Our Principal Software Engineers are the best and brightest in the industry. Their passion for the mission and ensuring customer success is second to none. A day in the life of our engineers includes working closely with the Scrum Master assigned to the project, coordinating and prioritizing development activities with their team which may include Java engineers, UI/UX designers and engineers, automation engineers to quickly deliver new and innovative solutions. Our Principal engineers fully understand the technical stack, they functionally design and code with the team, and have the technical depth/breadth to work alongside all engineers of the team. Principal engineers work diligently to fully comprehend product owner requirements and facilitate the definition of success criteria for all worked performed by their teams. Principal’s engineers also work closely with other principal engineers to share new and innovative ideas and principals across the teams, allowing a cohesive design and delivery pipeline.
Being in a lead role provides you the opportunity to mentor and shape the future direction of the team, and we encourage all our principal engineers to build the next generation of successful leaders by mentoring them on all aspects of the software delivery pipeline.
If your passion is to lead challenging and rewarding technical solutions for a mission driven customer, then seriously consider this opportunity. Our management and leadership team focuses on enablement of our engineers; we encourage team cohesion and independence with principal software engineers afforded significant latitude to deliver solutions for our organization.
Additional preferred skills/experience:
Qualified candidates must possess a Top Secret clearance.
Degree: A bachelor ’s degree in computer science, engineering, mathematics or a related discipline.
Clearance Requirement: This position requires a Top Secret/SCI security clearance, based on current background investigation (SBI), as well as the favorable completion of polygraph. Clearance and polygraph processing will be completed by the U.S. Government.
KeyW is an EEO employer. We are committed to providing fair and equal employment consideration, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability.
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KeyW is a pure-play national security solutions provider for the Intelligence, Cyber and Counterterrorism Communities' toughest challenges. We support the collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of information across the full spectrum of their missions. We employ and challenge more than 2,000 of the most talented professionals in the industry with solving such complex problems as preventing cyber threats, transforming data into intelligence and combating global terrorism.
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Clearance Requirement: Top Secret clearance