Cloud Software Engineer (Hybrid) - 19490

Date: Jul 3, 2024

Location: Columbia, MD, Maryland, United States

Company: HII's Mission Technologies division

Enlighten, honored as a Top Workplace from the Baltimore Sun, is a leader in big data solution development and deployment, with expertise in cloud-based services, software and systems engineering, cyber capabilities, and data science. Enlighten provides continued innovation and proactivity in meeting our customers’ greatest challenges. 

We recognize that the most effective environment for your projects doesn’t always look the same. Our hybrid work approach ensures that you can make lasting relationships with your team and collaborate in-person to get the job done—while having the flexibility to work from home when needed to achieve focused results. 
Why Enlighten?
At Enlighten, our team’s unwavering work ethic, top talent and celebration of innovative ideas have helped us thrive. We know that our employees are essential to our company’s success, so we seek to take care of you as much as you take care of us. Here are a few highlights of our benefits package:
•    100% paid employee premium for healthcare, vision and dental plans.
•    10% 401k benefit. 
•    Generous PTO + 10 paid holidays.
•    Education/training allowances.

Job Description

Enlighten is looking for a talented Cloud Software Engineer to design, develop and implement complicated and difficult software capabilities for computer-based systems. As a Cloud Software Engineer, you will be responsible for designing and developing software solutions that leverage cloud-based technologies to deliver innovative and scalable solutions to our clients. You will work closely with our local talented team to understand business requirements, design software solutions, and implement them using the latest cloud technologies. Work is a hybrid role with our local talented team.

#LI-DS1  #Mid-Senior Level

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Must have a strong working knowledge and experience developing cloud software-based capabilities. 
  • Should have an inquisitive nature, responsiveness, and excellent testing skills. 
  • Need strong troubleshooting skills and the ability to work under pressure with multiple deadlines. 
  • Work with distributed databases.
  • Will work in a fast paced, small business environment with our talented team.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Security Clearance: A current U.S. Government Secret Security Clearance is required; U.S. Citizenship required. Candidates with a TS/SCI are a big plus.
  • 5+ years of experience in Software Engineering with an emphasis in cloud computing with a Bachelors in related field; 3 years relevant experience with Masters in related field; or High School Diploma or equivalent and 9 years relevant experience.
  • Experience in streaming and/or batch analytics (e.g. Kafka, Spark, Flink, Storm, MapReduce, Hadoop)
  • Experience in distributed databases, NoSQL databases, full text-search engines (e.g. Elasticsearch, MongoDB, Solr)
  • Experience in designing enterprise APIs
  • Experience in RESTful web services
  • Experience in Microservices architecture
  • Experience in Object Oriented Programming (OOP) paradigms
  • Experience in cloud based technologies (AWS, Azure)
  • Experience in Modern Java Frameworks and Libraries (e.g. Spring, Guava)
  • Experience with the Linux operating system
  • Experience with configuration management tools (e.g. Git, Nexus, Maven)
  • Experience with the agile software lifecycle
  • Has a proven ability to learn quickly and works well both independently as well as in a team setting
  • Must be able to work in a hybrid environment, spending an average of 2-3 days per week at our Columbia, MD office. However, flexibility is essential to accommodate any changes in the schedule.

Preferred Requirements

  • DoD 8140 / 8570 compliance certifications may be required in this position as directed by the customer.
  • Scripting experience is a huge plus.
  • Machine learning, artificial intelligence, neural networks experience is a huge plus (e.g. Tensorflow)


We have many more additional great benefits/perks that you can find on our website at []. 
Enlighten, an HII Company, is an Equal Opportunity/Veterans and Disabled Employer. U.S. citizenship may be required for certain positions.