Senior Software Engineer (FS Poly Clearance)
McLean, VA  / Reston, VA 
Posted 28 days ago
Job Description

Senior Software Engineer (National Intelligence)

Altamira delivers a variety of analytic and engineering capabilities to the US National Security community, but the tech culture and the caliber of the individuals that bring these capabilities to fruition are what really set us apart. We're a curious, responsive, dedicated bunch spread across many corporate cultures. Dayton, OH is highly focused on the Space-based mission set with a heavy emphasis on sensor exploitation and analysis; Tampa, FL focuses on 'art-of-the-possible' analytics of all kinds with an emphasis on graph technologies, NLP, and wrangling complex data sets; and all forces converge at our headquarters in the Northern Virginia/Washington DC area where we host our tech events and support engineering and analytic missions across several IC and DOD agencies.

While our work occurs in different states and different mission domains, we've got analytics at the heart of every operation and genuine curiosity for new methods, techniques, and solutions. Our specialties are data science and analytics, data engineering, software engineering, and end-to-end analytic solutions architecture. We've also got some awesome benefits like the Altamira Healthy Living program, with ongoing competitions and a flexible spending stipend for health and wellness-related items.

Location: Northern Virginia Area

The Role: We are seeking Senior Software Engineers that possess a mix of talent areas related to full-stack development. As part of our team, you will provide software and web development services. Our ideal candidate would possess a broad range of skills as our scope of work spans various technologies. Examples of technologies we are currently using to support our customers include Java, Python, JavaScript, Angular, React, and ElasticSearch. Altamira Technologies Corporation encourages independent problem solving but also provides deep reach-back support and a collaborative environment for our engineering team. We are looking for candidates who have experience with developing and are not afraid to adapt to the right architecture, languages, and libraries to build the best systems for the mission and deliver the best user experience.

Your skills:

  • Produce software based on desired functionality provided by users and analysts
  • Interpret mission needs and requirements to produce user-friendly software systems
  • Leverage continuous integration to create sustainable and maintainable software
  • Interact with teammates and users through whiteboard sessions and/or design documents to establish circular feedback
  • Eight (8) or more years of experience in the following: Java, JavaScript/Typescript, Python, Angular, ELK stack, Redis, Web Services (REST), Machine Learning, Data Analytics, Android development, NoSQL and SQL databases, Xmidas, Digital Signal Processing

Your quals:

  • Must possess current TS/SCI/FS Poly clearance
  • Self-motivated and eager to work intently to satisfy mission requirements
  • Adaptable and has the desire to maintain our company culture
  • Ability to effectively communicate in verbal and written communications
  • Ability to multitask and adjust priorities as needed

Altamira is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. We focus on recruiting talented, self-motivated employees that find a way to get things done. Join our team of experts as we engineer national security!


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
8 years
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