The KeyW Corporation Senior Software Architect in Vienna, Virginia


KeyW is looking for a Senior Software Architect to support our government client in Vienna, VA with a Top Secret clearance.



  • Provide technical, managerial, and administrative direction for problem definition, analysis, requirements development, and implementation for complex systems consisting of elements of the Java ecosystem, Oracle RDBMS and MarkLogic NoSQL databases.

  • Make recommendations and advise on organization-wide system improvements and optimization or maintenance efforts for microservice architecture IT systems.

  • Participate in design and development meetings and build associated technical artifacts.

  • Troubleshoot issues in all environments as needed.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Expertise in Systems Development Life Cycle framework.

  • Expertise in developing enterprise IT solutions in Java.

  • Advanced knowledge of SQL, NoSQL, Linux, and script languages.

  • Experience with performance management diagnostic methods, tools, and techniques.

  • Experience with systems testing and evaluation principles, methods, and tools.

  • Knowledge of new and emerging information technologies and/or industry trends.

  • Knowledge of project management principles and methods.

  • Experience with Agile Scrum methodology.

  • Proficiency with production implementation and support of enterprise Java applications on Linux/Unix.

Education and Years of Experience:

  • Master’s degree preferred with 11 years of relevant experience in software development; OR

  • Bachelor’s degree with 13+ years of relevant experience in software development


This position requires a Top Secret security clearance.

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About the Organization

KeyW is a pure-play national security solutions provider for the Intelligence, Cyber and Counterterrorism Communities' toughest challenges. We support the collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of information across the full spectrum of their missions. We employ and challenge more than 2,000 of the most talented professionals in the industry with solving such complex problems as preventing cyber threats, transforming data into intelligence and combating global terrorism.

KeyW, together with its direct and indirect subsidiaries, encourages and actively supports a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and commits to provide equal opportunity to each individual, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin or ancestry, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other classifications protected by Federal, State or local law. In fact, we foster an environment that promotes diversity, balance and fun—because we believe in the importance of having a workplace as unique as the challenges we solve.


This position requires a Top Secret security clearance.

KeyW EEO Statement

KeyW is an EEO employer. We are committed to providing fair and equal employment consideration, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability.

ID 2019-18750

# of Openings 1

Posted Date Software Engineering

Job Locations US-VA-Vienna