Senior Python Software Developer

  • Maximus,
  • Arlington, VA
  • 1 hour ago
Full Time

Job Description

Job Description Summary

What You Will Do:

We are looking for a talented, enthusiastic, and proactive Senior Python Software Developers to develop and implement analytic applications on a large cybersecurity analytics program. In collaboration with cyber analysts, data scientists, and countermeasures researchers, the successful candidate will help develop and automate new capabilities for cyber detection against motivated adversaries. This requires an ambitious curiosity to bring innovative solutions to complex problems involving large data sets. Your work will enable advanced technologies for deployment. This work can be done remotely.

Job Responsibilities:

Work with cyber analysts to develop automated analytic applications based on analyst tradecraft and manual workflows.
Collaborate with data scientists to create new analytic capabilities involving artificial intelligence, machine learning, and statistical analyses.
Create automated detection capabilities involving signature, behavioral, heuristic, anomalous, unsupervised-learning and predictive analytic approaches.
Create proof of concepts using large data sets, including use of Zeek data, Kibana, Elastic Search, Zepplin Notebooks, Spark, Hadoop, and AWS.
Support the design, development, and deployment of production systems adhering to the Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery CI/CD pipeline
Post-deployment support of continuous analysis through the full lifecycle of the capabilities
Work with the countermeasures team and analysts to evaluate the efficacy analytic capabilities, recommend alternative countermeasures, monitor analytic performance, and refine/upgrade/tune applications.
Troubleshoot data and analytic processing errors and provide solutions.
Design, build and maintain front-line, industrial scale workflows/pipelines to potentially process terabytes of data.
Work with DevSecOps teams to provide CI/CD automation servers and provisioning tools such as Jenkins and Ansible.
Work independently in a high impact role involving multiple government and contractor stakeholders.

Required Skills:

5 years+ programming in Python
2 years developing on Spark, Kibana, Elastic Search
2 years developing on databases
Experience with large data sets, transforming and querying terabytes of data
Universal version control repositories such as Artifactory, BitBucket, and Git
Scan objects for malware, bugs, vulnerabilities, and apply fixes
Understanding of network data protocols
Experience with monitoring/diagnosing activity at the host, application, network, internet protocol, database, source code, and LAN layers
Experience with shell scripting

Desired Skills:

Experience working with Bro/Zeek data sets
Experience using or scripting cybersecurity intrusion detection tools and analysis
Experience with machine learning/data science stack (e.g. Pandas, Numpy, ScikitLearn, Keras, TensorFlow, PyTorch, networkx)
Experience in database design, development and data modeling
Familiar with interactive data-driven analytical notebooks like Zepplin Notebook
Experience with deploying images using Ansible, Terraform
Experience with open-source enterprise network monitoring tools like Kafka and Nagios Core
One or more professional cybersecurity certifications
Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) experience
Experience with EINSTEIN
Experience with a variety of analytics such as file, network, host-based, and emulytic
Demonstrated ability to build trusted advisor relationships with clients
Experience supporting sales and business development
Experience with financial management

Years of Related Experience: 10+ years
Minimum Education Required: Bachelor's Degree
Must have active Top Secret government clearance in JPAS
Due to federal client requirements, only US Citizens can be considered

Job Summary

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Education and Experience Requirements


MAXIMUS Introduction

Since 1975, Maximus has operated under its founding mission of Helping Government Serve the People, enabling citizens around the globe to successfully engage with their governments at all levels and across a variety of health and human services programs. Maximus delivers innovative business process management and technology solutions that contribute to improved outcomes for citizens and higher levels of productivity, accuracy, accountability and efficiency of government-sponsored programs. With more than 30,000 employees worldwide, Maximus is a proud partner to government agencies in the United States, Australia, Canada, Saudi Arabia, Singapore and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit

As a large employer and Federal contractor, Maximus is subject to various vaccine mandates across our lines of business. Maximus is committed to complying with any applicable vaccine mandates. The specific vaccine requirements for this position will be outlined throughout the selection process. Individuals who believe they may qualify for a medical or religious accommodation will have the opportunity to apply for an accommodation following an offer of employment.

EEO Statement

EEO Statement: Active military service members, their spouses, and veteran candidates often embody the core competencies Maximus deems essential, and bring a resiliency and dependability that greatly enhances our workforce. We recognize your unique skills and experiences, and want to provide you with a career path that allows you to continue making a difference for our country. We're proud of our connections to organizations dedicated to serving veterans and their families. If you are transitioning from military to civilian life, have prior service, are a retired veteran or a member of the National Guard or Reserves, or a spouse of an active military service member, we have challenging and rewarding career opportunities available for you. A committed and diverse workforce is our most important resource. Maximus is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Maximus provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disabled status.

Pay Transparency

Maximus compensation is based on various factors including but not limited to a candidate's education, training, experience, expected quality and quantity of work, required travel (if any), external market and internal value analysis including seniority and merit systems, as well as internal pay alignment. Annual salary is just one component of Maximus's total compensation package. Other rewards may include short- and long-term incentives as well as program-specific awards. Additionally, Maximus provides a variety of benefits to employees, including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan, paid holidays and paid time off. Compensation shall be commensurate with job duties and relevant work experience. An applicant's salary history will not be used in determining compensation.
Dice Id : 50050274
Position Id : 2022-73950
Originally Posted : 2 months ago
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