Software Engineer (Data Analytics Focus)

Software Engineering Fort Meade, MD


Active Top Secret (TS/SCI) clearance with polygraph required 

As a Software Engineer, you will be a member of the Mission Intelligence (MI) team supporting a variety of data engineering, analysis, and automation efforts. The MI team maintains a business intelligence platform supporting data-driven decisions in the enterprise, with your primary responsibility ensuring the availability of this mission-essential platform. You will also contribute to the MI team as a software engineer and analytic developer where you will design, develop, and integrate solutions involving the analysis of large data sets to establish mission cognizance and deliver mission-centric insights. You will also be able to gain experience in map-reduce analytic environments, cloud-based deployment environments, prototyping web applications, and SIGINT collection and analysis systems. 

For over 12 years, Visionist has been solving the Intelligence Community's toughest software and analysis challenges. We are an employee- owned small business, meaning our employees see the benefit of their contributions and have a stake in our overall success.  If you'd like to join a collaborative group supporting mission critical tasking in a cleared environment, then Visionist is the place for you. Learn more about us at


5 Benefits We Know You Will Love! 
  - 15% retirement combined contribution (5% matching + 10% additional) to 401k and Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) each year
  - 4 weeks paid time off that is never "use or lose" AND 12 paid holidays
  - Cigna Medical, Dental, and Vision - OR - $3900 / year for waiving this benefit
  - Competitive pay including an annual raise AND end of year bonus 
  - Flexible hours with the ability to bank extra hours for additional time off OR receive straight overtime pay

  - Maintain and advance a mission-essential business intelligence platform
  - Develop analytics to combine, normalize, and enrich large data sets
  - Design and implement ETL workflows to convert and normalize data
  - Elicit requirements from stakeholders, gather and analyze available data, and develop solutions for delivering key metrics
  - Augment the platform with new tools or technologies
  - Provide guidance to more junior software engineers and data scientists

  - Bachelor's degree in a technical field
  - 12 years of experience in Software Engineering
  - Experience deploying and maintaining Elastic Stack components (Elasticsearch, Kibana)
  - Experience with one or more ETL or data engineering platforms (e.g., Apache NiFi, AirFlow)
  - Experience with service containerization and deployment with Docker/Kubernetes
  - Experience with production-grade software development in Java and Python
  - Experience with Atlassian Tools (Jira, Confluence)
  - Familiarity with customer authentication and authorization platforms and standards
  - Familiarity with Git for software version control


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Next steps: Apply online and one of our recruiters will reach out to you. We have a streamlined process of phone screen with a recruiter, interview with a Visionist team at our HQ in Columbia, MD, and that is all!

Interested in learning more about Visionist and the work we do? Check out our website!


U.S citizenship required (green card holders and permanent residents are not eligible). Applicants selected will be required to obtain / maintain a government security clearance. 

Visionist, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action / Protected Veterans / Individuals with Disabilities employer.