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TCI has an immediate need for a Software Engineer in Herndon, VA.  This is not a Corp2Corp opportunity.  This is a six month contract opportunity with intent to hire.  This position requires a current DoD Secret Clearance.


TCI is offering an excellent DoD Contract opportunity with our government/military sector client in Herndon, VA.  If you enjoy a collaborative and creative work environment, this is a great opportunity for you to join a rapidly growing IT team.  Promoting from within is a routine best practice in an environment where individuals are encouraged to advance their careers.


  • Development of new software and integration of existing open-source and commercial software for the provisioning, monitoring and management of distributed high-performance storage and processing cloud.
  • Development and integration tasks will span from low-level integration with operating system and application features using C, Python, Ruby, BASH to desktop level monitoring and management tools written in Java.
  • The solution includes modern scalable open-source petabyte scale clustered file systems, a DevOps solution based on Puppet, deployment on a cluster of Red Hat Linux servers, a clustered Enterprise Integration Patterns framework based on Apache Karaf, Apache Camel, and Apache Cellar operating in conjunction with a cluster of Wildfly Java EE 7 application servers.


  • Bachelor's Degree in engineering, computer science or appropriate discipline and 6+ years of related technical experience utilizing the required skills listed below. 
  • 2+ years of experience with basic Linux operating system administration (CentOS/RHEL preferred).
  • 2+ years of current Java 1.7/1.8 experience with a depth and breadth of knowledge to include experience with concurrency, generics, functional interfaces, lamdas, and I/O subsystems.
  • 2+ years of current Java EE 6 or Java EE 7 knowledge with hands on experience deploying to JBoss/Wildfly containers. Depth and breadth of knowledge to include correct use of annotations for CDI, EJB, JPA, JMS.
  • Must possess a current DoD Secret Security Clearance (or higher).  Candidates with a current DoD Secret Security Clearance must have the ability to obtain a Top Secret/SCI security clearance after starting this position.  TCI will assist with clearance transfers and upgrades.
  • Shift schedule is 8am to 5pm Monday-Friday.


  • Polyglot programming and scripting skills comprising of at least two of Java/Groovy, Python, Ruby, Bash with prior experience utilizing these for system and task automation.
  • Fundamental software engineering life-cycle experience.  Analysis, design, development, debugging, deployment, automated testing.
  • Experience with Puppet or Chef, Jenkins, Nexus, Git, Maven, Junit, Arquillian,
  • Experience with any parallel file system Gluster, Luster, Ceph or GPFS.
  • Security+ certification or comparable DoD8570 certification.

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