Engineering Lead (Mobile/Android/Security)

Location: Columbia, Maryland
Date Posted: 08-29-2017
Are you looking to partner with a small, fast paced, cutting edge Tech firm? Are you tired of getting lost in the crowd at a larger company where your talents and abilities are limited, constrained or overlooked? 

NSS is partnering with a successful and rapidly growing company in search of an experienced Engineering Lead who is looking to effect change, showcase their technical and leadership abilities and finds working on a variety of projects exciting and challenging! This position is located in Columbia Maryland with the possibility for remote work when appropriate.

*Active Secret clearance required*

In a nutshell, we need someone looking to make a BIG impact in a small environment. Here are a few reasons why this opportunity stands out above the rest….
  • Stock Options
  • 100% employer paid benefits
  • Flexibility to work remote when appropriate (likely 1-2 days per week once acclimated)
  • Possibility for a clearance upgrade up to a Polygraph level 
  • Drive and take charge of your own projects!!!
  • Become a “Recyclable Resource”- wear multiple hats and support a variety of clients over an extended period of time
  • Your own office with a view- NO SCIF WORK REQUIRED
Daily Experience:
We need someone who loves to lead engineers and loves to code. Candidate will be responsible for leading a diverse team of engineers spanning devops, back-end data analytics, back-end API development, mobile applications, and web-based applications. Candidate will be responsible for helping the team conceptualize and validate designs, work through implementation roadblocks, and ultimately help drive the team to hit project schedules. Dedication to a vision and the ability to see it through are paramount, as the job involves working on a spectrum of advanced security applications for a wide variety of clients. You'll get to act in a senior role working closely with highly talented engineers who double as likable people to be around. We're looking for someone who is excited to invest and grow with us, ready to dive in and make immediate improvements to our products. Come work with us on interesting things that matter!!

Experience Needed:
  • Prior or current experience in engineering leadership
  • 5+ years experience in hands-on software development
  • Expert level software development skills in a core language such as C/C++, or Java
  • Working knowledge of C/C++, Java, and Python
  • Working knowledge of Android mobile development
  • Working knowledge of HTML5/CSS/JS and common web frameworks
  • Working knowledge of relational databases and NoSQL database technologies
  • Working knowledge of software development workflows (Agile)
  • Working knowledge of DevOps/automation techniques
  • Strong passion for the industry and a continuously expanding skill set
  • Strong communication skills
  • Desire to work on cutting-edge products with integral real-world applications
Additional Details on Offerings and Who We Are:
  • We began as a start-up and quickly bloomed into a well-established data-driven information security company in the MD/DC/VA region. Our core focus is building secure products tailored to customer requirements and offering supportive services to reach security goals. While our work is demanding, the company culture is casual, upbeat, rewarding and fun. We care deeply about our team members and believe that investing in our staff is crucial to the success of our company. Our evaluation of new candidates goes beyond skill set to a look at their personal values and goals, in an effort to gather likeminded people that strengthen our awesome community.
  • Benefits include medical, dental and vision coverage, a 401(k) program, stock options, separate pools for vacation and sick leave, profit sharing options, laundry service, catered lunches, a stocked pantry, field trips and other perks. We are sensitive to the work-life balance and aim to provide tailored schedule options when needed. Our new Columbia MD office is light-filled, stocked with refreshments, and tailored specifically to be a happy, comfortable place to spend the majority of each day. We are located in a secure space with an onsite fitness center, cafés, and minutes from a surplus of restaurant and shopping options.
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