Sunfire Solutions Cleared Software Engineer - Senior Fairfax, VA · Full time

Full-stack Software Engineer (5+ yrs, Java, Vue.js, MongoDB, Elasticsearch)


We are looking for talented Full-Stack Software Engineers with active security clearance to design and implement web-based solutions for our clients.  You will work closely with or lead a team of other developers and engineers in an agile/scrum environment.  You will make software design decisions and play an integral role in the solutions to technical challenges.  You may occasionally work with stakeholders and management to gather requirements, and mentor junior team members.  In this role, you should be able to work independently with minimal supervision, communicate effectively, stay organized, and provide detailed technical analysis. 

Join a team of experienced engineers that love working with the latest technologies, enjoy hands-on development, and strive to build the best solutions to meet our users’ needs.

What you will be doing:

  • This is primarily a development role, so expect to spend the majority of your time coding or providing technical solutions with a team of engineers.
  • Writing clean, professional code, and encouraging others to do the same
  • Designing technical solutions given broadly scoped requirements
  • Streamlining technical processes when necessary for automation / devops
  • Collaborating with other engineers on system architecture, UI/UX concerns, and other application design elements
  • Troubleshooting and debugging technical issues
  • Sharing technical knowledge with other developers

What you will not be doing:

  • Spending your days writing user documentation, or designing powerpoints
  • Simply installing and integrating COTS products
  • Working with stagnant technologies
  • Writing status reports or justifying career-goal metrics

Technical Skills:

  • 5+ years of demonstrated software engineering experience in a front-end, back-end or full-stack capacity
  • Significant knowledge of Java, Groovy, Kotlin, or other JVM languages
  • Experience working with a modern front-end Javascript framework (Vue.js, React, Angular, etc)
  • Significant experience with database systems (SQL or NoSQL)
  • Knowledge of OO design patterns and software architectural patterns
  • Knowledge of microservice frameworks (Dropwizard, Spring Boot, Micronaut, Quarkus)
  • Experience with web-based communication elements (REST, Queues/Topics, SOAP, Websockets) 
  • Familiarity with linux operating systems
  • Knowledge of with AWS services and cloud deployments

What you’ll need:

  • Excellent communication, organizational, and leadership skills
  • Willingness to take on challenges and learn new things
  • Desire to be at the forefront of your field
  • Ability to work individually or in groups
  • Ability to obtain/maintain a security clearance with background investigation and polygraph
  • BS/BA in Computer Science, related field, or equivalent experience


$170,000 - $200,000 per year