KEYW Corporation

Sr. Software Engineer

2 weeks ago
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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.


This position is for a Senior Software Developer/Engineer to design, develop, and test enterprise software utilizing message-oriented middleware. Candidate should demonstrate strong development skills and Java experience. Familiarity with JMS is a plus.





  • Ten years minimum developing software and systems using Java middleware
  • Four years of experience with Accumulo
  • Experience utilizing Hadoop and MapReduce
  • Three years of experience developing high-performance multi-threaded applications, or applications executed in distributed computing environments
  • One year of experience working with message-oriented middleware such as JMS.
  • Demonstrated experience dealing with processing and managing large data sets or high volume data ingest
  • Experience developing with complex event processing (CEP) applications
  • Linux experience, including familiarity with basic terminal commands



  • Experience with stream processing (i.e, STORM)
  • Experience with in memory Data Store (i.e. REDIS)
  • Demonstrated experience using Enterprise Integration Patterns (Apache Camel)
  • Ability to predict/detect performance bottlenecks and design performant solutions
  • Ability to quickly review code to determine design flaws or software coding improvements
  • Ability to clearly communicate ideas and status updates to peers and managementLocation




  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in computer engineering or in a field related to the computer engineering or computer science disciplines
  • 8 years of Software Engineering experience. An additional 4+ years of Software Engineering experience may be substituted for the degree for a total of 12 years.
  • 3+ years work experience in the SIGINT, IA, or IT


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.




FT. Meade, Maryland





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