Sr. Software Engineer

Location: Springfield, VA
Req#: 482303
Company Information

Our team is what makes Octo great. At Octo you'll work beside some of the smartest and most accomplished staff you'll find in your career.  Octo offers fantastic benefits and an amazing workplace culture where you will feel valued while you perform mission critical work for our government.  Voted one of the region’s best places to work multiple times, Octo is an employer of choice!

Job Description

Octo is currently seeking a Senior Software Engineer to join our growing team! 


  • Develops, maintains, and enhances complex and diverse software systems (e.g., processing- intensive analytics, novel algorithm development, manipulation of extremely large data sets, real-time systems, and business management information systems) based upon documented requirements
  • Provides specific input to the software components of system design to include hardware/software trade-offs, software reuse, use of COTS/GOTS in place of new development, and requirements analysis and synthesis from system level to individual software components
  • Designs, implements, and integrates software applications or performs software e.g. tasks
  • Utilizes software engineering and design methodologies appropriate to the development, integration, and production environment
  • Ensures efficient delivery of software engineering capabilities using industry standards and repeatable processes
  • Mitigates risks, controls costs and schedule variance, and effectively manages large scale, integrated software projects
  • Reviews and tests software components for adherence to the design requirements and documents test results
Skills & Requirements
  • 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.
  • 6+ years of experience developing with Java, Python, PHP, (or other common programing language).
  • Active TS/SCI clearance
  • Thorough understanding of standard web service protocols (such as SOAP, REST, and/or OGC).
  • Working knowledge of Bootstrap, Angular, Handlebars or jQuery
  • Experience with pulling data from various data source from on premises and cloud-based storage.
  • You know how to ship code in fast, iterative cycles with experience in a mature agile/DevOps environment.
  • BONUS: ArcGIS, Arc Server, Geoserver or other Geospatial knowledge is a big plus.

Octo is a growth-oriented firm that provides a unique, differentiated employee culture relative to our Federal market peers.  We leverage this 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. 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. Selected applicant will be subject to a background investigation.