Software Engineer

Springfield, VA
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.

Job Title: Software Engineer
Location: 6595 Springfield Center Dr, Springfield, Virginia 22150
Clearance Level: Active Top Secret

Required Certification(s):
· Cybersecurity Certifications are a plus.

SUMMARY: We are currently seeking several talented Java Software Engineers to support an Agency-level Advanced Cyber Analytics team. This program provides targeted threat monitoring and response capabilities related to security event monitoring, incident response, malware analysis and reverse engineering, cyber intelligence, and insider threat. The positions will focus on custom development in support of the mission and the team from inception to operations. To support this advanced cyber analytics team, we are seeking candidates with full stack development experience, a strong desire to work in the cybersecurity field and a willingness to join a small dynamic team tackling a diverse set of challenges. Strong written and verbal communications skills are a must.

· Develop and implement a single Commercial-off-the-Shelf (COTS) Cyber Threat Intelligence Lifecycle Analytics platform for use in the customer environment.
· Provide cross-functional support.
· Perform software development, testing, and deployment of specialized tools used for big data analytics and other projects as assigned related to: Cyber Threat Intelligence, Detection & Identification Platforms, Enterprise Tactical Operations Tools, and Case Tracking Tools.
· Utilize aspects of the Agile process to measure different aspects of the development process to completion.
· Implement automation and orchestration capabilities within the customer environment.
· Document design and development documentation on solutions provided.

Required Certifications
· Cybersecurity Certifications are a plus.
Education, Background, and Years of Experience
· Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 3 years of work experience in a similar role.
· Strong experience developing with Java (minimum of 7 years).
· Full stack development experience with enterprise applications or microservices, preferably in a closed environment
· Experience working with the Elastic Stack (Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana)

Preferred Skills
· A desire to work as a part of a small team with a willingness to work in multiple capacities as needed.
· Experience with the Elastic Stack (Elastic Certified Engineer is a plus).
· Experience developing with common Java frameworks such as Spring and Hibernate.
· Experience integrating backend systems with third party APIs, SQL databases, and NoSQL databases.
· Familiar with Dev/Ops tools including Git, Jenkins and Docker.
· Familiar working in Unix-like environments.
· Practical experience working in the cybersecurity industry - processing cybersecurity data, familiarity using or integrating with enterprise cyber technologies, etc.

Environmental Conditions
· The candidate will be working
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; See; Climb (stairs, ladders) or Balance (ascend / descend, work atop, traverse).
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)