Eqlipse Technologies

Principal Software Engineer - Fully Cleared

Position Type
US-MD-Annapolis Junction


Eqlipse Technologies is currently seeking a Principal Software Engineer for a high priority and highly visible Cyber program. Eqlipse's team seeks problem solvers, innovators, technologists, and operators looking to remain at the forefront of driving meaningful change and make an enduring impact on the national security mission. As a member of the Eqlipse team your work will align the most innovative solutions to evolve and transform how our customers accomplish their most complex challenges.


The Principal Software Engineer will serve on an Agile Software team performing feature updates for a metrics and monitoring system, including a central health and status dashboard. The selected candidate will work with a team of System  Engineers and Software Developers to implement viable solutions and demonstrate capabilities delivered into the system. Work will require coordinating status across various data sources and alerting based on events, metrics, and reports.


A typical day in the life may include:

  • Supports, integrates, scales, documents, and secures all aspects of the virtual compute and container application
  • Create a lightweight version of application to function on a limited resource server
  • Produce a version of the application to be shareable to US partners.
  • Works with developers to ensure compliance with optimal integration
  • Ensures DevOps policies are integrated throughout the stack
  • Conducts assessments to ensure the platforms meet required performance specifications
  • Provide data transport interface and message schema where necessary (RESTful API).
  • Containerizes key applications identified by mission lead
  • Analyze user requirements to derive software design and performance requirements
  • Provide recommendations for improving documentation and software development process standards
  • Design and code new software or modify existing software to develop rapid, light-weight experiments to evaluate and explore new solutions to help steer customer capabilities.
  • Recommend new technologies and processes for complex software projects 
  • Integrate existing software into new or modified systems or operating environments
  • Develop simple data queries for existing or proposed databases or data repositories
  • Write or review software and system documentation
  • Serve as team lead at the level appropriate to the software development process being used on any particular project
  • Design or implement complex database or data repository interfaces/queries
  • Assist with developing and executing test procedures for software components
  • Develop software solutions by analyzing system performance standards, confer with users or system engineers; analyze systems flow, data usage and work processes; and investigate problem areas
  • Modify existing software to correct errors, to adapt to new hardware, or to improve its performance
  • Design, develop and modify software systems, using scientific analysis and mathematical models to predict and measure outcome and consequences of design
  • Design or implement complex algorithms requiring adherence to strict timing, system resource, or interface constraints
  • Confer with system engineers and hardware engineers to derive software requirements and to obtain information on project limitations and capabilities, performance requirements and interfaces 
  • Select the software development process in coordination with the customer and system engineering


  • Twenty (20) years experience as a SWE in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required. Four (4) years of additional
  • SWE experience on projects with similar software processes may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.
  • Proficiency with Java full stack development
  • Experience with ElasticStack: ElasticSearch, Logstash, and Kibana
  • Familiarity with GIT


Nice to Haves:

  • Experience with REST architectures
  • Familiarity with GitLab CI/CD
  • Experience with the Atlassian suite of software development and management products (Confluence and Jira)
  • Experience with Groovy
  • Experience with Maven


TS/SCI with Poly

EEO Statement

"Eqlipse is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Employment policies and decisions on employment and promotion are based on merit, qualifications, performance, and business needs. The decisions and criteria governing the employment relationship with all employees are made in a nondiscriminatory manner, without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or any other factor determined to be unlawful by federal, state, or local statutes. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable workplace accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an email to HR@eqlipsetechnologies.com. Please indicate the specifics of the assistance needed. This option is reserved only for individuals who are requesting a reasonable workplace accommodation. It is not intended for other purposes or inquiries."


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