Cyber Software Engineer

Information Technology Arlington, Virginia Job ID: 2018-902


STG, Inc. has an immediate opportunity as a Cyber Software Engineer located in McLean Virginia. This position will support Department of Homeland Security, which provides cutting edge Cyber, Information Assurance and Security Services.

The selected applicant will become part of the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT), responsible for analyzing and reducing cyber threats and vulnerabilities, disseminating cyber threat warning information, and coordinating incident response activities. US-CERT provides advanced network and digital media analysis expertise and defends against malicious activity targeting networks within the United States and abroad.

Position Description:

  • Working with a team to develop user facing and/or backend applications.
  • Troubleshooting and improving existing code to maximize performance and correct deficiencies.
  • Adhering to the Agile Development process as defined by the software development team.
  • Facilitate performance testing and tuning configurations on analysis tools.

Basic Qualifications: To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below.  This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below.   

  • Bachelors Degree and a minimum of 5 years’ experience required for the level 3 role.
  • Bachelors Degree and a minimum of 9 years’ experience required for the level 4 role.
  • Bachelors Degree and a minimum of 15 years’ experience (Masters +10) required for the level 5 role.
  • Active Top Secret Security Clearance with SCI eligibility is required. In addition, selected candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a favorably adjudicated DHS background investigation for continued employment.
  • Experience with API/Python, Ansible, Bash, PowerShell, and C#.
  • Familiarity with Agile Development process.
  • Experience developing web applications and Ozone Widgets in particular.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Preferred QualificationsCandidates with these preferred skills will be given preferential consideration: 

  • Current DHS Suitability at the SCI level.
  • Current DHS EOD.
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux experience.
  • Web programming experience.
  • Experience with a J2EE application server.
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services Cloud environment.
  • JavaScript, HTML, jquery and mobile development experience.
  • Industry standard certifications (CISSP, CCNA, Security+, AWS, etc.)

The employment policy of STG, Inc. is to provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status and to ensure affirmative action is taken in fulfillment of this policy.