Software Engineer (Junior)

Location: Springfield, VA

Req#: 460574
Company Information
Job Description

At Octo, our focus is on delivering results that matter. We are a premier provider of digital solutions and services to the federal government specifically in the areas of UI/UX, Agile, Data, and Cloud services.  We support and modernize our federal customer’s mission critical systems and functions. Agility is at our core: it is the mantra that drives us to succeed. We work quickly, analytically and deliver on agency priorities.



Octo is currently seeking a Software Developer (Junior) to join our growing team! 


Responsibilities broadly include:

-Analyzes user requirements to derive software design and performance requirements.

-Designs and codes new software or modifies existing software to add new features.

-Debugs existing software and corrects defects.

-Integrates existing software into new or modified systems or operating environments.

-Develops simple data queries for existing or proposed databases or data repositories.

-Provides recommendations for improving documentation and software development process standards


Skills & Requirements

- Active TS/SCI Clearance

​2+ years of experience as a Software Developer

​-Possess a Bachelor's Degree in an IT related field or have four additional years of relevant Software Engineer or related technical experience as a substitute for the for the Bachelor's Degree.

​- Have an understanding of standard web service protocols (such as SOAP, REST, and OGC).

​-  Have an understanding of one or more of following programming languages and systems (JAVA, PHP, JBOSS, Tomcat, Linux, Windows, PHP, JavaScript, ColdFusion, XSLT and/or Python)




Octo is a growth-oriented firm that provides a unique, differentiated employee culture relative to our Federal market peers.  We leverage this growth-oriented and employee-focused culture to attract and retain a higher grade of talent than our peers to be an employer of choice.


  • Please no Corp-to-Corp or 1099 candidates; this position is W-2 only
  • Per contract clearance requirements, US citizenship is mandatory
  • Relocation will not be offered
  • Octo Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, protected veteran status, race, color, religious creed, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, sexual orientation/gender identity, age, or genetic information. Octo Consulting Group’s commitment to diversity and inclusive selection practices includes ensuring qualified long-term unemployed job seekers receive equal consideration for employment
  • Selected applicant will be subject to a background investigation