Eqlipse Technologies

Principal Software Engineer - Fully Cleared

Position Type
US-MD-Fort Meade


Are you ready to embark on a remarkable journey in the world of cybersecurity? Eqlipse Technologies is in search of a Principal Software Developer to join our elite team, supporting a high-priority and highly visible Cyber program. We're on the lookout for problem solvers, innovators, technologists, and operators who are passionate about driving transformative change and leaving an indelible mark on our national security mission.


As a Principal Software Developer, you'll be at the forefront of a captivating journey. You'll be responsible for developing, enhancing, and maintaining complex and diverse software systems. Expect to immerse yourself in tasks like processing-intensive analytics, pioneering new algorithms, handling extensive data sets, and managing real-time systems and business management information systems.

  • Innovative Systems: Dive into the world of complex and diverse software systems, where no two days are the same.
  • Algorithm Pioneering: Embark on a journey of novel algorithm development, pushing the boundaries of what's possible.
  • Big Data Wizardry: Master the art of manipulating massive data sets with ease and precision.
  • Real-Time Adventures: Navigate the thrilling realm of real-time systems, where quick thinking is a must.
  • Business Management Magic: Contribute to the creation and maintenance of business management information systems.
  • Solo or Team Player: Enjoy the flexibility of working both independently and as a valued team member.
  • Quality Assurance: Be the gatekeeper of quality, conducting rigorous reviews and tests on software components.
  • Meticulous Documentation: Ensure software components meet design requirements and meticulously document test results.
  • Problem-Solving Excellence: Showcase your problem-solving skills by resolving software problem reports.
  • Methodology Mastery: Utilize cutting-edge software development and design methodologies tailored to the development environment.
  • Design Input: Provide crucial input to shape system design, considering hardware/software trade-offs, software reuse, and more.
  • Off-the-Shelf Expertise: Explore the possibilities of Commercial Off-the-Shelf (COTS) and Government Off-the-Shelf (GOTS) solutions, reducing the need for new development.
  • Requirements Maestro: Contribute to requirements analysis and synthesis, bridging the gap from system-level needs to individual software components


  • Educational Edge: A bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related discipline from an accredited college or university is required. Alternatively, four years of additional software engineering experience on similar projects can be substituted for a bachelor's degree.
  • Seasoned Expertise: You'll need at least 20 years of software engineering experience on programs and contracts with similar scope and complexity.
  • Mission Management Mastery: This role is part of the Mission Management team, so you'll need to be well-versed in data/mission space metrics, tool creation in mission management space, and have a strong grasp of Java, Python, and Elk Stack.
  • Coding Virtuoso: Master Python, Jython, Java, Groovy to craft innovative solutions.
  • Visualization Wizardry: A solid understanding of Grafana and the ability to develop data transformation pre-processors and data flow management using NiagraFiles is crucial.
  • Data Dynamo: Navigate the world of GOTS query and visualization tools with ease.
  • Analytics Maestro: Leverage your expertise with cutting-edge analytics and visualization tools like Grafana and Kibana, backed by a deep understanding of Prometheus and Opensearch.
  • Data Whisperer: Decode corporate health, status, and data monitoring with finesse.
  • Toolbox Navigator: Familiarity with corporate tools like MAASIMPACT is a definite plus.
  • Service Savvy: Possess a strong grasp of corporate services like NiFi, XKS, UTT/SSDM, and more.



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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