Cybersecurity Software Engineer

  • Location: Manassas, Virginia
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #75258

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 Cybersecurity Software Engineer to develop new software components in Java, C, C++, and Python to meet program needs.

Job Title: Cybersecurity Software Engineer
Location: Manassas, VA 20110
Contract Duration: 12 months or longer

Pay: $44.69/hour

Note:  Due to the nature of work all candidates must be US Citizens. Department of Defense Secret security clearance is REQUIRED.

Position Summary:
As a Cybersecurity Software Engineer, you’ll be a member of a cross functional team responsible for developing cybersecurity software for the US Navy.

This position is mostly on-site with Hybrid/Flex options available.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop new software components in Java, C, C++, and Python to meet program needs
  • Integrate COTS tools, including open-source products and API-driven integration efforts
  • Containerize existing applications and deploy them using a tool like Docker or Podman Build multi-tier software solutions, including database design and integration, identification and authentication, and data capture
  • Perform thorough unit testing of software components to prepare for integration in a larger system
  • Conduct software component integration to ensure end-to-end system functionality prior to formal testing
  • Participate in various technical and program meetings on a weekly basis
  • Research, identify, and evaluate new technologies for adoption by the Navy
  • Knowledge of the software development lifecycle, including configuration management, good coding practices, and experience in writing, testing, and deploying production-quality software Software development experience using Java (JAVAFX), Spring, C/C++, Python, and other languages in a Linux environment
  • Knowledge of and experience using Linux (basic OS comprehension and basic shell scripting), preferably Red Hat or derivatives
  • Knowledge of containerization technologies on Linux OS (Docker, Podman, k8s, RKE2)
  • Experience with open-source software and custom software, as well as integration between software applications using middle tier integration and data-driven models
  • Knowledge of cybersecurity best practices
  • Technical problem-solving ability for large and complex software systems

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Analytical and innovative outlook on software and systems
  • Knowledge of cybersecurity best practices
  • Knowledge of Agile/DevOps methodologies
  • Knowledge of Docker/Podman containers
  • Knowledge of data-driven software application Distributed, system-of-system experience
  • Knowledge and experience using virtual machine platforms Basic knowledge of networking in Linux

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.