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Principal Software Web Applications Developer

Annapolis Junction, MD
Belay Technologies has been voted Best Places to Work in 2020! 
 
 

Belay Technologies is seeking a Principal Software Web Applications Developer to join the development team on one of our programs.

This Contract is in year two (2) of a seven (7) year period of performance

What You Will Do:

Build and enhance high-visibility, collaborative web application tools used in the day-to-day mission, throughout the customer and across the broader Intelligence Community (IC). Your work will enable data to be updated and shared in real-time and will help drive more informed and timely decisions in matters of national security.

You will work with real-time data and create tools using cutting-edge visualization, development and analytic technologies.

Thus far, our team has created: 

  • A streamlined, collaborative User Interface (UI) that shares data across agencies within the IC.
  • Cognitive Data Models to develop data transformations for easier consumption into the UI.
  • A UI that allows users to consolidate, organize, and reconcile data in a sandbox setting and updates real-time tabular, graphical, and map visualizations.
  • An analyst tool that enables users to quickly capture, document and access information.

 

A Day in the Life (Just a Few of the Things You Will Do):

  • Stay at the forefront of data visualization in web applications by staying current on trends, top tools and emerging technologies and recommend, advocate for, and implement solutions that are a performant and fit for the customer’s mission.
  • Be part of collaborative and diverse team of junior, senior and expert level developers and mission leaders allowing you to mentor and learn from others.
  • High level of collaboration with multiple product teams to design solutions from the user’s perspective.
  • Unique opportunities to work with UI/UX designers who manage the design – look and feel – of the application, as well as Mission Outreach teams who provide direct user feedback for continuous product improvement.
  • Review and test software components and gain experience developing comprehensive system, performance, and design plans.
Required Education / Years of Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required OR Twenty-four (24) years of development experience may be substituted for candidates without a qualifying bachelor’s degree.
Required Skills/Qualifications (What You Must Have):
  • Active TS/SCI clearance with Polygraph
  • Fourteen (14) or more years of experience developing web-based applications – creating web page elements such as user interface features, site animation, special effects, databases, and e-business applications using:
    • JavaScript and Front-end JavaScript frameworks such as React, Angular or Vue.
    • Java or C++
    • HTML, CSS, PHP and Perl, Python, Ruby
  • Experience developing applications interfacing with REST-based APIs/services in Apache Tomcat/Java or NodeJS.
  • Experience developing applications using NoSQL (i.e. MongoDb, Elasticsearch), advanced key store (i.e. REDIS), and/or relational (i.e. Oracle, MySQL) databases.
  • Full Software Development Lifecyle (SDLC) experience that includes eight (20) years or more of:​
    •  
    • Analyzing user requirements to derive software design and performance requirements to maintain a functioning user-accessible website
    • Provide specific input to the software components of system design to include hardware/software trade-offs, software reuse, and requirements analysis and synthesis from system level to individual software components
    • A combination of providing both new software development and capabilities enhancement
    • Developing simple data queries for existing or proposed databases or data repositories
    • Software Integration (new and existing systems)
    • Administer, maintain, and implement policies and procedures for ensuring the security and integrity of the application
    • Troubleshooting, debugging and defects correction to resolve systems and software issues
    • Creation and editing of software system documentation
    • Ensuring unit testing and software quality control of all developed and modified software
    • Serving as a mentor to junior team members

 

 Desired Experience/ Skills (Nice to Have):
  • Experience with writing Linux based scripts to facilitate application integration using a one or more appropriate server-side languages (i.e. Shell, Python, etc.)
  • Modify the repository schema of an existing application to support new data items, develop data mining and data ingest processes for new data, and support integration with middle-tier and back-end APIs
  • Administer, maintain, and implement policies and procedures for ensuring the security and integrity of the application
  • Experience working in an Agile software development environment
  • Experience managing software code using Git & MAVEN
  • Experience using Jira and Confluence
 

Lead the Way 
 
Belay wants you to lead the way - push boundaries, offer ideas, create solutions, and be a part of something great with Team Belay!  Our team is full of technology pioneers who take the smartest approach, never accept the status quo, and are excited about making a difference!!
 
Our team leads:
  • Ideas; white papers, new technologies, improving existing infrastructure and introducing solutions...Belay was built on ideas
  • Growth; Be the Captain of your Fate!  Share your aspirations and Belay will pave the way with conferences, education, mentorship and hands-on exposure to new and exciting things
  • Development; step up, be instrumental in our growth and business efforts and you will be met with an open door to new experiences as leaders in a growing company
  • Benefits; your feedback determines our offerings, which improve constantly based on your needs
  • Giving: You tell us what is important to you and Belay will support your personal cause and charitable efforts, we’ve paid donations and volunteered to causes special to our team
  • Fun; You give us ideas and we deliver in a big way, with go-kart racing, rock climbing, swanky casino nights, skeet shooting, happy hours and more!
Make a difference and have fun with Team Belay!!

Perks and Benefits:
* 8 weeks paid leave - 4 weeks of personal leave, 3 Yay! days, take off on your birthday,10 paid holidays and optional leave up to 6 days through Belay's volunteer program
* 6% matching in 401(k) contributions vested on day one
* $5,000 annual training/tuition
* Student Loan Repayment Program
* 100% company funded HSA
* Rich medical coverage (100% coinsurance)
* Dental coverage including orthodontia
* Up to $420,000 in life insurance, premiums 100% company funded
* Amazon Prime, gym reimbursement, monthly lunches, games and prizes
* Pet adoption program, generous referral bonus program, fun events, and more!  
 
Think you know someone who might be right for the job? Refer them to LeadTheWay@belaytech.com and you may be eligible for a referral reward up to  $10,000!
  
What We Do
Belay Technologies provides leading technology and engineering solutions to the DoD, as well as state-of-the-art commercial products. We are a certified Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business in the Baltimore/Washington area, and we are an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We hire software engineers, web designers, test engineers, systems engineers, systems administrators, database engineers and other tech services.
 
Key words: Full Clearance, Fort Meade, SDVOSB, Service-disabled veteran owned small business, FSP, TS/SCI, DoD, BT; SWE3; Full Scope Poly

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