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Software Engineer

Dulles, VA
Responsibilities Include:
- Leading and collaborating within Agile Scrum teams as an Agile Release Train (ART) lead responsible for the design, development, integration, deployment, and maintenance of advanced, cloud-based (AWS, Azure) cybersecurity software capabilities
- Leading and facilitating program & team-related Agile events (PI Planning, Release Governance, Stand-Ups, Sprint Planning, etc.) while maintaining all artifacts (Backlogs, Decisions, Blockers, etc.)
- Eliminating impediments and actively addressing issues so that the team can remain focused on achieving the objectives of the Program Increment (PI)
- Escalating as needed when blocking issues are beyond a teams authority or require support from other teams
- Fostering a collaborative team environment through coaching & leading appropriately
- Leading and facilitating preparation & readiness for ART events & assisting teams in preparation for ART activities (e.g., PI Planning, System Demos, Inspect & Adapt, etc.)
- Collaborating within Agile Scrum teams as a key contributor responsible for the design, test and implementation of advanced cybersecurity software capabilities
- Review high quality technical documentation, including user guides, test plans, and contract deliverable items and supporting product training
- Development of risk assessments and risk mitigation countermeasures
- Leading or participating in trade studies to determine improvements to system capabilities

MANDATORY SKILLS: 10+ years of directly relevant experience
- 6+ years experience with Agile software development programs
- Proven leadership skills and meaningful experience successfully leading projects
- Demonstrated experience with Lean-Agile principles, metrics, and technology and/or experience with Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe), Lean Thinking, Lean Six Sigma
- Demonstrated experience enabling teams to self-organize, self-manage, and deliver capabilities via effective lean-Agile practices
- Able to effectively work as a leader, in a group, or as an individual contributor
- Experience working in an Agile development environment in a leadership role - Ability to create a vision and lead teams on large- and small-scale activities
- Must be able to work collaboratively across agencies and physical locations
Required Education:
BS Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Computer Information Systems, OR Computer Systems Engineering.
- U.S. Citizenship
- Active Secret clearance. Must be able to obtain a TS/SCI clearance
- Must be able to obtain DHS Suitability

OPTIONAL SKILLS: Familiarity with following CISA practices:
o Securing the Software Supply Chain
o Cybersecurity Best Practices
o Open-Source Software Security
- Familiarity with NIST SP 800-218, Secure Software Development Framework V1.1: Recommendations for Mitigating the Risk of Software Vulnerabilities
- Experience working with Node.TS - Node TypeScript
- Experience working with AWS Aurora RDS or AWS PostgrSQL RDS
- Experience working with NextAuth.js
- OKTA Integration Experience
- Experience developing integrations with Graph QL, Python Prisma, Pathos Python Framework, and/or Python Yoga Library
- Experience developing, delivering, upgrading, and maintaining a web-based operational system that provides a real-time exchange of machine-readable cyber threat indicators and defensive measures
- Knowledge and experience with Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) or similar framework
- Experience and/or familiarity with DevOps, DevSecOps, Continuous Integration / Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) concepts - Experience with CI/CD tools such as Git, Jenkins, Cloudbees, etc.
- containerized applications/microservices architectures
- Knowledge of AWS and/or Azure cloud architectures and implementations
- Technical understanding of cybersecurity attack techniques and associated mitigation techniques
- Experience working on projects that implement analytic models into production systems
Desired Certifications:
- Certifications related to Agile development and Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) such as Scrum Master, Product Owner, SAFe Agilist (SA), SAFe Practitioner (SP) or SAFe Program Consultant (SPC)

About Avid Technology Professionals 
Avid Technology Professionals, LLC (ATP) is a premiere provider of software and systems engineering, and acquisition program management services for the community. ATP is actively seeking to pursue contract opportunities with other departments and agencies in the federal government, in state governments, and in the commercial sectors. Delivered by seasoned experts in the IT field, ATP solutions adeptly address the IT concerns manifesting in both the federal and commercial sectors.
Employee Benefits
The ATP Employee Benefits package includes:
  • A Supportive and Equitable Working Environment that is both Stimulating and Challenging
  • Competitive Hourly Salary
  • Unique Employee Success Sharing Program that allows ATP employees to Share in Company's Successes
  • Automatic Approved Overtime (as long as contract permits)
  • Retirement Pay (401K); 100% company paid, immediately vested with Profit-Sharing Component
  • Company Medical Coverage Plans - HMO, Open Access, PPO plans
  • Company Dental Plan - widely accepted, comprehensive, and flexible
  • Progressive Overtime Policy
  • Flexible Spending Account benefit
  • Lucrative Referral Bonus Policy
  • Holiday Scheduling that Coincides with Government Holidays
  • Robust Professional Expenses & Training Program
  • Computer Allowance
  • Internet Allowance
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Life Insurance

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