Software Engineer (1175)

Software Engineer (1175) | Fort Meade, 20755, Ft. Meade, Fort Meade, MD, US



Zapata Technology, Inc. seeks a cleared person holding a TS/SCI clearance with polygraph to become a Software Engineer in Annapolis Junction, MD. Check out the details below and our awesome benefits here. 


Essential Functions: 

  • The Software Engineer develops, maintains, and enhances complex and diverse software systems such as processing-intensive analytics, novel algorithm development, manipulation of extremely large data sets, real-time systems, and business management information systems. 
  • Review and tests software components for adherence to the design requirements and documents tests results. 
  • Resolve software problem reports.  
  • Utilize software development and software design methodologies appropriate to the development environment.  
  • Provide specific input to the software components of system design to include hardware/software trade-offs, software reuse, use of Commercial Off-the-shelf (COTS)/Government Off-the-shelf (GOTS) in place of new development, and requirements analysis and synthesis from system level to individual software components. 

Job Qualifications and Skills: 

  • Ability to analyze user requirements to derive software design and performance requirements.
  • Must be able to Debug existing software and correct defects 
  • Must provide recommendations for improving documentation and software development process standards 
  • Integrate existing software into new or modified systems or operating environments
  • Develop simple data queries for existing or proposed databases or data repositories
  • Write or review software and system documentation 
  • Able to serve as team lead at the level appropriate to the software development process being used on any project 
  • Design or implement complex database or data repository interfaces/queries 
  • Develop or implement algorithms to meet or exceed system performance and functional standards 
  • Assist with developing and executing test procedures for software components 
  • Develop software solutions by analyzing system performance standards, confer with users or system engineers; analyze systems flow, data usage and work processes; and investigate problem areas 
  • Modify existing software to correct errors, to adapt to new hardware, or to improve its performance 
  • Design, develop and modify software systems, using scientific analysis and mathematical models to predict and measure outcome and consequences of design.


Education/Experience include: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required. 
  • Four (4) years of additional SWE experience on projects with similar software processes may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.  
  • Seven (7) years of experience as a SWE, in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required. 

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work: 

This is a regular full-time position. 


Clearance Type: 

Requires an active TS/SCI security clearance with poly. Employment is contingent on having or obtaining the required active security clearance or successfully passing the required background check, as well as other factors including, but not limited to, drug screens.  


AAP/EEO Statement: 

Zapata Technology is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, genetic information, creed, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. 


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