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Software Engineer III (Java)
Title:Software Engineer III (Java)
Location:Sterling, VA; Austin, TX; Sarasota, FL

Would you love to work for a fast-growing company with amazing perks and benefits including educational and professional development and a great Work-Life balance? Then Forward Slope wants you to join our team! We are a fast-paced global engineering company with a great reputation in the Department of Defense industry for over 20 years.

Forward Slope Inc. is seeking a Software Engineer to support a department of the Navy, Naval Information Warfare Systems Command's (NAVWAR) requirement with the Battlespace Awareness and Information Operations program office. 

This position is hybrid and the candidate will be required to be onsite, as needed. Typically, on-site work will be 2 days per week. 

This position can be located in the following locations: Sterling/Chantilly, VA; Austin, TX; Sarasota, FL.

Job Description:

Forward Slope Inc. is seeking a Software Engineer with a self-starter attitude to support a Naval Information Warfare Systems Command (NAVWAR) requirement with the Battlespace Awareness and Information Operations program office.

Required Qualifications:

  • Currently hold an active U.S. security clearance or be able to obtain one.
  • Over 5 years of demonstrated full-stack software development experience with:
    • Object-oriented programming (i.e., Java, Python)
    • Linux operating systems (i.e., RHEL)
  • Experience with Agile software development
  • Experience with enterprise software architecture


Desired Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, mathematics, or physics
  • Software engineering experience with:
    • UI development with modern web technologies (i.e., Node.js, Angular, React)
    • Containerization and orchestration technologies (i.e., Docker, Kubernetes)
    • Database design (i.e., PostgreSQL, MongoDB)
    • Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) and web services (i.e., REST, AJAX, JSON)
    • Source Code Management (i.e., Git)
    • CI/CD automation tools (i.e., Jenkins, Tekton)
    • Automated testing (i.e., Cypress, Selenium)
    • Static Application Security Testing (i.e., SonarQube, Coverity)
  • CompTIA Security+ Certification 

*Salary Range: $118,000 - $155,000 per year

Job Type: Full-Time Salary

Why Join Forward Slope?

  • Fast-paced global company with a great reputation in the DoD industry for over 20 years
  • Telework option available
  • Flexible working hours based on job needs
  • Great and fun work culture
  • Amazing benefits package for full time employees (including 90% employer contribution for employee medical benefits)
  • 3 weeks of PTO a year
  • 11 paid company holidays a year
  • Team Building - Continuous appreciation events for our employees
  • Education and Professional Development – programs to help you with your educational and professional growth!
  • Free coffee/snacks and occasional free food and so much more!

*The listed pay scale reflects the broad, minimum to maximum, pay scale for this position for the location for which it has been posted and is not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Other compensation considerations may include, but are not limited to, job responsibilities, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, or other applicable factors. Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. 

PAY TRANSPARENCY NONDISCRIMINATION - PROVISION The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).

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