Cyber Range Developer / Software Engineer

Clear Ridge Defense - Arlington, VA

Tired of working in a SCIF all day?

Clear Ridge is seeking talented, prior Department of Defense (DoD) or military cyber tool developers to support a commercial client in the Arlington, VA area – with opportunities for telework after you can prove your capability.

Cyber Range Developers will support cyber range development, social media integration with APIs, cloud development, virtual infrastructures, subject matter expertise of “life in the field”, and other work roles in support of a fast-paced organization that builds full-spectrum cyber and IO ranges for Special Operations Forces (SOF) and Army Cyber Command (ARCYBER).

Ideally, the candidate will have experience in either Offensive Cyberspace Operations (OCO) or Defensive Cyberspace Operations (DCO), specifically in the development of the tools these forces use.

Our development team uses an agile/scrum process.

The developer should have an understanding of these, but at least one specialization in, various technologies and languages:

  • HTML5, CSS3, and other web development technologies
  • Javascript, NodeJS, MeteorJS, ReactJS, AngularJS, etc.
  • Python, Ruby, etc.
  • SQL and NoSQL databases (MongoDB, Apache, etc.)
  • Microservices and Kubernetes


    Positions available range from mid to senior level cyber developers.


    Required Qualifications:

  • US citizen
  • Experience in cyberspace operations and tool development
  • Understanding of virtualized infrastructures and VLANs
  • Strong experience in problem solving and critical thinking


    Preferred Qualifications:

  • Secret or higher security clearance
  • Experience building cyber ranges
  • Prior DoD or military experience
  • Prior Cyber Mission Forces (CMF), to include Cyber Support Team (CST)
  • Top Secret / SCI clearance
  • Experience working with APIs
  • Understanding or experience in cloud environments like Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Experience with systems architecture
  • AWS certifications

Additional Information

Clear Ridge Defense is the premiere 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 and Malware Analysis, and
  • Cyberspace Operations Planning

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
  • Competitive and Flexible Paid Time Off (PTO) / Leave
  • 10 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
  • 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

*100% Fully-Covered means the employee does not pay a dime from their paycheck for these benefits.

Posted On: Tuesday, March 12, 2019

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