Senior Software Engineer – Digital / Cyber Forensics - Northern Virginia 

Basis Technology has an opening in our Cyber Forensics business unit for a Senior Software Engineer in Virginia (Washington D.C. area). Digital / cyber forensics involves the analysis of digital devices to answer investigative questions. The Cyber Forensics business unit of Basis Technology is focused on providing easy to use and extensible tools to make digital forensics investigators more efficient. Your work will be used by law enforcement, other government agencies, and corporate IT security. It will often be made available to the digital forensics community as open source software.

Our ideal candidate will have strong full stack software development skills in technologies/frameworks such as HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript/TypeScript, React, Angular, and Node.js. The candidate will be able to spearhead the development of web UIs and any infrastructure required to complement existing thick client applications built using NetBeans, Java, Java Swing, and Java FX.

Experience with one or more of the following is not required, but would be a definite plus: PostgreSQL, SQLite, Solr, ActiveMQ, ZooKeeper, C/C++, JNI, and Python. Pluses also for working knowledge of Windows, Macintosh, and Linux operating systems, since building digital forensics software requires an understanding of the details of how computers work and how data, including deleted data, is stored, so that you can find evidence and display it to the user.  

The successful candidate will be able to work remotely in an agile development environment with tight timelines. This is a full-time position that requires the ability to obtain a high-level U.S. Department of Defense security clearance, so U.S citizenship is required.

Responsibilities

  • Participate in the design and implementation of our open source and proprietary digital forensics tools.
  • Spearhead adding web UIs and infrastructure to existing applications.

Qualifications

  • MUST BE A US CITIZEN.
  • Masters or Bachelors in Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent discipline.
  • 5-8 years of professional programming experience with strong object-oriented design skills and a solid grasp of data structures and algorithms.
  • 2-3 years of professional programming experience using technologies/frameworks such as HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript/TypeScript, React, Angular, Node.js.
  • Java programming skills highly desirable.
  • Pluses for: C/C++, Python, PostgreSQL, SQLite, Solr, ActiveMQ, ZooKeeper, JNI, working knowledge of Windows, Macintosh, and Linux operating systems.
  • Interest in digital forensics and cyber security.

About Basis Technology

Basis Technology is a software company headquartered in Cambridge, MA that builds text analytics and digital forensics products. We have been in business for over 20 yours and maintain a small-company feel. The company offers competitive salaries, a generous benefits package, and daily perks such as free food and drinks.   

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

 

 

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