Software Architect/Engineer (Hybrid) - 19324

Date: Jul 20, 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 seeking a highly skilled and hands-on Software Architect/Engineer with extensive experience. The ideal candidate will spearhead a team to conceive, develop, and implement advanced software capabilities for computer-based systems. The desired individual should exhibit an inquisitive nature, exceptional responsiveness, and excellent testing skills. Moreover, they must possess the aptitude to proficiently analyze and comprehend intricate systems, delving deep into their inner workings, without the explicit obligation to construct them. This role involves working in a hybrid environment alongside our talented team, with occasional on-site interactions with customers.

#LI-DS1 #Mid-Senior Level

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Candidate must have a strong working knowledge and experience developing cloud software based capabilities. 
  • Responsibilities include working with the development team, infrastructure teams, architecture teams and governance groups to architect the best solution for the projects.  
  • Design, model and prototype current and future states of the data using AWS compatible solutions.  
  • Help the infrastructure team work out the process and propose new processes to best manage the cloud environment.  
  • Analyze the needs and requirements of existing and proposed systems, and develop technical, structural, and organizational specifications.  
  • Create standards and/or do modeling to monitor and enhance capacity and performance.
  • Must also possess strong troubleshooting skills and the ability to work under pressure with multiple deadlines. 
  • Will be asked to interface with customers and be the main technical point of contact for projects supported.  
  • Will work in a fast paced, small business environment with our talented team.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Security Clearance - A current TS/SCI level U.S. Government clearance is required; U.S. Citizenship required.  
  • Must have at least 15 years of experience in Systems/Software Engineering with a Bachelor's degree in technical discipline (i.e. computer science, engineering, mathematics, etc.); 13 years relevant experience with Masters in related field; or High School Diploma or equivalent and 19 years relevant experience.
  • Experience working with AWS Cloud at an architect level with the solution focused on data
  • Demonstrated ability to document solutions, present those solutions to both internal and external customers and help with the implementations
  • Will need to be able to help with the modeling and coding of the database solutions
  • Demonstrated proficiency in effectively navigating and contributing within the Risk Management Framework (RMF) process
  • Proficiency in system design and meticulous documentation
  • 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
  • Must be able to work a hybrid schedule with some on customer site support and possible travel (CONUS only). Up to 25% annually. 

Preferred Requirements

  • DoD 8140 / 8570 compliance certifications may be required in this position as directed by the customer.
  • Previous experience with BDP (Big Data Platform) is a plus.
  • Scripting experience is a huge plus.

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. HII Is committed to cultivating an inclusive company culture to promote collaboration and enhance creativity by hiring a diverse work force.