Software Developer

Software Developer

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About the job

Avantus Federal, a NewSpring Holdings Company, is a mission-focused data, cyber and space services and solutions company. As a mid-market powerhouse with an intentional blend of elite talent, infrastructure and speed to impact, Avantus leads with technical and domain expertise for its Defense, Intelligence, Homeland Security and Federal Civilian customers. Helping to solve some of the toughest national security problems and government missions, Avantus’ offerings enable services at scale, including: cyber technologies and operations, data and software solutions, digital engineering and integration, intelligence analysis and operations, transformation and advisory services and more.

Position Overview

The Software Developer will design and develop complex new software products, or make significant enhancements to existing software. The ideal candidate is a hands-on developer with significant experience in developing scalable data platforms, with experience in business intelligence, analytics, data science and data products. They must have strong, firsthand technical expertise in a variety of big data technologies and the proven ability to fashion robust scalable solutions that can manage large data sets. They must be at ease working in an agile environment with little supervision.


  • Design, program/develop, and modify software systems, applications, and tools, both existing and potentially new in the future
  • Analyze user needs and software requirements to determine feasibility of design within time and cost constraints
  • Correct errors by making the appropriate changes and then re-checking the program to ensure the desired result was produced
  • Conduct testing of program and software applications to be sure they will produce the desired results and that instructions are correct
  • Organize and maintaining documentation of application development and subsequent revisions, so others are able to understand the program
  • Collaborate with teammates, other service providers, vendors, and users to develop new programming method
  • Develop and enhance complex new software products in a self-directed, agile environment.

Required Qualifications

  • TS/SCI clearance with polygraph required #AvantusClearedJob
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or IT field
  • Experience with software development and/or data systems
  • The status of applicable COVID-19 vaccination requirements under Executive Order 14042 are subject to change depending on applicable court orders and the course of ongoing litigation. Candidates may be required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or have an approved exemption

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with C/C++, Scala, Groovy, Python, and/or shell scripting
  • Javascript development experience with Angular, React, ExtJS and/or Node.js
  • Experience with distributed computing technologies including Hadoop, HBase, Cassandra, Elasticsearch and Apache Spark a plus
  • Hands-on experience working with Elastic Search, Mongo DB, Node, Hadoop, Map Reduce, Spark, Rabbit MQ, and NiFi.
  • DevOps experience building and deploying cloud infrastructure with technologies like Ansible or Cloud Formation.

Company EEO Statement
Avantus Federal is an equal opportunity workplace and a Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) federal contractor. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital or veteran status, as protected by applicable law. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by requesting an accommodations application. Avantus encourages members of historically underrepresented communities to apply and hires individuals solely based on their qualifications for the role. We strongly commit to embracing diversity and ensuring equal employment opportunities for all.

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