MacOS iOS Application Developer - Security Clearance

Objective-C, Swift, GIT, Bash, iOS, MacOS
Full Time, C2H Corp-To-Corp, C2H Independent, C2H W2
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description

JOB TITLE:           macOS & iOS Application Developer

LOCATION:         Arlington, VA

REPORTS TO:     Project Manager

LevelUp Force has an immediate need for a MacOS / iOS Application Developer to support one of our prestigious federal customers in Arlington, VA.

**An Active DoD Secret clearance is required for this role**



MacOS & iOS Application Developer

Function as the Senior iOS & MacOS Software Developer position with the ability to take full ownership of projects and work with the brightest and forward thinking Apple Engineers within the Department of Defense. Work on a collaborative engineering team tasked with building, hardening, testing, and deploying future macOS and iOS systems, and assisting with integrating and testing multiple third-party applications required for securely operating Apple hardware within existing DoD and Federal Government Active Directory-based networks.

Build applications to automate and support the work of engineer colleagues, and play a key role in designing, developing, testing, and distributing desktop and mobile applications for the DoD, with the ability to set standards and establish guidelines for best practices on a project.

Unlike many other positions, you will have the communication channels to Apple and other branches of the military available to you.  Training funds also available.


  • Secret Clearance or ability to obtain and keep a Secret Clearance
  • 3+ years of experience with Objective-C and/or Swift (3.0+ preferred)
  • Experience with using GIT for code versioning
  • Experience with using Terminal and writing Bash scripts
  • Must have demonstrated experience (open-source, App Store, etc) with iOS/MacOS development - Creating & Managed Signing Certificates, Provisioning profiles, and App IDs from within the Apple Developer portal
  • Ability to coordinate with other in-house Apple Engineers 
  • Ability to write code with best security practices in mind
  • CompTIA Security+ Certification (required within 60 days of employment)


  • Existing Security Clearance preferred
  • Experience with CoreData
  • Experience with CryptoTokenKit
  • Experience with XPCConnection
  • Experience building LaunchDaemons & LaunchAgents
  • Experience building AuthPlugins
  • Packaging applications to be distributed internally
  • MDM Experience (AirWatch, MobileIron, JAMF Pro, et al)
  • Experience with macOS maintenance with JAMF Pro (formerly Casper Suite) - Certified Casper Technician certification or better preferred
  • Knowledge of DoD and Federal Government IT security policies, familiar with implementing DISA STIG requirements

Please send resumes to or call Dana Heaton at 202-270-8083


                       LevelUp Force is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted By

Dana Heaton

312 Marshall Ave, Suite 1010 Laurel, MD, 20707

Dice Id : 10432059
Position Id : 043910
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