Principal Software Engineer /SME - 290k+ per year in total compensation Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to join a company that offers unparalleled compensation, benefits and retirement flexibility, numerous opportunities for growth, and extremely high employee satisfaction? Then this opening at SYSTOLIC could be the on-ramp for your journey towards the personal and professional growth that you have been seeking. We are looking for a Principal Software Engineer/Subject Matter Expert with experience in building and deploying high-performing, scalable, enterprise-grade applications to support our customer in Northern Virginia. You will be part of a talented software team that works on mission-critical applications. About Us (systolic.com): ● Industry leading compensation/benefits package. Relentless optimization has evolved an ultra low overhead operational model that maximizes benefits to both employees and customers. A common sense approach of avoiding complexity and striving for utter simplicity is implemented in all aspects of the business. Expensive administrative and management overhead is eliminated, allowing us to maximize employee compensation. ● Performant - Our bar is high. Our partners (employees) have earned reputations second to none. They are part of an elite group of the most well-respected individuals in the intelligence community. ● Autonomous - Our partners (employees) have the freedom to pave their own way. Never is something forced upon them and decisions are always theirs. Our partners are trusted, self-ruled and free to create their own success. Our partners operate very similarly to self-employed entrepreneurs, but without any of the headaches. ● Supported - Our partners (employees) are fortified and sustained. Our partners know we are present and aware of their needs. They are provided an unprecedented level of individual support. When contracts or projects end, we are there with new opportunities. When questions are raised, we are there with answers. Being alone stinks. Being together, we can build, advance, and thrive. This results in our extremely high employee satisfaction and retention. In this role you will: ● Provide expertise in the full software development lifecycle, from concept and design to testing. Java and Python experience is required. ● Develop solutions leveraging the latest search tech, including SOLR, BLUR, and ElasticSearch ● Configure AWS Cloud environments using open source and partner tools. ● Build automated deployments (CI/CD) using configuration management playbooks and recipes. ● Design, develop and deliver high-volume, low-latency applications for mission-critical systems. ● Support continuous improvement by investigating alternatives and technologies and presenting these for architectural review. ● Continue to enhance your job knowledge by researching the latest technologies and software products to see how they can be applied in the customer space. Ideal Skills: ● Experience in building distributed/service oriented/microservice-style and cloud based application architectures. ● Experience building enterprise applications, including integration with COTS/GOTS systems. ● Experience building and running Docker containers ● AWS developer/sysOps/DevOps certifications is a plus. ● Able to continuously learn and be at the leading edge of industry trends. ● Experience in coaching/mentoring developers with engineering best practices.