Software Developer

Virginia Tech
Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Oct 14, 2021

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Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Computer Services & Information Technology, Technology Administration/Other
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Full Time

Job Description

The Cyber Range is seeking a talented software developer to develop, maintain, and support the software and infrastructure for the Cyber Range. This is a full-time position located in Blacksburg, VA. The Software Developer will be working with TypeScript, REST APIs, Vue.js, DynamoDB, AWS Lambda and other AWS services.

The Software Developer will work on projects ranging from developing new UI features to designing new microservices in order to deliver a high-quality service to users across 50 states and 3 continents.

We encourage inclusivity and cross-functionality in our team and expect our future team-members to embrace these ideals. A successful candidate must have the ability to communicate and interact within a team, demonstrate a strong work ethic and organization skills, work independently with minimal supervision, and adapt quickly to changing environments.

Required Qualifications

- Bachelor’s degree in computer science from an accredited college or university and/or equivalent training and experience.
- Experience with back-end development frameworks using Node.js and TypeScript
- Experience with DynamoDB and AWS Lambda
- Experience with front-end web development using Vue.js
- Experience with version control systems (e.g. GitHub, GitLab)
- Demonstrate an ability to work in a team environment and on individual projects independently with minimum supervision
- Demonstrated experience with automated testing technologies
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
- Demonstrate a willingness to work for VACR and develop a long-term working relationship with us.

Preferred Qualifications

- Demonstrated experience developing REST APIs.
- Demonstrated experience developing a single page application using Vuetify.
- Demonstrated experience designing noSQL data models.
- Demonstrated experience contributing to projects within an Agile/Scrum development paradigm.
- Demonstrated knowledge of software engineering concepts, design patterns, and quality attributes.
- Amazon AWS certifications such as DevOps and/or Solutions Architect Associate/Pro levels
- Demonstrate a readiness to learn and stay connected with emerging technologies.

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The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check as well as documentation of COVID-19 vaccination or receive approval from the university for a vaccination exemption due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief.

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges , a school of medicine , a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School , and Honors College . The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers . A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or military status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Brittany Kessler at during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

Advertised: December 13, 2021
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