Senior Software Engineer

  • Location: Manassas, Virginia
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #75257

Our client is a high-tech business focusing on software and hardware system integration, cutting-edge research and development, and manufacturing. They provide premium systems, services, and products for the Department of Defense, government agencies and commercial clients.
We have an immediate opening for a Senior Software Engineer who will be a member of a cross functional team responsible for developing SecDevOps software for the US Navy.

Job Title: Senior Software Engineer
Location: Manassas, VA 20110
Contract Duration: 12 months or longer
Pay: $44.69/hr.

Note:  Due to the nature of work all candidates must be US Citizens. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop new software components for a comprehensive SecDevOps platform that integrates automated functional testing, CI/CD, blue-green testing, vulnerability analysis, and automated decision making
  • Develop new software components and integrate/customize existing open-source tools to meet program needs
  • Integrate COTS and GOTS tools, including open-source products and API-driven integration efforts
  • Build multi-tier software solutions, including database design and integration
  • Conduct software component integration to ensure end-to-end system functionality prior to formal testing 
  • Research, identify, and evaluate new technologies for adoption by the Navy

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Strong knowledge of software development lifecycle, including configuration management, good coding practices, and experience in writing, testing, and deploying production-quality software
  • Development experience with Ruby on Rails, JavaScript (especially Vue), and Python a plus, but not required
  • Experienced in SecDevOps/Agile methodologies
  • Experience using Linux (basic OS comprehension and basic shell scripting), preferably Red Hat or derivatives
  • Experience with open source software and custom software, as well as integration between software applications using middle tier integration and data-driven models.
  • Experience in cybersecurity best practices
  • Strong written and oral communication skills

What sets you apart:

  • Familiarity with Kubernetes and Containers/Pods
  • Familiarity with Version Control Systems, especially Git
  • Analytical and innovative outlook on software and systems
  • Knowledge of cybersecurity best practices
  • Knowledge of Agile/SecDevOps methodologies
  • Knowledge of data-driven software application
  • Distributed, system-of-system experience
  • Knowledge and experience using virtual machine platforms
  • Knowledge of compliance standards such as STIG, CIS-20, OWASP, NIST

Required Education and Experience:

  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering, or a related Science, Engineering or Mathematics field.
  • Also requires 2+ years of job-related experience or a Master’s degree.
  • Agile experience preferred.

About APR:
Since 1980 APR Consulting, Inc. has provided professional recruiting and contingent workforce solutions to a diverse mix of clients, industries, and skill sets nationwide. We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity! If you feel your experience is the match for this position, please apply today and join our team. We look forward to working with you!


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About APR Consulting
APR Consulting, Inc., is one of the most trusted talent acquisition and workforce solutions providers in the United States. Known for exceptional responsiveness, agile strategies, and consistently high-level talent, the firm has become a go-to for organizations and managed services providers navigating complex change and urgent challenges. Since its founding in 1980, APR has transformed from a California IT-focused staffing firm to a full-service solutions provider filling a wide range of positions and serving over eight industries — including aerospace and defense, healthcare, IT, telecom, hospitality/gaming, sports/entertainment, government, and utilities –– in all 50 states, with a loyal roster of more than 850 specialized professionals.