Mid-CNO Middleware Developer (TS/SCI with Polygraph required)

Cyber Engineering Annapolis Junction, Maryland


A day in the life:  

As a Mid-CNO Middleware Developer, you will support a large mission focused team of software, systems and security engineers in the development and deployment of visualization analyst tools to be used for the greater good. 

Responsibilities also include, but are not limited to: 

  • Provide design ideas for new capabilities or recommendations for improvements to existing capabilities.
  • Communicate status with leadership and customers. Contribute to the completion of milestones associated with specific projects.
  • Provide solutions to a variety of complex technical problems. Determine computer user needs; analyzes system capabilities to resolve problems on program intent, output requirements, input data acquisition, programming.
  • Ensure software standards are met. Lead the design, development, documenting, testing and debugging of applications software and systems that contain logical and mathematical solutions.
  • Potentially lead a project developing hardware or software based CNO capabilities, and provides direction to other CNO developers. Plan and conduct assignments, generally involving the larger and more important projects or more than one project.     


What you bring to the table:  

  • 10+ years of experience as a Software Engineer in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity
  • Expert knowledge of multiple programming languages such as Ruby, Python, or PERL
    Strong ability to analyze existing software to generate software wrappers required toautomate input/output between discrete software packages
  • Demonstrated ability to combine multiple software projects together using scriptablelanguages
  • Familiarity with multiple software development methodologies (e.g. Scrum, TDD, Waterfall)
  • Expert level knowledge of security concepts, networks, device drivers, & system internals are applied in daily tasks
  • Expert knowledge in at least one technology area (e.g. Windows, Unix, Mobile, Network devices)
  • Software Analysis/Reverse Engineering experience
  • Embedded systems development experience
  • A solid understanding of assembly programming concepts
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited college or university OR 4 years of additional software engineering experience on projects with similar software processes may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree
  • An active US Government TS/SCI security clearance with Polygraph

Bonus Skills:      

  • Experience working with networking (TCP/IP)
  • Experience with JavaScript and other web-based development
  • Ability to handle stress and work well under pressure
  • Analytical and Critical Thinking Skills.


Why Red Alpha?  

Every day, our elite customers are pushing through "the grind" to defeat the enemy, even putting their lives on the line for our freedom. Rise to the occasion with us to deliver engineering excellence, to match their dedication to this nation. Join us as we bring digital transformation to the fight.      

Some of our perks and benefits:      

  • You can retire sooner rather than planned: Get closer to retirement with up to 12% in 401k contributions.
  • You can have a career AND a life: Enjoy up to 5 weeks of leave (25 days of personal time off) and 11 paid floating holidays.
  • You can stay at your best: As a member, we'll pay 100% of your premiums for comprehensive health, dental, and vision insurance. We'll also pay the majority of the premiums for your family.
  • Free access to a fully equipped state of the art gym!
  • $300 per year in company branded merchandise (Under Armour, Nike, Carhartt, YETI, etc.)
  • Fun events throughout the year including a holiday gala, whisky tastings, fall festivals, happy hours, and more.