Mid-Level Software Engineer

LightFeather.io, LLC is hiring Software Developers to work on our new contract supporting the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). This is a long-term project located in Washington D.C. Metro area. In this position, you will work on an integrated team that embraces an Agile methodology with an emphasis on automation, continuous integration and continuous delivery. You will be utilizing Agile concepts to build innovative solutions in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud, including test driven development. You will be supporting the design and development of secure microservices, and responsible for writing high quality, defect-free, secure, extensible, and reusable code, and ensuring that code is protected and tested through rigorous automated testing practices. All candidates must demonstrate a high degree of initiative, passion for innovation, a solid understanding of software engineering, and a willingness to work in a highly collaborative Agile and DevOps culture.

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in any software development discipline, to include Java, Ruby, Web Services, Database, or Web Application Development and/or
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience providing engineering solutions within AWS environment – including building automated CI/CD pipelines and architectures to employ blue/green deployments
  • Proven experience with agile and lean philosophies
  • Strong understanding of object-oriented programming principals
  • Experience with continuous delivery and continuous integration techniques
  • Experience with test-driven development and automated testing practices
  • Experience designing and building Microservices a major plus
  • Experience building automated pipelines for code
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS) environments
  • Experience with AWS services and deploying services within AWS environment
  • US Citizen (due to Government contract requirements)