HYPERION Software Engineer / Developer

Professional Chantilly, Virginia



Job Title:  Software Engineer / Developer


Job ID#: #408


Job Description:


Omitron develops tools enabling U.S. Space Force Command and Control (Space C2) to accurately identify and monitor orbiting space satellites and debris, giving Space C2 the ability to maintain the safety of space assets and providing tactical advantage to the US warfighter.  Our Government customer is committed to supporting the use of leading-edge software development tools and methodologies with the goal of applying the successes of this project to future Government projects.  Omitron proudly partners with our customer in this endeavor to bring our expertise to the DoD domain.  Omitron is seeking a results-oriented self-starting software engineer to join our cloud-based software solution engineering team.  The ideal candidate brings knowledge and experience with Agile development and CI/CD cloud deployments and has a passion for delivering high-impact web-based applications.


  • Determining and analyzing requirements and levels of effort to address complex problems Designing operation software that meets customer requirements
  • Developing and maintaining operational software systems
  • Performing code and system reviews/audits
  • Creating test plans and performing functional system testing and integration
  • Troubleshooting system issues on a real-time operational system
  • Developing, selecting, tailoring and deploying system processes, tools and metrics
  • Developing documentation to support software development and operation
  • Coordinating task assignments among team members
  • Improving operations by introducing system enhancements and recommending changes to operational policies and procedures


Candidates applying for this position will be considered for a team leadership role.


US citizenship required.  EEO/AA
For compliance with new Executive Order 14042 regarding Government Contractors, you will be required to provide documentation of Full Coronavirus Vaccination Status to Omitron, and to the designated personnel of the subcontracting, contracting and/or federal officials.


Required Skills:

  • Experience in Web API development (i.e. REST)
  • Experience in Python Web development (i.e. FastAPI/Flask/Django)
  • Experience in database programming (i.e. SQL, NoSQL)
  • Proficient at coding unit tests, debugging, and software configuration management.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision


Desired skills

  • Team leadership and mentoring skills
  • Experience with agile software development methodologies.
  • Experience with distributed messaging systems (i.e. RabbitMQ)
  • Experience with containerization (i.e. Docker, Kubernetes)
  • Experience with cloud computing platforms (i.e. Azure, Amazon Web Services…etc)
  • Ability to assemble and give polished presentations and software demonstrations.
  • A basic understanding of orbital mechanics and space surveillance processes and procedures. (Training will be provided)


Required experience

  • BS degree or higher in Computer Science or engineering field
  • 8 or more years of relevant experience.


Security Clearance Requirements:

No security clearance is required, but is highly desired


Job Location:

This is a remote position.  The employee may support work from anywhere within the United States.  This position reports virtually to the Omitron regional office in Colorado Springs, CO.


Benefits include:

Health, Dental and Vision Insurance

HSA or FSA accounts

Company paid ST/LT Disability and AD&D insurance

Paid Federal Holidays

Paid Vacation Leave and Sick Leave

401k with company match

Supplemental Insurance options like AFLAC

Education Assistance

Voluntary Life Insurance



Company Overview:

Welcome to Omitron! A quick background on us before getting into the fun stuff. Omitron is an Aerospace Engineering and Information Technology small business with locations all over the US. Our headquarters is located in Beltsville, Maryland with a regional office in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and so many other locations we don’t have the space to list them all. We’ve been around for over 35 years since 1984 to be exact. Omitron has provided excellence in engineering services and product development to government and industry customers for both civilian and military programs and is recognized across the industry for that excellence.


We recognize that outstanding people are the key to our success, so we take our time in selecting highly qualified and motivated individuals. We make sure to provide them with an environment necessary to stimulate and nurture continued growth.


To provide that environment, Omitron offers its employees competitive salaries, a full benefits package (that our employees rave about), and excellent career growth opportunities. Omitron also strives to foster a fun and welcoming work culture, the various offices often hold moral events (paintball anyone? Or how about a nice picnic?) in addition to holiday parties and the like.


Omitron is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive environment for all of our employees. We strongly encourage women, persons of color, persons with disabilities, and veterans to apply. E-Verify Participation.