Sphere of Influence Software Studios

A company of key contributors
Fred Brooks nailed it. There is at least 20:1 difference in output between the most productive and least productive people in IT. On a typical 20-person project just 2-5 will do most of the good work. Those 2-5 people are “key contributors” and we want to hire you if you are one of them.
If you are a key contributor and work for a company where most of the people aren’t, then you no doubt feel shackled. Give us a call. We only want to pay you what you are worth, surround you with other key contributors, and provide you all the tools you need to do a great job.
Rewarding and challenging opportunities
Building excellent software products at the leading edge is challenging work. This is true for our developers, consultants, subject matter experts, leads, and managers. If you are the type of person who wakes up hungry for a good (but fair) challenge then this is the place for you.
We have a wide variety of jobs that range from software development to sales and support. We always need excellent developers, infrastructure people, Agile delivery leads, and subject matter experts in a variety of domains. If you don’t see a job opening that matches, try contacting us. If you impress us, we might be able to create the perfect job for you!
Did we mention that we are an Agile company?
We run our projects with Agile Software Development, blending various technologies and approaches to create the best possible software in the most efficient environments. That turns out to be really hard to do - so we need people who live for that kind of work.
You must enjoy technology
You must be excellent at what you do
You must have a talent that relates to technology, mission, or management
You must be reliable, have a strong work ethic, and get things done
You must work fast while working smart
You must be nice!

Some positions require a clearance 

Interview Survival Roadmap

Knowledge to help you interview at Sphere of Influence


Senior Cloud Software Developer in Northern Virginia

The ideal candidate is a talented software engineer with experience designing and implementing Java solutions that integrate with the Apache Hadoop framework and/or NoSQL databases such as Cassandra, HBase, or MongoDB.  The position involves working with a team pursuing complex and challenging projects within the intelligence community. 
Java Developer in Hanover, Maryland

The ideal candidate is a hands-on programmer who can leverage the full capabilities of the Java platform to implement high-quality web applications for the intelligence community. The position requires a passion for software development, particularly in domains with complex and interesting mission challenges. Experience with Oracle database is a  plus.

Senior Software Systems Engineer in Northern Virginia

The candidate is a creative thinker, has exceptional engineering skill, and familiarity with new technologies in order to create the next generation intelligence software. The position combines Systems Engineering (interdisciplinary focus on complex engineering projects, not system administration) with in-depth knowledge of software architectures, technologies, and development. Duties include system specification, software architecture and design, and software development.

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