Senior Software Developer – Annapolis Junction, MD

Website TeamBelay Belay Technologies Inc.

Belay Technologies is seeking a Senior Software Engineer to design, develop, and test enterprise software

Lead the Way


Belay wants you to lead the way – push boundaries, offer ideas, create solutions, and be a part of something great with Team Belay!  Our team is full of technology pioneers who take the smartest approach, never accept the status quo, and are excited about making a difference!!


Our team leads:
  • Ideas; white papers, new technologies, improving existing infrastructure and introducing solutions…Belay was built on ideas
  • Growth; Be the Captain of your Fate!  Share your aspirations and Belay will pave the way with conferences, education, mentorship and hands-on exposure to new and exciting things
  • Development; step up, be instrumental in our growth and business efforts and you will be met with an open door to new experiences as leaders in a growing company
  • Benefits; your feedback determines our offerings, which improve constantly based on your needs
  • Giving: You tell us what is important to you and Belay will support your personal cause and charitable efforts, we’ve paid donations and volunteered to causes special to our team
  • Fun; You give us ideas and we deliver in a big way, with go-kart racing, rock climbing, swanky casino nights, skeet shooting, happy hours and more!


Make a difference and have fun with Team Belay!!


Work Description 
This position is for a Senior Software Developer/Engineer to design, develop, and test enterprise software utilizing message-oriented middleware. Candidate should demonstrate strong development skills and Java experience. Familiarity with JMS is a plus.

Work Requirements 
All candidates must possess an active DoD clearance at the highest level

  • TS/SCI clearance with polygraph
  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in computer engineering or in a field related to the computer engineering or computer science disciplines
  • 8 (8) years of Software Engineering experience. An additional 4+ years of Software Engineering experience may be substituted for the degree for a total of 12 years.
  • 3+ years work experience in the SIGINT, IA, or IT domains.
Critical Skills
  • Ten years minimum developing software and systems using Java middleware
  • Four (4) years of experience with Accumulo
  • Experience utilizing Hadoop and MapReduce
  • Three (3) years of experience developing high-performance multi-threaded applications, or applications executed in distributed computing environments
  • One year of experience working with message-oriented middleware such as JMS.
  • Demonstrated experience dealing with processing and managing large data sets or high volume data ingest
  • Experience developing with complex event processing (CEP) applications
  •  Linux experience, including familiarity with basic terminal commands
Desired Skills
  •  Experience with stream processing (i.e, STORM)
  •  Experience with in memory Data Store (i.e. REDIS)
  •  Demonstrated experience using Enterprise Integration Patterns (Apache Camel) 
  • Ability to predict/detect performance bottlenecks and design performant solutions
  • Ability to quickly review code to determine design flaws or software coding improvements
  • Ability to clearly communicate ideas and status updates to peers and management
  • Masters degree in Computer Science, Information Security, or a related field
Work Schedule
  • 40 hours/week; Normal day-shift work hours; Core hours 0900-1500
Work location
  • Government or contractor facility in the Ft. Meade, MD area
Work Environment
  • Must be able to work in collaborative environment. Must be able to work with minimal supervision.
Labor Category
  • Software Engineer IV-F


What We Do


Belay Technologies provides leading technology and engineering solutions to the DoD, as well as state-of-the-art commercial products. We are a certified Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business in the Baltimore/Washington area, and we are an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We hire software engineers, web designers, test engineers, systems engineers, systems administrators, database engineers and other tech services.


Belay Technologies offers an extensive benefits package, including up to 8 weeks in paid leave (4 weeks of personal leave, 3 days of Yay! leave, 10 paid holidays, and optional leave up to 6 days through Belay’s volunteer program), 6% matching in 401(k) contributions vested on day one, $5,000 annual training/tuition or the option to use that money to pay off student loans, rich medical coverage (100% coinsurance, no copays) with a fully funded Health Savings Account with up to $3000 in annual contributions from Belay, dental coverage including orthodontia, vision, up to $420,000 in life insurance, life insurance and disability premiums covered 100% by Belay, pet insurance, generous referral bonus program, company sponsored lunches and events, and many more!


Think you know someone who might be right for the job? Refer them to and you may be eligible for a referral reward up to  $10,000!


Key words: Full Clearance, Fort Meade, SDVOSB, Service-disabled veteran owned small business, Java developer, Software Engineer, Web design, web designer, Angular, React, Spring, Maven