Red Arch Solutions

  • Senior Software Engineer

    Job Locations US-MD-Annapolis Junction
    Job ID
    Information Technology
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Job Description

    ***Active TS/SCI with Polygraph Required***


    Red Arch Solutions is a proven and effective small business integrator and consultant, recognized as a leading provider of IT development to the Federal Government, and primarily focused within the Intelligence Community. We offer excellent benefits, including 20 days PTO, 10 holidays, up to 10% 401k contribution, and reimbursement for tuition/certifications. Top of the line PPO Medical, Dental, Vision, and Short and Long-Term disability are also offered.


    We are an official AWS Partner, and are pleased to now offer Cloud Solutions Architecture and Engineering using Amazon Web Services. 


    Red Arch is seeking a Senior Software Engineer for our customer in Maryland. This effort is related to a task order that Red Arch is bidding under its Prime IDIQ contract vehicle. 


    The scope of this contract relates to the development of capabilities, delivery and sustainment of systems, analytics, specialized infrastructures, and defense of security systems across Department of Defense and other U.S. critical networks and systems. 



    • Develop, maintain, and enhance complex and diverse software systems (e.g., processing-intensive analytics, novel algorithm development, manipulation of extremely large data sets, real-time systems, and business management information systems) based upon documented requirements
    • Review and test software components for adherence to the design requirements and documents test results
    • Resolve software problem reports
    • Utilize software development and software design methodologies appropriate to the development environment
    • Provide specific input to the software components of system design to include hardware/software trade-offs, software reuse, use of Commercial Off-the-shelf (COTS)/Government Off-the-shelf (GOTS) in place of new development, and requirements analysis and synthesis from system level to individual software components
    • Analyze user requirements to derive software design and performance requirements
    • Debug existing software and correct defects
    • Provide recommendations for improving documentation and software development process standards 
    • Design and code new software or modify existing software to add new features 
    • Integrate existing software into new or modified systems or operating environments 
    • Develop simple data queries for existing or proposed databases or data repositories 
    • Write or review software and system documentation 
    • Serve as team lead at the level appropriate to the software development process being used on any particular project 
    • Design or implement complex database or data repository interfaces/queries 
    • Develop or implement algorithms to meet or exceed system performance and functional standards 
    • Assist with developing and executing test procedures for software components
    • Develop software solutions by analyzing system performance standards, confer with users or system engineers; analyze systems flow, data usage and work processes; and investigate problem areas
    • Modify existing software to correct errors, to adapt to new hardware, or to improve its performance
    • Design, develop and modify software systems, using scientific analysis and mathematical models to predict and measure outcome and consequences of design
    • Design or implement complex algorithms requiring adherence to strict timing, system resource, or interface constraints; Perform quality control on team products 
    • Implement recommendations for improving documentation and software development process standards 
    • Oversee one or more software development teams and ensure the work is completed in accordance with the constraints of the software development process being used on any particular project 
    • Confer with system engineers and hardware engineers to derive software requirements and to obtain information on project limitations and capabilities, performance requirements and interfaces 
    • Coordinate software system installation and monitor equipment functioning to ensure operational specifications are met 
    • Recommend new technologies and processes for complex software projects
    • Serve as the technical lead of multiple software development teams
    • Select the software development process in coordination with the customer and system engineering
    • Ensure quality control of all developed and modified software
    • Delegate programming and testing responsibilities to one or more teams and monitor their performance

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Must hold an active Security Clearance: TS/SCI with Polygraph
    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited college or university
    • Twenty (20) years of experience as a Software Engineer in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity; Four (4) years of additional Software Engineer experience on projects with similar software processes may be substituted for a Bachelor's degree

    • Experience with the following technologies:

      • Java, SQL, JCBC, Unix, Windows, Cisco, Juniper, Foundry, PHP, Javascript, JSON, AJAX, jQuery

    • Experience implementing software lifecycle management
    • Experience leading teams to design, develop, and test software on various platforms
    • Experience developing continuous integration and build environments for CNO tools


    Red Arch Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status. Red Arch Solutions takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities


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