CNO Software Engineer

Software Engineering Columbia, MD


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

For over 10 years Visionist has been solving the Intelligence Community's toughest software and analysis challenges. Our staff enjoy the benefits and career growth opportunities of an established organization with the amazing culture of a small company. We are an employee-owned small business, meaning our employees see the benefit of their contributions and have a stake in our overall success.

You'll be supporting a customer that creates novel mission solutions in cyber related technologies and products. We are looking for talented software engineers who are eager to achieve the kind of game-changing leap forward that our customers need across a spectrum of cyber capabilities. At the heart of Visionist are talented and motivated software engineering teams empowered to create cutting edge technologies and systems that solve difficult problems for a wide variety of cyber mission operations. You will be working with a team of engineers that hold related skills and work in tandem to solve tough technical and mission focused problems, with the necessary computing resources at your fingertips.

  • Apply your expertise in a wide variety of technology areas, including networking and telecommunications, industrial systems, Internet of Things and connected devices, desktop and mobile environments, or traditional cyber computing operations.
  • Designing ideas for new capabilities or recommendations for improvements to existing capabilities.
  • Demonstrating knowledge of multiple software development methodologies (e.g. Scrum, TDD, Waterfall).
  • Providing solutions to a variety of complex technical problems.
  • Ensuring software standards are met.
  • Aiding in the design, development, documenting, testing and debugging of applications software and systems.
  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or related technical field.
  • At least 3 years experience as a software engineer supporting a project of similar scope and complexity.
  • Background working on solutions in areas such Windows, Arm, x86 and PowerPC platforms for Linux, RTOS, or SoC.
  • Strong C and assembly knowledge; excellent debugging skills are critical to be successful.
  • Your ideal environment ranges from researching first time, unique solutions to full product development by providing full spectrum solution development from concept to deployment.
Nice to Haves:
  • Broad background in software development, including C++ and research and proof of concept development.
  • Understanding of memory management, operating system and file structure, and architectures such as Intel, Motorola, and/or PowerPC.
  • Experience with Perl, Java, Python, C Shell, Bash, SQL, prototyping, design, and testing.
Who We Are:

Are you ready to create, modernize, and deploy software that changes the world? In support of the Department of Defense, Visionist offers the most cutting-edge software engineering, design, and analysis services to the Intelligence Community. Our interdisciplinary team of engineers develops a wide range of products, from high level software UX/UI design to low level reverse engineering and spans everything in between. Our tools are used throughout the agency and our expertise is sought out by industry leaders. Our focus in cyber (CNO), data science and analytics, and user experience design has made the tools we create unlike any in the world. If you’d like to join a group of individuals supporting mission critical tasking in a cleared environment, then Visionist is the place for you. Our collaborative work environment harbors creativity and innovation which makes us the front runners in our field. The mission is our focus, and our people are our passion.

Benefits Highlights:

  • 15% retirement combined contribution (5% matching + 10% additional) to 401k and Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) each year.
  • 4 weeks paid time off.
  • 12 paid holidays.
  • Carefirst BCBS Medical, Dental, and Vision.
  • Continuing education via tuition reimbursement, training and conferences.
  • $7,500 employee referral bonus.
  • Parental benefits including extra leave, take-out meals and more.
  • Lifestyle reimbursement (fitness, tech and/or charitable matching).
  • Annual raises and bonuses.

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

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