Software Product Development Lead

Chantilly, VA
Job Terms:
DOE + subsidized benefits
Start date:
Posted By:
Cynthia Escalante

Job Description:

Our client is bringing together commercial innovation with the latest technology to unleash the potential for their federal clients. Every day they bring bold thinking and diverse disciplines to solve problems in new ways. Ready to learn as much as you can? They’ll give you numerous opportunities of formal & informal training sessions to keep your tech smarts sharp.

Position Overview:

The Software Product Development Lead will work on a mission-supporting program, managing the tools used for operational lifecycle management. This team creates custom software tools that integrate across various customer systems. As a Software Product Development Lead you will design, develop, manage, and deliver a Search and Discovery tool hosted in AWS. Responsibilities include the system administration and management of the database; daily ingestion of new records; the software to cleanse and curate the data; the latent semantic indexing tool to index the data for search and discovery; the UI for users to perform searches. Our systems operate in a Linux environment on AWS and software is written in Java and JavaScript.

The client is appreciative the team is respectful, and you will have the opportunity to mentor and lead others.



You MUST have an ACTIVE TS/SCI w/Full-scope Poly Clearance currently to be considered for this position.

An active TS/SCI w/Full-Scope Poly security clearance is required for this role. There will be NO EXCEPTIONS.

Also required:

  • US Citizenship, dual citizens not eligible.
  • Experience with these one or more of the following programming languages: C# (.NET 3.5/4.0), Java 1.6 (both 64/32 bit), C#/Silverlight (.NET 3.5/4.0), ASP/NET, JavaScript, Python, SQL
  • Experience working in a cloud environment with Amazon Web Services/C2S
  • Demonstrated experience working in an Integrated Development Environment (IDE): Microsoft Visual Studio 2010/2012, NetBeans 6.9/7.02, Visual Studio Ultimate 2010
  • Demonstrated experience working with one or more Operating Systems including; Windows, Linux and/or Linux CentOS
  • Working experience with Search Engines such as; SQL Server Full Text Search Engine (Boolean) and/or Content Analyst LSI 11
  • Experience working with the UI Tools such as; Infragistics, Java Script v1.3 - v1.6, EXT 4.0, Angular

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Linguistic processing technology (Latent Semantic Indexing is ideal).
  • Experience with Agile / Scrum methodology.


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