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Software Engineer II or III

Federal Services | Orlando, FL | Full Time | From $100,000.00 to $140,000.00 per year

Job Description

Job Title: Software Engineer II/III

Department: Federal Services

Job Purpose: Support National Cyber Range Complex

About Circadence Corporation

Circadence is an award-winning, privately held, US-owned business that specializes in cybersecurity training and assessment platforms. Our core area of expertise is the development and management of cyber range capabilities, implementation of policies, processes and tools required to conduct cyber assessments and cyber range automation. Circadence has spent more than a decade working with the Joint Information Operations Range (JIOR) and Joint Mission Environment Test Capability (JMETC) Multiple Independent Levels of Security (MILS) Network (JMN), building cyber ranges and participating in T&E, exercises, and training events. JMN is part of the National Cyber Range Complex (NCRC). Research and development programs focus on tools and services to enhance cyber operations.

Job Description

We seek a mid or senior-level software engineer with an existing DoD security clearance to support the NCRC Range Modernization (RM) effort to enhance and transform NCRC Enterprise software, tools and hardware. The RM effort will enhance the NCRC user experience by improving system performance, agility, security and ensuring the long-term sustainability of NCRC capabilities. Through the adoption of modern development methodologies, the RM effort will enhance the NCRC’s efficiency and adaptability to meet emerging needs in the cyber test and training domains. This position will work with a team of engineers within the Government facility in Orlando, FL. Any existing DoD security clearance is required to be considered for this job.


  • Provide support to the Modernization of NCRC
  • Improving and streamlining processes toward DevSecOps and CI/CD paradigms
  • Designing and enhancing the NCRC architecture with modern technologies
  • Re-assessing and increasing NCRC capabilities
  • Operate as a developer on an associated NCRC product scrum team.
  • Develop unit tests for development assignments and support integration testing efforts.
  • Performs coding, debugging, testing, and troubleshooting throughout the application development process.
  • Evaluates, analyzes, and modifies moderately complex application programs.
  • Troubleshoots production problems related to software applications.
  • Addresses problems of systems integration, compatibility, and multiple platforms.
  • Works on most phases of applications programming activities.
  • Analyzes and resolves problems associated with applications.
  • Detects, diagnoses, and reports related problems.
  • Contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project.

Skills And Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or computer engineering with 7 to 12 years of work-related experience
  • Knowledge of software development to include agile software development practices; programming languages; operating systems; networks; enterprise and consumer IT concepts, architectures, and systems (compute, network, storage).
  • Programming experience in one or more of the following: C++, PowerShell, bash scripting, Python scripting, Java, Python, Java, Electron, React.js, Redux, Docker, Kubernetes, MongoDB, HTML, SQL, PLSQL, BASH, AngularJS, PHP, JavaScript, XML, JSON
  • Experience with Linux-based operating systems.
  • Knowledge of networking protocols such as TCP/IP, HTTP, HTTPS, TFTP, DNS, FTP, etc.
  • Knowledge of one or more of the following: MySQL, MariaDB, MongoDB, PostgreSQL, and
  • Knowledge of virtualization and containerization technologies such as VMWare, Docker, HyperV, Xen, Kubernetes, etc.
  • Experience working within an integrated development environment and using tools such as: Git, Jira, VSTS, SVN, and Redmine
  • Experience in applying Lean software principles (Agile, Spiral, Waterfall)
  • Proficient understanding of client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks
  • Knowledge of node.js, express server-side web development
  • Proficient understanding of web markup, including HTML5 and CSS3
  • Strong understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git
  • Experience developing unit tests and contributing to integration tests.
  • Ability to work effectively in a dynamic, team-oriented environment.
  • A self-motivated, proactive, results-oriented individual
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Experience with cyber testing or training to include knowledge of defensive and offensive cyber tools and tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTP) a plus.
  • Must be located at or near Orlando, FL, or be willing to relocate.
  • US Citizen/US Resident.
  • Current Secret clearance with the ability to pass comprehensive background check to obtain TS/SCI. Preferred candidates will have an active TS/SCI.

Circadence Corporation is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of age, race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, medical condition, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status or civil partnership/union status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, childbirth, genetic information, military and veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state or local law.

Circadence will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with local and federal requirements.

All Circadence employees are expected to actively support diversity on their teams, and in the Company.

NOTICE: Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.