. It's who we are.

Happy - Be Infectious.
Happiness multiplies and creates a positive and connected environment where motivation and satisfaction have an outsized effect on everything we do.

Helpful - Be Supportive.
Being helpful is the foundation of teamwork, resulting in a supportive atmosphere where collaboration flourishes, and collective success is celebrated.

Honest - Be Trustworthy.
Honesty serves as our compass, ensuring transparent communication and ethical conduct, essential to who we are and the complex domains we support.

Humble - Be Grounded.
Success is not achieved alone, humility ensures a culture of mutual respect, encouraging open communication, and a willingness to learn from one another and take on any task.

Hungry - Be Eager.
Our hunger for excellence drives an insatiable appetite for innovation and continuous improvement, propelling us forward in the face of new and unprecedented challenges.

Hustle - Be Driven.
Hustle is reflected in our relentless work ethic, where we are each committed to going above and beyond to advance the mission and achieve success.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)