Backend Developer

Posted Date 2 months ago(5/26/2020 7:16 PM)
Requisition #
Security Clearance
Full Time
Job Category
Software Development


Noblis is delivering innovative, cutting-edge solutions to our customers in the Intelligence Community (IC). From prototype to production, Noblis is looking for self-motivated, creative, and dedicated developers to further our impact in the customer space. As a backend developer, the applicant will be expected to primarily work on the customer-focused backend databases, application programming interfaces (APIs), and pipelines which power our products. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: back-end development, integration of services, database management, participation in standups and team activities, and creation of documentation. 

Client Engagement

· Learn about and support Noblis’ client engagement, corporate values, and corporate strategic priorities, including providing input to proposal writers.
· Build a productive relationship with your client and understand their structure and goals.
· Participate in the proposal process by providing input to proposal writers.


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or other related technology field
  • 0-5 years of experience in Software Development and Engineering on multiple parts of the Software Stack
  • Understanding of the Agile process
  • Understanding  of the Python language
  • Basic understanding of microservice and/or service mesh style architectures
  • Basic understanding of one of the following databases: PostgreSQL, MySQL, Oracle, Mongo, SQLite
  • Basic understanding of software testing and QA best practices
  • Basic understanding of containerization
  • Basic understanding of security practices when developing both back-end applications
  • Ability to work in highly collaborative team environments

Desired Qualifications:

  • Ability to support multiple projects
  • Familiarity with one of the following API frameworks: Flask, Falcon, Django
  • Familiarity with some of the following tools: Apache Kafka/Airflow/NiFi, Celery, Redis, ActiveMQ
  • Familiarity with API documentations formats, such as OpenAPI v3
  • Understanding of synchronous vs asynchronous communication or processing
  • Ability to obtain a Top Secret Clearance with Polygraph
  • Multilingual
  • Previous work in social media and/or advertising


Noblis and our wholly owned subsidiary, Noblis ESI, tackle the nation's toughest problems and apply advanced solutions to our clients' most critical missions. We bring the best of scientific thought, management and engineering expertise together in an environment of independence and objectivity to deliver enduring impact on federal missions. Noblis works with a wide range of government clients in the defense, intelligence and federal civil sectors. Learn more at Noblis -About Us


Why work at a Noblis company?

Our employees find greater meaning in their work and balance the other things in life that matter to them. Our people are our greatest asset. They are exceptionally skilled, knowledgeable, team-oriented, and mission-driven individuals who want to do work that matters and benefits the public. Noblis has won numerous workplace awardsNoblis maintains a drug-free workplace.


Noblis is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race (as well as because of or on the basis of traits historically associated with race, including hair texture, hair type, and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions, genetic factors, military/veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.

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