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Python Software Engineer / Developer (DevOps) - Active TS/SCI Full Scope Poly



Reston VA 20190 USA

Posted 03/15/2024

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Python Software Engineer / Developer (DevOps) - Active TS/SCI Full Scope Poly

Clearance Required/Must Have: Active TS/SCI Full Scope Poly

Location: Reston, VA

Contract Length: Up to 8 years

Onsite: 100% (Non-negotiable)

Skill Level: Subject Matter Expert

Work Authorization: US Citizenship required

Salary: D.O.E.

Please Apply via the link at the bottom of the job description, not the published email.

Benefits: The standard compensation package consists of a competitive salary, 100% company-paid health/dental/vision care benefits, 100% company-paid LTD/STD/Life Insurance benefits, a 401(k) with company match, and a generous holiday/vacation/sick leave policy.


The Customer applies technical resources to accelerate the timely, reliable, and secure delivery of open-source data, information, and insights. The Customer requires developer support to develop tailored solutions for unique global collection problems. The work may be performed independently or within a team environment, depending on the problem statement. Work will include developing Amazon Web Services (AWS)-based resources and the customer needs skills spanning many computing, storage, and networking services.

Work Requirements:

  • The Candidate shall work closely with the Customer’s technical lead to architect, deploy, and maintain multiple fast-turnaround capabilities to perform highly visible and high-priority collection efforts.
  • The Candidate shall coordinate with multiple entities, including mission partners, to ensure capabilities and deliverables meet defined requirements and tradecraft needs.
  • The Candidate shall create and maintain collection capabilities and deliverables within the Customer’s Amazon Web Services environment utilizing Customer-approved AWS services.
  • The Candidate shall validate collected data to ensure it meets data format requirements.
  • The Candidate shall maintain all source codes in the Customer’s GitHub repository.
  • The Candidate shall document all source code, including how to execute the code.
  • The Candidate shall perform operations and maintenance on the collection capabilities and deliverables to adapt to collection targets, technologies, data formats, and naming conventions changes.

Mandatory Skills & Experience:

  1. Demonstrated experience with Python.
  2. Demonstrated experience with geospatial software and programming packages and data formats.
  3. Demonstrated experience creating and managing AWS resources, including provisioning.EC2 instances, writing and deploying Lambda functions, creating and writing to S3, and managing authorization appropriately across resources with IAM policies.
  4. Demonstrated experience using GitHub.

Optional Desired Skills & Experience:

  1. Demonstrated experience deploying AWS applications with AWS’s Cloud Development Kit (CDK). NOTE: Ansible and Terraform are NOT substitutes for CDK.
  2. Demonstrated experience building and deploying containerized applications.
  3. Demonstrated experience building, programmatically working with, and maintaining search engines such as Elasticsearch, Lucene, or AWS’s OpenSearch.
  4. Demonstrated experience creating, programmatically working with, and maintaining SQL and NO-SQL databases.
  5. Demonstrated experience with other non-AWS cloud services such as Google Cloud Platform and Microsoft Azure.
  6. Certification(s) Desired: AWS DevOps Engineer, Solutions Architect, or SysOps Administration

No 3rd Party Agencies/Firms/Candidates

Eligible Candidates: 

  1. Please apply via the link: Apply to Python Software Engineer / Developer - Active TS/SCI Full Scope Poly at Cyrten (
  2.  * Please do not send resumes to the published email address

Job Requirementsback to top

Python, DevOps, CDK, AWS, GitHub, Search Engines, Elasticsearch, Lucene, AWS’s OpenSearch, SQL, NoSQL, EC2, Geospatial Software, S3, IAM Policies

Job Detailsback to top

Location Reston, VA, 20190, United States
Categories Computer Software, Information Technology, Software & Systems Development
Sec Clearances Top Secret/SCI with Full-scope Polygraph

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Contact Name Kevin Donaghy
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