Principal Software Engineer

ID
2022-3715
Job Locations
US-VA-Reston

Overview

Being on the BlueHalo team means working alongside the brightest minds in technology on the toughest challenges facing our nation – not just every once in a while, but every single day. Together, we are leading the transformation of modern warfare and each BlueHalo employee plays a key role. That’s why our investment in you goes beyond a rewarding salary and benefits package. We’re committed to providing our people with the best opportunities to develop their skills, share their knowledge, and push their innovative ideas to the cutting-edge. Having fun doing it with a team that feels like family all across BlueHalo Nation is the ultimate perk. From Space and Directed Energy to Cyber and Intelligence to C4ISR and Air & Missile Defense, there is no limit to where you can take your career with us. Are you ready to launch a career at BlueHalo?

 

Responsibilities

BlueHalo's team in Northern Virginia is growing!  If you're a Principal Software Engineer looking to advance your career to the next level, this might be the job for you. This position will help us to expand mission support to IC customers.  This position requires an active TS/SCI with a polygraph.

 

WHAT YOU’LL DO:

  • Design, develop, test, and maintain production-level enterprise applications deployed to cloud infrastructure
  • Extend open-source libraries and systems as necessary to meet the needs of the team
  • Design and implement functionality that spans from storage to middleware to browser
  • Create interactive Web-based user interface components and data visualizations
  • Work closely with customers and teammates to rapidly build, test, and deploy new capabilities

TASKS YOU MIGHT WORK ON:

  • Add new functionality to our Angular.io, Node.js, and MongoDB web application that allows users to analyze large data sets using text search, faceted filters, and geospatial and temporal visualizations
  • Extend our Apache NiFi data processing pipeline, Elasticsearch data storage layer, and Spark analytics framework
  • Develop our data management platform built on Scala and Akka
  • Help monitor and maintain our infrastructure deployed to Amazon Web Services using Kibana and Elastic stack

Qualifications

  • You love technology (e.g., Angular.io, Node.js, Elastic Stack, AWS, MongoDB, Apache NiFi, Ansible, Scala, Akka, Spring.io, and more)
  • You have a technical degree and at least 10 years of solid experience in development, and like trying new things. 
  • You want to work in a lively yet laid-back environment full of people who love learning 
  • You want to build stuff people actually use
  • Because tabs > spaces. Because spaces > tabs. ugh, nevermind… O_o

Leading the Transformation

The BlueHalo Effect
 
It speaks to who we are as a company, a global protective ring that shields everything we most want to safeguard, an unbroken line that ensures our customers retain the advantage in any battlespace, from high above the Earth to deep in cyberspace. It’s who we are, a halo, a protector, the light of inspired engineering keeping our Nation safe.
 
Our vision is a world where national security is certain because technical superiority is assured.
 
Join us and become a vital element of The BlueHalo Effect!
 
EEO Statement 
 
BlueHalo is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.
 
If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable workplace accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an email to Recruiting@bluehalo.com. Please indicate the specifics of the assistance needed. This option is reserved only for individuals who are requesting a reasonable workplace accommodation. It is not intended for other purposes or inquiries.

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