Software Engineer (UI)

Software Engineering Columbia, MD


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

For over 10 years Visionist has been solving the Intelligence Communities 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.

Visionist is hiring a UI focused Software Engineer for an upcoming prime contract award that will provide engineering services in support of a robust software product, to include software development, maintenance, deployment, and tech support. This software product is a full stack suite that provides audio ingest, storage, query, playback, analysis, and transcription features. The program tool is used by national and tactical analysts on small systems (laptops) and large systems (server farms). This is a great opportunity for anyone looking to make a difference on a team dedicated to mission!


  • Develop new features in a proprietary customer analysis UI tool for audio playback, visualization, streaming, and processing.
  • Implement analyst capabilities for metadata visualization, analytics results visualization, structured query, transcription, collaboration, enrichment, national / tactical integration, and real-time awareness.
  • Maintain existing Vue.js, Elixir, and Phoenix codebase in support of production deployments.
  • Participate in lightweight Agile Scrum planning with the program UI team.
  • Engage with subject matter experts and end users to capture user stories for future development.


  • Experience developing JavaScript web applications using Linux.
  • Bachelor's degree in System Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering Science, Engineering Management, or related discipline from an accredited college or university is preferred. 4 years of SWE experience may be substituted for a bachelor's degree.

Nice to Haves:

  • Experience with Vue.js, React.js, Elixir, Phoenix, LESS, SASS, Webpack, Babel, Yarn, Node.js, REST services, WebSockets, Docker, Kubernetes, JSON, YAML.

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 develop 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 employer.