Software / DevOps Engineer

Software Engineering Fort Meade, 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.

As a Software/DevOps Engineer at Visionist, Inc. you will be supporting a newly awarded prime contract in the Cyber Network Operations (CNO) mission space. You will provide tactical software engineering support to critical Foundational Services platforms and functions as well as work within a team of other software engineers who support multiple overlapping priorities. The current team possesses a diverse set of talents in which you are expected to bring your DevOps expertise. You will be tackling new challenges and successfully identifying and prioritizing your tasking with customers and team members alike.


  • Design and build next-generation software infrastructure.
  • Identify and solve critical software and system issues as they arise.
  • Work directly with other members of CNO, such as Operators and Analysts, to conceptualize and create analytics and tools to aid analysis during and after Cyber Network Exploitation (CNE) operations.
  • Build various tools to allow for the rapid triage of collected data.
  • Work with Analysts to write, troubleshoot, and/or debug one-off scripts.


  • 5 years of software engineering experience
  • Bachelors degree in a technical field (9 years of experience with no degree)
  • Experience utilizing Python for backend development and scripting purposes.
  • Experience orchestrating Gitlab-CI to build webapps, Docker containers, and databases.
  • Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) experience to successfully implement multiple changes to a codebase simultaneously.

Nice to Haves:

  • CNO infrastructure and dataflow experience.
  • Familiarity with virtual machines.
  • Some NiFi knowledge.
  • Familiarity with operating systems solutions.
  • VMWare, Django, Nginx, and MongoDB experience are all a plus.

Who We Are:

Are you ready to create, modernize, and deploy software that changes the world? In support of the Department of Defense and Intelligence Community, Visionist offers the most cutting-edge software engineering, design, and analysis services. Our interdisciplinary team of engineers develops a wide range of products, from high level software, to UX/UI design, low level reverse engineering, and everything in between. Our tools are used throughout our customer organizations 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 that is never “use or lose” AND 12 paid holidays.
  • Flexible hours with the ability to bank extra hours for additional time off or receive straight-time overtime.
  • $10K tuition reimbursement or $1,950 student loan help annually.
  • Carefirst BCBS Medical, Dental, and Vision.
  • Government shutdown protection means employees don't have to use leave for up to 3 days out of the year for inclement weather or budget issues.
  • Career growth through continuing education, training, conferences and lunch & learns.
  • $7,500 employee referral bonus.
  • Parental benefits including extra leave, take-out meals and more.
  • $600 annual Lifestyle Bonus to support your personal fitness, tech upgrades or donate it to charity.
  • Competitive pay including annual raises and bonuses.
  • Fun employee and family gatherings like lunches, picnics, cooking contests D&D club and more!

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.