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Software Engineer

Herndon, VA
January 19, 2023


Microsystems Automation Group (MSAG), in affiliation with Red Rock Government Solutions, is searching for a Software Engineer with a TS/SCI clearance to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be in Dulles, VA.

The successful candidate will design and develop complex new software products, or make significant enhancements to existing software, and deliver mission impacting applications to users across mission center. The ideal candidate is a hands-on developer with significant experience in developing scalable data platforms, with experience in business intelligence, analytics, data science and data products. They must have strong, firsthand technical expertise in a variety of configuration management and big data technologies and the proven ability to fashion robust scalable solutions that can manage large data sets. They must be at ease working in an agile environment with little supervision. This person should embody a passion for continuous improvement and innovation.


Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Electrical or Computer Engineering or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience

Minimum of eight years current and related software development experience


Demonstrated experience building and operating a full stack application using Java and Angular or similar Javascript/Typescript framework

Demonstrated knowledge of working against distributed no-sql data stores, such as ElasticSearch, MongoDB, Cassandra, etc.

Proficiency in traditional SQL databases and knowledge of persistence frameworks like JPA

Hands on experience configuring Java web servers such as Tomcat or Firefly

Familiarity with build automation technologies like Maven, Jenkins, etc.

Hands-on experience and a familiarity with one or more of the following software/tools:

Experience with monitoring technologies like ELK, Prometheus, Grafana,etc.

Experience with building APIs and services using REST, Hadoop, Map Reduce, Spark, etc.


Knowledge and experience building Business Intelligence dashboards and systems such as Elastic Kibana, MS PowerBI, or Apache Superset

Development experience in Python and experience with Anaconda

Familiarity with Ansible for deployment and management

Familiarity with HTTP proxy systems such as haproxy or nginx

Knowledge of containerization technologies to include Docker, Kubernetes, Helm,etc. KEY RESPONSIBILITES

Design, develop, and support production, user facing applications in support of mission objectives

Troubleshoots complex problems and provides customer support for software systems and application issues.

Provide recommendations for continuous improvement.

Work alongside other engineers on the team to sustain and advance our organization’s capabilities