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Application Programmer III

San Antonio, TX · Information Technology

Clearance Level: Secret
Education: High School
Location: Lackland Air Force Base - San Antonio, TX US (Primary)
Travel: 0 - 10%

We are seeking an Application Programmer III to support a large Air Force IT enterprise Cyber Weapons System Program.


  • Engineers and implements software solutions by developing new code and integrating Free and Open Source Software (FOSS), Commercial of the Shelf Software (COTS), and Government of the Shelf Software (GOTS)
  • Leads multidisciplinary research and collaborates with equipment designers and/or hardware engineers in the planning, design, development, and utilization of software, for host based and network sensors and data analysis platforms
  • Collaborates with system operators, system maintainers, engineers, application programmers, Product Owners, configuration managers, technical writers, and other stakeholders to mature requirements
  • Writes, updates, and maintains computer programs, software packages, and user documentation
  • Develops computer programs to store, locate, and retrieve specific documents, data, and information
  • Develops software for collecting and analyzing data from remote network sensors and host based security tools
  • Utilizes stakeholder feedback and system testing to obtain information on system capabilities and limitations
  • Leads development and incorporation of unit and integration tests into a CI/CD pipeline to validate software quality
  • Works in parallel and support QA/testing as needed
  • Works as part of a cross-functional teams that follows Scrum Agile practices


  • Active Secret clearance.
  • Bachelors with 8-10 years of experienct or High School with 10-15 years’ experience.
  • Software developing (programing) Experience
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) Experience
  • GIT Experience
  • Experience with two or more programming/scripting Languages or technologies: JavaScript, Angular 2-8, TypeScript, Ansible, Kubernetes, Python 2/3, Helm, Docker, Bash, HTML, CSS, SCSS
  • Experience with databases and servers: Apache, MongoDB, NoSQL, Elasticsearch, SQL
  • Understand Networking Principles (TCP/IP)
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Familiarization with Bitbucket, Jira, SonarQube, GitLab, Nexus, Bro/Zeek, Suricata, and Moloch
  • DevSecOps Experience


  • 8570/8140 compliant: IAT II (required within 6 months)
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