Cyber Security Software Engineer/Architect

AlienOne Security LLC

Dec 03, 2017 - Northern Virginia

Desired Skill Set 

  • Bachelor of Science or Master of Science in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics(STEM) based degree. However, all backgrounds will be considered in place of 10+ years of proven formal professional development/software engineering experience with supporting references and portfolio of work. 
  • The preeminent ability to develop/software engineer is the desired skill set, not necessarily solely academic pedigree; instead tangible real world provable track record of effectively delivering custom developed software solutions. 
  • Minimum 10 - 15 years solid programming, development, and software engineering expertise 
  • Languages - Python, Java/Scala/Clojure(JVM Based Language), SQL, Javascript, Markdown, HTML
  • Experience and expertise associated server side/back end development associated with data pipelines, data transforms/normalization, data loading, and data streaming - moving data from point A to point B at the lowest latency computationally 
  • Expertise with regular expressions chaining and lexical parsing of data toward transformation of raw event data into common open data formats such as JSON or Avro 
  • Experience visualizing time series/real time data in Grafana or Kibana or similar technology such as D3.js 
  • Expertise developing applications that interface with API's such as REST API's 
  • Experience and Expertise in developing and fielding application capabilities via Docker 
  • Experience and Expertise with the concept of Infrastructure is Code - where systems design/architecture marries to application design/architecture - one and the same 
  • Not required, however would be a pro - Experience with Cyber Security Operations Computer Network Defense Mission - experience supporting operations as a developer/software engineer
Technology Stack 
  • Enterprise Confluent Platform 
  • Kafka API
  • Kafka Streams 
  • KSQL
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 7
  • RedHat Atomic 
  • Kubernetes 
  • Docker
  • Python 
  • Grafana 
  • D3.js 
  • OpenNMS
  • Prometheus 
  • JSON
  • Apache Avro 
  • Common Event Format 
  • ArcSight Enterprise Security Manager API
  • Enterprise Splunk 
  • IBM Qradar 


  • Development Automated Systems Build Process 
  • Development Automation Validation and Verification Build Standard Error Rate 
  • Development Disaster Recovery Process 
  • Development Docker Images 
  • Development Data Stream Data Pipeline Integration between disparate vendor technologies 
  • Development KSQL/Kafka Streams API centered Computer Network Defense Detection Models/Methods/Use Cases Applications 
  • Development Systems, Application, and Core Capability Health Monitoring 
  • Development Proof of Concepts New Emerging Technologies  

Opportunity Requirements & Details 

  • Work site: Predominately Remote Work From Home/Customer Site When on Travel 
  • Position is contract only(2nd tier subcontractor agreement) - no W2 employee inquiries
  • Must posses current Errors & Omissions, Liability, and Workers Compensation Insurance 
  • Invoice fulfillment/payment on Net-30 terms.
  • Initial period of performance March 1, 2018 - February 28, 2019 
  • Bill rate $150/hr 
  • Expenses reimbursed based upon federal DOD per diem  rates 
  • Must be United States Citizen with a minimum current/active DOD Secret or Top Secret security clearance 
  • Must be able to lift minimum of 40 pounds in weight
  • Must possess active/current United States Passport
  • No relocation
  • 10% Travel 

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