Vistronix Junior Apprentice Engineer in Annapolis Junction, Maryland

ASRC Federal - Vistronix is a national security solutions provider specializing in transforming big and complex data sets into mission critical intelligence. Ingesting, processing, and exploiting Big Data is at the core of everything we do: Cyber & SIGINT Operations, C4ISR & Multi-INT Processing, and Enterprise & Open Source Analysis. As a national security middleweight, we have a passion for our customers' mission and value ingenuity, agility, speed, and the ability to think and deliver at scale. For more information, visit

ASRC Federal - Vistronix is currently seeking an Apprentice Engineer for a role on one of our subcontracts. This full time position affords the successful candidate the opportunity to work in an engaging, high-tech development environment, working with an excellent team and customer base.

This position involves writing code for a framework that processes streaming analytics. Tasks include:

  • Design, develop, unit/integration test, and build software code to provide new functionality and extend/modify existing code; using object-oriented methodologies

  • Write and implement code using real-time streaming software frameworks

  • Write and implement code to interact with object-relational, as well as NoSQL distributed databases

  • Write Linux Ruby and Bash based scripts for code integration and cron jobs

  • Leverage Gradle and Jenkins as continuous integration tools

  • Manage code using Git and the Atlassian tool suite (JIRA Agile, FishEye/Crucible, and Confluence

  • Ensure that code integrates with external hardware/software systems

  • Prepare code documentation.

Required Labor Category Qualifications:

  • 0 - 2 years' experience in the development, engineering, interfacing, integration of hardware and software systems to include an understanding of requirements elicitation, analysis and functional allocation, concepts of operation, interface standards, and system architectures.

  • Basic understanding of Object Oriented and Structured development methodologies and languages.

  • Developing documentation required to support a program's technical issues and training situations.

Job Specific Required:

  • Minimum of 2 years of practical experience with a combination of C++, Java, and/or Ruby Software Development Language

  • Software development on a Linux operating system

  • Experience with event driven and streaming capabilities (e.g., Heron, Streams, Spark, etc.) and with message transports (e.g., Active MQ, ZeroMQ, Kafka, NATS, Open DDS, etc.)

  • Experience interfacing with and developing REST web interfaces

  • Network protocols (HTTP, TCP, SSH, SSL, FTP, etc.)

Job Specific Desired:

  • Experience with common data formats and ability to convert different encoded data formats (e.g., XML, JSON., YAML, etc.)

  • Experience with RDBMS or distributed NoSQL Database system (e.g., MongoDB, Redis, Memcached, ZooKeeper, Elasticsearch, Etcd, Accumulo, etc.)

  • Familiar with Shell Scripting and Ansible

  • Have a working knowledge of cloud computing platforms (e.g., AWS)

  • Experience with resource management tools (e.g., Kubernetes, Mesos, etc.) as well as containerization technologies (e.g.,Docker)

This position requires an active Security Clearance.

Positions require a Top Secret security clearance, based on current background investigation (SBI), as well as the favorable completion of polygraph. Clearance and polygraph processing will be completed by the U.S. Government.

ASRC Federal and its Subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, gender, color, age, sexual orientation, gender identification, national origin, religion, marital status, ancestry, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, or any other factor prohibited by applicable law.

External Job Title: Junior Apprentice Engineer

ID: 2017-5918