Principal Applications and Software Developer

Clear Ridge Defense - Fort George G Meade, MD

Clear Ridge Defense is seeking a TS/SCI cleared professional to serve as our Principal Applications and Software Developer in Fort Meade, Maryland. 

Roles and Responsibilities 

You will... 

  • Develop and maintain code and associated test scripts to meet defined requirements. 

  • Support the planning of systems and development deployments as well as be responsible for meeting software compliance standards.  

  • Evaluate the interface between hardware and software, operational requirements, and the characteristics of an overall system.  

  • Establish and document system parameters and formats, ensuring the hardware and software systems compatibility, and coordinating and/or modifying system parameters in terms of existing and projected computer capacity and capabilities.  

  • Revise existing systems, testing functionality of the system to correct deficiencies and maintain more effective data handling, data integrity, conversion, input/output requirements, and storage.  

  • Provide documentation, testing and maintenance of system updates, modifications, and configurations.  

  • Perform as a liaison with other business functions.  


  • Must be well versed in JavaScript, XML schema familiarity (due to PeopleSoft), and general familiarity with AWS. 

  • Must be comfortable working in a fast paced and highly visible environment with the ability to work across branch and organizational lines. 

  • Bachelor's degree in related field from an accredited university with ten (10) years of software development experience. Bachelor’s degree may be substituted with sufficient related software development experience. 


Experience or familiarity with... 

  • Node.js.  

  • Mongo.  

  • AngularJS 6.  

  • Docker.

  • Amazon Web Services (S3, EC2, Cloudformation, Cloudfront).  

  • Utilizing and writing web services to ingest and export data in various format.

Additional Information

Come learn how we take care of our team, and why we were ranked Inc. 5000 Magazine’s #140 Fastest Growing Company nationwide – ranking #5 in Maryland and #7 in Government Services! And see how we were ranked a 2021 Top Workplace by the Baltimore Sun! 

Clear Ridge Defense is the premier service solutions provider supporting the Service and Joint cyberspace operations and intelligence community in three core areas of expertise: 

  • Cyber Systems & Software Engineering 

  • Cyber Intelligence & Operations Planning 

  • Security Risk Analysis, Mitigation & Training 

All delivered by highly talented and focused team members that are supported by an unmatched professional and family-oriented culture that leverages and builds on sound, proven principles. 

Benefits Snapshot: 

  • 100% Fully-Covered Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance 

  • 100% Fully-Covered Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance 

  • 100% Fully-Covered Life and AD&D Insurance 

  • Unique Flexible PTO 

  • 11 Paid Federal Holidays 

  • $500 New Uniform Bonus for Transitioning Military 

  • Monthly Tax-Free Cell Phone Stipend 

  • Monthly Tax-Free Gym Wellness / Streaming Subscription Stipend to include Amazon Prime, Netflix, Audible, etc. 

  • Competitive 401k Matching to plan for retirement 

  • Free financial advising from qualified experts

  • Annual $5,000 Training Allotment 

  • One-of-a-kind Referral Program: $5,000 per referral OR $250/mo indefinitely, with no limit to number of referrals 

  • Business Development and Client Expansion Bonuses 

  • Monthly Company-Paid Socials and Events 

Posted On: Monday, January 3, 2022

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