Senior Backend Developer

Posted Date 2 months ago(5/26/2020 7:14 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, performance optimization, diagram creation and maintenance, participation in standups and team activities, and creation of documentation. 

Client Engagement

• Begin developing relationships one level up and two levels down. Identify and support opportunities to expand project scope beyond current deliverable and actively share information about clients’ emerging support needs and trends with team members and management.
· Participate on proposals


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or other related technology field
  • 5+ years of experience in Software Development and Engineering on multiple parts of the Software Stack
  • Comprehensive understanding of the Agile process
  • Comprehensive understanding of the Python language
  • Comprehensive understanding of one of the following API frameworks: Flask, Falcon, Django
  • Comprehensive understanding of microservice and/or service mesh style architectures
  • Comprehensive understanding of API definitions and documentation, for example OpenAPI v3 specification
  • Understanding of one of the following databases: PostgreSQL, MySQL, Oracle, Mongo, SQLite
  • Understanding of software testing and QA best practices
  • Understanding of synchronous vs asynchronous communication or processing
  • Basic use or experience with the following tools: Apache Kafka/Airflow/NiFI, Celery, Redis, ActiveMQ
  • Understanding of containerization
  • 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
  • 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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