Senior Software Developer: GUI Development Lead – Annapolis Junction, MD

Website TeamBelay Belay Technologies Inc.

As a Senior Software Engineer you will lead the web-based GUI development team and support the Application Messaging Framework (AMF). Designs, develops and tests enterprise software critical to multiple systems across the Customer enterprise. You should have a strong background developing enterprise-grade Java applications with experience matching the skills outlined below. Experience with JMS is a plus. All candidates must possess an active TS/SCI with FSPoly. 
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!!
Job Requirements:

  • All candidates must hold an active DoD security clearance at the highest level
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in computer engineering or in a field related to the computer engineering or computer science disciplines
  • 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
  • At least three years of experience in the SIGINT, IA and IT domains
  • 5+ years of experience developing enterprise-grade Java applications
  • 3+ years of experience developing web-based GUIs using HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and WebSockets
  • 2+ years of experience writing software using modern JavaScript frameworks such as React, Angular, and Vue.js
  • Strong leadership skills and mentoring ability
  • Knowledge of the Spring Framework and Dependency Injection
  • Experience with data binding and object serialization using XML, JSON, or Avro
  • Experience developing RESTful web services
  • Ability to debug and resolve application errors and performance bottlenecks in a timely and effective manner
  • Ability to clearly communicate ideas and status updates to peers and management
  • Experience managing software deployments to Java servlet containers such as Jetty
  • Experience developing, deploying, and maintaining software in an Enterprise Linux environment
  • Experience developing software with Git, Maven and Gradle

Desired Skills

  • Experience with Grafana or similar data visualization, analytics, and monitoring tools
  • Knowledge of graph DBs, the Tinkerpop Graph API, or SigmaJS
  • Experience writing and maintaining web-based ExtJS applications
  • Experience writing software using message-oriented middleware such as JMS, AMQP, STOMP, or MQTT
  • Experience with Hibernate, JPA, and SQL
  • Understanding of Usability Engineering principles and best practices for user interface design
  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Security, or a related field

Perks and Benefits

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
– 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!
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.
Key words: Full Clearance, Fort Meade, SDVOSB, Service-disabled veteran owned small business, DoD, FSP, Full Scope Polygraph, MW, 01-04


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