Varen Technologies: Rapid Prototyping Software Engineer at Varen Technologies (Columbia, MD) (Columbia, MD)

Posted: Dec 6, 2018

The Rapid Prototyping Software Engineer will join a dynamic team supporting a Department of Defense project.


The responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to;



  • Developing for modifying existing software to satisfy critical mission needs in a rapid time frame (within minutes to a week)

  • Developing new analyst ideas into prototypes in short periods of time (1-10 days)

  • Coming up with innovative new solutions to solve mission needs


The most successful candidates:



  • Have experience in a variety of languages and platforms (Most common languages are Python, Java, Javascript, Bash) (Most common technologies include SQL, JQuery, XML, elasticsearch, web-based APIs) (Most common platforms include RHEL/Centos 5/6/7, Windows Servers, and docker containers)

  • Are willing to learn new things as needed on the job and work in a dynamic mission-oriented environment.  

  • Are okay with sacrificing perfection for speed (strive for an 80% solution that can be done ASAP rather than expending a long development effort to get the software to 99% perfection)

  • Enjoy the pressure / benefits of rapid development (and near-immediate feedback on the software developed by mission elements)

  • Are able to work very independently and are self-motivated

  • Are able and willing to do whatever technical tasks (other than programming) to get the job done (ex: Install and configure an OS, deploy and configure software via rpm and yum, etc.)

  • Have a solid understanding of networks and network protocols


Skills & Requirements


Clearance Requirements: Top Secret/SCI with polygraph & US Citizenship Required


Seven (7) years of experience in software development technologies and methodologies. (Relevant degree may be applied.)

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