Software Developer - Senior

Company: Synaptech

Location: Colorado Springs, CO 80919(Northwest Colorado Springs area), United States

Posted on: September 23

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$103,571 - $192,659 a year
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Software Developer Sr Level

Colorado Springs, CO Full-Time Senior Level

Salary Range: $103,571 - $192,659. Final compensation will be determined by a variety of factors including but not limited to your skills, experience, education, and/or certifications.

Benefits: Synaptech offers one of the best benefits packages in the Colorado Defense Industry. You will receive over 5 weeks of PTO, 5% matching 401K plans with immediate vesting. Its your money from the first deposit, and theres no multi-year waiting period! Most of our health, dental, vision, long and short-term disability, basic life, health FSA, and dependent care FSA plans are available at NO cost for you and your family. If you select the HDHP medical plan that we offer, well even pay you up to an extra $2K per year in your Health Saving Account (HSA). Whats this all mean? More cash in your pocket every month!

Location: Synaptech is headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Colorado Springs is consistently recognized as one of the best cities to live. This year, US News and World Report ranked Colorado Springs the #2 best places to live in the US. The Springs offer a strong job market, quality schools, and boundless recreational opportunities!

What you will do at Synaptech:

Contribute as a software developer on the National Security Innovation Network (NSIN) contract. Provide the NSIN and its mission partners scalable and comprehensive project-based solutions that explore and deploy a broad range of solutions that enable technologies to be rapidly matured and transitioned into operational environments and to solve problems faced by NSIN and the NSIN Mission Partner community designing the integration environment as part of a larger, multi-contractor team.

In this role you will work directly with scientists, engineers, analysts, software developers, and a range of customers to provide systems and software (S/W) engineering expertise, including translating complex systems into modeling architectures that can be used in Synaptechs world-class modeling, simulation, and analysis (MS&A). The S/W applications can include (but are not limited to) a python-based MS&A framework, platform & system models, advanced thin-client visualization, containerization & Kubernetes for High Performance Computing (HPC) deployments, cloud deployments, analytical engine development, and the execution of analyses. The analysis work products will be used by a wide range of audiences including the U.S. Government, up to the highest levels within the Department of Defense, Intelligence Community, and Executive Branch. The successful candidate must enjoy working in a highly innovative environment, where you not only answer difficult questions, but you also help formulate the questions themselves.

Must have:

  • Bachelors degree in a STEM field with 10+ years of professional development experience or masters degree in a STEM field with 6+ years of professional development experience.
  • Solid understanding of and work experience employing modern programming languages (Python, Java, C++, JavaScript, etc.).
  • Experience developing physics-based models and integrating models into discrete time or discrete event simulation engines.
  • Agile software development experience, with the ability to develop features both collaboratively and on your own with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to see both the big picture and details of software architectures and anticipate and facilitate architectural changes over the full software lifecycle.
  • Growth mindset and willingness to continually learn and apply new technologies.
  • Possess or be able to attain a U.S. Government Top Secret security clearance.
  • U.S. Citizenship

Nice to have:

  • B.S. and/or M.S. in Computer Science or related field
  • Space domain experience
  • Experience developing microservices, REST APIs, and software libraries
  • Experience integrating software applications through APIs and microservices
  • Experience with full-stack web development technologies
  • Experience with TDD and writing unit tests, integration tests, and system tests to achieve high code coverage within a CI/CD pipeline.
  • Experience working with large data sets through databases, JSON, and XML, and developing analytical software to process and present the data
  • Proficiency in NoSQL database design, maintenance, and operations (MongoDB is a plus)
  • Experience in container-based deployment using Docker
  • Experience as an agile Scrum Master
  • Software team leadership experience

Security Clearance Requirements:

  • Preferred TS/SCI
  • Nice to Have Secret
  • Acceptable Ability to obtain a security clearance

About Synaptech:

Synaptech was founded by an entrepreneurial leadership team with a strong passion for fundamentally changing the world by protecting the freedom that our nation enjoys, and by creating a better tomorrow for future generations. We specialize in the rapid, innovative, collaborative implementation of highly technical solutions for some of the DoDs most demanding assessments and missions.

At Synaptech, your personal contributions matter. You are more than a name in an endless sea of developers. Your work will be seen by a wide range of audiences including the U.S. Government, up to the highest levels within the Department of Defense, Intelligence Community, and Executive Branch.

Synaptech is an Equal Opportunity Employer including disability and protected veterans.


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