Software Engineer – Clearance Opportunity

Software Engineer – Clearance Opportunity 

Title: Software Engineer Clearance Opportunity – Minimum 5 years experience

You: No security clearance but an interest in obtaining one and an interest in supporting nationally significant missions.  Motivated software engineer with a BSCS or closely related degree (think engineering or math). Curious problem-solver. At a minimum, 5 years professional experience with Java or JavaScript (bonus points for both).  Interest in continuously learning new frameworks, methods and APIs.

Us: Award winning tech services firm with lots of opportunities for growth and professional development, training and mentorship. We are a team of Software and Systems Engineers focused on the mission and run by engineers.  We provide continuous opportunities to learn and grow with a team focused on collaboration.  

Together: Turn your potential into real-world solutions for complex mission critical interests. With your skills and experience, our industry knowledge and current opportunities, and this opportunity to clear individuals on our prime contract, together we can make significant impacts where it counts.


  • At least 5 years of professional experience with any combination of object oriented software development methodologies and languages such as Java/Java EE, C/C+​​+​​, JavaScript, Perl/Python and UNIX scripting.  Java technologies preferred.
  • BS degree or higher in Computer Science or related discipline.  
  • Applicants selected will be subject to a security background investigation and will need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.  Applicants must be U.S. Citizens.
  • Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a security background investigation and required polygraph.  

Our work typically includes the following:

  • Technologies such as Spring Framework, MySQL database, Tomcat and Restful Web Services development.
  • Agile and Scrum methodologies.
  • Analyze user requirements to derive software design and performance requirements.
  • Develop software solutions by analyzing system performance standards, conferring with users and system engineers. Analyze system flow, data usage and work processes and investigate problem areas.
  • Design, code, test, debug and integrate new software or modify existing software to add new features.
  • Develop data queries for existing or proposed databases or data repositories.
  • Implement and develop algorithms to meet and /or exceed system performance and functional standards.
  • Review, write and make recommendations for software and system documentation and software development process standards.
  • Design and modify software systems, using scientific analysis and mathematical models to predict and measure outcome and consequences of design.
  • Serve as the team lead at the level appropriate to the software development process being used on any particular project.

Location: Annapolis Junction, MD area.


About us:

Collaboration is the fusion of people and ideas toward a common goal; and at CollabraSpace it’s part of everything we do.  It’s the foundation upon which Collabraspace was created, at the core of our corporate philosophy, and even represented in our logo where different pieces of one circle work together in synergy.  As a technical services and product company, Collabraspace supports the critical mission of our nation’s security through ongoing collaboration with our team members, customers, and partners.

Across our 20+ programs we provide enterprise software development solutions and real-time collaboration to both government and private industry.  CollabraSpace is headquartered in Annapolis Junction, MD, close to the majority of our work and therefore, close to you.

CollabraSpace Facts:

  • Team.  At CollabraSpace, we truly believe in the team.  We’ll always do our best to find a position that makes you happy to go to work every day, support the charitable causes that are important to you, and encourage your involvement with the company by providing events for the whole family.
  • Security.  We offer competitive salaries but more than that, we make sure the salary we are offering you can be supported by multiple programs.  Why is that important?  See bullet #1; if you’re not happy we will do our best to find something that does make you happy.
  • Benefits.  Our comprehensive benefits package means you pay very little for a full suite of coverage.
    • 100% company paid premiums for Health and Dental plans for employees and eligible dependents.
    • 100% company paid Life & Disability plans.
    • 401(k) & Roth plan with company contribution immediately vested.
    • Annual bonus plan, spot bonuses for a job well done, and referral bonuses.
    • Paid Time Off (PTO) allowing you to use your time off as you see fit.
    • Formal education and training benefits.
  • Transparency.  You have heard it before but here you’ll truly experience it.  The management team “puts it all on the table” and always has an open door.
  • Training and Education.  It’s part of our collaborative environment.  Besides the traditional off-site training which we pay for upfront, CollabraSpace offers in-house Technical Exchanges on a range of topics presented by our own technical staff or industry partners.
  • Honors.  We earned the Alliance for Workplace Excellence Award for 4 years running and have been named to the Baltimore Sun’s Top 100 Workplaces 2013,  2014, & 2015; an award given based on survey responses from our team members.  We are consistently ranked as one of the Top IT Firms in Baltimore by the Baltimore Business Journal.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled
CollabraSpace is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, or any other factor determined to be unlawful by federal, state, or local statutes. 


Applicants selected will be subject to a security background investigation and will need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.  Applicants must be U.S. Citizens.  Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a security background investigation and polygraph.

Make a life at CollabraSpace, not just a living!